Allina Health EMS Dispatcher

Dispatcher

Job ID# 29428

Allina Health EMS

40 Hours Per Week, Regular

Introduction

Allina Health is a not-for-profit system of hospitals, clinics and other health care services with more than 23,500 employees, 5,000 physicians and 2,500 volunteers dedicated to meeting the lifelong health care needs of patients and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Allina is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Allina Health Emergency Medical Services (AHEMS), with nearly 80,000 ambulance calls each year, is a regional leader in providing state-of-the art emergency and medical transport services. Both emergency and non-emergency medical transportation are provided in seven counties, encompassing nearly 80 Minnesota communities and reaching more than 1,000,000 people.

 

 

*Responsibilities

 

  • Computer entry of data
  • Phone calls – incoming and outgoing
  • Excellent knowledge of deployment area
  • Radio transmission – high volume and multiple channels
  • Coordinate mass casualty incidents
  • Customer relations (internal/external)

*Education

 

  • High school grad or GED

 

*Qualifications/Skills

 

Skills

  • Excellent geographic knowledge of the entire area serviced by the Communications Center
  • Ability to accurately read a map book
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, written and oral
  • Ability to make decisions without specific guidance
  • Ability to adapt to ever-changing computer technology
  • Ability to remain calm and professional in dealing with employees, field units and the general public in emergency situations and periods of heavy call volume

Licensure/Certifications

  • Current EMD certification preferred
  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR certification

*Work Schedule – Additional Position Details

 

Day, evening, night, holidays, every other weekend, 8 and 12 hour shifts

 

With beautiful natural settings along the Mississippi River, St. Paul embodies a large ethnically diverse population with restaurants, cultural entertainment, and shopping venues for everyone. Downtown St. Paul features a number of historic buildings including the State Capitol, the Fitzgerald Theater (home to Garrison Keillor’s “A Prairie Home Companion”), the Landmark Center, the St. Paul Hotel, and breathtaking views of the Mississippi River. The city is also home to the Science Museum of MN, the Xcel Energy Center (home of the MN Wild hockey team), and the MN History Center. St. Paul offers many private, alternative, and public school options from elementary through college and a wide array of housing options from old historic homes to new construction. The Twin Cities is consistently ranked near the top of Fortune’s list of best cities in the world for work and family. A healthy business climate, opportunities for employment, good transportation, and an entrepreneurial environment are amongst the contributing factors.

 

 

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today at www.allinahealth.org/careers. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EEO / AA