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Three Rivers Ambulance Auth Emergency Medical Dispatcher (EMD) in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Job Opening:i Emergency Medical Dispatcher (EMD)Apply Online:i position is responsible for receiving and processing requests for ambulance service via telephone and radio utilizing Medical Priority Dispatch and maintaining the System Status Plan.Major Duties and Responsibilities:Consistently receives emergency calls and enters them into the CAD system within 60 seconds, 90% of the timeConsistently achieves alert times within 30 seconds of call received time, 90% of the timeConsistently receives emergency calls and enters them into the CAD system within 60 seconds, 90% of the timeDemonstrates a working knowledge of all communications equipment to ensure intelligent reporting of equipment failuresDemonstrates the ability to apply the System Status Plan to daily operationsDemonstrates ability to maintain quality improvement program goalsDemonstrates the ability to modify the System Status Plan as needed for efficient operationsDemonstrates the ability to communicate professionally with residents, public officials, governmental entities and political leaders when necessaryAbility to direct resources during major/mass casualty incidentsMinimum Qualifications:High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED)Valid Certification i minimum of EMT-BasicTRAA EMD Certification obtained within 6 months of EMD hire dateObtain NAED EMD Certification within 1 months of EMD hire dateGood Computer skills and ability to multi-taskIn the interest of public safety, the ability to speak in an unencumbered manner is a Bona Fide Occupational Qualification (BFOQ) for this positionDesired Qualifications:One year field experienceiPhysical Demands:Must be able to withstand considerable sitting and work a variety of shift hours while performing the duties of the job. The employee frequently uses hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms.