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Emergency Management Coordinator

Company: LCMC Health
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

About University Medical Center University Medical Center New Orleans is the academic medical center of LCMC Health and the ultimate expression of a nearly 300-year legacy of serving the people of New Orleans and South Louisiana. With our academic partners, including Louisiana State University and Tulane University Schools of Medicine, we are training the next generation of healthcare professionals and leading research to find tomorrow's cures and treatments. From expert primary care and the widest variety of specialty care to cutting edge emergency care and the region's only Level 1 Trauma Center, UMC offers the area the widest breadth of healthcare services. Click here to view our state-of-the-art facility. (https://youtu.be/aH-1QlP0r6o?list=PL8u-tkjAp9fBQ_dYsFoYDyp5p4pvCWZD7) We are looking for medical professionals who are just as passionate as we are about providing the best medical care in the safest environment. We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. Whether you're a seasoned healthcare professional or just starting out, a career at UMC places you at the center of a dynamic community of providers, learners and staff with a singular focus on patient-centric care. We offer a state-of-the-art facility with breakthrough technology, and professionals committed to helping our community become healthier. About the position The Safety / Emergency Management Coordinator reports to the Facilities Management Director. This position is responsible for coordinating, monitoring, and maintaining regulatory compliance activities related to the Environment of Care, Life Safety, and Emergency Management. This includes but is not limited to policy management, EOC and LS rounds, maintenance and construction related safety / risk assessments, EM exercises and documentation, and participates in regulatory survey reviews including CMS, TJC, LASFM, LDH, DHH, etc. Requirements: An Associate degree, or a recognized field related Certification such as CHFM, CHSP, or CHEP, required, plus three (3) years Safety, Life Safety, or Emergency Management experience. Proficient in quality improvement processes. Proficient computer skills in MS Office product (word, excel, power point) to develop spreadsheets, graphs, and presentations. Requires above average written and oral communication. Requires the ability to deal with Environmental Conditions such as, working inside and outside, possibly in all types of weather, and working in close quarters with others under stressful conditions. Responsibilities: Plans and schedules meetings, exercises, and activities to maintain EOC and EM compliance. Collects data and creates reports on activities, finding, and trends for reporting to the EOC and EM committees. Maintains assessments related to maintenance and construction activities such as Preconstruction, Infection Control, and Interim Life Safety Risk assessments and monitors activities. Regularly reviews EOC documentation to verify activities and compliance. Stays informed of regulatory changes and assists with policy adjustments and action plans as needed. EOC is inclusive of Safety and Security, Hazardous Materials and Waste, Fire Safety / Life Safety, Medical Equipment, Utility, and other physical environmental requirements. Coordinates and conducts EOC and LS rounds regularly. Maintains documentation and reports findings to department directors. Reviews EM inventories as defined in policies and SOPs to ensure compliance. Reports surveillance activities to EOC and EM committees. Coordinates, plans, and facilitates EM drills and exercises. Coordinates exercises with outside resources including LCMC EM, Region Healthcare Coalition, Local government EM, Police, Fire, Ambulance... Crates After Action Plans and tracks corrective actions through completion. Participates in regulatory surveys including TJC, CMS, LADH, DHH, LASFM, etc. UMC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: LCMC Health, New Orleans , Emergency Management Coordinator, Executive , New Orleans, Louisiana

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