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Dispatcher

Company: American Medical Response
Location: Riverside
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Dispatcher (Full Time/Part Time)

Riverside, CA

Reports To: Communications Supervisor

Department: Communications Center

Status: Non-Exempt

Internal Applicants please apply through the Home Portal, AMR Employee.

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 AMR) 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

CPR Card

State ID/DL

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.

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 including Veterans and Disabled

Keywords: American Medical Response, Riverside , Dispatcher, Professions , Riverside, California

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