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Lawrence General Hospital Emergency Medical Dispatcher in Lawrence, Massachusetts

Emergency Medical Dispatcher (EMD):

Duties/Responsibilities: Receive 9-1-1 calls for medical emergencies, rapidly gather relevant information during call screening process, provide pre-arrival instructions to caller when applicable and dispatch appropriate level of EMS responders. Additional duties include the scheduling and dispatching of ambulances for routine and emergent hospital ambulance transports. Candidates must be capable of working in a fast paced environment, possess outstanding communication and organizational skills, have the ability to multi-task, and are proficient in the utilization of computer aided dispatch systems (CAD).

Minimum Requirements:

· High School Diploma,

· Emergency Medical Dispatch certified (Preferably Priority Dispatch)

· Previous experience in a 9-1-1- emergency call/dispatch center

· Basic Cardiac Life Support-Healthcare Provider Level

Ideal candidates will have:

· 2+ years' experience in an active 9-1-1 call /dispatch center

· Completion of 40 hour Massachusetts Telecommunicator Course (mandatory where applicable)

· EMT certification

· NIMS 100, 700

· Hazmat Awareness

Lawrence General Hospital offers competitive compensation and benefits which include:

· NEW Competitive wages including evening, night and weekend shift differentials

· Health and Dental insurance for employees working 24-hours or more a week

· Flexible Spending Account for dependent care and medical expenses

· 403 (b) Retirement savings account with employer contributions

· Fulltime employees accumulate 260 hours per year of paid time off (PTO)

· Group Life insurance

· Tuition reimbursement

· Direct deposit

· RTN Federal Credit Union on site

· Discounts on Vision, Auto, Home and Pet Insurance

· Department sponsored continuing education

All applicants that receive an offer of employment will have the following conducted;

· Successfully pass pre-employment physical exam

· Be nicotine free-tested as part of pre-employment physical

· Drug screen-tested as part of pre-employment physical

· Criminal Offender Record Information search (CORI)

· Driving record review and meet acceptable standards per LGH insurance carrier (if applicable)

· Education verification

References (if applicable)

All applications and resumes must be submitted electronically, no phone calls please.