Job Description


Harris Health System is the public healthcare safety-net provider established in 1966 to serve the residents of Harris County, Texas. As an essential healthcare system, Harris Health champions better health for the entire community, with a focus on low-income uninsured and underinsured patients, through acute and primary care, wellness, disease management and population health services. Ben Taub Hospital (Level 1 Trauma Center) and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital (Level 3 Trauma Center) anchor Harris Health’s robust network of 39 clinics, health centers, specialty locations and virtual (telemedicine) technology. Harris Health is among an elite list of health systems in the U.S. achieving Magnet® nursing excellence designation for its hospitals, the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered clinics and health centers and its strong partnership with nationally recognized physician faculty, residents and researchers from Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine at the University of Houston.

Skills / Requirements

Job Summary:
Dispatches Harris Health System ambulances between facilities for patients via ambulance, van, or wheelchair lift.

Minimum Qualifications:
Certified as an EMT in the State of Texas and certified as an Emergency Medical Dispatcher.

Current certification as an EMT in the state of Texas. NAEMD is preferred however must be certified as a dispatcher within six months of employment.

Minimum of one year experience as an EMT with a municipal or private entity.

Dispatch Radio Base Station, Telephone, CAD Dispatch System, Fax machine

Communication Skills
Writing/Composing (Reports)
Typing 25 wpm
Medical Terminology


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