POSITION SUMMARY: The Life Flight Nurse provides high quality nursing care including assessment, triage, and treatment utilizing standards and guidelines established by Life Flight Medical Director. Provides quality patient care to achieve optimal outcomes along with thorough and high quality documentation of patient care. Self-motivated to actively increase knowledge base and ability to convert that knowledge into quality practice, improving patient outcomes and team dynamics. Utilizes critical thinking skills to assess the nature and extent of illness or injury to establish and prioritize care needed for safe transport of the critical patient to the appropriate facility. Must maintain all requirements for flight status to ensure ability to provide care for patients across the life span. Responsible for carrying out and supporting the mission and goals of OSF Life Flight and assuring that safety remains the highest priority throughout the transport continuum.