Aviation Communications Specialist – Full Time Job at Virginia Commonwealth University – in Hospital, County Limerick
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:
Emergency Medical TechnicianBasic (EMT-B)
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:
Maintained EMT-B certification
Certified Flight Communicator Course (sponsored by the International Association of Medical Transport Communication Specialists) is required within 2 years of hire.
Experience REQUIRED: Minimum of one year of active emergency medical services (EMS) experience.
Experience PREFERRED: Two (2) yeas of active EMS or communications center experience.
Education/training REQUIRED: High school graduate or GED
Education/training PREFERRED: Emergency Medical Dispatch Certification (EMD)
Independent action(s) required: Work is performed in a complex environment that includes emergency ambulance and helicopter dispatch operations. The Communications Specialist I provides oversight of ground ambulance operations in the Communications Center and assumes responsibility for overall performance of the shift. Must demonstrate sustained proficiency in multi-tasking and effective communication skills focused on customer service.
Supervisory responsibilities (if applicable): N/A
Additional position requirements:
Rotational hours (Day, Evening, Night)
Hours may vary and shift holdovers may be necessary to assist the team when emergency call volume is high.
Age Specific groups served: All
Physical Requirements (includes use of assistance devices as appropriate):
Activities: Prolonged sitting, Repetitive motion
Mental/Sensory: Strong recall, Reasoning, Problem-solving, Hearing, Speak clearly, Write legibly, Reading, Logical thinking
Emotional: Fast pace environment, Able to handle multiple priorities, Frequent and intense customer interactions, Able to adapt to frequent change
Varies by Need (United States of America)
EEO Employer/Disabled/Protected Veteran/41 CFR 60-1.4.
About the Company
Company: Virginia Commonwealth University –
Company Location: Hospital, County Limerick