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Ambulance Dispatcher, Casual

Company: Fairview Health Services
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Overview:M Health Fairview EMS has been optimally meeting the needs of our community for more than 134 years. We support our community by providing more than 60,000 calls annually using our innovative equipment.Would you like to be a part of the largest health care organization in MN? Come join our team! This is for a casual position (working at least 2 shifts a month)Must be available for training working full time hoursLocated in East St Paul Responsibilities/Job Description:As a Dispatcher you will be coordinating transportation to all groups and persons involved in emergency and nonemergency medical response and care. Completes' data entry of customer information in CAD system to ensure accurate patient and billing information. Displays a high degree of proficiency and consistency in all communication Center functions.Situational Awareness: Know and supervise the location and status of all active units as well as current and future system status and requests awaiting service.

  • Call Intake: Receive calls from multiple sources, including 911 Dispatch Centers, Hospitals, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Patients, Clinics and others. Obtain and accurately enter required information regarding transport requests in a timely manner. Accurately triage and prioritize requests based on policies.
  • Dispatching: Coordinate and prioritize transportation utilizing the most appropriate resources for 911 calls, as well as Emergent, Non-Emergent and Pre-scheduled requests. Accurately deploy resources per policies. Manage deployment and system status for greatest efficiency and coverage.
  • Communications Systems: Supervise all radio channels, phone systems and other used methods of communications. Accurately handle all information and requests from the various communications systems in a timely manner.
  • Multitasking: Receive multiple audible and visual inputs simultaneously. Accurately and efficiently prioritize and handle each piece of information received with minimal delay.
  • Geographic Knowledge: Be familiar with major roadways, cities, hospital locations, ambulance base locations, and common distances within the Metro area. Able to read and comprehend maps.
  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements.Organization Expectations, as applicable:
    • Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served
    • Partners with patient care giver in care/decision making.
    • Communicates in a respective manner.
    • Ensures a safe, secure environment.
    • Individualizes plan of care to meet patient needs.
    • Fosters a culture of improvement, efficiency and innovative thinking.
    • Performs other duties as assignedQualifications:Required
      • Education: High School Diploma
      • Emergency Medical Dispatcher within 3 months of hire (we'll help you obtain this!)
      • CPR Certification (AHA/Red Cross) Preferred
        Experience: 6 months of EMS or Public SafetyLicense/Certification/Registration: NREMT

Keywords: Fairview Health Services, St. Paul , Ambulance Dispatcher, Casual, Professions , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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