Now Offering a $2,500 Sign-On Bonus*
American Medical Response (AMR)
St Louis, MO
Emergency Medical Call Taker
Emergency Medical Call Taker
American Medical Response, East Region Communications - St. Louis, MO
Also offering a $150 attendance bonus every 60 days if an employee has not accumulated any attendance points over that period**
Shift Times: We are currently recruiting for evening shift positions and night shift positions, both of which require a weekend and holiday rotation. As shift needs change, the department may post new shift opportunities for employees. These shifts will be awarded based on seniority and qualifications.
Earn While You Learn: Emergency Medical Communications Academy
AMR East Region Communications is offering paid training to become a Call Taker
What is an Emergency Medical Call Taker?
An Emergency Call-Taker is an emergency medical professional who is responsible for receiving, recording, and managing requests for ambulance assistance. The Emergency Medical Call Taker will field calls for the transport of medically ill and traumatically injured patients in emergency and non-emergency situations. The Emergency Medical Call Taker must quickly and accurately collect all necessary information to deploy appropriate emergency resources.
About the Program:
Eligible candidates will be hired on as a full-time employee and compensated for all completed training time. Candidates will complete a training period that includes classroom-based training, scenario-based skill development and one on one training designed to prepare them for work in the East Region Communications Center. The Communications Academy provides the internationally recognized Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) training and certification, CPR certification, and training on all necessary non-emergency intake skills and standards.
What happens after completing the Academy?
After successful completion of the Communications Academy, the employee will have earned the Emergency Medical Dispatcher (EMD) certification and be prepared to take on the responsibilities of an Emergency Medical Call Taker in a high-volume, fast-paced communications center. Employees will continue on-the-job training to service the multiple coverage areas.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
About American Medical Response - East Region Communications:
The AMR East Region Communications Center is one of the largest private EMD Communications Center in the country. Call volume includes interfacility requests from hospitals and nursing homes as well as emergency requests from private callers and 911 contracts. We act as a secondary public safety answering point to various 911 agencies. Employees are frequently required to triage medical calls and provide pre-arrival instructions to callers when applicable.
*$2,500 to be paid via three (3) partial payments. $500 will be paid at successful completion of an employee's probationary period, per ERCC CBA. $500 will be paid at the end of two-hundred and forty (240) days of employment, and $1,500 will be paid at one (1) year of employment.
** Attendance Bonus awarded when qualifications met as outlined in ERCC CBA
Global Medical Response and its family of companies are an Equal Opportunity Employer including Veterans and Disabled