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Air Med Telecommunicator

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Job ID: 64387
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Medical Center
Status: Full Time
Shift: Variable

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Job Description

Description

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Summary:
This position is responsible for monitoring a network of radios, telephones, scanners and weather radar to facilitate activation of the Carolina Air Care, a transport system for the critically ill and injured. The communications center receives requests for transportation, dispatches the appropriate service, and monitors all transports from beginning to completion. Work is performed in accordance with FCC regulations, and UNCHCS and other related policies and procedures


Responsibilities:
1. Coordinates all transport activity by notifying transport team, checking weather verifying locations, security, patient information and facilitating communication between hospital and flight crew. Maintains position reports of the aircrafts/vehicles. Monitors helicopters during take off and landing documents the position report of the aircraft throughout the flight
2. Ensures that all communication center equipment is in working order
3. Facilitates communication between the transport team, medical control officer, referring and receiving physician
4. Maintains all records for missions, data entry and billing. Completes data entry for transports and patients to ensure proper billing. Maintains flight log data. Completes transport request forms and billing invoices for each transport.
5. Monitors a network of radios, telephones, and weather radios. Receives requests for air/ground transport for critically ill or injured patients. Communicates request to appropriate medical, flight, ground, or other teams
6. Serves as resource person concerning availability of aircraft and other affiliation aircraft


Other Information:

Education Requirements:
● High School diploma or GED
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
● No licensure or certification required.
Professional Experience Requirements:
● One (1) year of experience in radio communications or dispatch.


Job Details

Legal Employer: STATE

Entity: UNC Medical Center

Organization Unit: Critical Care Transport

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 36.00

Work Schedule: Variable

Location of Job: US:NC:Chapel Hill

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No


This is a State position employed by UNC Health Care System.


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UNC Health makes reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as applicants and employees with disabilities. All interested applicants are invited to apply for career opportunities. Please email [email protected] if you need a reasonable accommodation to search and/or to apply for a career opportunity.

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