UC Health Emergency Transport Communication Specialist - UC Health Business Center- Mobile Care in UC Health Business Center - 3200 Burnet Ave - Cincinnati, Ohio

Primary Purpose: The air and mobile Communication Specialist role is diverse and multi-faceted and requires a healthcare provider with a strong clinical background. The Communications Specialist helps assess, plan and coordinate the patient transport process according to industry standards in an effort to help assure that the patient is transported by the most appropriate mode of transport and with the most approriate level of healthcare provider. Industry standards include but is not limited to: Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS), Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS), National Association of Air Medical Communications Specialist (NAACS), University Hospital and the department of Air Care & Mobile Care .

Knowledge and Skills:

Education:High School diploma. College Degree in relevant field encouraged.

Years of Experience: Three years of Emergency Medical Services or related field. Direct patient care healthcare provider experience preferred. Communications Specialist experience preferred.

Required Skills and Knowledge: Ability to make independent, clinically and operationally competent decisions in a challenging environment. Ability to adapt to stressful situations; Able to participate in an interdisciplinary team approach to patient care. Effective communication skills including strong verbal and interpersonal skills. Understanding and experience with Informational Systems and Technology, Computer Aided Dispatch Systems, personal and networking computers.

Liicenses and Certifications: Current EMTcertification required. Paramedic certification or RN license strongly preferred. National Association of Air-Medical Communications Specialist (Certified Flight Communicator)or equivalent certification received within two years of being hired. Associate is responsible for keeping all required licensures and certifications active. AHA CPR required. ACLS, PALS, NRP, TNCC or equivalent encouraged.

Organization: *UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI MEDICAL CENTER, LLC

Title: Emergency Transport Communication Specialist - UC Health Business Center- Mobile Care

Location: UC Health Business Center - 3200 Burnet Ave - Cincinnati, OH

Requisition ID: 048396