Emergency Medical Dispatcher Last updated 01/04/2021

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Description

A person who has responsibility to process requests for medical assistance from the public or to dispatch medical care providers.

Duration

Lapses 1 year/Expires 5 years after employment

Renewal Information

None

Duplicate License Requirements

None

Processing Time

Processing Time Description
1-3 Days Because employment as an emergency medical dispatcher is required for certification, processing time is dependent on hiring agency.

Prerequisites and Requirements

Prerequisites

Pre-employment: High school diploma or GED; Meet minimum physical standards; Completion of agency-defined academic profieceny test; Meeting moral fitness standards.

Pre-certification: Employed by a public or private dispatch center or ambulance company; Successful completion of DPSST-approved Basic Emergency Medical Dispatcher Course; Holds current first aid/CPR certification; Completion of Code of Ethics.

Required Documentation

None

Examination Information

NONE

Continuing Education Requirements

8 hours annually, includes one hour of ethics training.

Bonding Requirements

NONE

Insurance Requirements

NONE

Additional Information

Other Information

Contact CJ Certifications Program for specific certification level information at 503-378-4411 or schedulecert@state.or.us.

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