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Lifeline Transport Specialist

System Clinical Services
Date Posted
19 July, 2021
Schedule & Shift
Full Time
Rotating
Requisition Number
301086
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Lifeline Transport Specialist

Job Description

Overview

Shifts and Locations Available:

Full-time, Rotating: benefits-eligible (medical, dental, vision, 401k, and more!)

Locations: Gasoline Alley, Downtown Indianapolis

About the Position:

Are you seeking an opportunity to continue developing your professional career while striving to provide the best care for the community you serve? Then the Communications Specialist position at IUH LifeLine is the one for you!

Since 1979, IU Health (IUH) LifeLine (LL) has become one of the most comprehensive and largest hospital-based programs in the state and nation. They are affiliated with two Level 1 trauma centers, one of them being Riley Hospital for Children- one of the only Level 1 pediatric trauma centers in Indiana! Outside of providing transports between the IUH facilities, the Comms. Team also provides support and service to customers throughout the state of Indiana, Western Ohio, and Eastern Illinois.

The Communications Center sits onsite at their headquarters in downtown Indianapolis. Here, team members will have the chance to use our state of the art phone systems and technology. Including sophisticated phone systems that disperse call volume throughout the center ensuring that calls are prioritized appropriately, as well as innovative satellite tracking capabilities that allow the Communications team to stay in consistent contact with crew members and transports to supervise and provide real-time status updates.

Outside of working with the latest technology, Communications specialists also have vast opportunities for professional advancement and development within the IU Health system. IU Health provides continuous educational opportunities and virtual and horizontal growth. There are also options for tuition reimbursement for benefited team members.


 May require Certified Flight Communicator certification or equivalent training within 18 months of hire; Must maintain current certification by completing required continuing education courses.
• Requires successful completion of a dispatch orientation program upon hire.
• Requires a minimum of 0-3 years of relevant industry experience; EMT certification preferred.
• Dispatch experience preferred.
• Requires excellent communication skills; in-depth knowledge of communication equipment and technology; and knowledge of transport responsibilities in order to give and receive critical information accurately.
• Remains current and active in the profession and the medical transport industry.
• Completes clinical rotations or operational experiences as assigned and by the completion due date.
• Ability to type a minimum of 20-30 words per minute.
• Ability to work with computer programs such as MS Word, MS Excel, and our CAD system.

 

Safeguarding our patients and each other is an important part of how we deliver the best care possible to the communities we serve. As a condition of employment, IU Health requires all new hires to receive various vaccinations, including the influenza and COVID-19 vaccines, barring an approved exemption. New hires will also be provided the option to submit proof of previous vaccination. The COVID-19 vaccine is not required to begin employment; however, all team members need to be fully vaccinated by September 1, 2021.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Qualifications for the Lifeline Transport Specialist Role

Overview

Shifts and Locations Available:

Full-time, Rotating: benefits-eligible (medical, dental, vision, 401k, and more!)

Locations: Gasoline Alley, Downtown Indianapolis

About the Position:

Are you seeking an opportunity to continue developing your professional career while striving to provide the best care for the community you serve? Then the Communications Specialist position at IUH LifeLine is the one for you!

Since 1979, IU Health (IUH) LifeLine (LL) has become one of the most comprehensive and largest hospital-based programs in the state and nation. They are affiliated with two Level 1 trauma centers, one of them being Riley Hospital for Children- one of the only Level 1 pediatric trauma centers in Indiana! Outside of providing transports between the IUH facilities, the Comms. Team also provides support and service to customers throughout the state of Indiana, Western Ohio, and Eastern Illinois.

The Communications Center sits onsite at their headquarters in downtown Indianapolis. Here, team members will have the chance to use our state of the art phone systems and technology. Including sophisticated phone systems that disperse call volume throughout the center ensuring that calls are prioritized appropriately, as well as innovative satellite tracking capabilities that allow the Communications team to stay in consistent contact with crew members and transports to supervise and provide real-time status updates.

Outside of working with the latest technology, Communications specialists also have vast opportunities for professional advancement and development within the IU Health system. IU Health provides continuous educational opportunities and virtual and horizontal growth. There are also options for tuition reimbursement for benefited team members.


  • qualifications__list
     May require Certified Flight Communicator certification or equivalent training within 18 months of hire; Must maintain current certification by completing required continuing education courses.
  •  Requires successful completion of a dispatch orientation program upon hire.
  •  Requires a minimum of 0-3 years of relevant industry experience; EMT certification preferred.
  •  Dispatch experience preferred.
  •  Requires excellent communication skills; in-depth knowledge of communication equipment and technology; and knowledge of transport responsibilities in order to give and receive critical information accurately.
  •  Remains current and active in the profession and the medical transport industry.
  •  Completes clinical rotations or operational experiences as assigned and by the completion due date.
  •  Ability to type a minimum of 20-30 words per minute.
  •  Ability to work with computer programs such as MS Word, MS Excel, and our CAD system.
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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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