Polk County, Florida - Medical Director Position Available
Polk County, Florida is seeking a Medical Director capable of overseeing a large, progressive Fire Rescue based EMS System.
Approximately 700 field level providers operate within the system. System response is based on Medical Priority Dispatch protocols. Protocols, equipment, medications and training are all provided through one system, which is managed by Polk County Fire Rescue.
Polk County Fire Rescue provides all 911 ambulance transports within the county with 32 ALS ambulances and is supported by 25 ALS fire engines of which 14 are staffed by three municipal fire departments.
The proposed vendor is to be energetic and forward thinking to continue the great past tradition and yet embrace the current ever-changing healthcare issues in EMS.
University of New Mexico Department of Emergency Medicine
Available EMS Faculty Position
The UNM EMS and Disaster Medicine Section has a rare opening for an EMS Board-eligible faculty member.
· Great colleagues
· ACGME-approved EM Residency
· Active Physician Field Response Program
· ACGME-approved EMS Fellowship currently with 2 full and 1 part-time fellow
· Competitive salary
· Academic Trauma Center and Community ED sites
· EMS Academy offering Bachelor’s in EMS
· Urban, suburban, rural, wilderness, tactical and air medical involvement
· Active research program
· Amazing institutional support
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Darren Braude MD, EMT-P
EMS Section Chief
State of Maryland
Emergency Medical Services Board
Announcement of Search For
Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems
September 20, 2013
The Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Board is seeking an Executive Director with superior credentials to manage the emergency medical services system for the State of Maryland. A candidate must be a board certified physician with demonstrated excellence and experience in managing an EMS or related health care organization. Eligibility for the subspecialty board in EMS is preferred and a candidate must have expertise in systems of care for the treatment of trauma, STEMI, stroke, and other emergency medical conditions. A minimum of five years of academic pursuits is desirable.
The Executive Director is the administrative head of the Maryland Institute for EMS Systems (MIEMSS), an independent state agency, and provides administrative support for the EMS Board which is responsible for developing the statewide EMS plan. This important position coordinates and oversees the State’s five EMS regions; the planning and operation of EMS with the federal, state, and county governments; the training, certification, and licensure of EMS providers; research and education related to EMS; emergency and specialty referral centers and systems for the treatment of emergency/critically ill or injured patients. The Executive Director is responsible for the implementation of all programmatic, operational, and administrative components of MIEMSS and is required to work closely with public and private agencies, health care institutions and universities, the Maryland State Police Aviation Command, the Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute, and career and volunteer fire and EMS services throughout the state.
A qualified candidate will be a respected leader and visionary in EMS; able to bring continuous improvement to emergency and trauma care; possess strong personal values and ethics; able to effectively solve problems; able to empower others to work together; able to build teams and coalitions; understand government and the legislative process; be committed to education and research; have strong interpersonal skills and be dedicated to keeping the State of Maryland on the cutting edge of emergency medical and trauma care.
A letter of application, including a detailed curriculum vitae, must be submitted to:
Maryland Institute for EMS Systems
653 West Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
The deadline for receiving a letter of application and curriculum vitae is October 21, 2013.
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