Emergency Medical Services Director
Re-opened due to Revision of Qualifications
Cleveland County seeks an outstanding manager and leader for our next Emergency Medical Services Director to lead staff and meet the next challenges for this important community resource. The department enjoys a good reputation with the patient population it serves with staff rated very high for customer service. The position is open due to retirement.
The Community: Cleveland County (County Seat, Shelby) is found in the rolling piedmont of the southwestern portion of North Carolina in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, 50 miles southwest of Charlotte. With a population of over 97,000 across 15 incorporated municipalities and unincorporated areas, Cleveland County offers family friendly communities while also hosting a robust business economy. Cleveland County is home to numerous ISO 9000 certified companies, and over 40 percent of the work force is involved in advanced manufacturing.
Location is one of Cleveland County's biggest advantages. Our county is the gateway between Asheville and Charlotte and is centered between two of the largest metropolitan areas of the Carolinas-- Charlotte and Greenville/Spartanburg with easy access to major airports and interstate highways to get to your desired destination.
Position Responsibilities: With nine responding stations and twelve specialized teams providing EMS services in 468 square miles, the Emergency Medical Services Director is responsible for 72 full time employees and 63 part-time staff including 7 supervisory positions and 61 front line paramedics. The Division has an annual budget of $6.3M and responded to 21,046 calls in 2017. The next Director will be only the third Director in the department’s history and enters when the profession nationally is facing a multigenerational workforce, challenging turnover statistics, unprecedented call volumes and tight resources. This is an opportunity for a technology savvy and innovative leader who is passionate about professional development, succession planning, bridging generations, and is an outstanding advocate for the department in the community, the state and the region.
Qualifications: A bachelor's degree with coursework in emergency medical science, or a related field and prior paramedic experience responding to out-of-hospital emergency calls with five years of supervisory experience is required. A relevant Master’s degree is preferred. Must possess and maintain North Carolina or National Registry Paramedic Certification, International Trauma Life Support Certification, Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification, Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification, and be certified by North Carolina Board of Medical board of examiners as a Paramedic or acquire within a negotiated timeframe.
The successful candidate:
The hiring range is $80,000 - $112,000 base salary and compensation is negotiable based on experience and qualifications. Residency within the county is required within a negotiated time frame.
- an experienced strategic thinker who can facilitate the development and implementation of a clear vision for the department;
- an empowering leader equally dedicated to building a cohesive team as well as the development of individual employees in key skill and leadership areas;
- is tech savvy with a thorough understanding, working knowledge and appreciation for cutting edge technology in the provision of medical services;
- has a track record of successful and effective levels of retention and recruitment in prior positions;
- expects and personally delivers a high level of accountability for excellence;
- is an energetic professional who will ensure that the department continues to provide and further enhances outstanding customer service;
- is experienced in organizational evaluation including assessment of current equipment and planning for future needs;
- understands and meets the challenges of ensuring rapid response in a large and rural geographical area;
- a skilled financial manager who can explore revenue options such as grants, creatively manage limited resources, and advocate for the Emergency Medical Services Department within the County budgeting system;
- a team-oriented manager who can build successful and effective working relationships with other staff and senior managers to problem solve collaboratively;
- an innovative and creative problem solver with a track record of navigating challenges proactively; and,
- a skilled collaborator who understands the needs of non-profit providers and volunteers, and can easily build partnerships.
Cleveland County Benefits
- Health/dental plans with zero premiums for employee coverage
- Generous vacation, sick pay, holidays (12), petty time and compensatory time.
- Retirement plan and 401K with 5% county contribution
- Wellness programs that include Wellness Center, Pharmacy, deep YMCA membership discounts, case management for chronic medical conditions and many other initiatives.
To apply, please go to https://www.developmentalassociates.com and view the client openings on the left side of the home page. Click on the Emergency Medical Services Director – Cleveland County link. All applications must be submitted online. Prior applicants need not reapply. Their applications will be reviewed in light of the new qualifications. All inquiries should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Resume review is ongoing and the position remains open until screening begins. On-site skill evaluation for the semi-finalists TBD in Cleveland County in January 2019. Cleveland County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Recruitment and Selection Process is being Managed by Developmental Associates, LLC.
