UNC Health Care Air Med Telecommunicator-Carolina Air Care in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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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
The base is located in Chapel Hill. The work environment is a desk and computer station with frequent use of computer, phone and radio. Must be able to work in environment without restrictions. Various 12 hours shifts; 36 hours per week; North Carolina state benefits offered.
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
Ensures that all communication center equipment is in working order
Facilitates communication between the transport team, medical control officer, referring and receiving physician
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.
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
Serves as resource person concerning availability of aircraft and other affiliation aircraft
● High School diploma or GED
● No licensure or certification required.
Professional Experience Requirements:
● One (1) year of experience in radio communications or dispatch.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
Legal Employer: STATE
Entity: UNC Medical Center
Organization Unit: Critical Care Transport
Work Type: Full Time
Standard Hours Per Week: 0.90
Work Schedule: Variable
Location of Job: US:NC:Chapel Hill
Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No
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