Спасатель AirEmergency Services

The University of New Mexico Hospital’s Lifeguard Air Emergency Services has been supporting critical care transport needs of New Mexican’s and the Navajo Nation since 1983. Our service operates 24/7 providing 2 team configurations, Primary Team and Children’s Specialty Team

Lifeguard typically transports patients throughout New Mexico, Eastern Arizona, southern Colorado and western Texas, operating within a 700 mile radius of Albuquerque.

Crews of specially trained paramedics, nurses, respiratory therapists and physicians transport patients throughout the Southwest who have medical emergencies such as heart attacks, strokes, pregnancy complications, premature birth, or cardiac assist devices such as VAD’s and ECMO. Lifeguard Children’s Specialty team also includes providers with neonatal or pediatric experience.

Lifeguard operates three modes of transport; Fixed wing services are provided by Seven Bar via a fleet of King Air B200’s. Med-Trans operates the rotor wing with a Leonardo Kx 119. The University of New Mexico Hospitals operates a fleet of two critical care transport capable ground ambulances.

Lifeguard will be undergoing CAMTS reaccreditation Spring 2025

The Commission on Accreditation of Air Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) reaccreditation site survey for Lifeguard will take place in February 2025. The public is invited to provide feedback to CAMTS on Lifeguard Air Emergency Services operations at https://www.camts.org/contact/

Познакомьтесь с нашим флотом

Lifeguard управляет самолетами, принадлежащими нашему партнеру SevenBar Aviation. Наш флот состоит из вертолета Agusta 119Kx Koala и самолета Beech King Air B200, который может пролететь более 1,000 миль за поездку со скоростью до 322 миль в час.



The Lifeguard Team includes:

  • Highly trained flight nurses, paramedics, respiratory therapists and physicians
  • Pilots experienced flying in the local area
  • Mechanics with years of experience in aviation maintenance

Ориентационный процесс

As a new hire you will participate in a competency based orientation curriculum that includes ICU and Emergency Department rotations, Operating Room rotations for airway management, ride along with local EMS agencies and 12-16 weeks of on site 3rd rider experience. Sign off to full partner status includes several comprehensive, scenario based simulations. Previous experience working in 911 Pre-hospital, Hospital ICU or Emergency Department is required to be considered for hire.

Обучение и сертификация

Поддерживайте свои навыки с помощью:

  • Quarterly didactic education and simulation training
  • Ongoing clinical and operating room rotations with documentation of quarterly airway management
  • Ultrasound for diagnostic purposes and starting IV and A - Lines
  • Annual cardiac assist devices refresher
  • Annual online Learning Management System education
  • Annual crew resource management training
  • Annual training on use of night vision goggles
  • Annual Survival Day skills

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