VACANCY – Emergency Medical Services Coordinator – Open Until Filled

Hertford County is seeking to fill the following full-time position in governmental operations
Emergency Medical Services Coordinator
General Definition of Work
Performs difficult technical and administrative work coordinating the emergency medical services program; does related work as required.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Emergency Medical Services Director.  Supervision is exercised over medical services personnel.
Essential Functions/Typical Tasks
Planning, organizing and directing emergency medical services; planning in-service training programs; providing technical assistance; preparing and maintaining files and records; preparing reports;
The following functions are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed.  The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
Plans, organizes, implements and enforces policies and procedures.
Directs and coordinates agency response to life and limb threatening emergencies; analyzes agency response and methods to increase efficiency and effectiveness in the delivery of services.
Evaluates service delivery by quality improvement reviews of calls; reviews written patient care reports for compliance with standing orders, on-line medical control, state regulations, federal laws and regulations, and agency policy and procedures; recommends changes and implements new policy, procedures and guidelines.
Develops and implements the EMS in-service training program.
Responds to major incidents; observes department employees’ performance.
Prepares a variety of complex and/or confidential reports requested; maintains confidential files.
Performs related tasks as required.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Thorough knowledge of emergency medical services administration, practices and procedures; thorough knowledge of emergency medical treatment; thorough knowledge of laws and regulations pertaining to emergency medical services; ability to express ideas effectively, orally, and in writing; ability to operate various software applications including word processing, spreadsheets, and data management programs; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with medical agencies, community organizations and the general public; Has general knowledge of County geography and street system.
Education and Experience
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited community college with major course work in medical technology or related field and considerable experience including supervisory experience in emergency medical services.
Physical Requirements
This is very heavy work requiring exertion in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, and repetitive motions; vocal communication is required for conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly, or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; visual acuity is required for depth perception, color perception, night vision, peripheral vision, preparing and analyzing written or computer data, use of measuring devices, operation of machines, operation of motor vehicles or equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, noise, vibration, hazards, atmospheric conditions, and oils.  The worker may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment.
Special Requirements
Possession of an appropriate driver’s license valid in the State of North Carolina.  Possession of EMT-Advanced certification from the North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services, and all other minimum qualifications for the position as established by the department.
Minimum Annual Salary:
Application Deadline:
Open Until Filled
Application Process:
To be considered for this position, you must complete a Hertford County Application for Employment, in its entirety.  Your application must be signed.  Cover letters, resumes, transcripts, and other supplemental documentation may accompany your Hertford County Application for Employment.  Selected candidates are subject to a criminal background check and motor vehicle record check.
Submit applications by mail, email, facsimile, or in person to:
Hertford County
Attn: Latoria Harrell, HR Specialist
115 Justice Drive, Suite 1
Winton, NC 27986
Phone: (252) 358-7805
Fax: (252) 358-0198 (include cover letter)       
Hertford County is an Equal Opportunity Employer/ AA.
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