Specialty Programs Nurse Coordinator - Emergency Medical Services, San Jose, California

Employer SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA
Created 06/11/2021
Reference 434075
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State California
City San Jose
Zip 95110
Salary $161,449.60 - $196,493.44 Annually


Under general direction, to coordinate the development, implementation, monitoring, and quality improvement activities of select standards and policies for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Programs; to function as the key liaison to hospitals and specialty care centers including but not limited to: Base Hospital, Receiving Hospitals; Trauma Centers, segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) Programs, Stroke Programs, Pediatric Critical Care Centers and Burn Centers; and to collaborate with physicians, nurses, administrators, pre-hospital providers and other community members within Santa Clara County, the region, and the State.

The current vacancy is for a full-time Specialty Programs Nurse Coordinator position located at the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department.

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Typical Tasks
  • Oversees receiving hospital and specialty receiving center compliance with appropriate statutes, regulations, standards, guidelines, policies and procedures, and best practices;
  • Coordinates policy and procedure development for the Emergency Medical Services Agency;
  • Acts as primary liaison with public and private receiving hospitals and specialty care hospitals;
  • Supervises, monitors, trains, evaluates and disciplines staff;
  • Coordinates the EMS Agency's clinical specialty programs which includes, but is not limited to: EMS Medical Center/Alternate Base Hospital, Receiving Hospitals, Trauma Centers, STEMI Centers, Stroke Centers, Burn Centers, Pediatric Trauma Centers, the EMS Children program and other related programs;
  • Provides quality improvement activities related to hospitals and specialty centers and programs;
  • Prepares complex and detailed reports and procedures;
  • Monitors compliance to contracts and specialty receiving facility agreements;
  • Assists in the development and implementation of long range specialty receiving operational plans and serves on related committees and task forces;
  • Provides staff support to clinical specialty care committees;
  • Prepares and administers applicable specialty receiving program grants;
  • Assists in annual budget preparation;
  • Supports the EMS Agency Medical Director;
  • Represents the County as assigned;
  • May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Employment Standards
Possession of a current license as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing.

Possession of a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or a management discipline such as Public Administration, Healthcare Administration, or a related field AND three (3) years of emergency or critical care nursing experience. A Master's Degree in Nursing or a management discipline is preferred.

Experience as a mobile intensive care nurse, clinical nurse specialist, trauma coordinator or experience working in an EMS Agency is preferred.

Knowledge of:
  • Emergency nursing care of the ill and injured patients;
  • Working knowledge and experience in the provision of emergency medical services;
  • Pertinent State and local laws and regulations;
Common computer office applications.

Ability to:
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
  • Plan, monitor and evaluate specialty programs and service delivery;
  • Identify problems and investigate and evaluate alternatives; recommend/implement effective solutions;
  • Interpret, explain and apply applicable regulations, policy and procedures;
  • Prepare clear, accurate and effective reports and written correspondence;
  • Represent the department and the county in meetings and make effective presentations;
  • Organize and prioritize work and meet critical deadlines;
  • Maintain accurate records and files;
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with emergency medical care professionals at all levels and others encountered in the course of assignment.


Closing Date/Time: 6/23/2021 11:59 PM Pacific

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