OakBend Medical Center

Emergency Management Coordinator - Full Time - Days

Job Locations US-TX-Richmond
ID
2024-4340
Category
Emergency Mgmt/Disaster
Type
Full-Time
Shift
Days

Responsibilities

The Emergency Management Coordinator (EMC) ensures the mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery phases of the Emergency Management program are integrated throughout the organization and within the larger community response network to further ensure the safe operations of the organization during an emergency event or incident. Coordinates education and exercises within the organization, across disciplines and departments, to ensure an organized response during a disaster. Ensures emergency management policies and procedures comply with regulatory standards including JC and CMS. Under the direction of the Incident Commander, provides 24/7 oversight of incident and event response and insures all documentation is complete according to regional and regulatory guidelines.

Qualifications

MINIMUM EDUCATION:

 

High School Diploma or GED required; relevant experience in lieu of High School Diploma/GED education will be considered. Bachelor’s degree in Emergency Management or related field preferred, or graduate of an accredited EMT program.

 

MINIMUM WORK EXPERIENCE:

 

2-3 years of experience in health-care related field to include emergency preparedness, safety and/or regulatory compliance required. Prior experience in program management preferred.

 

REQUIRED LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:

 

Valid Texas Driver’s License as travel between sites is required. Certification in Emergency Management/Preparedness preferred. Completion of Incident Command System (ICS) 100, 200, 700, 800, 300, and 400 within 1 year from date of hire.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:

 

• Analytical skills necessary in order to evaluate and makerecommendations regarding emergency management issues.


• Ability to design lesson plans, coordinate courses, and assist/conduct realistic simulated training.


• Ability to articulate complex concepts both orally and in writing.This may include various public speaking events.


• Familiarity with healthcare emergency preparedness, includingsecurity, safety, HAZMAT, OSHA, NIMS, HICS, HVA, CMS, andhospital accreditation body (e.g., JC) related criteria.


• Familiarity with Hospital Preparedness Program capabilities andunderstand healthcare coalition activities/ regional response activities.

 

ABOUT OAKBEND:

 

OakBend Medical Center is an independent hospital providing exceptional and compassionate care to patients and the community since 1950. The OakBend family consists of outstanding team members caring for the community at three hospitals and many specialty centers. OakBend’s services and programs include its signature No Wait ER, an advanced trauma center, certified stroke program, hospital air ambulance services and a hospital-based skilled nursing facility. We remain committed to providing a rewarding environment to our team members, to providing necessary services to the community and to developing the best methods to care for our patients, ensuring a healthy future for generations.

 

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