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Assistant Coord - Reg HC Preparedness

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 58812
Job Family: Protective Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 55541005030731-Emergency Event
Location: Corp - Emergency Mgmt -


Job Summary

Performs professional and administrative work in planning, organizing, and directing the development, coordination and operations of the Metrolina Healthcare Preparedness program. Performs coordination for and support of activities related to the upkeep, maintenance, and functionality of all Metrolina Healthcare Preparedness Coalition (MHPC) disaster response program vehicles and equipment. Ensure proper fleet maintenance programs to all assets and vehicles. Maintain a working knowledge of all vehicles and equipment related to the State Medical Response System. Must be available to operate non-CDL required vehicles as needed and on short notice.

Essential Functions

  • Fosters cooperation between the MHPC and internal and external agencies involved in disaster preparedness and response.
  • Manages several complex initiatives in collaboration with the Coalition stakeholders.
  • Functions as the point of contact for deployment of disaster equipment and supplies.
  • Develops, maintains and analyzes regional disaster planning data.
  • Assists in maintenance of the Regional Response Plan.
  • Assists in preparation of monthly disaster grant expenditure reports to be submitted to the state.
  • Operates as the MHPC SMAT Team Leader during disasters.
  • Assists in the development and coordination of the regional State Medical Assistance Team.
  • Ensures proper fleet maintenance programs to all assets and vehicles.
  • Operates vehicles in all types of weather.
  • Maintains disaster response equipment and vehicles in deployment readiness state.
  • Maintains assets in the inventory system according to policy.
  • Maintains a safe and secure environment.
  • Develops, edits, organizes, formats and distributes training materials/courses and other required correspondence as needed.

Physical Requirements

Works in both office and field setting. Requires ability to move about the medical center complex and warehouse. Requires ability to function independently in an around disaster response vehicles and equipment. Requires ability to lift, move and mobilize heavy disaster response supplies and equipment. Frequent local and regional travel. Must have own dependable transportation. Ability to attend meetings as necessary, to include occasional weekends and evenings.

Education, Experience and Certifications

Bachelor's Degree in public administration or healthcare related field and experience in administering a program or grant; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; Master’s Degree preferred. 4 years relevant work experience (emergency management, project administration, disaster management) required. Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of emergency services, grant administration, and project management for local, state, and federal projects. Considerable knowledge of trends and current developments in the field of emergency medical services and hospital disaster response planning. Ability to establish and administer a variety of projects requiring coordination over a geographic region involving multiple agencies. Possess good organizational skills and be self-directed in undertaking daily activities and establishing goals. Ability to express ideas verbally and in writing. Ability to provide leadership to team members, program participants and community members. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels including, federal, state and local.