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Geisinger Health System

Air Medical Communications Specialist

Post Date:May 02, 2023Type:Full-Time
Start Date:5/2/2023Salary:
Location:US-PA-Danville Job Reference:1d5aec8db247a45145050918c4b8c3b3

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Job SummaryOperates specialized communications, satellite tracking, weather reporting, and computer-assisted dispatching equipment. Provides coordination with, referring entities and agencies, while adhering to regulations and recommended operating procedures of the Federal Aviation Administration and the Federal Communications Commission. Adhere to the Life Flight General Operations Manual and the Life Flight Communications Center Operations Manual.Job Duties Receives all incoming requests for assistance from requesting entities.Coordinates the closest, safest, and most appropriate asset for transport, while following all appropriate guidelines and protocols.Calculates and relays navigational information to assets.Monitors, records, and tracks all assets and crews during day-to-day ground and air operations.Will utilize flight-following systems, communication equipment, weather reporting systems, and all equipment necessary to complete program operations.Responsible for monitoring all base-site locations, helipads, and hangars.Obtains all necessary patient demographics, as well as medical information and report, for every transport and will then disseminate that information, as needed, to the appropriate individuals throughout the entire process.Adequately notifies all necessary entities of an asset's estimated time in route, or estimated time of arrival, for all missions and transports and will arrange for all required services at these destinations.Handles all incoming medical command requests, trauma notifications and alerts, and patient reports called in by staff members and, when necessary, connect them to Medical Command and any other hospital physician required.Coordinates all notifications for incoming air and ground assets, to the appropriate staff members at all locations.In an incident, coordinate with appropriate personnel about the incident and all actions taken throughout the process, up to and including its completion.Keeps the Leadership Team updated on any program and transport issues while upholding all policies, procedures, and safety standards.Maintains adequate supplies and a clean and orderly work environment.Assists in orientation and training of new department personnel as assigned.Work is typically performed in an office environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.Position DetailsRequired Certification: EMT or Paramedic or EMD or EMRIAMTCS certification within one year of assignment is requiredEducation High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required) Certification(s) and License(s) Valid Driver's License - Default Issuing Body; Certified Emergency Medical Technician - National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) Skills Radio Communications; Computer Literacy; Communication About GeisingerFounded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes ten hospital campuses, a 550,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With nearly 24,000 employees and more than 1,700 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at or connect with us on Facebook , Instagram , LinkedIn and Twitter .Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and InclusionGeisinger values who you are, where you are from, and where you are going. We seek out people of various backgrounds and cultures with unique abilities, non-traditional career paths and ambitious aspirations. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status. Read more about Our Commitment to Inclusive Recruiting .Our Vision & ValuesEverything we do is about making better health easier for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities.KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves.EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence.LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow.INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family.Our BenefitsWe offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and prescription coverage.

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