Altru Health System

Pilot in Command

Location
Grand Forks, ND
Salary
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Posted
Feb 13, 2019
Ref
24291
Industry
Aviation
Role
Other
Job Type
Long-Term
Job Summary

The Pilot in Command (PIC) oversees and is directly responsible for the safe and efficient transport of all crew members, patients, and other riders by Pilatus PC-12 fixed-wing aircraft. T The PIC will ensure compliance with all applicable Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR), Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM), and Genearal Operations Manual (GOM) regulations and guidelines before, during, and after all phases of transport. The PIC will ensure that all organizational policies and procedures are followed. The PIC maintains the knowledge and skills necessary to provide for the safe fixed-wing transport of patients and assists in the coordination of their logistical movements.

Essential Job Functions

Directly responsible for the safe and efficient transport of all crew members, patients, and other riders by Pilatus PC-12 fixed-wing aircraft. Demonstrates ability to function as a member of the flight crew and ensures the safety of the crew, patients, and other passengers during transport. Serves as a safety officer for specialty teams conducting transport of neonatal patients by fixed-wing aircraft. Assists medical crew in the movement of medical equipment and loading/unloading of patients and riders.

Actively assesses flight conditions while on duty and promptly notifies crew and dispatch of any changes in operational status. Identifies the early warning signs of a change in flight or aircraft operational conditions and responds appropriately to continue or abort transport. Assigns or delegates the performance of applicable tasks during operational emergencies to crew members for which that person has the necessary skills and competence to accomplish safely.

Immediately completes shift handoff report at the aircraft with off coming PIC when first coming on duty. Completes and documents thorough walk around of aircraft at the start of each shift. Conducts safety and operational briefings with on duty medical crew when coming on shift and anytime there is a change in operational status/ability. Conducts safety and operation briefings with specialty transport team (i.e. NICU Team) prior to conducting a transport. Completes all required documentation as designated during the duty period. Completes and submits all incident reports (operational, safety, staff) prior to the completion of each shift.

Demonstrates ongoing competency in the assigned airframe. Participates in company meetings, ongoing education, checkoff's, and any other training required by regulatory agencies or the organization. Maintains requirements for age specific competencies for the position and demonstrates the knowledge or principles of growth and developments and the skills necessary to provide patient/customer care/services.

Establishes and maintains communication and utilizes educational opportunities with crew and other significant individuals.

Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.

  • Demonstrates understanding and follows infection control policies and procedures according to standard operating procedure.
  • Maintains requirements for age specific competencies for the position and demonstrates the knowledge or principles of growth and developments and the skills necessary to provide patient/customer care/services.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of and compliance with:
    • All pertinent safety, health and environmental policies, procedures and guidelines.
    • Working safely, without causing harm or risk to self, others or property.
    • The work environment safety procedures and prompt reporting of unsafe practices, procedures, accidents, injuries or other safety violations to the Leader.
    • The use of all safety equipment and personal protective equipment.


License, Certification & Registration

Title

Credentialing Body

Timeframe When Needed

Verified By

Commercial Single Engine Land Certification

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Prior to Start Date

Employee Provides HR a Copy

Instrument Rating

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Prior to Start Date

Employee Provides HR a Copy

Second Class Medical Certificate

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Prior to Start Date

Employee Provides HR a Copy

Driver's License with Acceptable Driving Record

Drivers License - Current State Licensed

Prior to Start Date

HR Primary Sources

Notes

-Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) Minimum Standards (Preferred)
-2500 hours Total Time (2000 hours in category)
-Minimum 1000 hours PIC
-Minimum of 50 hours in Type
-500+ hours of cross country time (preferred)
-100+ hours in Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) conditions (preferred)
-100+ hours of night time (preferred)
-Previous air medical transport experience (preferred)

Experience

Required/Preferred

A minimum of 3 years of related experience

Preferred

Knowledge & Skills

Title

Required/Preferred

Demonstrates the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in written format.

Required

Demonstrates the ability to think and act critically while adapting to changing conditions.

Required

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