Regional Medical Response System (RMRS) Director
Job Opportunity at CHLOETA

Posted on Sep 9

http://www.chloetafire.com    8772456382

Location: Midwest City, OK
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4141879

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Regional Medical Response System (RMRS) Director


Chloeta is recruiting to fill one (1) RMRS Director.  The Region 1 RMRS/MERC Director is responsible for meeting the requirements and contractual duties of the HPP-PHEP Cooperative Agreement grant within Region 1 of the State of Oklahoma.  Region 1 includes the following counties in northwest Oklahoma: Cimarron, Texas, Beaver, Harper, Woods, Alfalfa, Grant, Ellis, Woodward, Major, Garfield, Dewey, Blaine, Kingfisher, Roger Mills, Custer, Beckham and Washita. 
 
Duty Station: Oklahoma City, OK (negotiable)
 
The RMRS Director will be solely responsible for establishing and sustaining a strong Health Care Coalition for Region 1, which will include core partnerships and members representing the health care agencies in order to ensure a cohesive and coordinated medical response occurs during a disaster or public health emergency.  The RMRS Director will be responsible for the fiscal management and reporting requirements of the contract. 
 
The RMRS Director will inform and seek guidance from executive level stakeholders across jurisdictional boundaries and disciplines.  These individuals include, but are not limited to local and regional emergency managers, local, county and state law enforcement, hospital executives, fire chiefs, EMS chiefs/managers, county health department regional administrators and the Oklahoma State Department of Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Service. 
 
The RMRS Director is responsible for building and maintaining community relationships, coordinating the public health and medical system infrastructure that supports healthcare system planning, response and recovery initiatives and activities within the eighteen (18) that comprise Oklahoma Region 1.  The RMRS Director identifies and sets a strategy for meeting contract deliverables, jurisdictional benchmarks, and performance measures as defined by the US Health and Human Services (HHS) Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP).  The RMRS Director advocates for and leads coordinated and cooperative regional planning projects to promote healthcare system preparedness, and allocates available resources to support the delivery of patient care across the region when impacted by disaster.  The RMRS Director utilizes disaster management knowledge and planning expertise to serve as a resource for all partners across the region. 
 
Minimum Requirements:
 
  • Associates degree or 60 credit hours towards a degree in Healthcare, Public Health, Public Administration, Emergency Management, or a closely related field with considerable experience Background check and drug test required
  • Two years' experience in healthcare safety, emergency management, public health, or a public safety field
  • Operational knowledge of NIMS and ICS, and completion of ICS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700 and 800
    Knowledge of healthcare facility emergency management licensing and accreditation requirements
  • Proficient with technology including, but not limited to: email, web-based databases, printing, scanning, etc. 
  • Highly reliable and able to function with limited oversight in a fast-paced environment
  • Be a U.S. Citizen
  • Strong organizational skills that reflect an ability to prioritize and manage multiple ongoing projects and maintain high quality standards 
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to build solid customer focused relationships 
  • Strong public speaking, and presentation development and delivery skills
  • Solutions based approach to achieving high-performance goals and meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven ability to be adaptable to various competing demands and demonstrate the highest level of professionalism, particularly during an emergency event or incident response operation
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite 
     
Target Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Healthcare, Public Health, Public Administration, Emergency Management, or a closely related field 
  • Experience drafting complex emergency operation and response plans, and developing technical operating guidelines and procedures 
     
Responsibilities
  • Ensure contract compliance through writing reports, developing plans, producing documentation and information, and submitting all contractual deliverables on time as outlined within the contract
  • Manage the contract budget and maintain fiscal accountability
  • Coordinate with state and federal officials to ensure national program priorities are addressed at the local and regional levels
  • Coordinate training, education and exercises for medical preparedness
  • Represent RMRS/OSDH during regular meetings with local and regional councils, committees, advisory boards, etc.
  • Provide input and needs to other city agencies to improve medical response
  • Act as an advocate for the medical system during preparedness and response planning sessions
  • Represent the Region 1 medical community during national or regional meetings
  • Coordinate medial response issues to ensure efficient use of resources across the Region
  • Represent regional medical systems covered when dealing with OSDH
 
Compensation and Work Schedule
  • Compensation is commensurate with experience, education and capability
  • This position includes responsibilities during a disaster or public health emergency. The employee must be able and available to work for extended periods of time, to include nights and weekends when needed, participating in duty officer rotations and being available and on call to responded as appropriate.
Security Clearance
  • Public Trust, a background investigation may be required
Travel Required
  • Yes, extensive
  • The selected candidate can expect extensive travel for meetings, training and exercises as well as responding to emergency incidents to provide support
Relocation Authorized
  • No, there are not funds obligated for relocation expenses
Benefits
  • All training paid
  • 401(k) retirement investment
  • Career advancement opportunities
Key Requirements
  • You must be a U.S. citizen & meet specialized experience to qualify.
It is the policy of Chloeta not to discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of age, color, sex, disability, national origin, race, religion, or veteran status. 
 
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