Communicates appropriate and accurate information, proficiently and professionally, through radio and telephone communications on the recorded line.
Completes the RightCAD log with patient demographics and time stamped events of the transfer process for accuracy of department STATS. Ensures documentation is complete containing accurate information and is in compliance with department protocols.
Relays patient updates to supervisors, medical control, transport teams, sending and receiving facilities, and the accepting physician, of estimated arrival time as per protocols.
Follows dispatch standard operating protocols and GPS tracking.
Initiates chain of command in notification of incidents.
Notifies the ground crews of location of the patient, equipment needed and weight.
What Will You Need:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Graduate of EMT program with prior dispatch experience, OR
Graduate of Paramedic program
3-5 years pre-hosp or ED experience
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
Associateâ™s Degree in health care related field
Dispatch or transfer center experience
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Current, active license in State of Florida as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or a Paramedic
Valid Class âœEâ Florida Driver License and driving record in accordance with AdventHealth policy
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:
NHTSA National Standard Curriculum for EMD (Emergency Medical Dispatch)
Under general supervision the Ground and Air Transport Dispatchers are responsible for the coordination of transfers into and within the AdventHealth system of critically ill patients by air and by ground. Works in the RightCAD system, documenting time stamped events of the transfer process. Works jointly with the Shift Supervisor and/or the ETC/Flight RN to make decisions of triage, outsourcing and resolution of transfer issues. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.