PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Department of Public Health, Office of Emergency Medical Services, this class is accountable for performing specialized duties in the planning, monitoring, evaluation and implementation of regional emergency medical service plans and providing technical assistance to assigned region including EMS providers, hospitals and municipalities.
GUIDELINES FOR JOB CLASS USE
Each of the five regions shall be assigned one Regional Emergency Medical Services Coordinator. A region includes those towns and boundaries designated by the Commissioner of Public Health.
Works under the limited supervision of the Office of Emergency Medical Services Section Chief.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Assists assigned regional emergency medical services council with implementation of goals and objectives of regional EMS plan; monitors each major goal area and prepares reports based upon findings; identifies problems and recommends remedial action plans; recommends changes to objectives and strategies to EMS plan to facilitate attainment of goals; assists community leaders in development, review and commentary of local EMS plans; facilitates agency's monitoring and implementation status of local EMS system development goals; provides technical assistance and support to applicants of emergency care services including but not limited to Primary Service Area Responder, Supplemental First Responder Need for Services and Change in Authorization (MIC); reviews applications for emergency care services and provides written recommendations; performs area wide planning, coordination and evaluation of EMS activities for assigned region; obtains required documentation for assigned regional EMS provider services; assists agency and EMS providers with implementation of EMS data system; attends meetings as representative of assigned region and Department of Public Health; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of emergency medical services; considerable knowledge of principles and practices of emergency medical service delivery systems; considerable knowledge of relevant State and Federal laws, statutes and regulations; knowledge of objectives and operational environment of emergency medical services; knowledge of licensure and regulations related to emergency medical services; knowledge of principles and practices of state and regional planning; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to plan and evaluate programs.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Five (5) years of experience in emergency medical service operations, systems design or planning.
1. Incumbents in this class must possess and retain an Emergency Medical Technician certification or Connecticut Paramedic licensure issued by the State of Connecticut Department of Public Health.
2. Incumbents in this class must possess and retain a current Motor Vehicle Operator license.
3. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
1. Appointment will be made in accordance with Public Act 10-117.
2. Positions in this class will be durational and will be established for a period of one (1) year. Positions may be extended upon approval from the Commissioner of Administrative Services and Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management.
The salary for this class will be $ 57,000 annually.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION