21 days old
2018-07-232018-08-22

County of Napa - Emergency Medical Services Specialist

County of Napa
Napa, California 94559
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift
  • Jobs Rated
    190th

SALARY
$43.09 - $51.83 Hourly    $3,447.20 - $4,146.40 Biweekly    $7,468.93 - $8,983.87 Monthly    $89,627.20 - $107,806.40 Annually

CLOSING DATE: 08/13/18

How to apply: http://www.napacountycareers.com

COUNTY OF NAPA AS AN EMPLOYER

The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,400 employees.
 

As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community's values: Respect, Accountability, Dedication, Integrity and Innovation.

THE POSITION

The Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Specialist provides important clinical and operational oversight within the EMS system.  The EMS Specialist specifically works to meet State and local requirements for quality improvement and data activities. 

Requirements

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES

The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those wet forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.
 

Perform and assist in the planning and coordinating of the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) system; serve as an information source for Basic Life Support/Advanced Life Support operations, policies, and procedures; participate in the revision and development of policies and procedures to ensure and improve prehospital patient care and system operations, and prehospital care training and operations; maintain and update the EMS policy manual; review, inspect, monitor, and evaluate Napa County EMS provider operations and procedures; ensure that services are provided in compliance with established policies and procedures and state and local laws; act as a liaison with base hospitals, trauma centers, field care providers, and others for the purpose of assisting with problems and concerns; disseminate and explain information related to prehospital care standards; attend appropriate EMS related committee meetings; staff committees as assigned; assist in the coordination of the EMS program with other counties and agencies to promote a uniform quality EMS system; attend pertinent local, regional and state meetings and conferences as directed; make presentations; serve as a County representative on a variety of committees and regional emergency medical services meetings; maintain accurate records and files; prepare a variety of statistical and narrative reports.
 
Typical Qualifications
 
KNOWLEDGE OF:
 
Concepts, practices and terminology common to the operation of an emergency medical services system, including the management of medical emergencies and the assessment of patient needs and care.
 
EMS systems, regulations, and practices.
 
Regulations and practices relating to disaster and medical disaster planning.
 
Interface between ambulance providers, law enforcement, and the fire service.
 
Techniques of research, analysis and report preparation.
 
Methods of record keeping and standard report preparation, including basic statistical techniques.
 
Ambulance system status management and performance based ambulance systems.
 
Microcomputer applications including word processing and database programs.
 
SKILL TO:
 
Develop and maintain constructive working relationships with prehospital care providers, groups and organizations.
 
Understand, and apply the provisions of service provider contracts.
 
Understand, and apply applicable state/local laws, regulations, and ordinances.
 
Assist in researching, developing and modifying long and short range goals and objectives.
 
Evaluate and coordinate disaster medical needs.
 
Setting priorities, coordinating multiple program activities and meeting critical deadlines.
 
Prepare clear, concise correspondence and reports.
 
Analyze situations using good judgment and take effective action.
 
ABILITY TO:
 
Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
 
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with the public, staff, other agencies and departments.
 
Stand or sit for prolonged periods of time.
 
Stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist.

Use repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including using a computer keyboard.
 
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be:
 
Experience:
Two years of experience in a medical services setting in or related to pre-hospital care.

Education:
Equivalent to college or technical training sufficient to obtain the possession of a California licensure as a Registered Nurse or a Paramedic.

Required License or Certificate:
Possession of any of the following valid licenses: Registered Nurse license issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing; a current National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians-Paramedic licenses or a California Paramedic license. An incumbent possessing a current National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians-Paramedic license must obtain a California Paramedic license within one year after initial appointment and before permanent status may be granted.
 
Possession of a valid California Driver's License.

ADA Accommodations
Applicants requiring accommodation during the application and/or selection process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) should contact County of Napa Human Resources at (707) 253-4303.


Napa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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