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Emergency Medical Dispatcher

Category: Healthcare
Department: Ambulance
Reference Code: 18455
Shift: Evening
Schedule: PRN

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Days and Hours Required: As Needed

SUMMARY: Answer all 911 and non-emergency phone calls that come into the communication center at CEMS. Appropriately dispatch and provide directions to all ambulance calls. Maintain all paperwork and keep records as required by a dispatcher. Basic typing and computer skills preferred with a good knowledge of Microsoft word and excel.


REQUIREMENTS: Hold and maintain an EMT basic certification, maintain CPR certification. Hold or obtain within 6 months from hire date 40 hour APCO or EMD certification. Train on communication system and 911-phone system until proficient.


 EXPERIENCE: EMT basic certification, dispatch experience preferred but not required. Ability to conduct self in a professional manor is a must. General typing and computer skills IE: (Microsoft excel and word) Professional communication skills.  Communicate with patients, Co-workers, doctors, nurses, ECT, with courtesy and utmost respect.