ASSOCIATE REGIONAL EMS MEDICAL DIRECTOR OPPORTUNITY
Baystate Health is western Massachusetts’s premier healthcare provider and home to the prestigious University of Massachusetts Medical School - Baystate. The cornerstone of our organization is Baystate Medical Center, a 716-bed tertiary care hospital which boasts the state’s single busiest emergency department and the region’s only Level-I trauma center. With 3 community hospitals, Baystate Children’s Hospital and Baystate Primary Care Medical Practices, we offer an amazing, diverse culture that provides outstanding opportunities for physicians and advanced practice providers to start or advance their career.
- Join our team of 2 EMS physicians who provide oversight of EMS in our 4 hospital, 5 emergency department system.
- Assist with the direction and delivery of a variety of services to urban, rural, municipal, volunteer, private and Fire Department-based agencies. Release time to organize and direct our regional EMS system in conjunction with our Regional EMS Medical Director and EMS coordinator.
- Baystate Medical Center, the is region’s only Level 1 Trauma and tertiary care referral center serving over 122,000 annual ED visits. Our four community EDs serve a combined volume of 100,000 annual visits.
- More than 40,000 EMS arrivals are brought to Baystate Medical Center annually.
- BE/BC in Emergency Medicine Services is required. A focus on pre-hospital clinical research and Quality Improvement is highly desirable.
Baystate Health is Massachusetts’ third-largest healthcare system and consistently ranks among the nation’s top hospitals and healthcare organizations. As a not-for-profit, mission-driven, integrated health system, Baystate Health serves a population of more than 750,000 people in communities across western Massachusetts.
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If you are interested in learning more about BH or to apply, please visit us online at: choosebaystatehealth.org or contact: Melissa Hale, Senior Physician Recruiter
Telephone: 413.794.2624; Fax: 413.794.5059; Email: Melissa.Hale@BaystateHealth.org
Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
FACULTY POSITION: The University of New Mexico, Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Prehospital, Austere and Disaster Medicine is seeking a full time physician faculty member. In addition to supporting our EM residency program and providing clinical care in both our academic and community hospital facilities, this faculty member will join 8 other board-certified EMS physicians to support and advance a thriving EMS medical direction and field response program, an EMS fellowship with three fellows annually, a vibrant EMS education academy, the International Mountain Medicine Center and the Center for Rural and Tribal EMS. We also have opportunities in air medical transport, tactical EMS, wilderness medicine and rescue, event medicine, and research.
The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center is also the single tertiary care facility and Level 1 Trauma Center for the state. In addition, our facility has the only pediatric emergency department in New Mexico.
Our Department of Emergency Medicine has 65 full-time and part-time attending physicians, and is also home to an outstanding EM Residency, EMS Academy and Center for Disaster Medicine. The University is located in the beautiful mountain west at the intersection of unique and diverse cultures. Our region offers outstanding recreational opportunities year round and is home to world class skiing, hiking, biking, climbing, arts, and cuisine.
Minimum requirements: The successful candidate will be board certified or board prepared in Emergency Medical Services and Emergency Medicine with 3 to 5 years of directly related experience which may include residency and fellowship. The applicant must have a State of New Mexico license and Federal DEA Certification at time of hire.
Preference will be given to candidates with strong clinical skills in EMS Medical Direction and Emergency Medicine. Candidates should have experience in teaching and a strong interest in clinical or administrative leadership.
We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits. For additional information, please contact Dr. Darren Braude at DBraude@salud.unm.edu or Amy Jameson at (505) 272-5150; ALJameson@salud.unm.edu. The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator. For best consideration, please apply by November 5, 2018. For complete details of this position and to apply, access Faculty Postings at: https://unmjobs.unm.edu/ Reference Posting # Req6868
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EMS Medical Director for Durham County, NC
The Duke Division of Emergency Medicine and the Durham County EMS are recruiting a Medical Director for the Durham County EMS. This is a shared position between Duke Health and the Durham County EMS.
The ideal candidate is expected to have completed a fellowship in Emergency Medicine, and be Board Certified or Board Eligible in EMS. In addition to excellent EMS skills, the ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal and leadership skills, and the ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team environment in a flagship medical center. Leadership or management experience in EMS service is preferred.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a progressive and innovative EM faculty group in an outstanding world class healthcare system. Duke offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package. Faculty rank is commensurate with credentials.
