East Umatilla County Ambulance Area Health District: District Administrator
Deadline: Open until filled
Employment Start Date: September 1, 2018
The East Umatilla County Ambulance Area Health District is accepting applications for a District Administrator, which is a full-time, FLSA Exempt, salaried position responsible for managing the day-to-day operations and business of this rurally located Health District. The person filling this position lives within the District, possesses a valid Oregon Paramedic license or ALS-Level Ambulance-based Clinician license (see OAR 333-250-0270), has the physical fitness ability to actively respond to 911 calls, and functions as a lead responder and FTO (Field Training Officer) for District personnel. The District Administrator answers to a five-member elected board and is responsible for 3.5 FTE combined with volunteer Paramedics, RNs, EMTs and CPR-certified drivers. The District responds to over 200 calls for service per year within a service area of approximately 400-square miles in rural Eastern Oregon with two ALS-equipped ambulances and an ALS-equipped quick-response vehicle. The salary range starts at $65,000/year DOE plus health insurance and retirement benefits. Interested applicants may find further information, job requirements, and application materials under the Employment Opportunities section of our website at: www.euchd.com.
Qualifications and Education Requirements:
- Associate or Bachelor (preferred) degree in EMS, Fire Administration, Public Administration or Business Management or related field.
- 5 years of EMS supervisory/management experience.
- 5 years of EMS experience at the Paramedic level with urban, rural and wilderness backgrounds.
- Must possess current Oregon EMS Paramedic license in good standing, or able to obtain reciprocity within 90 days of hire (Provisional Paramedic Licensure not accepted). If license as an Ambulance-based clinician (see OAR 333-250-0270), must possess a valid RN, PA, or MD degree in good standing with the appropriate licensing board.
- Two-years (or more) experience as a paramedic or ALS-level Ambulance-based Clinician, preferably working in a high call volume area.
- Experience with EMS training and continuing education programs and requirements for the Oregon Health Authority EMS Trauma Services Division.
- Willing to participate in community activities.
- Willing to develop, organize, and provide monthly training activities to District personnel.
- Current AHA ACLS and AHA PALS certifications (or equivalent).
- Current PHTLS certification.
- Must meet physical requirements necessary to perform duties of a field paramedic, to include, but not limited to, lifting and transferring of patients and equipment.
- Formal education in instruction, specifically addressing adult learning styles, preferred.
- Must be able to pass a background check and has a good driving record free of DUII or other non-insurable crimes.
- Possesses knowledge of HIPPA laws.
- Knowledge and experience with QuickBooks, Excel, Word, and medical billing software.
- Must be eligible to be bonded.
- Must possess excellent people skills and be able to work with the public and be flexible and adaptable to change.