The Communication Specialist will staff the Communication Center in the emergency department at Detroit Receiving Hospital The Communication Center is located in the emergency department at Detroit Receiving Hospital. The Communication Center will function to centralize and streamline communication between DMC hospital sites and the surrounding area. The Communication Center will house all outside communication equipment utilized to receive notification of critical patient transports, disasters, or mass casualty events. The Communication Center will accommodate the Personal Computer-Based Emergency Management (EM) System utilized during a major incident within Michigan for tracking patient movement from the scene to the hospital. The goal of the Communication Center is to expedite incoming patient transfers from external facilities and communicate to the ED staff patients' condition prior to arrival. Job Duties of the Communication Specialist: 1. Expedites and coordinates all transfers from external facilities. 2. Coordinates and activates STEMI process, stroke team notification, major communicable disease response team, chempack team, decontamination team, all communications from outside agencies regarding acts of bio-terrorism/decontamination/code yellow; activates trauma pager. 3. Handles operations of all communication equipment utilized to receive notification of critical patients transports, disasters, or mass casualty events by responding to HEAR radio, Region 2 South 800 MHz HEMS radio, life-net RS 12 lead receiving stations, care point receiving monitor, UHF receiving station, telemetry, EM TRAX, EMResource. 4. Maintains appropriate log sheets, and data. 5. Attends appropriate trauma systems monthly meetings. 6. Telemetry response. 7. Performs other duties as assigned.
1.High School graduation or equivalent.
2.Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.
3.State of Michigan license for Emergency Medical Technician.
4.One or two years experience as EMT, preferred.
5.Dispatch certification recommended not required.
Primary Location: Detroit, Michigan
Facility: DMC Receiving Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Nights
Shift Begin: 7:00 PMShift End: 7:30 AM
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005042851
About DMC Receiving Hospital
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.