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emergency medical dispatcher

Description

Code

4223.1.1

Description

Emergency medical dispatchers respond to urgent calls made to the control center, take information about the emergency situation, the address and other details and dispatch the nearest ambulance or paramedic helicopter.

Scope note

Excludes people performing patients treatment. Excludes people performing assistance in medical treatment.

Alternative Labels

dispatcher of emergency medical services

dispatcher of emergency medical vehicles

medical dispatcher

emergency call operator

emergency call handler

emergency medical services dispatcher

emergency medical dispatcher

ambulance services dispatcher

control room worker

EMD

call handler

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: