OSF Healthcare Careers

Flight Communications Specialist - OSF009983

Hours per week: 40
Status (Benefits): Full-Time
Work Schedule: 4 days a week and 12pm-10:30pm for the first year and 6pm-6:30am after the first year. Rotating weekends.
Location: 1400 S Johanson Rd, Peoria, IL, United States

1400 S Johanson Rd, Peoria, IL, United States

Job Description

Description

The Flight Communications Specialist is a critical part of the OSF Life Flight Team.  The Flight Communications Specialist receives all calls requesting Life Flight and dispatches the flight crews according to established procedures.  The Flight Communications Specialist also flight follows with all OSF Aviation aircraft and with any other medical helicopter flying into the Peoria area.  The Flight Communications Specialist exhibits professionalism at all times in all situations.  The Flight Communications Specialist must be able to follow policy and procedures but also be able to adapt to changing situations as needed.

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Requires high school diploma

 

Requires a minimum of 2 years of experience in the following: Firefighter, EMT, Medical Communications, 9-1-1 Emergency Dispatch, or Flight Communications.

 

Certified Flight Communicator certification (or must obtain within the first year of employment)

 

 

Knowledge in the use of Google Maps, Google Earth, Delorme Street Atlas, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook and Dropbox

 

The ability and skill to use computers to document entries into the CAD system and to utilize mapping software

 

Basic knowledge of the State of Illinois and the geographical locations of cities / interstates within the state

 

The ability to adjust varying workloads

 

The ability to perform self-directed work while following established protocols and procedures

 

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Current Emergency Medical Technician - Basic, Intermediate or Paramedic with a minimum of 5 years of experience

 

Previous experience/employment for Air Medical Communication Services

 

 

 

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled

Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.

 

Experience the OSF culture and community by clicking here.

 

 

 

Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.