Emergency Transport Comm Tech/UKHC

Job description

Job Title:

Emergency Transport Comm Tech/UKHC

Requisition Number:


Working Title:

Emergency Communications Technician

Department Name:

H3100:Emergency 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 (<10%of the time) job related travel.


Days, evenings, nights and weekends per departmental needs.

Job Summary:

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.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Basic medical terminology and computer skills.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :


Preferred Education/Experience:

Two years of related experience highly preferred; experience in air traffic control operations and within a large healthcare organization preferred.

Deadline to Apply:


University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Job No:
Posted: 2/16/2021
Application Due: 2/25/2021
Work Type: Full Time