Durham County EMS:
- The Department of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) serves the entire population of Durham County estimated to be approximately 300,000+ and a service area of 299 square miles. The DCEMS paramedics respond to approximately 47,500 calls for service annually. The department is divided in two four divisions – Operations, Clinical Affairs, Finance and Administration, and Support Services.
- The Durham County EMS System Medical Director oversees all licensed ambulance services in Durham County. Duke has continuously held the contract for EMS medical direction since inception.
- The Medical Director contract is overseen by the Durham County Emergency Medical Services EMS Director.
Two hospitals in Durham County currently have representation from EMS on QA committees at each hospital and each hospital is represented on the EMS Peer Review Committee with great working relationships.
- One set of protocols for all credentialed EMS providers and first responders
- One PSAP – Durham Emergency Communications Center recognized by ACE
- Working toward CAAS accreditation
- ESO Solutions documentation software
- AHA Gold Plus STEMI recognition in May 2018
- State of the art ambulances and equipment
- Mobile Simulation Unit with high-fidelity manikins for training
- Real-time data monitoring and QM/QA with FirstWatch
- Duke University Hospital, Level 1 Trauma center
- Duke Regional Hospital
Durham Fire Department is a full time paid service which handles a bulk of the area’s calls requiring a first responder.
Bahama, Redwood and Lebanon volunteer fire departments have paid staff 24/7 and respond to EMS calls for service outside the city limits.
Duke Emergency Medicine:
Duke University Medical Center is a Level I Trauma Center with over 80,000 visits annually, a state of the art facility, and a competitive EM residency program.
Commonly referred to as "The Triangle," Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill offer many options for families, outdoor activities, unique shops, dining and nightlife. The Research Triangle Park (RTP) is one of the largest research parks in the world, named for the three major research universities in these three cities. This globally prominent high-tech research and development center has made the area culturally diverse, economically resilient, and nationally recognized as a great place to live.
Interested candidates should apply with CV and letter of interest via the LINK below:
The Department of Emergency Medicine at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School is recruiting for a highly qualified, full time BC/BE Associate Medical Director for our EMS. University Hospital (UH)-EMS is one of the largest and most comprehensive pre-hospital healthcare systems in the nation and represents the only state-affiliated service in the state. UH-EMS incorporates ALS, BLS, Rescue, 9-1-1 EMS/Fire Communications, Special Operations, Air Medical, Critical Care Transport, Tactical Medicine, Research, Training, and Education. UH-EMS ranks as one of the busiest and most experienced units nationally, with over 125,000 requests for service annually within our coverage areas.
Join a diverse, enthusiastic faculty of academic Emergency Physicians in an expanding and dynamic department committed to scholarship, education, research, and outstanding clinical care. Clinical services are provided at University Hospital in Newark, NJ, the only Level I trauma center for northern New Jersey, and the only public hospital serving the state.
A competitive salary structure commensurate with qualifications, professional (CME) allowance, and a comprehensive benefit package is offered.
Successful applicants will have a desire for clinical, academic and administrative excellence and subspecialty practice in EMS.
For more information see our website at:http://njms.rutgers.edu/departments/emergency_medicine
Submit a CV/cover letter, please contact: M. Meredith Masters, MD, EMS Medical Director, 185 South Orange Avenue, MSB 609, Newark, NJ 07103; Email: email@example.com
Mercyhealth is seeking BE/BC Emergency Medicine Physicians to join an award-winning fully integrated health care delivery system as an Associate EMS Medical Directors for Southern Wisconsin and Northern Illinois. An EMS Fellowship is not required – our experienced EMS physicians will train applicants with a passion for EMS and desire to learn. You will join seven other EMS physicians working to build a geographically diverse high performing EMS system. Mercyhealth encompasses more than 80 clinics across the Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin region, with over 700 employed physicians. Mercyhealth was recently included on the Becker’s Hospital Review list of top 150 places to work in healthcare.
- Work five clinical shifts in one of our six Emergency Departments in the region, and ten call shifts on one of our well-equipped MD-1 EMS physician response vehicles.
