jobBureau Chief- EMS and Trauma System (AZ) September 2, 2020Division of Preparedness/Bureau of EMS and Trauma System 150 N. 18th Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85007The Arizona Department of Health Services is hiring passionate and dedicated individuals looking to make a difference in the public health industry. We offer a robust benefit package, including the ADHS Student Loan Assistance Pilot Program, where eligible employees can receive up to $200 per month for their outstanding student loans. Come check us out and see how you can make a difference in the lives of all Arizonans.Job SummaryThis position manages a staff enforcing statutes and rules for emergency medical care technicians (EMCTs), EMCT training programs, base hospitals, trauma centers, air and ground ambulance organizations and vehicles, overseeing the collection and analysis of data from EMS agencies and trauma hospitals. The individual in this role will develop public health and quality improvement reports, managing and encouraging participation in EMS and trauma quality improvement initiatives and managing three statutory advisory bodies and standing committees on behalf of ADHS.What will I be doing in this job?Planning, monitoring and evaluating programmatic activities on a weekly, monthly and annual basis with staff and Assistant DirectorManaging and directing subordinate staff (work assignments, setting priorities, hiring, discipline, provide training, approving leave requests, and preparing evaluations)Overseeing efforts to update or revise policies, procedures and rulesScheduling and participating in regular meetings with key stakeholders and professional organizations to assess Bureau performance and gaining insight into system performanceManaging all open meeting requirements of, and act as the Department liaison to the EMS Council, Medical Direction Commission and State Trauma Advisory BoardParticipating in Department-wide strategic planning and performance improvement initiativesRepresenting the Bureau and Department during local, regional, state and national meetingsParticipating in exercises and real world response to public health threats as the EMS and trauma subject matter expertWhat does this job require?Knowledge of:Time and project management softwareOpen meeting law and preceptsHow laws are madeSystem performance improvement precepts for EMS and trauma systemsContinuous quality improvement precepts for EMS and trauma systemsBasic applied statisticsSupervisory/management practices including affirmative action, positive progressive discipline, conflict resolution and performance appraisal systems, understanding of the Arizona Personnel Board Rules, state statutes, rules and policies regarding health.Performance Management (PM), and Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) and Lean methodologiesTranslating strategic plans into operational plans and then monitoring progressMotivating staff and stakeholders using effective speaking and listeningCommunicate complicated topics in short, clear documentsManaging, monitoring and ensuring progress on multiple projects at the same timeLearn and understand motivating factors from diverse stakeholders and then use that knowledge to create consensusLeading employees by exampleSupporting a diverse multi-cultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels of public employment, and creates an inclusive work environment that enables all individuals to perform to their fullest potential free from discriminationQualificationsThe ideal candidate will have:Bachelor’s degree in Public Health or Administration or in a related field with 5 years’ work progressive operational management experience in public health, system evaluation, EMS or trauma system administrationMaster’s degree will substitute for 1 years of work experienceLicenses and CertificationsDriving is required for State Business.Employees who drive on state business require possession of and the ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any driver training (See Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.11).BenefitsThe State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:Affordable medical and dental insurance plansPaid vacation and sick time10 paid holidays per yearWellness program and plansLife insuranceShort/long-term disability insuranceDefined retirement planAward winning Infant at Work programCredit union membershipTransit subsidyADHS Student Assistance Pilot ProgramAll Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results. State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.Click here to applyHaving trouble applying for this position?Email HRIShelpdesk@azdoa.gov or call 602-542-4700 for assistance.