MedStar Communications Specialist

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jun 01, 2017
Closes
Jul 25, 2017
Function
Other
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
AdvertisementCoordinates 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.