Our Flight Team

Quality Individuals Make the Difference

StatFlight air transports are staffed by a critical care nurse and a critical care paramedic. Each professional has extensive experience in their profession prior to joining the flight team for StatFlight. During employment with StatFlight, each professional receives extensive orientation and ongoing education. StatFlight crew members complete hundreds of hours of continuing education each year to insure that a high level of patient care is provided to our customers.

Each StatFlight professional must be certified in ACLS, PALS, TNCC or ATLS, BTLS, NRP or its equivalents, CFRN and or FPC to maintain employment with StatFlight. In addition, many of the flight professionals maintain national certifications such as CEN, CCRN, and CCEMTP

The flight team is supported by emergency medical specialists who are available for patient consultations and crew direction 24 hours a day, 365 days per year.

Medical Director

The StatFlight medical directors and their team of physicians work with the paramedics and nurses to implement patient care protocols, monitor continuous quality improvement, conduct and complete medical research, and organize emergency medical service educational events. StatFlight medical direction team is one of the most experienced in the nation.

Medical Equipment

The medical equipment and medications on board make a StatFlight aircraft a mobile emergency room equipped to handle any patient who has been critically injured or ill. Sophisticated onboard equipment allows the flight team to monitor a patient’s heart rate, blood pressure, oxygen saturation, temperature and carbon dioxide levels. The flight team uses external defibrillators, external and internal pacemakers, advanced ventilatory and airway management equipment, intra-aortic balloon pump equipment and fetal monitors when required for high risk obstetrical patients. The team also has available an extensive pharmacological capability.