Emergency Transport Communications Technician/UKHC
University of Kentucky - Lexington, KY

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Responsible for combined role of communications related to Emergency Transport Service as well as driving the neonatal/pediatric and adult ground transport ambulance for patient transport. While in the communication office, the technician is responsible for flight communications, use of the radio consoles, recording equipment, telephone/paging system, receiving and relaying critical information, coordinating efforts of referring/receiving hospitals, assisting with loading/off loading the helicopters, and flight following for air medical missions. Communication technicians will provide ground transportation regionally for neo/pediatric transport team as well as ascertaining road worthiness of ground ambulances and basic maintenance/cleaning of same.

If offered this position, you may be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

All duties require employee remain alert.

Exhibit skill in safe emergency driving techniques.

Demonstrate proficiency in use of various radio/electronic equipment.

Maintain appropriate critical decision making skills in high stress environment.

Prior knowledge of basic informational questions related to particular injuries/illnesses.

Basic medical terminology

Preferred Education / Experience

High school diploma, Current Kentucky EMT certificate, current CPR certification. current valid Kentucky driver's license required.

Prefer at least 2 years experience as EMT for ground ambulance service. Also, knowledge of EMS communications procedures, and basic understanding of diesel ambulance operations.

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