Ascension Health Emergency Dispatcher in Wichita, Kansas

Job ID: 257818

Emergency Dispatcher

Wichita, Kansas

Regular/Rotating

Additional Job Information

Title: Dispatcher-Emergency

City, State: Wichita, KS

Location: VC Hospital St Francis

Department: Air and Ground Transport

Additional Job Details: PRN Rotating, 0 hours Weekly

About Us

Via Christi Health's rich history of serving the people of Kansas and the surrounding region dates back more than 100 years to the healing ministries of our founding congregations. Today, Via Christi Health, part of Ascension, is the largest provider of healthcare services in Kansas. Based in Wichita, we serve Kansas and northeast Oklahoma through our doctors, hospitals, senior villages and health services.

Job Description

Job Summary:

Receives and responds to emergency and non-emergency telephone and radio calls for medical assistance.

Responsibilities:

  • Responds to calls in a time-sensitive manner. Ensures appropriate and accurate routing of calls.

  • Dispatches emergency units and coordinates air medical flights as appropriate and per established algorithms.

  • Maintains documentation of calls and physician/service referrals for legal, medical and statistical purposes.

  • Follows up with referring entities for ease of access, marketing, evaluation, and quality improvement.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1.5 Months (45 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

  • One or more of the following:

  • Licensed by the Kansas Board of Emergency Medical Services (KSBEMS) as a EMT obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Licensed by the Kansas Board of Emergency Medical Services (KSBEMS) as a Paramedic obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

  • Diploma

  • High School Education or equivalent required. Associate's degree or Technical degree in a related field, or combination of High School degree and related experience preferred.

Work Experience:

  • 1 Year Preferred Technical Experience.

How To Apply

Are you ready to join the Via Christi team? Click "Apply Now" to complete the online application.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Via Christi Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

Please see the link below for more information.

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccpeeosupplementfinaljrfqa508c.pdf

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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