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AIR EVAC LIFETEAM Communications Specialist II West Plains MO in WEST PLAINS, Missouri

OVERVIEWless thanbr> Responsible for performing radio, telephone, and computer operations necessary to notify the appropriate emergency units in accordance with departmental procedures. Reviewing, confirming, and verifying the preflight risk assessment for completeness. Responsible for monitoring, tracking and logging the progress of the flight, and having situational awareness of the current and forecasted weather along the planned route of flight to assist in the safe conduct of the flight. Pass critical flight information to the Pilot in Command and the Operational Control Specialists Tier I. Assisting management with other duties as assigned.less thanbr>RESPONSIBILITIESless thanbr> ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIESless thanbr> Call Processing:less thanbr> * Process emergency and non-emergency requestsless thanbr> * Identify and notify appropriate resourcesless thanbr> Flight Following:less thanbr> * Actively monitor aircraft while in flightless thanbr> * Enter 15 minute position reports into the CAD systemless thanbr> Documentation:less thanbr> * Document all flight related information into CAD systemless thanbr> * Place aircraft out of service and in service as necessaryless thanbr> OCS / Risk Mitigation:less thanbr> * Actively check the general weather impression for assigned regionless thanbr> * Monitor aircraft for any in-flight emergenciesless thanbr> * Review and acknowledge all 1/2/3 RA submissionsless thanbr> Team Coordination:less thanbr> * Keep partners abreast of pod activityless thanbr> * Coordinate with Tier I OCS / Supervisor / Medlink, as necessaryless thanbr> * Complete daily Shift Summaryless thanbr> OTHER DUTIESless thanbr> * Performs other duties as assignedless thanbr>QUALIFICATIONSless thanbr> QUALIFICATIONSless thanbr> Education:less thanbr> * High School Diploma, GED, or Equivalentless thanbr> * Licensed Emergency Medical Technicianless thanbr> * CPR Certificationless thanbr> * Licensed EMD preferredless thanbr> * NAACS required within 12 months of employmentless thanbr> Skills:less thanbr> * Detail orientedless thanbr> * Ability to multi-taskless thanbr> * Ability to function in a fast paced, at times high stress, work environmentless thanbr> * Ability to have situational awareness with numerous units and situationsless thanbr> * Computer literateless thanbr> Experience:less thanbr> * Prior Communications Center experience helpful but not requiredless thanbr> * Previous clerical, administrative, or general office experience preferredless thanbr> * Previous experience in prehospital setting ground ambulance, fire department, law enforcement, etcless thanbr> WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTSless thanbr> * Must be able to perform job duties in a fast paced environmentless thanbr> * Must be available to work nights, weekends and holidaysless thanbr> * Make critical decisions in a timely mannerless thanbr> * Frequently required to sit for long periods of timeless thanbr> * Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focusless thanbr> * Copying: transcribing, entering, or posting data.less thanbr> * Analyzing: examining and evaluating data. Presenting alternative actions in relation to the evaluation is frequently involved.less thanbr> * Coordinating: determining time, place, and sequence of operations or action to be taken on the basis of analysis of data. May include prioritizing multiple responsibilities and/or accomplishing them simultaneously.less thanbr> * Hearing: Perceiving the nature sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and making fine discriminations in sound.less thanbr> * Reaching: Extending hands and arms in any direction.less thanbr> * Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; those activities where detailed or important spoken instructions must be