STAT MedEvac is a Direct Air Carrier E3MA774L and arranges and coordinates the operation of air ambulance services. All rotor wing flights are operated by STAT MedEvac. All fixed wing flights are arranged by STAT MedEvac and operated by contracted Direct Air Carriers.

Job Openings and Qualifications

Application and Hiring Process for 2015


  • Job postings effective from 3/17/15 - 7/1/15
  • We will be hiring full-time and part-time positions for August 2015 class


Flight Nurse Job Postings:  To apply: (Click here for UPMC Jobs Website), click "Advanced Search," and enter job opening ID number.

» Flight Nurse – North East Bases – Job ID # 2071768

» Flight Nurse  - West Bases - Job ID# 2071769

» Flight Nurse – East Bases – Job ID # 2071770

» Flight Nurse – North Bases – Job ID # 2071772


Flight Paramedic Job Postings: To apply: (Click here for UPMC Jobs Website), click "Advanced Search," and enter job opening ID number.

» Flight Paramedic – North East Bases – Job ID # 2071775

» Flight Paramedic – West Bases – Job ID # 2071773

» Flight Paramedic –East Bases – Job ID # 2071778

» Flight Paramedic – North Bases – Job ID # 2071777


 Job Description for Flight Nurses and Flight Paramedics: 

Functions as a member of the critical care transport team and is responsible for the care of critically ill or injured patients transported by the STAT MedEvac system.Responsibilities include patient care incorporating assessment, stabilization, and intervention techniques consistent with standards and protocols approved by the Medical Director.The Flight Paramedic/ Nurse is expected to execute independent judgment in order to deliver appropriate care that is consistent with the clinical protocols, when contact with a medical command physician is not possible.The Flight Paramedic/Nurse functions as a part of a team and shares responsibility for the team’s conduct.The Flight Paramedic/Nurse fulfills education and experiential requirements as established by the STAT MedEvac Medical Director, and performs other duties as assigned.Supports and upholds the mission, goals, and objectives of the STAT MedEvac system at all times.


Flight Paramedic



· No taller than 6’2”

· Must weigh less than 210 lbs at time of interview, and never exceed that weight during term of


· Current National Registry Paramedic certification

· Minimum three (3) years’ experience at the paramedic level with busy Advanced Life Support system

· Current Health Professional CPR Certification


Flight Nurse



· No taller than 6’2”

· Must weigh less than 210 lbs at time of interview, and never exceed that weight during term of


· Current Pennsylvania Prehospital Registered Nurse (PHRN) Certification

- You must have either your Pennsylvania DOH PHRN certification or paramedic certification to be considered for a position

- To request a PHRN packet from EMSI, click HERE

· Current RN license in your home state 

· Current Health Professional CPR Certification

· Minimum three (3) years' experience as an RN at the critical care level (ED,ICU/CCU,PACU,OR)



 License/Certification Requirements

Within 90-Days of Hire -- PARAMEDICS:

· Pennsylvania and Ohio Paramedic Certification required for all bases except M-10, M-11, M-13, &M-18

· Pennsylvania and Maryland Paramedic Certification required for M-10, M-11, M-13, & M-18

· Additionally, District of Columbia Paramedic license also required for M-10, M-13, & M-18


Within 90-Days of Hire – NURSES:

· Pennsylvania and Ohio RN License for all bases except M-10, M-11, M-13, & M-18

· Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, and District of Columbia RN License required for M-10, M-13, & M-18


Required of all Flight Paramedics and Nurses within 90-Days of Hire:

· Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

· Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

· International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) or equivalent (PHTLS, TNCC, ATLS)

· Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)

· Valid Passport


Within 2-Years of Hire:

· Paramedic: Flight Paramedic Certification (FP-C)

· Nurse: Certified Flight Registered Nurse (CFRN)





Communications Specialist

To apply: (Click here for UPMC Jobs Website), click "Advanced Search," and enter the job opening ID number.




Communications Specialist: Job opening ID 2072638


The Communications Specialist will act as a facilitator in providing the necessary assistance to requesting organizations and receiving facilities. This includes obtaining the appropriate information for service and providing any additional assistance necessary to meet the organization’s needs. All responsibilities will be carried out with a positive customer service approach.


» Certified Emergency Medical Technician in the state of Pennsylvania
» Professional appearance and manner
» Excellent communication skills
» Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
» Driver’s license with reliable transportation
» Associates degree or higher preferred
» Paramedic certification preferred

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Minimum Requirements:

» Commercial instrument rotorcraft license
» Current second class medical license
» 2,000 total flight hours
» 1,500 total helicopter flight hours
» 200 night flight hours (at least 100 hours unaided)
» 100 instrument hours
» 500 turbine hours