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Dispatcher in Compton, CA

Company: Global Medical Response, Inc.
Location: Compton
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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 shift.
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 accuracy.
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 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 Ave

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