Requisition ID: 10102
Location: Presence St Mary Chicago
2233 West Division Street, Chicago, IL 60622 United States (US)
Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 20
Employment Status: Part-time
Employment Type: Regular
The Coordinator, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) provides education, supervision and performance improvement monitoring of pre-hospital care provided by Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) and base station personnel functioning in the Presence Health EMS System. Acts as a liaison between the Hospital and outside agencies relevant to Emergency Preparedness activities, and helps to coordinate those functions within the Hospital and System. Provides education and support to Hospital and System staff relevant to Emergency Preparedness activities to include training on decontamination and response to weapons of mass destruction (WMD).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Upholds and administers the policies and procedures of the Presence Health Emergency Medical Services System. Organizes, implements and evaluates EMS activities: education, supervision and performance improvement monitoring.
Performs as an Emergency Communication Registered Nurse (ECRN) in the Presence Health EMS System by operation of telemetry and direction of paramedics/EMTs.
Participates in the planning, development and implementation of pre-hospital care provider and ECRN continuing education.
Updates the Hospital's plan for emergency preparedness and participates in system-wide emergency preparedness activities. Assists with the coordination of semi-annual drills and evaluates performance and processes relevant to emergency preparedness activities.
Evaluates the performance of pre-hospital care and base station personnel and provides assessments to management as required. Investigates complaints regarding pre-hospital care and radio direction, documents such investigations and provides feedback as indicated
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Graduate of an accredited nursing program required. Minimum one year of nursing experience required.
Bachelor's degree in Nursing preferred. Previous experience in emergency nursing, pre-hospital or as an Emergency Communications Registered Nurse preferred. Teaching or group facilitation experience preferred.
Experience in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
Public Private Partnership (PPP) proficiency preferred.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Registered Nurse with a current Illinois License required. Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) are required unit specific certifications.
Emergency Communications Registered Nurse preferred. Certification in area of specialty preferred.
Business Unit: Presence St Mary Hosp SMEMC
EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability