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Duke Life Flight Code Team

Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding career in emergency medicine? Do you have the skills and endurance to handle high-pressure situations? Do you want to be part of an elite team that provides critical care transport to patients in need?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you might be interested in joining the Duke Life Flight Code Team!

The Duke Life Flight Code Team is a group of highly trained paramedics and nurses who respond to medical emergencies within the Duke University Hospital campus. They work closely with the Life Flight helicopter and ground transport teams, as well as the hospital staff, to provide rapid and effective care to patients of all ages and conditions.

As a member of the Duke Life Flight Code Team, you will:

  • Perform advanced life support procedures and interventions under the direction of a physician
  • Utilize state-of-the-art equipment and technology to monitor and treat patients
  • Communicate and coordinate with other healthcare professionals and agencies
  • Participate in continuous education and training to maintain and improve your skills
  • Be exposed to diverse and complex cases that will challenge and enhance your clinical judgment

To qualify for the Duke Life Flight Code Team, you must:

  • Have a current RN or North Carolina Paramedic certification or be eligible for reciprocity
  • Have at least one year of full-time paramedic experience in a busy EMS system****
  • Have at least two years of RN experience
  • Have current BLS, ACLS, PALS, NRP, ITLS or PHTLS, and NREMT certifications preferred
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Be able to work 12-hour shifts in rotating schedules

If you are interested in applying for the Duke Life Flight Code Team, please visit and search for job code 4595. You can also contact the Duke Life Flight office at 1-(800)-362-5433 or via email at for more information.

Don’t miss this opportunity to join one of the nation’s leading critical care transport programs and Level 1 Trauma Centers. Apply today and become part of the Duke Life Flight family!