Join a team that flies

to save lives

Providing care to those in need. One flight at a time.

An ER At 7,500 Feet

Today, hundreds of thousands of people are leading healthy and active lives thanks to Air Methods crewmembers. As a clinician you will be part of a highly trained team that includes some of the best professionals in the air medical industry today. Your knowledge, expertise, and kindness will provide care and compassion when people need it most.

Life With the Best of the Best

Air Methods the leading provider of critical emergency air transport services in the United States is headquartered in Greenwood Village, Colorado. We have operations in over 300 bases and serve 48 states. We value perfecting the basics of critical care, and Air Methods is one of the only transporters who regularly carry blood on board.

We genuinely appreciate the extraordinary knowledge, dedication, and professionalism required under stress from our clinicians. Air Methods supports them several ways; we provide state-of-the-art medical equipment, comprehensive training programs (including annual attendance at cadaver labs) and encourage training for professional growth and development.

Flight Nurse


Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing

Experience: Minimum three years’ critical care/emergency nursing experience

Licenses & Certificates

  • Current RN license(s) for states of practice
  • EMS or MICN certification/licensure as required by state regulations
  • Current certifications in Healthcare Provider BLS/CPR; ACLS; PALS or equivalent (AHA courses if state or county required) and TNCC/ITLS-advanced provider (if state or county required)


Education: BSN or bachelor’s degree in health-related field

Experience: Pre-hospital experience and flight experience

Other: Specialty certification, such as CEN, CCRN or CFRN

Flight Paramedic


Education: High School Diploma

Experience: Minimum three years’ experience in a busy 911 system

Licenses & Certificates

  • EMT-P certification in state(s) served
  • National Registry Certification may be required to meet state licensure requirements
  • Current certifications in Healthcare Provider BLS/CPR; ACLS; PALS or equivalent (AHA courses if state or county required) and advanced provider ITLS (if state or county required)


Education: Bachelor’s degree in health-related field

Experience: Previous critical care transport experience and flight experience

Other: Specialty certification, such as such as FP-C

Daily Life

The standard medical crew configuration for Air Methods consists of a flight nurse and a flight paramedic, operating under the direction of a local medical director. As part of our commitment to provide air medical transport resources to our communities 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, most Air Methods flight teams work 24-hour shifts.


Air Methods provides a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees:

  • Tuition reduction programs and reimbursement
  • Full company-paid life insurance
  • AD&D insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Business travel accident insurance
  • Health, Dental, and Vision
  • Employee assistance and benefit concierge service programs
  • Flexible spending account benefit plans
  • Voluntary legal
  • 401(k)
  • Relocation assistance

Become a Clinical Leader

Because of the scope of Air Methods’ operations, flight nurses and flight paramedics are afforded many opportunities for relocation and upward mobility. If a flight nurse or flight paramedic is willing to relocate, they can choose from more than 100 community bases across the United States. Additionally, qualified nurses and paramedics have the opportunity for promotion to a range of management roles, helping to support our operation through leadership.

Clinical Base Lead

Supervises daily operations of assigned base(s), coordination of local clinical team activities, assisting management team in assuring the clinical team meets all company standards and performs the required duties as an active flight crewmember.

Regional Clinical Director

Oversight of clinical care, ensuring that it consistently meets or exceeds standard of care. Aids in goal setting, planning, problem solving, quality management, clinical education, organizing, leading, and communicating with staff. Helps management team in development, implementation, and enforcement of Air Methods’ standards. Responsible to maintain accreditation and oversight of quality assurance/improvement program to ensure Air Methods meets its goals and objectives. Maintain the clinical qualifications of an active flight crewmember. Participation as a member of the regional leadership team.

Regional Clinical Educator

Oversees all initial and recurrent continuing education for medical crew members within their assigned region. Helps build activities at training centers, while maintaining the clinical qualifications of an active flight crewmember. Similar to the clinical director, the educator also works as member of the regional leadership team.

Relationship Building

Another key component of working for Air Methods is the development of positive interpersonal relationships with your colleagues, EMS representatives, hospitals, and the community. Clinical teams can participate in non-transport activities to build relationships, including patient follow up, educational activities provided to our professional partners, and various public relations events.

Hiring Process

In order to be considered as an official Air Methods candidate you must apply online through our website (emailed and paper resumes will not be accepted). A recruiter and the hiring manager will review your resume, and qualified candidates will be invited to take our online clinical exam. Successful candidates will then interview with Air Methods leadership to determine your knowledge, skills, and abilities. During the process we’ll share more about our mission, vision, and culture to allow you to explore if Air Methods is right for you.

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