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Emergency Management Specialist

Date Posted: Jan 18, 2021
Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 137
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 51011028341801-Emergency Management
Location: Atrium Corporate Operations


Responsible for the Emergency Management (EM) program. Educates, trains and manages the Emergency Operation Plan. Manages an ongoing process to collect information and opportunities under a continuous quality improvement system. Identifies, evaluates, and develops strategies for the Emergency Management program to comply with all regulatory requirements and identified industry best practices. Responsible for maintaining procedures for mitigation, preparedness, response, recovery and continuity of business. Leads facility(s) in developing and implementing the necessary documentation. Plans, executes and evaluates; including the creation of after action reports and lessons learned; exercises of various types and scope. Responds and recovers to emergency events. Manages an incident command system.

Essential Functions:

  • Coordinate and uphold a defined scope of Emergency Management program(s) to comply with all licensure, accreditation and regulatory requirements;
  • Periodically will take on-call duties for the Atrium health Emergency Management department and organization.
  • Develop and conduct Emergency Management education and training;
  • Coordinate collection, organization, analysis, and standardized reporting of information and corrective actions in conjunction with an effective audit program;
  • Provide leadership and act as a subject matter expert for Emergency Management functions working within to assure compliance with Emergency Management standards;
  • Supports and leads systemwide projects through project management;
  • Work with peers among facility(s) in Emergency Management functions to direct implementation and monitoring of identified Emergency Management program recommendations;
  • Analyze and recommend continual improvement measures for prevention, mitigating, planning, response, recovery and continuity of business;
  • Lead the development and maintenance of the Emergency Operations Plan, procedures and documentation related to Emergency Management at the facility(s) level;
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with professional organizations and other healthcare organizations, municipal services, and regulatory authorities;
  • Develop and submit reports of survey assessment findings, recommendations and assists in identifying and implementing corrective actions; 
  • Provide annual evaluations, risk assessments of the program and facility(s);
  • Maintain equipment, tools and recommend mitigation strategies;
  • Regularly conduct rounds for the facility(s) included in the scope of the program and related fields; 
  • Support community planning including local, regional and state Emergency Management, Homeland Security and Business Continuity authority;
  • Provide technical and subject matter expert for facility(s) during emergency and disaster situations;

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