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Emergency Medical Services Administrator I (#X41A)
$17.68-$32.42 hourly / $3,065.31-$5,619.73 monthly / $36,783.71-$67,436.80 annual


Emergency Medical Services Administrator II (#X41B)
$19.63-$35.99 hourly / $3,402.40-$6,237.73 monthly / $40,828.79-$74,852.78 annual




BASIC PURPOSE

Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities related to planning, organizing, improving and promoting a statewide system of emergency medical services or administering an emergency medical services program in the state, or approved by the state.

TYPICAL FUNCTIONS

The functions within this job family will vary by level, but may include the following:

  • Designs, develops and assists in the administration of emergency medical services programs.
  • Provides direct technical assistance to communities for establishing and maintaining Emergency Medical Services consistent with state statutes and rules.
  • Ensures that relevant information regarding EMS system development is made available to the general public, private groups and other agencies.
  • Inspects and evaluates new license applicants to determine compliance with standards and requirements for ambulance services and/or certified first responder agencies.
  • Investigates allegations of statute and rule violation and document findings effectively for legal follow-up.
  • Provides technical assistance to EMS providers for equipment, personnel and services of EMS systems.
  • Evaluates and certifies training programs, including on-site inspections and audits of classes.
  • Assists in the design and development of regional and statewide emergency medical service systems.
  • Provides support for the Emergency Medical Services System and Disaster Medical Response Teams, reporting to the incident command post and serving as the regional EMS coordinator as required during disasters. 
     

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

Level I:  
Knowledge of the development of the emergency medical services system; of daily EMS operations; of current training standards, equipment, methods, techniques, protocols and procedures; of state and federal laws and rules pertaining to EMS.  Ability is required to interpret and apply laws and rules; to develop abstract concepts like regional provider cooperation and quality improvement systems; to analyze data and use it to improve care; to appropriately plan, conduct and document investigations of rule violations, including effectively interviewing witnesses and providers and reviewing files; to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, including preparation of reports and presentations to stakeholder groups and regulated entities; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with administrators, field staff and educators; to educate providers in best practices; and to establish expectations for optimal care systems.

Level II:   
Knowledge includes those identified in Level I plus knowledge of emergency medical services necessary to serve all sizes of communities; of emergency medical services currently operating in state communities; and of financing and management of emergency medical services.  Ability is required to plan and organize a statewide service program; to select and motivate subordinate employees; and to secure funds from a variety of sources, such as grants, for program services.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

The Emergency Medical Services Administrator job family has two levels that are distinguished by their level of clinical licensure of specific job assignments, the extent of responsibility assigned for a specific task, and the level of expertise required for completion of assigned tasks.

Level I:
At this level incumbents are assigned responsibilities for organizing and administering emergency medical services programs within the state, or approved by the state.

Level II:    
At this level incumbents are assigned responsibilities for planning, organizing, improving and promoting all components of a statewide system of emergency medical services to include coordination of emergency medical services with other state agencies.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level I:
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of possession an Oklahoma EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) license and a bachelor’s degree plus three years of experience in emergency medical services, including one year of supervisory experience; or obtaining an Oklahoma EMT license, within three months of date of hire and a bachelor’s degree plus three years of experience in emergency medical services, including one year of supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one year of experience in emergency medical services for each year of the required education.

NOTE:  No substitution will be allowed for the required one year of supervisory experience. Possession of the current Oklahoma EMT license is required to maintain employment.

Level II:
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of an possession of a current Oklahoma EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) Intermediate, Advanced EMT or Paramedic license and a bachelor’s degree and four years of experience in emergency medical services, including two years of supervisory experience; or obtaining an Oklahoma EMT Intermediate, Advanced EMT, or Paramedic license, within six months of date of hire and a bachelor’s degree and four years of experience in emergency medical services, including two years of supervisory experience;  or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one year of experience in emergency medical services for each year of the required education.

NOTE:  No substitution will be allowed for the required two years of supervisory experience.  Possession of the current Oklahoma Intermediate, Advanced EMT, or Paramedic license is required to maintain employment.


CLASS: X41A; EST: 9/11/2007; REV: 4/10/2019;
CLASS: X41B; EST: 9/11/2007; REV: 7/2/2012 7:45:00 AM;

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