- MD-1 EMS physician response vehicles include Sonosite US, Glidescope, Zoll X, LUCAS 2, emergency warning package, and integrated public safety communication packages
- REACT Air Medical program flight and flight crew teaching time available
- Find your niche teaching, doing research, or responding daily with our nearly 105 Dispatch, EMS, Fire, and Law Enforcement agencies
- Three EMS training centers (EMT through Medic) and Tactical training center (RTF through TEMS), with incredible support staff and EMS instructors Two dedicated EMS High Fidelity Simulation Labs with an entire family of mannequins
- Hospital committee leadership roles available to continue to improve care to our patients and represent EMS
- Designated Level I and Level II trauma centers, primary stroke centers, chest pain centers with PCI, Pediatric ICU, and Level III NICU
- New Family Medicine and Internal Medicine residency programs open in July 2019
Compensation & Benefits:
- Highly competitive compensation with incentive bonuses, along with our outstanding benefits package including: paid malpractice, medical licensure reimbursement, health and dental benefits, CME, relocation assistance, retirement plan, and more.
- Sign-on bonus and student loan forgiveness negotiable.
Your home base could be anywhere in proximity to the following locations: Janesville or Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, or Rockford or Harvard, Illinois.
For further details:
Office: (815) 971-2920
Mobile: (630) 835-9308 (Text welcome)
West Virginia University Department of Emergency Medicine's Division of Prehospital Medicine, has an exciting new opportunity for Emergency Medical Services Subspecialty Board Certified or Eligible Physicians. Our Prehospital Division is brand new this year. We are looking for energetic EMS Physicians to build a statewide EMS resource and research center from the ground up! Currently our well established Medical Command Center provides EMS Medical Command for all of the North, Central, and Easter portions of WV. We also provide Medical Direction/Command for HealthNet Aeromedical Services, performing 4,500 completed transports/year operating from 10 bases across the state, as well as ground operations that are performing in excess of 42,000 transports/year ranging from BLS to Critical Care Transport.
West Virginia offers an amazingly beautify rural environment in which your services can make a significant impact. Our goal is to promote EMS-specialized Physician involvement and prehospital EMS practice throughout the entire state. The Division's mission not only includes functioning as a major resource for the WVOEMS and agencies, but also rural EMS research. In addition to these functions we currently provide the EMS education for our Emergency Medicine Residency and hope soon to start the state's first and only accredited EMS Fellowship.
Qualified applicants must have an MD or DO degree (or its foreign equivalent) and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted West Virginia medical license. Candidates must have completed an accredited Emergency Medicine residency program and EMS Fellowship Program. Faculty rank and salary will be commensurate with credentials and experience. WVU offers a highly competitive and comprehensive recruitment package.
The Department of Emergency Medicine at WVU maintains a thriving clinical practice—including West Virginia University Hospitals/Ruby Memorial Hospital (55,000 visits/year, Level 1 Trauma Center), United Hospital Center (58,000 visits/year), St. Joseph's Hospital (24,000 visits/year), two WVU Urgent Care centers, WVU Student Health, WVU International Travel Clinic, and an internal locum tenens practice. Across this myriad of EM practices, our faculty, fellows, residents, and advanced practice providers care for more than 181,000 patients per year. Our Department is home to a competitive residency program of nearly 30 residents—attracting top-notch housestaff from medical schools across the country. We also offer a state-of-the-art emergency ultrasound fellowship program—again attracting some of the brightest and most skilled young emergency physicians from around the country.
West Virginia's largest private employer, and a national leader in patient safety and quality. WVU Medicine includes the physicians, specialists, and sub-specialists of the West Virginia University School of Medicine; four community hospitals; three critical access hospitals; and a children's hospital, all anchored by a 645-bed academic medical center that offers tertiary and quaternary care. WVU Medicine has more than 1,000 active medical staff members and 15,000 employees who serve hundreds of thousands of people each year from across the state of West Virginia and the nation.
Morgantown is consistently rated as one of the best small metropolitan areas in the country for both lifestyle and business climate. The area offers the cultural diversity and amenities of a large city in a safe, family-friendly environment. There is also an excellent school system and an abundance of beautiful homes and recreational activities.
Build your legacy as you serve, teach, learn and make a difference from day one. To learn more, visit https://medicine.hsc.wvu.edu/em and apply online.
For additional questions or to apply, please contact P.S. Martin, MD FACEP FAEMS, Director, WVU DEM Division of Prehospital Medicine, PS.Martin@hsc.wvu.edu and Angel Greathouse, Senior Physician Recruiter, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WVU & UHA are AA/EO employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – and WVU is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.