This position will provide medical advice to enable oversight of the New York State Emergency Medical Services system related the delivery of medical care, quality improvement, protocol development and demonstration projects to improve care to all New Yorkers.
The position will:
- advise DOH regarding emergency medical care, and assist in the development, periodic revision, and application of appropriateness review standards and quality improvement guidelines for emergency medical care, emergency departments and emergency services.
- review clinical protocols, policies and procedures
- serve as an expert resource to local and agency Medical Directors.
- support the oversight and quality of the provision of pre-hospital care and including the oversight of statewide clinical quality metrics
- provide guidance and subject matter expertise to operations, investigations and operations sections of the Bureau on clinical matters as needed.
- provide guidance regarding proposed legislation pertaining to the out of hospital care of patients
- Serve as Ex-Officio Member of the State emergency medical advisory committee (SEMAC) and any other committees related to care of patients in the pre-hospital environment
- Work with public health, emergency preparedness, fire, law enforcement and medical programs, as needed, to maintain the continuity and expectation of the delivery of EMS
- Assist EMS regions in their integration into the health infrastructure of the State, specifically regarding disaster preparation, collaboration, science, and research.
- be responsible for course development and instruction that helps advance the EMS systems such as quality assurance development, clinical review and Medical Director responsibilities.
- be a subject matter expert for the department for any pilot or demonstration project approved by the department.
- facilitate and assist in statewide research projects and publications that helps advance the EMS System.
- participate in programs to ensure healthcare equality of pre-hospital care for all New Yorkers.
- assist in meeting current Department grant deliverables and applications for additional future grants to further grow the NYS EMS System.
- Licensed to practice Medicine and Surgery in NYS and remain in good standing with the NYS Office of Professions
- Have at least 2 years’ experience working within an EMS System
- Board certification in their specialty training area of expertise
- At least 3 years of service as an agency EMS Medical Director.
- Board certification in Emergency Medical Services
- At least three years of experience serving as a voting member on a REMAC, SEMAC, REMSCO, or SEMSCO or a subcommittee of one of the preceding councils
- Experience with public speaking and teaching small and large groups
- Experience as an EMS provider or field response Medical Director
- 1 year of experience acting as a medical director to a community paramedicine or other innovative provision of EMS services
Penda Aiken, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
SUBS SUBMIT BY 03-30-2023