About Our Crew

Crew members must meet the following qualifications:

Pilots

  • Minimum of 2,000 hours rotor wing flying
  • Commercial and instrument certification
  • Air Methods employees

Nurses

  • Minimum of three current years ED or ICU experience
  • Certified in BLS, ACLS, PALS, NRP, ATLS audit or TNATC
  • Also certified as one of: CFRN, CCRN, RNC or CTRN

Paramedics

  • Minimum of three years active duty as a paramedic
  • Certified as BLS, ACLS, PALS, NRP, ATLS audit or TNATC
  • Also certified as one of: FP-C or CCP-C

Medical Control

  • Online medical control

Mechanics

  • Dedicated to the aircraft 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year
  • Aircraft factory certified
  • Performs all scheduled and unscheduled maintenance
  • All components inspected, overhauled, or replaced based on specific time limits
  • Air Methods employee

Physicians - Waukesha Base Only

  • When scheduled, on selected shifts
  • Second or third year residents currently participating in the Emergency Medicine Residency Program, Medical College of Wisconsin

Flight Communication Specialist

  • NAACS certified flight communicators
  • Strong EMS and dispatch background
  • Extensive weather training