EMS Program Manager (VA)

April 9, 2019

The Virginia Department of Health, Office of Emergency Medical Services (OEMS) is actively seeking potential candidates for the Program Manager position, which will be located in the Shenandoah EMS Council office. This position is responsible for managing and facilitating the Central Shenandoah EMS Council regional Office.

Minimum qualifications

Considerable knowledge and/or education of VA EMS system and resources available from local, state and federal agencies and organizations. Extensive knowledge of the activities, roles, and responsibilities of local emergency medical services agencies. Excellent skills in managing, organizing, prioritizing and delegating tasks and responsibilities; excellent oral and written communications skills; excellent interpersonal skills and familiarity with word processing equipment. Demonstrated leadership skills and abilities. Ability to work independently and in a team environment; ability to plan, organize, negotiate, implement, evaluate and monitor performance based contracts and projects, seminars, and educational programs. Ability to compile and analyze statistical data. Graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in EMS Management, Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, or other management discipline or a combination of training and experience indicating possession of knowledge, skills & abilities to perform the functions.

Preferred qualifications

Masters degree preferred; Previous experience with regional EMS entities. Virginia and/or national registry EMS certification preferred but not required. Some grant writing knowledge and experience is preferred along with government interaction, non-profit/volunteer experience. Virginia Emergency Medical Technician or higher level certification preferred. Considerable experience managing volunteer and/or career EMS agencies preferred. Previous experience managing and providing technical assistance programs is preferred.

Special requirements

Salary commensurate with education and experience. Employment is contingent upon satisfactory results of a background investigation including but not limited to a federal fingerprint-based criminal history check; Department of Social Services Child Abuse & Neglect Central Registry check, U.S. HHS IG Exclusion List check, eVerify Employment Eligibility check, and employment verification. A valid Driver’s License with a satisfactory driving record is required.

Special instructions to applicants

Applications will only be accepted on-line through the State Job Listing. Emailed, faxed or mailed resumes will not be reviewed for consideration. Applications must be FULLY completed to include all details of work history, salary history, and references. Resumes and cover letters may be attached but will not substitute for the on-line application.

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