MedStar Communications Specialist
Coordinates all surface and air transport requests for the MedStar Health Group, it's affiliates, referral hospitals/jurisdictions, and other institutions that utilize the MedSTAR Transport service for patient and/or specialty team movement. Provides communications to transport crews, receiving/referring facilities, EMS/Fire/Police jurisdictions, and patient care providers that are directly involved with the transport. Requires knowledge such as that which would normally be acquired through the completion of a high school education or GED, plus specialized and/or advanced clerical, technical or other vocational training in emergency medicine/communications acquired during 1 - 2 years of additional job-related training including that required for May require the use of specialized medical equipment (i.e., EEG, EKG, blood analyzer), or data processing equipment (i.e., tape drives, consoles). Registration as EMT-B is required and additional registration as NAACS is preferred. From three to five years experience in an emergency response position such as EMT-B with a minimum of one of those years in a communications position is required.