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Jersey City Medical Center – EMS Department
Provides Advanced Life Support for Jersey City and Greater Hudson County, in a high paced urban 9-1-1 EMS system. JCMC EMS has been recognized as being a premier EMS agency by the Journal of EMS for its multiple accreditations, CAAS, ACE and CoAEMSP. JCMC EMS practices state of the art medicine Our paramedics utilize most advanced equipment, Glidescopes; LUCAS devices; RSI; and more, in one of the most diverse environments in the country.
Jersey City Medical Center
If you want to work in a premier hospital that wins awards, nurtures people, and tirelessly strives to advance care, you'll find your match at Jersey City Medical Center . Our not-for-profit hospital, a proud member of Barnabas Health , has been honored time and again—for our strides in patient care and safety, and as the regional leader in specialties like cardiology, stroke, and trauma care.
Among our many accolades, we have been designated 8 times the only A-Rated for Safety Hospital, awarded Magnet Recognition for superior nursing, named Best Regional Hospital by US News and World Report and ranked among the 100 best places to work in healthcare (nationally). Jersey City Medical Center is also ideally located— in the vibrant Jersey City waterfront community overlooking the harbor, just 10 minutes from New York City, with a grand view of the Statue of Liberty.
The EMT Dispatcher is responsible for answering and processing emergency, non-emergency and administrative calls in a timely and professional manner. Under the direction of the dispatch supervisor, this position is accountable for receiving requests for service, inputting the information into a Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system, proper classification of calls, deployment of resources utilizing principles of System Status Management and advanced knowledge of service area, selecting and dispatching the appropriate unit(s) to respond to calls and maintaining correct system status control by relocating units post assignments as designated by the System Status Plan. Standard of performance is limited to the use of the knowledge, skills and techniques within the NAED EMD Guidelines and in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations and Jersey City Medical Center policies.
NJ EMT Basic, American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider, High School Diploma or GED, APCO BTC or State approved equivalent, NAED EMD, HazMat Awareness and Operations within the last 12 months, CEVO training within 3 years.
Barnabas Health offers excellent-provided benefits which include: competitive compensation, comprehensive medical/dental benefits, 403 (B) savings plan, Flexible Spending Plans, PTO program, tuition reimbursement and so much more.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.