Dispatcher
St. Joseph's Health

Syracuse, New York

Posted in Medical and Nursing


Job Info


Employment Type:
Full time
Shift:

Description:

MISSION STATEMENT:
We are passionate healers dedicated to honoring the Sacred in our sisters and brothers.

VISION:
To be world-renowned for passionate patient care and outstanding clinical outcomes.

CORE VALUES:
In the spirit of good Stewardship, we heal by practicing: Compassion through our kindness, concern and genuine caring, Reverence in
honoring the dignity of the human spirit, Excellence in expecting the best of ourselves and others; Integrity in being and speaking the
truth.

RELATIONSHIP-BASED CAREGUIDING PRINCIPLES:
Caring and healing practices are found in relationships, communication and the hospital setting. Patients are actively involved in their
care and experience a therapeutic relationship with the caregiver.
Patient care is designed to meet patient and family needs while taking into account the unique needs of each patient. These values are
consistent in practice and include patient advocacy, safety and education.
Teamwork promotes clinical excellence and is rooted in effective communication, accountability and continuity of care and respect for
co-workers.

Caring leaders create an environment in which caring relationships happen. These leaders emerge from all levels of the network
helping to create a shared vision reflecting the mission, vision, and values of St. Joseph's.

POSITION SUMMARY:
Provides effective daily coordination and monitoring of Patient Transport services activities through timely and accurate dispatch and
management of patient transportation requests and efficient assignments of transport personnel.
Performs other duties as assigned to assist in achieving overall department and hospital goals.

EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE:
High school diploma or equivalent. Previous dispatcher, transport or hospital experience is desirable, but not required.
Participates in orientation and continuing education and updates and maintains knowledge and skills related to specific areas of
expertise.

SPECIAL EQUIPMENT, SKILLS OR OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Demonstrated competency in the operation of dispatcher hardware, software programs, page and phone handling systems. Proficient
use of a Windows environment.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND HAZARDS:
Office/Clinical setting. Exposure Class 1.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Medium work: standing, walking, sitting, lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling.

WORK CONTACT GROUP:
All services, employees, medical staff, patients, visitors.

SUPERVISED BY:
Manager or Coordinator

SUPERVISES:
Patient Transporters

CAREER PATH:
Coordinator
General Performance Criteria: Dispatcher

Expectations
Employs professional manners and tact in all dealings.
Operates the transport software.
Performs required isolation techniques.
Adheres to established hospital policy and procedures related to job function.
Adheres to safety standards with service and network.
Maintains confidentiality related to patients, staff and visitors.
Adheres to hospital confidentiality statement.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.



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