The Communication Specialist will staff the Communication Center in the emergency department at Detroit Receiving Hospital The Communication Center is located in the emergency department at Detroit Receiving Hospital. The Communication Center will function to centralize and streamline communication between DMC hospital sites and the surrounding area. The Communication Center will house all outside communication equipment utilized to receive notification of critical patient transports, disasters, or mass casualty events. The Communication Center will accommodate the Personal Computer-Based Emergency Management (EM) System utilized during a major incident within Michigan for tracking patient movement from the scene to the hospital. The goal of the Communication Center is to expedite incoming patient transfers from external facilities and communicate to the ED staff patients? condition prior to arrival. Job Duties of the Communication Specialist: 1. Expedites and coordinates all transfers from external facilities. 2. Coordinates and activates STEMI process, stroke team notification, major communicable disease response team, chempack team, decontamination team, all communications from outside agencies regarding acts of bio-terrorism/decontamination/code yellow; activates trauma pager. 3. Handles operations of all communication equipment utilized to receive notification of critical patients transports, disasters, or mass casualty events by responding to HEAR radio, Region 2 South 800 MHz HEMS radio, life-net RS 12 lead receiving stations, care point receiving monitor, UHF receiving station, telemetry, EM TRAX, EMResource. 4. Maintains appropriate log sheets, and data. 5. Attends appropriate trauma systems monthly meetings. 6. Telemetry response. 7. Performs other duties as assigned. [BRASSRING IMPORT 9/28/16]
1.???High School graduation or equivalent. 2.??Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification. 3.???State of Michigan license for Emergency Medical Technician. 4.??One or two years experience as EMT, preferred. 5.??Dispatch certification recommended not required. [BRASSRING IMPORT 9/28/16]
Primary Location: Detroit, Michigan
Facility: DMC Receiving Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Nights
Shift Begin: 7:00 PMShift End: 7:30 AM
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005005460
About Tenet Healthcare
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.