Overview: CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of
Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more
than 700 care sites across the U. S. , from clinics and hospitals
to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is
accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our
world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need
caring and our families need protection. With our combined
resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy
communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and
innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our
hospitals and out in the community
EMT Dispatcher provides ambulances with necessary response
information for emergency, non-emergency and routine medical
transports (Wheelchair Van). Receives requests for services via
radio or telephone and operates a computerized automated dispatch
system proficiently and will maintain positive interaction with
hospital staff, public and other agencies.
Assures proper utilization of vehicular resources to assure
prompt completion of requests for services.
Inspects communication equipment for operational requirements,
repairs equipment within scope of abilities, reports needed
maintenance and/or deficiencies to relief and supervisor.
Receives and enters call/patient information into computerized
Provides dispatch accountability for all services (Ambulance,
Wheelchair Van & Support Vehicle) during assigned shift, auditing
daily CAD log to reflect ePRC to assure completion of data.
Maintains proficiency in Communications computer software
required for daily operations.
Consults with Billing Coordinator referencing necessary
pre-transport screening patient information, Medicare and Medicaid
Laws/Guidelines updates, and other contractual obligations for
Provides proper utilization of radio and telephone equipment
being courteous, proper modulation, prompt paging of staff, routing
telephone calls to proper locations, or takes an accurate written
Capable of establishing priorities according to relative
importance and deadlines; set goals; and manages time
Checks MediTech and other information devices (i.e. fax machine,
pager, Emsystem) routinely during each shift of duty.
Performs other duties as assigned to meet the organization`s
Receives certification for EMD (Emergency Medical Dispatch)
course within one year of employment.
Completes AED/CPR training within one year of employment.
Required: High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)
Preferred: Formal Training Program after High School: Emergency
Medical Dispatcher (EMD) certification and EMT, EMT-I, Paramedic
Preferred: Communication Health Science
Required: Previous computer experience (Windows environment)
Preferred: Previous computer experience (Windows
Required: Valid Texas Drivers License. CPR-HCP Certification.
NAEMD (National Association of Emergency Medical Dispatch)
Preferred: Valid Texas Drivers License, AED/CPR, (reference
CommonSpirit Health is an Equal Opportunity employer committed
to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will
be considered for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry,
veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic
protected by law.
External hires must pass a post offer, pre-employment background
check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or
conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent
with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local
ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San
Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the
employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415)
438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only
respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable
accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the
needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable
accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.