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Emergency Dispatcher

We Are Hiring

Dispatcher-Emergency - Patient Access Admitting 006 - Full-Time Night, 36 Hours Weekly - Ascension Borgess Hospital - Kalamazoo, MI

12 hour shifts, primarily nights

Why Join Ascension?

In Michigan, Ascension operates 16 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ over 20,000 associates. Across the state, Ascension Michigan is working together to help bring patients more resources and better care. Ascension Michigan is also committed to its community; it provided over $272 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in FY2018. Ascension Michigan is dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As an associate with Ascension Michigan, you will have the opportunity to receive and respond to emergency and non-emergency telephone and radio calls for medical assistance.

Responsibilities:

  • Responds to calls in a time-sensitive manner. Ensures appropriate and accurate routing of calls.
  • Dispatches emergency units and coordinates air medical flights as appropriate and per established algorithms.
  • Maintains documentation of calls and physician/service referrals for legal, medical and statistical purposes.
  • Follows up with referring entities for ease of access, marketing, evaluation, and quality improvement.

What You Will Need

Education:

  • High school diploma or GED required. EMS experience highly preferred.

Work Experience:

  • None required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Borgess Health is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the nondiscrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, disability, veteran or marital status.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Job ID: 361102
Category: Emergency Services
Facility: MIKAL Ascension Borgess Hosp
Ministry: Ascension Borgess, MI
Location: Kalamazoo, MI

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