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Base Communicator - EMT Full time Day

Job ID R1019026 Type Employee - Full Time Location Marlton, New Jersey Standard Hours 36


Responsible for the daily operations of Medcom, to assure professional and consistent standard of radio communications for the Burlington/Camden MICU/South Star programs.

Provide Quality 911 basic emergency medical response in the community and surrounding area.

Responsible for basic pre-hospital care of patients in a high impact area with minimal supervision.

Position Responsibilities:

• Properly and professionally operates MEDCOM radios, equipment, and telephones to assure efficient communications for Virtua EMS Field Operations as required by NJ Regulation.

• Receives incoming calls and relays information to the chief or appropriate personnel or facility.

• Complete and monitor phone patches and transfers to support immediate on line medical direction.

• Consistently monitors Hippocrates Jemstat program and reports status as necessary.

• Performs all weekly and monthly radio testing as it relates to NJHERN reglations.

• Maintains all testing results and records.

• Assists with coordination of MICU Field Operations as requested by management.

• Acts as a communications/coordination resource for Virtua South Star as necessary.

• Assist with staffing Virtua Basic Life Support services as requested.

• Provides medical coordination for Virtua EMS resources in the event of a disaster/high profile incident. Effectively utilizes the MICU disaster recall policy as requested.

Position Qualifications Required / Experience Required:

Previous EMS/911 dispatch experience preferred.

Knowledge of local EMS systems and EMS communications.

Required Education:

High School graduate or equivalent.

Graduate of a recognized Emergency Medical Technician-Basic Training Program.


Certified as an Emergency Medical Technician-Basic by the Commissioner of Health & Senior Services of the State of New Jersey.

Current certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) to the professional rescuer level, PHTLS or ILS and EVOC.

Must have a valid Driver’s license recognized by the State of New Jersey an driving record must meet insurance company standards/requirements.

Must complete yearly PPD, Fit Test, Corporate Compliance, HIPAA and Safety Day training by the date set forth by the department.

  • Mission:

    Virtua helps you be well, get well, and stay well.

  • Vision:

    The trusted choice for personalized health care and wellness.

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