Flight nurses are registered nurses who are skilled in intensive care, emergency care, and critical care. They face a wide range of emergencies under various conditions. Flight nurses may work on emergency teams providing care to patients in remote areas and airlifting them to health care facilities. They may also work on disaster teams caring for patients involved in auto accidents and natural disasters. Some large airlines provide the care of a flight nurse for patients who have specific medical needs when they fly.
Available Flight Nursing Jobs and Median Annual Salary
- The median annual salary for a flight nurse is $63,448.
- You can find all available flight nursing jobs in your area here.
- Becoming a flight nurse require the following qualifications: RN, CFRN/CTRN.
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