About WakeMed: Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a nationally recognized, private, not-for-profit health care organization founded and based in Raleigh, N.C. The largest health system in Wake County, WakeMed exists to improve the healthand well-being of our community by providing outstanding, compassionate, patient- and family-centered care to all. The 919-bed system comprises a network of facilities throughout the Triangle area, delivering health and wellness services that bring added valuetothecommunities we serve. WakeMed is a leader in cardiac and vascular care, women's and children's services, emergency medicine and trauma care, physical rehabilitation, orthopaedics and neurosciences. Specialty facilities include the WakeMed Heart Center, Children'sHospital, Women's Pavilion and Birthplace, Rehabilitation Hospital, Adult and Children's Emergency Departments and a Level 1 Trauma Center. WakeMed's team of more than 9,400 employees, 2,000 volunteers, 1,300 affiliated physicians, and the more than 300 physiciansemployed by WakeMed Physician Practices use the most advanced technologies along with the best minds and the biggest hearts to ensure the finest quality in health care and community health. For more information, visit www.wakemed.org.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, WakeMed provides an inclusive work environment that promotes the valuing of differences, respect for people and cooperativeness among our diverse workforce. WakeMed does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in any terms or conditions of employment. All applicants/employees are considered for employment, transfer, promotion or training without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity/expression, genetics, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Position Information: The Mobile Dispatcher coordinates emergent and non-emergent requests for patient transportation to/from medical centers and is responsible for the processing, triage, dispatch and coordination of rotor-wing (Air Mobile) and ground ALS, BLS, WC, Neonatal - Pediatric, and Critical Care transports from the Communications Center located in Raleigh, NC. Responds to requests for transport, collects pertinent demographic data, determines and contacts appropriate accepting physician, appropriate transport unit division or agency, obtains bed assignments for transported patients, maintains the transport database utilizing real time data entry, and provides transport crews with all necessary information. Obtains vehicle position reports through duration of each transport and follows aircraft landings (computer aided and/or manual sectional charts) and initiates emergency action plans in case of incident/accident. Coordinates patient transportation needs and the appropriate service with physicians, nurses, social workers, critical care clinicians, and clinical administrators.
Experience Requirements: 1 Year Telecommunications And Data Entry And Dispatch - Critical Care Transport Required - And 1 Year Dispatch - Flight Operations Preferred
Education Required: High School Diploma or Equivalent Required - And Associate's Degree Related Field Preferred
Licensure/Certification Requirements: Emergency Medical Technician - Basic Preferred - And NAACS Certified Flight Coordinator Preferred
At WakeMed Health & Hospitals, we are guided by a simple – yet powerful mission: to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding and compassionate care to all.To deliver on this mission, WakeMed employs the “best minds and the biggest hearts” in the business. Our team includes over 8,500 experienced registered nurses, technologists, medical professionals, support staff, and a medical staff of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice providers who are dedicated to putting patients first.When it comes to culture and benefits, we recognize that when we take good care of our employees, our employees can take even better care of our patients. We proudly offer competitive salaries that reflect background, experience and special skills. Our benefits programs are designed to give you and your family the support you need for today while planning for a successful tomorrow. We promote diversity in the ...workplace, provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified applicants, and we participate in E-verify.We think it’s pretty simple – we care for our employees and our employees care for the community.