Emergency Management Manager

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University of Maryland Medical System
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April 4, 2022
Location
Easton, Maryland
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Emergency Management Manager

Job ID: 99526

Area of Interest: Service

Location: Easton,MD US

Hours of Work: Primarily M-F 8a-430p – based on operational needs

Job Facility: UM Shore Regional Health

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: ROTATING

What You Will Do:

General Summary

Coordinates emergency response, research, preparedness, planning, and training activities for Shore Regional Health. Provides operational support to hospital leadership during planned and unplanned events. Develops internal and external agency relationships to support Emergency Management. Attached to the Security Department, the Emergency Management manager reports to the Director of Security for Shore Regional Health System.

Essential Functions

Following The Joint Commission, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services System, the University of Maryland Medical System, and Shore Regional Health System policies and procedures:

1. Emergency planning
o Perform risk assessments and builds a strategic plan using an all-hazards approach to address the full spectrum of location-specific emergencies or disasters
o Present plan for Shore Regional Health Board review and approval annually
o Conduct hazard vulnerability assessments at least annually to develop improvement priorities
o Identify and address hazard mitigation opportunities

2. Manage preparation activities for Emergency Management including compliance with all regulatory standards within Emergency Management policies and procedures
o Develop and implement local policy and procedure standards
o Ensure compliance with regulation policy and procedure
o Review policies as required by regulation and accreditation
o Oversee Emergency Management grant funding programs

3. Communication plan
In a plan based on state and federal law, ensure patient care is coordinated within the facility, across healthcare providers, and with other emergency entities

4. Training and testing program
o Develop and maintain training and testing programs, including initial and annual training, and conduct drills and exercises or participate in an actual incident that tests the plan
o Conduct Emergency Response training to meet Emergency Management functional needs
o Analyzes and documents post drill/event summaries that outline a comprehensive summary of actions to improve and strategies/timelines for implementing corrective actions
o Implements improvement and corrective action strategies

5. National Incident Command System Coordinator
o Conduct NIMS-related training
o Report on NIMS compliance
o Support/implement the Hospital Incident Command System (HICS)

6. Liaison
o Shore Regional Health Emergency Management liaison with local, regional, and state partners
o Represent Shore Regional Health during calls and meetings related to Emergency Management and Preparedness issues/events
o Represent Emergency Management on committees requiring or needing a Shore Regional Health Emergency Management presence

7. Completes other duties as assigned

What You Need to Be Successful:

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Emergency Management or related field. Five years of experience in emergency management with healthcare or related field of focus. Valid State Driver’s License. This position requires a person who exhibits a positive attitude, excellent communication skills, the ability to work productively under stress, displays a professional demeanor, and is able to prioritize workloads. Ability to read and interpret blueprints, schematics, etc., as related to the function of the responsibility. Regular travel among all Shore Regional Health facilities is required as part of the role.

PREFERRED:
Master’s Degree in Emergency Management or other related fields. CHEP (Certified Healthcare Emergency Professional) or AEM (Associate Emergency Manager) or CEM (Certified Emergency Manager) credential. If the employee does not possess CHEP/AEM/CEM credential, must be able to receive CHEP/AEM/CEM credential within one year of employment and maintain the credential. In other emergencies, professional-related certification is accepted.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Must be able to lift and move heavy equipment and materials. Worksites may require access by climbing and crawling and, at times, maybe at high or low temperatures. The use of ear and eye protection is required. Exposure to electrical shock, chemicals, dust, and other hazards may be present depending on the work area.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

 

How long have you been with UMMS and what has kept you here?

 

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I've been with the University of Maryland Medical System for 10 years. And I've been with Shore Regional Health for all of those 10 years. And what has kept me with Shore Regional Health is the fact that we have been able to become one with the University of Maryland Medical System. And so becoming part of this larger network has given us access to resources and groups of providers and technology and efficiency in our processes here on Eastern Shore that we wouldn't have otherwise had. And so this collaboration and this becoming one with the University of Maryland Medical System has been really what's been able to allow us to achieve our goal here at Shore Regional Health, which is that of creating healthier communities.

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I've been with the University of Maryland Medical System for 10 years. And I've been with Shore Regional Health for all of those 10 years. And what has kept me with Shore Regional Health is the fact that we have been able to become one with the University of Maryland Medical System. And so becoming part of this larger network has given us access to resources and groups of providers and technology and efficiency in our processes here on Eastern Shore that we wouldn't have otherwise had. And so this collaboration and this becoming one with the University of Maryland Medical System has been really what's been able to allow us to achieve our goal here at Shore Regional Health, which is that of creating healthier communities.

 

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