The EMS Shift Commander providesdirect management of the EMS personnel for the assigned shift under the directionof the Operations Manager. The EMS Shift Commander manages the operationsand personnel of the assigned shift to include operational and clinicaloversight of the assigned units and personnel. Additionally, the EMS ShiftCommander will be responsible for providing patient care under the direction ofthe Scott & White EMS Medical Director.
The job duties of the EMS ShiftCommander also include, but are not limited to:
Responsiblefor selection and hiring of ems staff as well as orientation and training of newhires.
Directspersonnel to ensure compliance to Departmental and Institutional policies,procedures, protocols and mission/vision. Works closely with Human Resources inthe selection process of new staff.
Providesand schedules adequate resources for the orientation and training of new hires
Develops,implement and manages operational (non-clinical) training for new hires andexisting staff.
Develops,implements and manage processes, procedures and documents to effectively managerequests for medical standbys and public relations events, and for the operationson-site at such events.
Assessstandby and special event requests for approval in the context of the mission,vision and goals of the Department.
Workswith Clinical Manager to demonstrate and communicate requirements and the Scott& White commitment to absolute compliance.
Providesadvanced medical care under special circumstances.
Demonstratesaccurate and effective patient assessment skills.
Assessmentleads to appropriate action plan.
Selectsmost appropriate treatment/intervention plan based upon patient needs andcircumstances.
Providesappropriate and effective feedback to EMS personnel regarding their operationaland clinical performance on the scene, including proper documentation asrequired..
Effectivelymonitors system status and is constantly aware of system resources andcapabilities, relative to active and pending calls for service
The ideal candidate for the EMSShift Commander role will be interpersonal, possess exceptional verbal andwritten communication skills and have experience in conflict resolution.
Immediate eligibility forhealth and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan withdollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day1
*Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/orlevel.
- EDUCATION - H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent
- EXPERIENCE - A minimum of 2 years experience required
- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION - Basic Life Support (BLS)
Emerg Med Tech - Paramedic (EMT-P)
Drivers License (TXDL): If moving from out of state must obtain valid TX DL within 90 days of hire.
Internal Number: 20009372
About Baylor Scott & White Health
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!