Emergency Transport Comm Tech/UKHC

Lexington, KY
May 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Primary duties are obtaining reliable information and coordinating air and ground transports. This position serves as an Emergency Communications Technician for the UK HealthCare Enterprise taking emergency medical reports, air traffic control operations, and plays an important role in trauma, stroke, and cardiac cath lab activations. Along with those duties, this position also serves as an EMT for the adult and neonatal/pediatric transport teams traveling through Kentucky and surrounding states to pick up ill or injured patients. Secondary duties include helipad safety operations, escorting EMS crews to various units within the hospital, offloading
aircraft, and public relation events.

Job Title
Emergency Transport Comm Tech/UKHC

Requisition Number

Working Title
Emergency Comm Tech

Department Name
H3100:Emergency and Trauma Services

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

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Required Education


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Required Related Experience

1 yr

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

The physical requirements of this position include: regularly lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects over 50lbs; regularly standing or walking with objects up to 25lbs; regularly sitting as a computer workstation for extended periods of time with regular
repetitive motions (such as typing); regular risk of back injury from moving, lifting, or positioning patients, equipment, or materials; regularly working at heights above 4 feet; intermittent exposure to loud noises, blood borne/airborne pathogens and temperature extremes; occasional exposure to hazardous chemicals, radiation,
burns, cuts/punctures, and combative/violent people; and occasional (

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