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Overnight EMS Ambulance Dispatcher

Overnight EMS Ambulance Dispatcher


A-TEC Ambulance, Inc. is a private Chicago ambulance company that services major hospitals and nursing homes in the Chicagoland area. A-TEC Ambulance has proven over our 35+ years of service to be the highest integrity company. We provide non-emergency and emergency ambulance services and transports. A-TEC has the ability to provide medical transport to a variety of patients from simple transports to Critical Care emergencies. We believe our people make the difference. A-TEC is growing while still providing a work environment that is personal and professional. We promote growth from within while showing appreciation as a whole. A-TEC is determined to be the best in the industry.

We are looking for a reliable NIGHT Dispatcher to act as a communication point for emergency and non-emergency calls. You will receive requests, transmit messages and track vehicles. The ideal candidate must be primarily an excellent communicator and able to remain calm and composed, especially in emergency situations. You must be able to multi-task as well as take the appropriate action with little supervision. The goal is to enable different parties to communicate well by ensuring the accurate and timely transmission of information.


  • Receive emergency and non-emergency calls and record significant information
  • Address problems and requests by transmitting information or providing solutions
  • Receive and dispatch orders for products or deliveries
  • Prioritize calls according to urgency and importance
  • Use radio, phone or computer to send crews, vehicles or other field units to appropriate locations
  • Monitor the route and status of field units to coordinate and prioritize their schedule
  • Provide field units with information about orders, traffic, obstacles and requirements
  • Enter data in computer system and maintain logs and records of calls, activities and other information


  • Proven experience as dispatcher or relevant position
  • Tech-savvy with knowledge of relevant methods (CAD)
  • Fast typing with experience in data entry
  • Knowledge of procedures and guideline for emergency situations
  • Proficient in English (oral and written)
  • Outstanding organizational and multitasking abilities
  • Active listener with excellent communication skills
  • Sound judgement and critical thinking
  • High school diploma

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $19.50 - $29.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 12 hour shift
  • Holidays
  • Night shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekends as needed

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Elgin, IL 60123: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • Ambulance Dispatching: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Medical terminology: 1 year (Required)

Shift availability:

  • Overnight Shift (Required)
  • Night Shift (Required)

Work Location: In person


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