Operates 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.
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.
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)
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring 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 We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
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.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencingprograms, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 1...3 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.