Fort Worth, Texas


The Communication Specialist EMT/Paramedic will be the primary contact for requests to transfer and transport patients. The Communication Specialist will coordinate and monitor transport by ground ambulance, helicopter and fixed wing aircraft and accurately document all related written and computerized information in a dynamic, fast paced, high volume and high-stress environment. Individuals in this position should be highly organized and have strong customer service, communication, computer skills and have the ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • EMT required, EMT-P preferred
  • Minimum of 1 year of field or dispatch experience is required
  • CPR – BLS required within 90 days of employment
  • Metro Communications Center Training within 90 days of employment


Cook Children's is an EOE/AA, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer

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Fort Worth, Texas

About Cook Children's Cook Children's Health Care System embraces an inspiring Promise – to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, we’re proud of our long and rich tradition of serving our community.

Our not-for-profit organization is comprised of eight companies, including our Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health Company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.  With more than 60 primary, specialty and urgent care locations throughout Texas, families can access our top-ranked specialty programs and network of services to meet the unique needs of their child.

For nearly 100 years we’ve worked to improve the health of children from across our primary service area of Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties. We combine the art of caring with leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child. This has earned Cook Children's a strong, far-reaching reputation with patients traveling from around the country and the globe to receive life-saving pediatric care.

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