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  • Dispatcher in Compton, CA

    Requisition ID
    2019-6565
    Location
    US-CA-Compton
    Employment Type
    Full-Time/Part-Time
  • More Information about this Job

    Job Title: Dispatcher
    Reports To: Communications Supervisor
    Department: Communications
    FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

     

    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:
    • Understands and adequately implements the concepts of Emergency Medical Dispatch as published in Principles of Emergency Medical Dispatch (and as customized by McCormick Ambulance) as a minimum standard of care.
    • Allocates EMS resources properly as the need arises by application of appropriate decision making rules and approved protocols.
    • Responsible and accountable for completeness and accuracy of paperwork related to his/her position prior to completion of shift.
    • Responsible for accurate and complete data entry for the shift. This will also include State Run Report data entry as assigned.
    • Responsible for generating applicable reports and checking for accuracy.
    • Other duties as defined by the formal job description

    Minimum Qualifications:
    Education/Licensing/Certification:
    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • CPR Card (American Heart Association ONLY, Health Care Provider. Hand written cards are not acceptable)
    • ICS courses, please refer to link http://training.fema.gov/IS/NIMS.asp.
    o IS-100B (ICS 100)
    o IS-200B (ICS 200)
    o IS-700A (NIMS)
    o IS-800B (NIMS)

    Experience:
    • 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.

    Physical Requirements:

    Occasionally: Walking-inside, reaching/handling, carrying less-than 25lbs., stooping

    Constantly: Hearing/listening, talking, clear speech, simple touching/dexterity, typing, sitting, flexibility-upper body, seeing

    EEO Statement

    Global Medical Response and its family of companies including American Medical Response is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Veterans and Disabled

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