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Paramedic - Coordinator Center Communicator - Emergency Management Full Time/Night Shift at Grady Health System

Paramedic - Coordinator Center Communicator - Emergency Management Full Time/Night Shift

Grady Health System Atlanta, GA Full-Time
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Grady Health System offers many career paths for experienced professionals.  Whether you have many years of experience or are in the early stages of your career, you can find a rewarding career at Grady!

 


SUMMARY

The Georgia Coordinating Center (GCC) Communicator provides Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel with destination guidance based on patient needs and the availability of services at area hospitals. Communicates hospital diversion status to EMS, and provides reasonable alternate destinations, if needed.


  • Functions as a liaison to local EMS regarding patient destination
  • Uses available resources (patient destination board, EMS diversion website, and other resources) to direct EMS agencies to metro hospital emergency rooms.
  • Maintains awareness of the state's hospitals status and Emergency Room (ER) capacity and communicates the information to EMS via phone or radio; links them to the receiving hospital, if requested.
  • Monitors the Georgia CCC website, or other recognized, public websites, that provide information on hospital status. Logs information regarding each call to the GCC website, and completes any other required documentation.
  • Maintains up to date, real time data for information sharing with other health systems, Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA), Georgia Department of Health (DPH), and other agencies.
  • Serves as a point of reference for EMS requesting information on Stroke, ST-Elevated Myocardial Infarction (STEMI), Burn, Trauma destinations.
  • Utilizes the Georgia GCC website for reference to provide information to EMS agencies statewide.
  • Understands, promotes and displays the Grady brand through professional conduct and customer service with EMS, hospitals, and other stakeholders.
  • Conducts business in a professional manner.
  • Uses emotional intelligence to navigate stressful situations.
  • Maintains the GCC in a clean, safe, and functional manner at all times.
  • Other duties as assigned

 


QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or GED is required.
  • Current Georgia Paramedic (EMT-Paramedic) certification

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Three (3) or more years job related experience including field paramedic / EMS experience.
  • Previous dispatcher or communication center experience is preferred


Equal Opportunity Employer-Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.


 

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