McCarty's region is composed of bases in Illinois, Missouri and Indiana.
The Flight Nurse of the Year is presented to the nurse who works as a team player, demonstrates a desire to increase knowledge and skills and actively pursues opportunities to promote Air Evac in the community.
"Samantha is an extraordinary person and clinician who represents nursing at its finest," Regional Director of Base Operations John Landis said. "She is highly skilled, compassionate and consistently displays the highest ethical standards. In her seven years at Air Evac, she has positively impacted others, co-workers and patients, and exemplifies leadership."
Landis said McCarty "always has a great attitude and her warmth and caring nature makes her one of those individuals that you just want to be around. Her service speaks volumes to her commitment to her base and to the company's mission."
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 an annual fee, Air Evac Lifeteam members incur no out-of-pocket expenses if flown in a life-threatening emergency by Air Evac Lifeteam.
For more information about the Air Evac membership program, call Harry Mayle at 812-508-4772.
For more information about Air Evac Lifeteam services, call 1-800-793-0010 or log on to www.lifeteam.net.