County of El Dorado EMS Agency Administrator in Placerville, California

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EMS Agency Administrator

Salary

$82,430.40 - $100,172.80 Annually

Location

Placerville, CA

Job Type

Full Time

Department

Health and Human Services Agency

Job Number

1812-0166

Closing

1/3/2019 11:59 PM Pacific

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Description

El Dorado County is one of the most beautiful counties in the state of California. You can avoid the valley commute and fog and take in the natural beauty.

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ELEVATE TO EL DORADO

The County of El Dorado is recruiting applicants for EMS Agency Administrator. This recruitment will establish a list for the purpose of filling current and future vacancies for up to three (3) months.

We currently have the following vacancies:

  • One (1) full time vacancy in the Health and Human Services Agency, Community Services Division located in Placerville, CA.

A training and experience evaluation may be utilized to determine an applicant's ranking for referral to specific vacancies. Based upon the information in the application and/or responses to supplemental questions, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.

DEFINITION

Under direction, plans, coordinates, supervises, evaluates and reviews activities to provide County-wide emergency medical services and programs for the Public Health Department; provides expert technical assistance to County staff and the community in areas of responsibility.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

This single position classification has division level responsibility for overall program planning, fiscal management and operation of the activities of the County's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency. The incumbent is responsible for securing the participation and cooperation of a variety of entities including government, health and community organizations, committees and agencies in the accomplishment of effective pre-hospital care. The incumbent is responsible for developing and implementing Division and Department goals, objectives and standards in addition to furthering County goals and objectives. This class is distinguished from Director of Public Health in that the latter has overall management and administrative responsibility for all public health programs and services.

Examples of Essential Functions

  • Plans, organizes and directs the activities, operations and responsibilities of the EMS Agency; provides direction and management oversight of applications, grants, contracts and trial studies for implementation of approved plans and programs.

  • Ensures development and maintenance of the computerized registry of all County EMS personnel and certificates.

  • Prepares work programs, submits budget and funding proposals and staffing plans for the accomplishment of assigned programs, goals and objectives.

  • Plans, organizes, assigns, reviews, evaluates and directs the work of professional and support staff; provides for their training and technical development; participates in the hiring, selection and dismissal of staff.

  • Evaluates employee performance, counsels employees and effectively recommends initial discipline and other personnel actions.

  • Convenes, meets, facilitates and maintains liaison with providers, community groups, government and emergency medical service agencies and other entities; presents, promotes and communicates the goals and objectives of assigned programs; promotes appropriate legislation; provides/receives information and secures involvement and cooperation.

  • Assesses the Division's fiscal and organizational capabilities to ensure EMS system, Department and State requirements are met; develops, evaluates and monitors methods and procedures to enhance system and program effectiveness; provides leadership in the development of long-range goals and objectives.

  • Works closely with the EMS Agency Medical Director in all matters of medical control.

  • Develops, negotiates and maintains contracts and agreements with participating counties, providers and colleges providing training; defines services to be provided and Division responsibilities.

  • In conjunction with the EMS Agency Medical Director, provides for the development and adoption of standards, regulations, procedures, protocols and agreements to ensure that effective pre-hospital services are provided throughout the system.

  • Evaluates the effectiveness and capacity of the EMS system; develops proposals, programs and projects, and directs funding sources to improve and integrate system services.

  • Assesses and determines area emergency medical care resource capabilities; provides and promotes plans and programs which improve and integrate system services.

  • Prepares and/or oversees and reviews the preparation of a variety of reports and presentations regarding the EMS Agency, system operations, EMS issues and concerns, financial reporting and requests for funds.

  • Attendance and punctuality that is observant of scheduled hours on a regular basis.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience Requirements (typing "See Resume" in application will not be accepted)

Where college degrees and/or college course credits are required, degrees and college units must be obtained from an accredited college or university. Courses from non-accredited institutions will not be evaluated for this requirement.

Equivalent to graduation from a four year college or university with major coursework in business administration, public administration or health administration, or a closely related field AND three years of experience working in an administrative capacity in a private or public health agency, fire-based or private ambulance service or hospital which included involvement in fiscal management, program planning, development and administration. Experience in EMS management, fire-based or private ambulance operations and pre-hospital emergency medical care and procedures, and/or a Master's degree in public administration, health administration or a related field, is highly desirable.

NOTE: The above qualifications are typically accepted ways of obtaining the required knowledge and skills.

Other Requirements

Must possess a valid Driver's license.

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Supplemental questions play an integral role in this recruitment process. Please take the time to provide thoughtful and thorough responses. The information you provide may be used to determine your ranking for referral to specific vacancies.

All work experience that is described or included in your response(s) MUST be included in the "Work Experience" section of your application. Do not refer to a resume or other documentation.

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Do you possess equivalent to graduation from a four year college or university with major coursework in business administration, public administration or health administration, or a closely related field?

  • Yes

  • No

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Do you possess three years of experience working in an administrative capacity in a private or public health agency, fire-based or private ambulance service or hospital which included involvement in fiscal management, program planning, development and administration?

  • Yes

  • No

04

Do you possess current certification in Incident Command System (ICS) courses? If yes, please attach the certifications to your application for evaluation.

  • Yes

  • No

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Do you have experience as a Medical Health Operational Area Coordinator (MHOAC) and in working in an Emergency Operations Center (EOC)? If you have no experience in this area, please type N/A.

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Please describe your experience in EMS management, fire-based or private ambulance operations, and pre-hospital emergency medical care. Please include the Advanced Life Support Services models that you have managed and the most recent fiscal year call volume. Include in your response your role and the names of employers where you gained this experience. If you have no experience in this area, please type N/A.

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