EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES COMMUNICATION OPERATOR I
|Department||MD Institute for Emergency Medical Svcs Systems|
|Date Opened||3/13/2019 11:59:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||4/3/2019 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$33,012.00 - $51,835.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Loni Young|
This recruitment has been reopened. If you applied previously, you do not have to reapply.
The Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS) oversees and coordinates all components of the statewide EMS system in accordance with Maryland statute and regulation. This includes planning, operations, evaluation, and research. In addition, MIEMSS provides leadership and medical direction, conducts and supports EMS educational programs, operates and maintains a statewide communications system, designates trauma and specialty centers, licenses and regulates commercial ambulance services, and participates in EMS-related public education and prevention programs.
MIEMSS provides the executive support for the EMS Board in reviewing and approving the budgets for agencies receiving funds from the EMS Operations fund, developing and promulgating regulations and protocols, proposing EMS system legislation, licensing/certifying and disciplining EMS providers, and conducting other EMS Board business. MIEMSS also provides the administrative and staff support for the Statewide EMS Advisory Council (SEMSAC) and five EMS regional councils.
LOCATION OF POSITION
Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Service Systems
653 W. Pratt St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
Main Purpose of Job
The EMS Communication Operator I provides service to EMS field and hospital personnel. The incumbent also, coordinates medevac helicopter activity including receiving calls, requesting service, assigning and dispatching appropriate aircraft, monitoring aircraft for flight safety, and notifying hospitals.
Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.
Experience: One year of experience receiving, relaying and dispatching medical information from an emergency medical communication system as an operator or from the field as a pre-hospital care provider.
Note: 1. Additional experience as described above may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.
Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Emergency Communications or Management classifications or Emergency Communications or Management specialty codes in the Emergency Management field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
The ideal candidate must have worked as an Emergency Service 911 Operator, or a dispatcher, or an EMT level field provider or a higher level (Paramedic).
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
1. Employees in this classification must obtain and maintain an Emergency Medical Technician certificate valid in the State of Maryland.
2. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.
1. Employees are subject to call 24 hours a day and will be required to provide the employing agency with a telephone number where they can be reached.
2. Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.
Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.
The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position. For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service may be required prior to hire. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date.
For education obtained outside U.S. a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service may be required prior to hire.
All information concerning your qualification must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date.
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of application.
The Online application process is STRONGLY preferred.
If you are unable to apply online, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire (by closing date) to:
Department of Budget and Management
Recruitment and Examination Division
301 W. Preston St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
For inquiries regarding this recruitment, please call 410-767-3386.
TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay
As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.