Hospital Corporation Of America (HCA) Communications Specialist PRN AIR LIFE in Englewood, Colorado

Job Code: 03176-66035 PRN/Per Diem PRN Communications SpecialistPosition Summary:The primary purpose of this position is to receive and coordinate incomingrequests for routine and emergency air and ground transport services. Thisemployee activates flight team and initiates appropriate action based onprotocol. Maintains communications with transport at all times and providesaccurate transport following while team is en route, per establishedpolicies. Relays pertinent information concerning the transport, anddocuments all events and notifications. The coordination effort provides asmooth and efficient response by helicopter, fixed wing or ground ambulance. Position RequirementsLicensure/Certification/Registration: Current EMT certification is preferred.Education: High school diploma or GED equivalency.Experience: Minimum on year dispatch experience (preferably EmergencyMedical Dispatch).Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:Must have some understanding of medical terminologyExcellent communication and interpersonal skills including diplomatic andfriendly telephone manner and use of professional vocabularyAbility to self-manage by taking responsibility to initiate, assess and takeaction as well as ability to function calmly in stressful situationsMust be able to speak, hear and see clearly without impairment (correctivelenses, hearing aids, et. acceptable)Must have knowledge of FCC rules and regulations for communications system anduseFunctional understanding of communications equipment including telephone,radios, and recording equipmentKnowledge of navigational terms is desiredMust have general knowledge and recall of geographical region of service areaand familiarization of map readingDegree of Supervision Required:Able to work independently and autonomously under strict policies andprocedures with minimal support or supervision. Last Edited: 09/07/2017Employer's Job# 03176-66035Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOEstatement.