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Manager EMS/Disaster Prep

Req #:  155163
Facility:  Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Department:  Management/Supervisory
City:  Chicago/Lakeview
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
  • Current Illinois Registered Professional Nurse licensure
  • Board Certification within two years of hire
  • 5 years previous experience as a Level I Trauma Center Emergency Department Professional Nurse
  • 3-5 years previous experience as an EMS Coordinator and demonstrated prior teaching experience
  • 2-3 years of documented previous experience in Emergency Preparedness
  • 2-3 years management experience Excellent communication skills.
  • Knowledge and ability to interpret EMS law and develop policy.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Basic computer skills, Microsoft office
  • Knowledge of disaster preparedness regulatory considerations
  • ACLS, PALS, IDPH
  • TNS or TNCC
  • ECRN
  • Ability to ascend and descend an ambulance to perform ambulance inspections and complete ride time on various ambulances.
  • Ability to assume Call on a regular basis - 7 days a week/24 hours daily
  • Necessary travel throughout metropolitan Chicago and the Springfield areas.


Purpose:
The Manager for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) serves as the EMS System Coordinator as named in the Illinois EMS Act to direct the activities of the Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center Emergency Medical Services System (EMSS), which renders pre-hospital emergency services to the northern third of Chicago serving in excess of 3.5 million citizens. This position also participates (with 3 additional City hospitals) in overseeing the Chicago EMS System paramedic program, which provides initial and continuing education at the Emergency Medical Technician Basic, and Paramedic levels in addition to numerous other educational offerings serving in excess of 5,000 participants annually. The Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center Emergency Medical Services System operates as mandated by the EMS Act and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). The position will also participate in regional Disaster Preparedness activities for Region XI as part of the IDPH appointed Region Hospital Coordinating Center (RHCC). Additionally, coordinates and participates in hospital disaster preparedness activities.

Accountabilities:

  1. MANAGES AND DIRECTS THE OPERATIONAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE ASPECTS OF THE AIMMC EMS SYSTEM WHICH PROVIDES PREHOSPITAL EMERGENCY CARE TWENTY~FOUR (24) HOURS A DAY, 365 DAYS EACH YEAR
  2. ASSISTS IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO PARAMEDIC PROGRAM
  3. REPRESENTS THE AIMMC EMSS WITH GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES AND INTERPRETS THE ILLINOIS EMS ACT AND ITS AMENDMENTS TO ENSURE AIMMC COMPLIANCE
  4. DEMONSTRATES A COMMITMENT TO THE PURSUIT OF EDUCATION, MONITORS QUALITY IMPROVEMENT AND RESEARCH ACTIVITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT AND COLLECTS EMS FIELD DATA.
  5. SERVES AS RHCC COORDINATOR AND ATTENDS REGIONAL AND STATEWIDE MEETINGS, IMPLEMENTS AND OVERSEES THE RESPONSIBILITIES FOR REGION XI AS RHCC.
  6. COORDINATES AND PARTICIPATES IN HOSPITAL WIDE DISASTER PREPAREDNESS ACTIVITIES AND EDUCATION, AND A MEMBER AND/COCHAIR OF THE EMERGENCY MANAGMENT COMMITTEE


Nearest Major Market: Chicago