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Assistant Coordinator - Reg HC Preparedness - MED-1

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 19523
Job Family: Protective Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 47331020231713-Medical Services
Location: Mobile Med - MED-1 - 3311 Beam Rd - Suite A


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

  • Oversees full maintenance and set up and break down of MTF (mobile treatment facility) and related logistics and clinical functions, exercising discretion and independent judgement.
  • Oversees deployment of vehicle in emergency situations; maybe deployed with short notice for indeterminate time periods.
  • Responsible for vehicle/fleet maintenance and/or medical equipment and supply maintenance.
  • CDL-Class A license preferred
  • Possess general skill set regarding trailer and rig mechanics, plumbing, carpentry, electrical and preventative maintenance.
  • Keeps a record of MTF resources before, during and after deployment.
  • Provides coordination or support of activities involving the upkeep, maintenance and possible deployment of the Mobile Treatment Facility (MTF).
  • Possess the ability to operate and drive MTF when needed and available to drive in short notice depending on situation.
  • 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.