Emergency Management Specialist - FT/Day at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/25/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Emergency Services
  • Travel
    Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Central Florida

Job Description

Emergency Management Specialist - AdventHealth - Orlando
Location Address: 601 EAST ROLLINS STREET

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth - Orlando

  •  Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando 
  • Serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America
  • AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country
  • We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year

Work Hours/Shift:   Full Time / Day

You Will Be Responsible For:

Demonstrates, through behavior, AdventHealth’s core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship, and Teamwork.

  • Manages the Comprehensive Emergency Management Plans. This includes the management of Hazard Vulnerability Assessments (HVA’s) for all applicable areas.
  • Maintains good relationships with other departments in the hospital and interacts effectively with Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Service (EMS), Fire, and Police community agencies.
  • Maintains and educates an effective plan for all facilities in the arena of disaster response and emergency management.
  • Plans and coordinates at least 2 drills annually at each hospital with one being a mass casualty event and one being an internal event.  One of these will also be community-coordinated as per Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)/Det Norske Veritas (DNV) guidelines.
  • Maintains accurate records of drills, critiques, community meetings, and real events. Engages with campuses for the completion of Corrective Action Plans associated with After Action Reports.


What You Will Need:

  • Associates Degree in Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management or Healthcare related field
  • 7 years of experience performing emergency management duties, disaster planning, education, and policy and procedure development.
  • Incident Command Center (ICS) 100, 200, 700, 800 from an approved education provider that follows the FEMA National Incident Management System (NIMS) Guidelines.
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Technician Level 1910.120
  • Bachelor’s degree in Crisis/Emergency Management or Healthcare related field
  • 5 years working experience in a healthcare environment involving disaster planning and emergency response.
  • Certified Emergency Manager (CEM)
  • Certified Healthcare Emergency Professional (CHEP)
  • Practical knowledge of response to emergency situations, and the ability to control emergency situations with an intelligent and calm demeanor.
  • Knowledge of the Incident Command Structure as it applies to healthcare facilities.
Job Summary:

Under the direction of the System Safety Director, the Emergency Management Specialist plans, develops and oversees the “All-Hazard” approach to emergency response and recovery activities at AdventHealth. The EM Specialist provides for the design and implementation of disaster response to incidents involving AdventHealth entities and personnel. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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