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Program Director Emergency Preparedness

Company: West Park Hospital-WY-US
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: September 12, 2020

Job Description:

We’re a New Orleans-based, non-profit health system on a mission: to provide the best possible care for every person and parish in Louisiana and beyond, and to put a little more heart and soul into healthcare along the way. And that means we do things a little differently around here.

Treating people like family is the LCMC Health way, and it always has been. Founded by Louisiana’s only freestanding children’s hospital, we’ve grown into a healthcare system that’s built to serve the unique needs of our communities and families.

Today, we offer five hospital locations: Children’s Hospital, Touro, University Medical Center New Orleans, New Orleans East Hospital, and West Jefferson Medical Center. We also offer a network of urgent care centers across the greater New Orleans area. With over 2,000 board-certified physicians specializing in everything from head to toe, our community can count on us to provide the right care, right where they need it.

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.

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 Program Director Emergency Preparedness assumes full responsibility for preparedness, response, recovery for both internal and external disasters, policy planning, and complying with regulations related to emergency management .

Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree, required, plus five (5) Years professional level healthcare experience in one or a combination of the following: emergency management, fire or police services, public safety, public health, health administration, or engineering.

Must possess k nowledge of the policy, programmatic and procedural aspects of emergency management programs, such as hazard mitigation, JCAHO standards for emergency preparedness, etc.

Ability to analyze and evaluate the goals, operations and effectiveness of programs and to synthesize diverse sources of information in order to identify problems and recommend solutions. Ability to write, gather, and summarize information in written reports for after action reports, policies and procedures, and plans. Knowledge of occupational safety regulations, model safety programs, grant writing, and risk management strategies a plus.

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:

Directs, plans, coordinates and monitors the Emergency Preparedness Program for University Medical Center New Orleans. Oversees related policies, and procedures ensuring they are current and meet government and regulatory compliance.

Plans, implements, evaluates and documents emergency preparedness drills and training. Supervises staff assigned during activation of incident command and determines equipment and supplies needed for the program.

Represents the hospital in emergency preparedness planning activities involving internal, local, and governmental agencies.

Acts as liaison for the hospital with public safety agencies in emergency situations.

Identifies, applies, and secures federal grants for funds to support the Emergency Management Programs.

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: West Park Hospital-WY-US, New Orleans , Program Director Emergency Preparedness, Other , New Orleans, Louisiana

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