EMS operations director job – GAAA
Make a difference in your community by managing our amazing Emergency Medical Services team!
The Galveston County Health District is looking for a new Director of EMS operations!
The right candidate will be responsible for successfully managing the day-to-day operational aspects of emergency medical and transportation services provided by the Galveston Area Ambulance Authority (GAAA) of the Galveston County Health District.
We could suggest:
• Excellent advantages; including an amazing retirement package, affordable medical insurance, paid vacation plans, FREE life insurance, FREE long term disability, FREE parking and much more!
• Team oriented environment
• Salary rate: based on experience
We want you to join our team of professionals and start a long term career with us! If you meet the criteria listed below, please apply.
Diploma from an accredited high school or equivalent
Licensed or Certified as a Licensed Paramedic or Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic in the State of Texas without any unresolved complaints with DSHS
5+ years of field experience as a paramedic, including 3+ years as a supervisor
Knowledge of basic medical care and rescue techniques and ability to use basic medical and lifesaving equipment used at the EMT-Paramedic level of pre-hospital emergency care
Knowledge of current principles and practices of emergency medical services, patient advocacy and incident management
Knowledge of all aspects of vehicle emergency response including working in stressful situations, receiving and evaluating information, and then making appropriate response decisions
Reading maps and navigating to call points under constraint and time constraints
Knowledge of local, state and federal laws and regulations relating to EMS and requirements for the operation of ambulances, rescue vehicles, emergency management and disaster planning techniques
Knowledge of medical terminology, first aid practices and procedures and applications, use, maintenance, safety and inventory of medications, supplies, equipment and records medical
Knowledge of daily EMS operations of current training standards, equipment, methods, techniques, protocols and procedures
American Heart Association CPR, ACLS and PALS certified
Must have a satisfactory DMV / MVR background check
Impulsive transport capacity of the moment without relying on the organization’s vehicles
Must have or be able to easily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Texas for the type of vehicle or equipment being used
Motor Vehicle Department verification may be required, if applicable
Customer service oriented
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent MS Office computer skills
Must be willing and able to work evenings and weekends if required
Must comply with GCHD immunization policy
Must meet ICS training requirements
Must pass criminal background check and drug / alcohol testing
An equivalent combination of education and work experience which appropriately demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the essential functions described above will be considered when hiring for this position.
Work to maintain and improve 911 services
Work to maintain and improve NET services
Work to prevent employee injuries, safety and loss prevention
Provide regular briefings and make proposals to the EMS manager
Perform and supervise staff reviews and formulate corrective action plans
Work alongside the EMS Director to develop GAAA operational procedures
Under the protocol and supervision of the GAAA Medical Director and in collaboration with the EMS Director and Clinical Compliance Coordinator, ensures the provision of quality pre-hospital emergency medical services
Design and develop incident action plans and emergency preparedness plans for Galveston Area Ambulance Authority special event operations, natural disasters and other emergencies
Manage large-scale special events and mass causal events
Performs other duties as assigned by the SME Director
To apply, please visit our website http://www.gchd.org/about-us/career-opportunities and complete our online application. Applications can be submitted by fax to (409) 938-2284, by email to [email protected] or in person at 9850-A, Suite A-111, Emmett F. Lowry Expressway, Texas City, TX 77591.
No phone calls please
ADA / EEO / DFWP
Our Mission: To Protect and Promote the Optimal Health and Well-Being of County Galveston