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EMS Dispatcher-PRN - EMS
EMS Dispatcher -PRN

***This position requires EMD Certification****

Reports to: EMS Dispatch Supervisor, EMS Director

Classification: Non-exempt
Department: EMS

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the EMS Dispatch Supervisor, works as an integral part of the EMS team as the first point of contact in any emergency EMS call. The EMS Dispatcher, upon receiving a medical call, determines the severity of the situation and dispatches the appropriate medical response.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Receive all in coming medical calls, both emergency and non-emergency.

2. Gives pre-arrival instruction to caller and Medical instructions as needed.

3. Relays appropriate information to responding personnel.

4. Maintains accurate records of all EMS responses.

5. Acts as part of the EMS Communications team.

6. Maintains control under extreme duress.

7. Reassures callers that help is on the way

8. Maintains accurate knowledge of the entire response area.

Additional Responsibilities:

1. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

1. Use of the English language, both spoken and written.

2. Understanding of office computer hardware (i.e.: PCs, tablets, laptops, copier, printer, fax) and software (i.e.: Microsoft Office, EMR, email, internet)

3. Understanding of radio and paging equipment

4. Confidentiality and integrity.

5. Knowledge of medical terminology.

6. Must possess good customer service and people skills.

Education and Experience:

1. High School Diploma or Equivalent;

2. No experience required; 1-2 years preferred

3. EMD Certification REQUIRED

4. EMT-B optional

Job Type: PRN

Additional Information
Position Type : Pool/PRN/Per Diem
Shift : Other
Hourly Wage: $25.00 - $25.00 per/hour
Ref Code: 20220727
Closing Date: 09/25/2022
Contact Information
Todd Clawson - Director of Human Resources
Parker County Hospital District
1130 Pecan Street
Weatherford, TX 76086
Email: jobs@pchdtx.org
Phone: (817) 458-3249
Fax: (817) 458-3261

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