EMS Prehospital Standards Representative (OR)

December 19, 2018

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD), Health Care Regulation and Quality Improvement (HCRQI) Section  in Portland, OR is seeking a Prehospital Standards Representative to insure the health and safety of people who use Oregon’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) system. HCRQI oversees the EMS and Trauma Systems Program which develops and regulates systems for quality emergency medical care in Oregon. This program ensures that EMS providers are fully trained, that emergency medical vehicles are properly equipped, and emergency medical systems are functioning efficiently and effectively.

What will you do
As the Prehospital Standards Representative, you will monitor EMS license holders and licensed EMS provider agencies for compliance with the ORS, OARs and other EMS policies and programs.  You will implement corrective measures ranging from technical assistance to administrative orders set forth by the Oregon Heath Authority. The Prehospital Standards Representative provides clinical, technical, regulatory and systems education to both internal and external customers.  This type of education supports and promotes the provision of safe and professional prehospital care.

What’s in it for you?
You will work with a team of public health professionals who are passionate about the work they do to develop and regulate systems for quality emergency medical care in Oregon. Do you have experience in emergency medical services? Do you have experience doing administrative research related to criminal justice or law? Do you have experience analyzing, interpreting and applying statues, administrative rules and regulations to determine compliance? If so, we want to connect with you!

Five years of experience doing administrative research related to criminal justice, law or a related field that included compiling and evaluating facts to recommend management action, or decide compliance or eligibility with program guidelines and regulations. Three of the five years must be above the technical support level.


  • Preference will be given to applicants with an EMS provider license or an Oregon DPSST certification as a police officer or equivalent certification
  • Experience doing administrative research in criminal justice or law
  • Experience with emergency medical service systems, EMS education, and licensing of emergency medical service providers
  • Experience designing and equipping ambulances and other emergency vehicles
  • Knowledge of applicable statutes, administrative rules and regulations and be able to analyze, interpret and apply them in complex situations
  • Experience explaining complex information in understandable language to diverse populations
  • Ability to solve complex problems within the limitations of statute and rule
  • Experience analyzing, reviewing, interpreting and coordinating services for a wide variety of provider types and diverse complaint population
  • Experience independently researching, analyzing and/or interpreting information to resolve problems/complaints and make independent decisions
  • Experience using electronic information systems, the Internet and email.

Please click here to complete the online application

JOB CODE: OHA18-0852
CLOSING DATE/TIME: 12/26/18 11:59 PM
SALARY: $4,629.00 – $6,775.00 Monthly
JOB TYPE: Permanent
LOCATION: Portland, Oregon

Cyndi Phipps-Roman