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Trauma Services Dispatcher

Company: Ascension
Location: Murfreesboro
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

Full-time Nightshift (36 hours)

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital - Murfreesboro, TN (Greater Nashvile Area)


"Join our team! Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford is transitioning to a Trauma Center! This position will be instrumental in the development and implementation of future operating procedures. The Trauma Services Dispatcher will coordinate patient care from Trauma activations in the Emergency Department and continue providing support throughout the patient's hospital stay: ICU/OR/IR/etc. Applicants can expect a fast-paced, team-oriented environment with unlimited growth opportunities!


*Experience: Candidates who are Medical Assistants (MA) or Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) are preferred. Applicants with 3+ years of Medical Receptionist or Patient Assess Representative experience will be considered. 


Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford continues to grow quicker than any other Ascension hospital in the country.  Be part of a great team. Work side by side with the best nursing staff and teammates. Receive top notch training to further your long-term career with our team.


Strength in our People: At Ascension, we believe our people are our strength and we invest in them. In addition to the change to have a positive impact on the people and communities we serve, associates benefit from significant professional opportunities, career advancement, and training. We also support work-life balance and spirituality in the workplace.


Compensation/Benefits: At Ascension, we care for the people who are the foundation of our work to fulfill our mission: our associates. We offer a comprehensive benefit package inclusive of medical, dental, vision, retirement, and generous PTO. Associates can also take advantage of other great benefits like tuition reimbursement or adoption assistance. 


What You Will Do:

Receive and respond to emergency and non-emergency telephone and radio calls for medical assistance.

  • Respond to calls in a time-sensitive manner.
  • Ensure appropriate and accurate routing of calls.
  • Dispatch emergency units and coordinates air medical flights as appropriate and per established algorithms.
  • Maintain documentation of calls and physician/service referral for legal, medical and statistical purposes.
  • Follow up with referring entities for ease of access, marketing, evaluation, and quality improvement.
What You Will Need:


  • High school diploma or GED required.
Why Join Our Team:

As one of the largest health systems in the state, we offer rewarding careers across eight hospitals, in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities. We employ more than 8,000 associates and serve a 68-county area. As we continue to grow, we need compassionate caregivers to join us on our journey and to help influence care across our hospitals. We provide our associates with the support needed to re-energize, engage and experience the joy of caring for our patients. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 160,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension Saint Thomas is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement:

This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Keywords: Ascension, Murfreesboro , Trauma Services Dispatcher, Other , Murfreesboro, Tennessee

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