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Peninsulas EMS Council, Inc. Seeking Applicants for Field Coordinator (Community Health) Position


The Peninsulas EMS Council, Inc. is looking for an energized, highly skilled and experienced EMS professional who wants to work full-time to oversee a variety of specialized programs designed to ensure regional EMS system relevance with the changing dynamics of community health. These programs include the development, implementation and management of a regional EMS behavioral health plan, critical incident stress management and regional crisis intervention resources, layperson and law-enforcement Naloxone training and mobile integrated healthcare/community paramedicine initiatives. The EMS Field Coordinator - Community Health will also serve as liaison with the Virginia Department of Health Districts and their community health initiatives within the region. The person in this position will serve as a community care resource and liaison to EMS providers, agencies, hospitals, civic and medical organizations, as well as local governments within the Council’s service area. They will also be lead staff for regional crisis initiatives aimed at protecting first responders, telecommunications dispatchers and hospital first receivers.

The work demands excellent verbal and written communications skills as well as an ability to develop high performing professional work groups. It also requires a passion for helping maintain the EMS "safety net" for the underserved populations in our communities and providing healthcare access for those who do not know how or cannot afford to efficiently and effectively navigate the complex healthcare system.

Minimum Education and Experience:

  1. Certification as a Nationally Registered Paramedic or Virginia Paramedic with three (3) years of recent advanced life support prehospital experience with a designated emergency response agency or Virginia Registered Nurse with three (3) years of recent emergency department or critical care experience (emergency department, critical care/specialty care unit, or aeromedical program).
  2. Demonstrated competence in the use of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft
  3. Must possess and maintain a valid Virginia driver’s license with a good driving

Preferred Requirements:

  1. Associates Degree in health science or related
  2. Two (2) years EMS or nursing leadership

Please send a resume and letter of interest before the close of business on September 15, 2017 to:

Michael Player, Peninsulas EMS Council

PO Box 1297, 6876 Main Street, Gloucester, VA 23061-1297

Office: (804) 693-6234 Fax: (804) 693-6277

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Peninsulas Emergency Medical Services Council (PEMS), Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, PEMS will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with employer.

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