Emergency Medical Dispatchers Gold Coast Queensland Ambulance Service
Hiring: Emergency Medical Dispatchers Gold Coast Queensland Ambulance Service
Queensland Ambulance Service Emergency Medical Dispatchers Gold Coast
Queensland Ambulance Service is in need of skilled emergency medical dispatchers to continue delivering quality medical transport services in their Southport Operations Centre. As an important operational role working with other allied emergency care services under Queensland Ambulance Services, emergency medical dispatchers serve as a trusted front line communications bridge between patients and health care providers.
Location: Gold Coast
Work Type: Full Time
Classification: Healthcare & Medical Ambulance/Paramedics
Requirements & Qualifications:
- Requires proficient communication skills in verbal and written forms.
- Has sound understanding on what it means to work as an emergency medical dispatcher role.
- Must possess 40wpm typing speed and 95% accuracy.
The Employer: Queensland Ambulance Services (QAS)
The QAS operates as a statewide service within Queensland Health, and is accountable for the delivery of pre-hospital ambulance response services, emergency and non-emergency pre-hospital patient care and transport services, inter-facility ambulance transport, casualty room services, and planning and coordination of multi-casualty incidents and disasters.
The QAS delivers ambulance services from 290 response locations through 15 Local Ambulance Service Networks (LASNs), geographically aligned with Queensland Health’s Hospital and Health Services’ boundaries.
The QAS has a 16th statewide LASN which comprises of seven operations centres distributed throughout Queensland that manage emergency call taking, operational deployment, dispatch and coordination of non-urgent patient transport services.
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Although call centre/emergency services and/or community services experience is preferred, it is not essential to perform in the role, as on the job training is provided.