Harrison flight nurse completes 1500 hours for Air Evac
Air Evac Lifeteam flight nurse Lee Bailey, right, receives his 1500th flight wings from Program Director Daniel Burke. (Photo courtesy of Air Evac)
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A Harrison flight nurse, Lee Bailey, has recently completed his 1500th flight for the Air Evac Lifeteam, according to Shelly Schneider, Public Relations Specialist with Air Evac. Bailey, who is a Boone County base flight nurse has worked for Air Evac since 2000. A former Navy Lieutenant Junior Grade, he graduated from the Asbury Hospital School of Nursing and has spent most of his career working in critical care areas, including cardiovascular intensive care, level one trauma centers and invasive radiology units.
Bailey completed his EMT Basic certification in 2001 and began working full-time for Air Evac Lifeteam when the Boone County base opened in July of 2004. He earned his EMT-Paramedic certification in 2004 and Board Certification for Emergency Nursing in NOvember of 2011.
Bailey says he enjoys the autonomy of working for the Air Evac Lifeteam that provides specialized emergency care.
Air Evac Lifeteam is a membership supported air ambulance company that provides emergency care and rapid medical transport to rural communities throughout the central United States. For information, call 1-800-793-0010 or visit their website www.lifeteam.net.
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