Managing EMS Officer I - Standards and Evaluation

Durham County Government employs approximately 1,900 employees that work towards providing needed services throughout the community. With a wide array of services, Durham County Government is at the heart of a rapidly growing and diverse area offering residents, employees and visitors exciting opportunities to live, work, grow and play. For more information about Durham County Government, visit www.dconc.gov.

 

DEPARTMENT:       

Emergency Medical Services

DATE POSTED:            

May 18, 2020

CLOSING DATE:           

June 01, 2020

SALARY MIN:  

$55,181.00

SALARY MAX:

$93,807.00

POSITION NUMBER:            

40000776

JOB TYPE:

Full-Time

 

**THIS POSITION HAS BEEN REPOSTED. PREVIOUS APPLICANTS ARE STILL UNDER CONSIDERATION AND DO NOT NEED TO RE-APPLY**

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The purpose of this job is to perform advanced life support and supervises the administrative activities of shift EMS personnel engaged in transporting patients of all ages and rendering emergency and non-emergency medical aid and life saving measures to patients.

This position works under general supervision, independently developing work methods and sequences. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this position. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the position as necessary.

  • Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff, processing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, disciplining, and completing employee performance appraisals.
  • Coordinates, assigns and reviews work and establishes work schedules; maintains standards; monitors status of work in progress; inspects completed work assignments; answers questions; gives advice and direction as needed.
  • Recommends for employment and assures orientation of new personnel in the delivery of emergency medical care and performance of life saving measures, the use of supplies and equipment, and the operation and care of ambulance vehicles.
  • Supervises the maintenance and care of EMS vehicles and equipment ensuring efficient operation and clean, orderly care; projects and schedules routine maintenance; prepares periodic reports reflecting operations and maintenance of units.
  • Supervises and participates in administering emergency care to the sick and injured and in transporting patients from infants to late older adults.
  • Monitors and maintains inventory of all supplies, materials and equipment and reorders as necessary to ensure adequate stock of items on vehicles and adequate inventory is available at all time.
  • Coordinates the purchasing, acquisition and distribution of supplies, fuel and equipment, including proper handling and record keep for controlled/scheduled drugs.
  • Manages activities for the Academy, simulation, and internal education programs.
  • Review of clinical and educational objectives and content of all didactic, lab, scenario, clinical, and field education and training.
  • Develops and implements programs and processes to assure that all EMS personnel demonstrate minimum operational and clinical competencies.
  • Plans, organizes and implements public information activities in order to provide the media and the public with timely and accurate information in matters of public interest and to provide a positive organizational image.
  • Assists in the management of departmental human resources activities, such as employment, compensation, benefits, training, and employee services.
  • Maintains inventory of all supplies, materials and equipment ensuring efficient operation and clean, orderly care; projects and schedules routine maintenance; prepares periodic reports reflecting operations and maintenance of units.
  • Performs duties of an EMT.
  • Performs related work as assigned.

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university recommended in EMS, health care, emergency management, or education; supplemented by 5 years of relevant experience.  Year-for-year experience as a lead instructor of a paramedic program or similar program for field-based allied health professionals may be substituted for required education.
  • Five years functioning independently as a paramedic.
  • Minimum of three years teaching experience at the paramedic level.
  • North Carolina EMS Instructor Level I or equivalent.
  • Completion of North Carolina Criminal Justice Commission “general instructor” and “supervisor development” credentials desirable.

 

SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES

  • Current licensure by the State of North Carolina as an Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic.
  • Completion of National Incident Management System (NIMS) courses 100, 200, 300, 400, 700 and 800.  Completion of a recognized major incident command school. Qualified as Incident Commander, Incident Safety Officer, and one or more command and general staff ICS positions.
  • Must have a valid North Carolina driver's license and good driving record.
  • Must successfully complete the mandatory agility test and drug screening.
  • Must successfully complete a criminal background check (no disqualifying history) and annual driving records check.
  • Completion of the DHS Major Incident Command school (E/IMUC 314, Texas A & M, or equivalent) recommended (required within the first year if not already completed.)
  • NC OEMS Level I Instructor credential, or equivalent instructional certificate (NC Justice Academy, ProBoard Fire Instructor II, etc.) depending on assignment.

 

Apply today at https://careers.dconc.gov/job/Durham-MANAGING-EMS-OFFICER-I-STANDARDS-AND-EVALUATION-NC-27701/649870200/

 

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Closing Date (If Any): 
Monday, June 1, 2020
County: 
Durham
Certification Level: 
Paramedic