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Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

Allegheny Health Network

  • Company AHN
  • Jefferson Hills, PA - Jefferson Hospital
  • Emergency Services
  • Full time
  • Rotational (United States of America)

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description : 

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Receives direction from the Director of Emergency and Trauma Services. Works as chair of the Emergency Operations and Preparedness Committee. Works cooperatively with staff and customers to accomplish team objectives and assigned work duties. Maintains effective working relationship with variety of staff. Coordinates and collaborates with external entities, including Facility Health System sites and regional partners, to achieve organizational and regional goals and objectives.  Ensures compliance with Joint Commission and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) requirements for emergency preparedness.  Collaborates with the AHN Emergency Preparedness Forum and the PA Region 13 Coalition.                                                  

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serves as an emergency management and business continuity liaison and resource in directing activities within portions of the emergency management and continuity programs in a customer focused environment.  (25%)
  • Manages resource allocation, and facilitation of staff, teams, and committees involved with emergency management and business continuity-related projects.  (20%)
  • Develops and facilitates implementation of creative ideas and suggestions to improve systems, processes and service; develops and implements new policies and procedures; develops and implements educational programs; evaluates established procedures and educational programs for effectiveness.  (20%)
  • Identifies educational and training gaps within the hospital and provides educational opportunities for hospital staff and teams.  (15%)
  • Develops, conducts, and facilitates emergency management and business continuity audits and emergency/disaster exercises. Analyzes and interprets data and participates in decisions regarding data validity and conclusions; effectively documents findings in an after action report and identifies appropriate improvement recommendations. Must maintain strict confidentiality of information.  (10%)
  • Assists with the daily preparedness and business continuity of Forbes Hospital to help ensure a constant state of readiness. (5%)
  • Acts as a representative for AHN and Forbes Hospital. (5%)

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • 5 years’ experience in emergency management, risk management, business/clinical continuity management

Preferred

  • ICS-100
  • ICS-200
  • ICS-700
  • ICS-800
  • FRAME

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement : This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.


As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times.  In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. 

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability. 

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