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LifeFlight of Maine is always looking for highly skilled, motivated, and compassionate professionals across all of our disciplines, clinical care, aviation, and communications. LifeFlight is an elite but humble team that works to support all of Maine’s emergency care EMS and hospital clinicians and public safety professionals with aviation and ground critical care medicine.


Flight Nurse

Reports To: Base Manager

Location: Bangor, Lewiston, Sanford

Job Summary

The LifeFlight of Maine RN is responsible and accountable for transporting and stabilizing
critically ill or injured patients from on-scene calls and interfacility transports to tertiary
institutions. The LifeFlight of Maine RN is required to plan and provide care based on his/her
assessments of critically ill patients working under the standards and protocols approved by the
Medical Director. Use of these standards and protocols may require implementation of critical
care without the presence of a physician, but with contact through telephone or radio. This
includes the performance of invasive procedures, interpretation of diagnostic studies, and
administration of appropriate medications and IV fluids in accordance with established medical
protocols and the Maine Nurse Practice Act. The flight RN is part of a team with the Flight
Paramedic, who together act as the patient’s advocate and liaison with pre-hospital care
providers to assure air transport safety. The LifeFlight of Maine RN is responsible and
accountable for knowledge and care of air medical equipment, communications by radio,
telephone, dispatch protocols, and Maine EMS system and protocols.


Flight Paramedic

Reports To: Base Manager

Location: Bangor, Lewiston, Sanford

Job Summary

The LifeFlight of Maine Paramedic is responsible and accountable for transporting and stabilizing
critically ill or injured patients from scene calls and interfacility transports to tertiary care
institutions. The LifeFlight of Maine Paramedic is required to plan and provide care based on
his/her assessments of critically ill patients working under the standards and protocols approved
by the medical director. Use of these standards and protocols may require implementation of
critical care therapy without the presence of a physician, but with contact through telephone or
radio. This includes the performance of invasive procedures, interpretation of diagnostic studies,
and the administration of appropriate medications and IV fluids in accordance with established
medical protocols and EMS protocols. The LifeFlight of Maine Paramedic is part of a team with
the flight nurse, who together act as the patient’s advocate and liaison with pre-hospital care
providers to assure air transport safety. The LifeFlight of Maine Paramedic is responsible and
accountable for knowledge and care of air medical equipment, communications by radio,
telephone, dispatch protocols and Maine EMS system.


Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Sanford

Job Title: Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
Location: 189 Odlin Road, Bangor, ME, 04401
Employee Type: Full-Time Non-Exempt

We’re hiring EMTs to work out of our base in Sanford, Maine.

Our EMTs are part of our expanding Critical Care Ground Transport Program. Under the direction of the base managers, our EMTs are responsible for safely operating LifeFlight of Maine’s Ground Critical Care Transport vehicles. This position is a core part of our team, providing comprehensive, safe, and effective medical care to patients transported by LifeFlight of Maine.

If you or someone you know is a licensed EMT, learn more and apply. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.


Base Lead Pilot, Rotor Wing

Job Title:

Base Supervisor – RW

Reports To:

Chief Pilot (CP)/Director Aviation

Job Location:

Primary: Lewiston
Secondary: Bangor, Sanford, and Augusta

Position Summary:

The base lead pilot manages the day-to-day scheduling and operations of the pilots assigned to that base. The base lead pilot closely with the LFAS leadership to assure operational excellence and accountability in providing safe, efficient, and reliable Critical Care Transport to the people of Maine and the greater New England region.

The base supervisor is committed to a Just and Accountable Culture. The base supervisor is expected to conduct regular observation of pilots for the purposes of assessment and mentoring. Provides local oversight over pilots assigned to that base of operations.

This position requires travel to support LFAS base sites and primary service area to perform job functions. The job may require occasional national travel as needed for training, certifications, conferences, or as directed. This position also requires time commitment to the after-hours Aviation Administrative schedule.

The position may require occasional travel throughout Maine, occasional travel out of state and occasional attendance at weekend events. The successful candidate will have high flexibility and a strong work ethic understanding that position responsibilities may vary at times, and the need to be receptive to additional responsibilities that may be reasonably assigned by LFAS Leadership and the knowledge that processes are subject to change per organizational growth.


Rotor Wing Captain (Statewide Float)

General Information:

Job Title: Rotor Wing Captain (Statewide Float)
Location: 189 Odlin Road, Bangor, ME, 0440, United States
Employee Type: Full-Time, Non-Exempt

Summary:

Job Title: Rotor Wing Captain (RWC)
Reports To: Base Lead Pilot/Chief Pilot
Job Location: As Assigned

Position Summary:

The Rotor Wing Captain (RWC) is responsible for the safe and efficient conduct of a flight assignment. The RWC shall be granted full authority as the pilot-in-command and exercise Tier II operational control under A008. The RWC is authorized by LFAS to process a flight request received from the LifeFlight of Maine Communications Center and determines whether to accept or decline a flight assignment based on weather conditions or other factors that may impact the safety of flight. The RWC may also present alternatives to complete the flight request other than as initially proposed based upon weather and other factors. The RWC will evaluate Visual Flight Rules (VFR) options and Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) options when applicable. The RWC will promote a Just and Accountable Culture, teamwork and strong Crew Resource Management, and work collaboratively with other members of the flight program to complete assigned and requested tasks.


Air Communications Specialist 

Reports To: MedComm – New England’s Medical Access Point, LLC

Location: Bangor

Job Summary

This posting is for a LifeFlight of Maine Air Communications Specialist at MedComm – New England’s Medical Access Point, LLC in Bangor, ME. MedComm is the largest private ambulance dispatch center in Maine. This position is responsible for: receiving emergent and non-emergent transportation requests, scheduling calls and dispatching ground transport vehicles; and receiving and managing requests for air ambulance assets for LifeFlight of Maine.