Dispatcher (Full Time)
Reports To: Communications Supervisor
Department: Communications Center
POSITION SUMMARY: The Dispatcher I functions primarily as a call-taker telecommunicator and is responsible for receiving, recording and effectively managing requests for ambulance assistance/transport from various sources. The Dispatcher I will offer pre-arrival instructions as indicated.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
High school diploma or equivalent
Must have minimal medical training or telecommunications experience or, have at least one year's experience as an EMS or public safety dispatcher.
Knowledge and Skills:
Ability to communicate clearly on the radio and telephone. Ability to record, transmit, and report information accurately. Ability to efficiently utilize all equipment assigned to him/her. Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Possess good typing skills with speed and accuracy necessary to efficiently process emergency and nonemergency calls. Ability to understand basic computer applications.
Global Medical Response and its family of companies including American Medical Response is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Veterans and Disabled