Project Description

Air Medical Strike Team

Mission

  • Teams of 5 Air Ambulances with a Strike Team Leader
  • Supplemental Medical Transport for Critical and Large-Scale Patient Movement Missions

Capabilities

  • Rapidly deployable, [24/7] statewide response asset
  • A strike team is composed of [5] registered nurses able to augment a requesting facility’s staffing with credentialed nursing staff. [Requested RNST will adhere to requesting facility’s disaster credentialing processes & policies]
  • Over 175 Hospitals & Healthcare Systems provide the deployable team members who are actively practicing clinicians.
  • RNSTs are rostered in all [8] TX EMTF Regions.

Typing

  • Air Ambulances [Rotary/Fixed]:
    • Mobile Intensive Care Unit [MICU]:
      • minimum [1] EMT-Paramedic/ Registered Nurse/ Physician & [1] EMT-Basic; both solely dedicated to patient care
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