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Class Title: Director - EMS
Department: Gooding County EMS
The Director of EMS is responsible for county wide operations of the Gooding County EMS. Responsibilities include program operational management, consistent application of program policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with safety, licensure and accreditation standards, financial management, personnel and staffing, and the acquisition and allocation of capital equipment and material resources. The director will work with the Gooding County Board of Commissioners, other elected officials and department heads, governmental entities and local law enforcement, quick response units, medical facilities and fire departments. The director represents the mission and values of Gooding County, the Gooding Ambulance Districts and Gooding County Paramedics.
Works under the general supervision Gooding County Board of Commissioners.
Ensure adequate resources are available and maintained to meet the operation demands of the service.
Ensure compliance with program standards, policies, procedures and annual state EMS accreditation standards.
Ensure exceptional service to patients, healthcare providers and regional emergency response providers.
Plan, implement and evaluate disaster drills.
Establish operational standards, develop policies and standard operating procedures for 911 and interfacility ground operations.
Ensure compliance with safety policies and standards to include scene safety, driving safety and employee safety.
Responsible for managing personnel and maintaining appropriate staffing levels.
Organize data collection and input regarding employee performance and utilized the information to conduct initial and ongoing employee job performance. Counsel and discipline employees when appropriate.
Enforce education standards and employee educational compliance.
Identify equipment and facilities requirements. Develop and manage the service capital budget. Set priorities and timeframes for acquisition.
Maintain a process for inventory control.
Ensure compliance with state paramedic accreditation standards
Interface with County IT to initiate and monitor IT projects and infrastructure.
Manage all service information systems – documentation, compliance, billing infrastructure, etc.
Participate in preparation of operational and capital budgets.
Monitor financial compliance monthly and adhere to financial performance targets.
Work with leadership to monitor revenue cycle performance.
1. Knowledge of pre-hospital care practices.
2. Knowledge of EMS billing and budgeting practices.
6. Working Environment:
a. Risk of exposure to:
1. Blood and body fluids
6. Odors, Chemicals
7. Adverse weather conditions
8. Environmental, physical and emotional stress7. Physical Requirements:
JOB CLASSIFICATION: Exempt
JOB OPEN: Until filled