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Emergency Management Coordinator

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Support I 
Requisition #:  93589

MANDATORY COVID-19 VACCINATION: In accordance with CMS rules, Children’s requires all employees to be fully vaccinated or receive an approved exemption.

 

JOB SUMMARY

Plan, design, execute, and train staff as part of the Emergency Preparedness training and exercise program.  All training and exercise program deliveries will be designed and executed in accordance with TJC and other local, state, and federal/national regulatory agencies.  Provide backup for local, state, regional, and federal reporting requirements, as well as representing Children’s at local, state and national emergency management events as needed.  

EDUCATION

Associates Degree in Emergency Services, or related degree; or an equivalent combination of education and experience in related field.
 

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

  • Current and valid Georgia State driver’s license.
  • Successful completion of the Homeland Security Exercise Evaluation Program (HSEEP) prior to employment.
  • Successful completion of Hospital Decontamination Instructor Certification by the State of Georgia within 1 year of employment (as offered). 

EXPERIENCE*

  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience in delivering/managing emergency services training and exercise programs (in addition to education/experience requirement in Education section). 
     

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Emergency Management, or related degree
  • Georgia State General Instructor Certification, with POST Certification
     

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local standards and codes; requirements of regulatory and accreditation agencies and standard operating procedures  
  • Knowledge of building, life safety, and National Fire Protection Association codes
  • Knowledge of Americans with Disabilities Act and Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards and Joint Commission requirements
  • Excellent record keeping and records management skills
  • Ability to assess and prioritize multiple tasks, projects, and demands
  • Knowledge of standard software applications, i.e., Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of OSHA, TJC, NFPA and Emergency Management principles
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Effective decision-making /problem-solving skills, demonstration of creativity in problem-solving

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

Training:

  • Serves as the principal designer/instructor for the Emergency Preparedness training program for the healthcare system including but not limited to HazMat Decon Training, Incident Command Training, Mass Casualty Training.
  • Coordinates the delivery of individual departmental emergency management training as required by function and/or regulation.  

Exercise:

  • Plan, Design, and Deliver the CMS Required Emergency Management training program within the system on an annual basis.  
  • Develop After Action Reports for exercise deliveries and maintain ongoing Improvement Planning matrix.  

Emergency Management Support:

  • Provide coordination and support for emergency incidents throughout the facility including but not limited to coordination of Hazmat and MCI type events.  
  • Supports the development of After-Action Reports following planned and unplanned events.
  • Participates in the annual review/updates for all Emergency Preparedness plans and meetings.  
  • Collaborates with the Safety Department regarding the documentation, planning and training related to hazardous materials.
  • Acts as the backup representation at required local, state, and national emergency management meetings and events.
  • Acts as the Emergency Management Liaison within the Emergency Operations Center (EOC), when activated. 

SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

WORKING CONDITIONS*

 

About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1575 Northeast Expressway, Bldg 1, Atlanta, GA  30329
Function:  Facilities - Engineering/Facility Mgmt


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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