Base Communicator - EMT
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.
• 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.
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.
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