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. EDUCATION High school degree or GED diploma is required, 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. Requires proficiency in key boarding (>60 words/minute preferred). Job requires extensive keyboarding, hand writing and use of telephone equipment. Required Certification, Registration, and/or Licensure Current or prior registration as EMT-B, Emergency Medical Dispatcher, Medical Office Assistant, or Certified Nursing Assistant is required. Prior registration should not have lapsed beyond 5 years from date of job application. Current or prior registration as NAACS is preferred. EXPERIENCE A minimum of two years in communications and or healthcare, such as EMT-B, is required.