Dispatcher in Compton, CA
Company: Global Medical Response, Inc.
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Job Title: Dispatcher Reports To: Communications Supervisor
Department: Communications FLSA Status: Non-Exempt POSITION
SUMMARY: The Dispatcher I functions primarily as a call-taker
telecommunicator and is responsible for receiving, recording and
effectively managing requests for ambulance assistance/transport
from various sources. The Dispatcher I will offer pre-arrival
instructions as indicated. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Understands and adequately implements the concepts of Emergency
Medical Dispatch as published in Principles of Emergency Medical
Dispatch (and as customized by McCormick Ambulance) as a minimum
standard of care.
Allocates EMS resources properly as the need arises by application
of appropriate decision making rules and approved protocols.
Responsible and accountable for completeness and accuracy of
paperwork related to his/her position prior to completion of
Responsible for accurate and complete data entry for the shift.
This will also include State Run Report data entry as assigned.
Responsible for generating applicable reports and checking for
Other duties as defined by the formal job description Minimum
Qualifications: Education/Licensing/Certification: High school
diploma or equivalent Current EMT Cert required CPR Card (American
Heart Association ONLY. Hand written cards are not acceptable) ICS
courses, please refer to link ema.gov/IS/NIMS.asp. o IS-100B (ICS
100) o IS-200B (ICS 200) o IS-700A (NIMS) o IS-800B (NIMS)
Experience: Must have minimal medical training or
telecommunications experience or, have at least one year's
experience as an EMS or public safety dispatcher. Knowledge and
Skills: Ability to communicate clearly on the radio and telephone.
Ability to record, transmit, and report information accurately.
Ability to efficiently utilize all equipment assigned to him/her.
Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Possess good
typing skills with speed and accuracy necessary to efficiently
process emergency and nonemergency calls. Ability to understand
basic computer applications. Physical Requirements: Occasionally:
Walking-inside, reaching/handling, carrying less-than 25lbs.,
stooping Constantly: Hearing/listening, talking, clear speech,
simple touching/dexterity, typing, sitting, flexibility-upper body,
seeing Global Medical Response and its family of companies are an
Equal Opportunity Employer including Veterans and Disabled Extended
Job Title: Dispatcher in Compton, CA Job ID: 2021-15562 External
Company Name: AMR External Company URL: Street: 2020 S. Central
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