Emergency Medical Services Administrator II

Recruitment #211216-X41B-01


The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens.The mission of the Department of Health is to promote, protect and improve the health of all Oklahomans through strategies that focus on preventing disease and injuries.

OSDH is seeking a full time Emergency Medical Services Administrator providing support to Medical Facilities. These are state employee positions (PIN#34001467 & 34001840) governed by the Civil Service Rules, located in Oklahoma City, OK. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Packageincluding a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependentsFor more information about the benefit allowance, follow this link Plan Year 2022.The annual salary for this position is up to $52,425.00, based on education and experience.

Position Description:
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.

Position Responsibilities /Essential Functions
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.

• 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.

Valued Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include 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; 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 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; to establish expectations for optimal care systems; 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.

Physical Demands and Work Environment
Work is typically performed an office setting type setting with climate control settings and exposure to moderate noise level. Work will include work outdoors in all weather conditions. While performing the duties of the job, employee is required to talk, kneel, stoop, crouch, stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms; carry light items; and drive an automobile. This position requires long period of sitting and daily use of computer and phone. Applicants must be willing to perform all job-related travel associated with this position.



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.


If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview. 

All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.


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