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Overview

POSITION SUMMARY:

The EMS Communications Specialist I is responsible for coordinating the response of all prehospital vehicles. They are also responsible for processing of prehospital paperwork and performing registration and billing duties. They report to the Manager of EMS Communication & Disaster Management

EDUCATION / TRAINING / EXPERIENCE:

Desired:

Previous EMS Dispatching experience using Computer Aided Dispatch software and console radio system for communication with pre-hospital resources.

Previous pre-hospital, hospital or medical experience

LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS:

Minimum:

Current National Academy of Emergency Dispatch Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) certificate (within three months of hire)

Current CPR

Current typing certificate for 35 WPM (certificate must be from within 3 years.)

SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES:

Must be alert, neat and well groomed.  Must have a pleasant personality and a desire to serve the public in a professional, courteous manner as a goodwill ambassador of Enloe Medical Center.  Must have a clear and understandable voice to effectively communicate verbally over the radio and telephone. Must be proficient with computer software, email programs and basic office equipment. Computer data entry, typing and aeronautical and topographical map reading skills preferred.

HOW TO APPLY: Email resume to nramirez@ncen.org with “EMS Comm. Specialist I” as the subject.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None

About Enloe Medical Center

Enloe Medical Center is a 298-bed, level II trauma center located in the vibrant Northern Californian city of Chico. Serving more than 400,000 residents in a six-county region in Northern California, we provide quality, compassionate, cost-effective care to our patients. Enloe Medical Center is the largest medical center in the region, and is the only acute care facility in a city with a metropolitan population of over 100,000 people.

About Chico:

Chico is an extremely easy place to live. It has a pleasant, small town atmosphere with no long commutes.  At the same time, the influence of California State University at Chico ensures a sophisticated and varied choice of cultural and entertainment activities. Chico has excellent public, charter, and private schools and abundant opportunities for outdoor activities. Our accommodating Mediterranean climate offers almost 300 days of sunshine a year.  We’re home to one of the largest municipal parks in the nation at over 3,600 acres. It has miles of engaging trails to hike, bike, or ride horses. Chico’s downtown encompasses local restaurants, boutiques, retail shops and a Park Plaza. Free concerts and movies in the park take place during the summer months. Performing arts, coffee shops, book stores, taverns, city offices and Chamber of Commerce embraces our thriving downtown. Chico’s Farmers Market attracts locals on Saturday mornings and Thursday evenings. Chico is easily accessible to popular destinations, Lake Tahoe, Mt. Shasta, Napa Valley, San Francisco, Reno and the California Coast.