Hennepin EMS is an Urban/Suburban 9-1-1 Emergency Medical Services agency that handles approximately 60,000 calls for service each year from the citizens and visitors of Hennepin County, Minnesota. We are based at Hennepin County Medical Center and serve 14 municipalities, covering 266 square miles and a population of over 700,000.
Hennepin EMS deploys ambulances throughout the communities we serve, utilizing an integrated Computer Aided Dispatch system that incorporates Automatic Vehicle Location and Global Positioning Satellites to ensure the closest available ambulance is sent to all emergencies.
Our goal is to deliver quality service to our customers with a courteous and immediate response while modeling the highest standard for excellence in public safety.
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Emergency Medical Services Dispatcher
Emergency Medical Services Communication Center
Applications are accepted online only, at http://www.hcmc.org/employment/index.htm Click on job openings at the top right side of page and search for EMS Dispatcher or Job Posting ID#11274
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We are currently accepting applications for a full-time (80 hrs/pay-period) benefit earning Emergency Medical Services Dispatcher position that requires the individual to be either an EMT or paramedic. The Hennepin EMS Emergency Communication Center (ECC) is based at Hennepin County Medical Center. Staffed with 15 Emergency Medical Dispatchers, the center provides dispatching services, pre-arrival instruction and resource coordination and information to Hennepin EMS Paramedics, the Hennepin County EMS System, the region and the State of Minnesota. The ECC is a Secondary Public Safety Answering Point supporting Hennepin EMS Paramedics and managing deployment of up to 16 ambulances. Our Emergency Medical Dispatchers handle nearly 60,000 calls for service each year from the citizens and visitors of Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Hennepin EMS is only looking for those interested in making a career in 9-1-1 Communications.
For more information about Hennepin EMS, please visit http://hennepinems.org/
Hennepin EMS offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. The starting rate of pay is $21.40, which is subject to the labor contract. Full medical & dental, disability and term life; covered by PERA Police/Fire pension.
NOTE: This position(s) is a part of a collective bargaining unit (union) Individuals hired by Hennepin County Medical Center must provide data for a criminal background study conducted by the Minnesota Department of Human Services; all offers of employment are conditional and contingent upon successful completion of this study.
Hennepin EMS is featured in Stryker's "EMS-Unscripted" video series. EMS Supervisor Chad Dotzler talks about the risks of repetitive trauma due to lifting, the risk to patients and providers in the event of a crash; and how we and Stryker's EMS products work to mitigate the danger to our field providers.
Welcome home to Hennepin EMS Manager Chris Kummer and the rest of the team members that assisted in Massachusetts and New York during the Hurricane Sandy response.
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600 Park Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Phone: (612) 873-5678
Fax: (612) 904-4605