Unless you are brand new, your experience would be fine. I am a flight nurse in the WY Air Guard. Flight nurses take care of the non-CCAT patients and are in charge of all patient management. We are considered part of the flight team and coordinate with the pilot and flight crew. CCAT nurses only take care of their assigned patient and are not considered "flyers" as they will also transport patients on the ground. As a result of this, you wouldn't get flight pay, flight training, or crew rest. But you would get to use your ICU skills. You can read an article I wrote about a typical day here http://allnurses.com/government-mili...ir-754221.html
. CCAT patients are stable but are usually intubated or on drips. They almost always have very serious injuries. A CCAT team is a physician, nurse, and RT. You accompany the patient from hospital to hospital, while the flight nurse does not leave the plane.
The best way to get in is to directly contact the reserve unit near you. They can hook you up with their recruiter and you would apply for the job directly with them. You need a clean arrest background, little or no drug use in your past, and be able to keep up with yearly PT tests. Initial training would be Commissioned Officers School (5 weeks), flight nursing school
(4 weeks), and some other survival trainings for up to 5 days each. I don't know how long the CCAT school is. Feel free to email me with any other questions.