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MEDCOM - Medical Transportation Communications Coordinator, Senior

Company: University of Virginia
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

Responsible for communicating coordinating and directing the deployment of personnel and equipment in the UVA-Medical Transport Network as it relates to internal medical emergency response and external ground and air medical transportation. Responsible for communicating with various internal and external customers involved with patient movement and medical center operations. + Understands and properly uses all communication equipment and programs. + Maintains safety as a primary role throughout all aspects of transport team resource coordination and multi-mode tracking of transport assets (ground vehicles and aircraft). + Identifies potential areas for improved care. + Interfaces effectively with peers and customers and assumes responsibility for professional development of self and others per department policy. + In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned. Position Compensation Range: $19.88 - $30.81 Hourly MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Education: High School Graduate or Equivalent required. Graduation from an ALS EMS Education Program required. Associate's Degree in EMT-Paramedic or Bachelor's Degree in Communications EMS Information Technology or Information Systems preferred. Experience: Previous multi-mission communications center experience preferred. Licensure: Certification as an. Advanced EMT in the Commonwealth of Virginia required. NAACS Certification preferred. EMD Certification preferred. National Registry Certification as EMS Provider preferred. Basic Dispatcher course preferred. American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required. PHYSICAL DEMANDS Job requires sitting for prolonged periods, frequently typing/walking and multi-tasking activities. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull > 20lbs. May be exposed to fumes, heat, noise, high-stress environment and environment prone to high-capacity sensory stimulation. **COVID Vaccination Requirement** Please visit this page (https://hr.virginia.edu/uva-covid-19-job-requirements) prior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirements for employment at UVA. _The University of Virginia, i_ _ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library,_ _are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information._ The University of Virginia is an iconic public institution of higher education, boasting nationally ranked schools and programs, diverse and distinguished faculty, a major academic medical center, and proud history as a renowned research university. In January of 1819, the Commonwealth of Virginia's General Assembly chartered what would become the University of Virginia. Entering our third century, the University has served Virginia, the nation, and the world by: educating responsible citizen-leaders; advancing, preserving, and disseminating knowledge; and providing world-class patient care. These responsibilities are enduring and continue to inspire our efforts. The UVA Health System is renowned for providing outstanding patient care, educating tomorrow's health care leaders, and discovering new and better ways to treat diseases. The UVA Medical Center and Physicians Group, School of Medicine, and School of Nursing are recognized for their excellence in patient care, education, and research. At UVA, we offer a rich collection of benefits, which have long been recognized and valued for their comprehensiveness and competitiveness in the market. In addition to a robust array of traditional benefits such as health care, time off, and retirement, UVA offers an array of other benefits and services to support faculty, staff, and UVA Health team members with their personal and family needs. We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity for _all persons_ and welcome diversity in all forms. For more information on the University of Virginia and the surrounding area, visit our Why UVA (https://hr.virginia.edu/careers-uva/why-uva) and Why Charlottesville (https://hr.virginia.edu/careers-uva/why-charlottesville) webpages

Keywords: University of Virginia, Charlottesville , MEDCOM - Medical Transportation Communications Coordinator, Senior, Professions , Charlottesville, Virginia

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