The Lander County EMS Director serves as a liaison between the hospital, EMS workers and other providers of emergency services. The EMS Director will be responsible for successfully managing all operational aspects of emergency medical services provided by Lander County EMS including but not limited to:
Ensure EMS is in compliance with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations;
Responsible for contracting the appropriate medical direction by physicians as required by statute and rule;
Establish and maintain relationships with the medical community including allied health professionals within the
hospital district; cooperate, coordinate, and or collaborate whenever possible to build the EMS system;
Provide for and schedule training & continuing education for all EMS personnel;
Responsible for scheduling EMS personnel and handling personnel grievances;
Coordinates all EMS resources;
Troubleshoots to develop innovative and workable solutions to problems;
Must be a capable leader and manager;
Must have and maintain a thorough knowledge of the EMS system and its components;
Be knowledgeable of all legislation, rules, and regulations that apply to the EMS system, as well as any that apply to
personnel or labor issues, and any other related activities;
Develop standard operating procedures, guidelines and criteria to be met in the functioning of Lander County EMS;
May assist EMS providers with development of standard operating procedures to guide their day-to-day operations;
To prepare an annual budget showing the expected income and expenditures of the EMS system;
To oversee all physical properties and equipment, ensuring all the kept in a good state of repair and operating
To perform other duties as may be necessary to maintain quality provision of EMS in Lander County EMS. Responsible for the overall operations of Lander County EMS. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with
Battle Mountain General Hospital policies, procedures, and applicable laws, rules, and regulations.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully
perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach
with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required
to stand, walk, climb or balance; and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and or move up
to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job
include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
High school diploma or general education degree GED required;
Successful completion of EMT-Basic, Intermediate, or Paramedic level programs utilizing DOT National Standard
Curriculum required upon hire;
An associate’s degree or equivalent combination of education and management experience preferred.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret complex scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to the most sensitive inquiries and complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to employees, public groups, and or Board of Directors. Ability to speak clearly and effectively over the telephone, radio, and in person.
Fluency in the English language is required.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
The incumbent is required to hold a current EMT - basic, intermediate, or paramedic - license from the Nevada State Department of Health EMS Division. Will be required to keep all knowledge and skills - EMT-related - current through specific continued education as required by Lander County EMS and by the Nevada State Department of Health EMS Division for re-licensure.
All employees that drive ambulances vehicles either occasionally or totally shall maintain current EVOC certification.
All employees that drive ambulance or other company vehicles shall also maintain a current state-issued driver’s license and an acceptable driving record not to exceed the limits set forth by the Lander County EMS.
Job Type: Full-time