Medical Transportation Communications Coordinator, Senior
Allied, Emergency | Full time |
Responsible for communicating coordinating and directing the deployment of personnel and equipment in the UVA-Medical Transport Network as it relates to internal medical emergency response and external ground and air medical transportation. Responsible for communicating with various internal and external customers involved with patient movement and medical center operations.
  • Understands and properly uses all communication equipment and programs.
  • Maintains safety as a primary role throughout all aspects of transport team resource coordination and multi-mode tracking of transport assets (ground vehicles and aircraft).
  • Identifies potential areas for improved care.
  • Interfaces effectively with peers and customers and assumes responsibility for professional development of self and others per department policy.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.
Position Compensation Range: $19.88 - $30.81 Hourly

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
  • High School Graduate or Equivalent required.  
  • Graduation from an ALS EMS Education Program required.  
  • Associate’s Degree in EMT-Paramedic or Bachelor’s Degree in Communications EMS Information Technology or Information Systems preferred.
  • Previous multi-mission communications center experience preferred.
  • Certification as an Advanced EMT in the Commonwealth of Virginia required.
  • NAACS Certification preferred. EMD Certification preferred. National Registry Certification as EMS Provider preferred. Basic Dispatcher course preferred.
  • American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Job requires sitting for prolonged periods, frequently typing/walking and multi-tasking activities.  Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull > 20lbs. May be exposed to fumes, heat, noise, High-stress environment and environment prone to high-capacity sensory stimulation.

EOE

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