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TRCC Emergency Call Take Professional

Company: Global Medical Response
Location: Lewisville
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Brand New Location in The Colony, Covered Parking and Outdoor Space!Transfer Capabilities across the entire GMR footprint. We invite you to join a team of highly skilled emergency medical experts, pilots, dispatchers and mechanics!Our mission of providing care to the world at a moment's notice is at the heart of everything we do. We are caregivers, first and foremost and we will be there when you need us.With more than 38,000 employees, Global Medical Response teams deliver compassionate, quality medical care, primarily in the areas of emergency and patient relocation services around the world. We provide end-to-end medical transportation as well as fire services, integrated healthcare solutions and disaster response.JOB SUMMARYIt is the responsibility of the Call Taker 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 Call Taker will offer pre-arrival instructions as indicated. RESPONSIBILITES

  • Answer all non-emergent and emergent EMS calls for service while collecting important information from the caller, determining the caller's needs and entering the required information into the Computer Aided Dispatch System, and notify other service agencies for action as required. Respond to customer needs accordingly.
  • Understands and adequately implements the concepts of Emergency Medical Dispatch as published in Principles of Emergency Medical Dispatch (and as customized by GMR) as a minimum standard of care.
  • Speak in an effective and efficient manner while maintaining a professional appearance and courteous demeanor with all internal or external customers to ensure a professional working environment.
  • Responsible and accountable for completeness and accuracy of paperwork related to their position prior to completion of shift.
  • Responsible for accurate and complete data entry for the shift.
  • Responsible for generating applicable reports and checking for accuracy.
  • Assist dispatchers as needed.
  • Work with other departments to ensure mutual organizational goals are pursued and achieved.
  • Support, maintain and uphold established corporate and departmental policies, procedures, objectives, quality improvement and safety standards.
  • Maintain competency and enhances professional growth and development through continuing education, conferences, and seminars.
  • Maintain positive behaviors, approaches, attitude, and commitment to interpersonal service toward customers, visitors, and coworkers.
  • Maintain all department required certifications/licensures, working knowledge of applicable center equipment and applications, attend department meetings, training sessions and participate in quality improvement activities as they relate to all established standards.
  • Ability to work a rotating shift schedule, including nights, weekends, holidays.
  • Must type 30 wpm and pass CritiCall Exam with a minimum score of 80%.
  • Other duties as defined by formal job description. QUALIFICATIONS:
    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Skilled in reading and writing English
    • 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
    • Minimal medical training or telecommunications experience or, have at least one year's experience as an EMS or public safety dispatcher (Preferred)
    • Availability to work Nights, Weekends and Holidays WORKING CONDITIONS AND MENTAL/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
      Must be able to perform job duties in a fast-paced environment
      • Attention divided between issues requiring multi-tasking
      • Deal with emergency and time sensitive situation on an ongoing basis
      • Able to perform under circumstances of emotional stress
      • Ability to make quick and accurate critical decisions
        Frequently required to sit for long periods of timeSpecific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.Hearing: Perceiving the nature sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and making fine discriminations in sound. GUIDING VALUES AND BEHAVIORSEmployee must consistently exhibit our guiding principles:
        • Patient Care - We continually earn the privilege to care for our patients. It is at the forefront of everything we do.
        • One Team - We respect each other and achieve together what no individual can alone.
        • Innovation - We are driven to develop solutions that inspire progress.
        • Vigilance - We will never waver in our commitment to safety and preparedness in the fulfillment of our duties.
        • Ownership - We are accountable for what we do and take pride in how we do it.
        • Citizenship - We are dedicated to being good stewards in the communities we serve. REPORTING RELATIONSHIPSReports to Communications Supervisor and Communications ManagerInterrelationships: Communications Center-Communicators, Supervisors, and Director; Clinicians EEO STATEMENTGlobal Medical Response and its family of companies are an Equal Opportunity Employer including Veterans and Disabled. If your passion assisting with helping the community in their time of need where every second counts, apply today! *Get paid to work with your friends! GMR is looking for people like you! GMR Employees, if you know someone like you, have them add your name to their application and receive a Referral Cash Bonus! PLEASE NOTE: COVID-19 vaccination is NOT a condition of employment, or for consideration for employment with the GMR Family of Companies. However, upon acceptance of offer and joining the GMR family, you will be required to submit your COVID-19 vaccination status of either vaccinated or not vaccinated.
          EEO Statement

          Global Medical Response and its family of companies are an Equal Opportunity Employer, which includes supporting veterans and providing for individuals with a disability.

Keywords: Global Medical Response, Lewisville , TRCC Emergency Call Take Professional, Other , Lewisville, Texas

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