Emergency Management Specialist at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 2/17/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Date Posted:
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  • Job Family
    Emergency Services
  • Travel
    Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Emergency Management Specialist AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Location Address: 

9100 West 74th Street, Merriam, KS 66204

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits Available Day One
  • Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019
  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962
  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite childcare center and fitness facility  
  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time Days

Monday – Friday

8:00AM – 5:00PM

You Will Be Responsible For:   

  • Manages the Comprehensive Emergency Management Plans program for the system, including 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
  • Manages and educates an effective plan for all facilities in the arena of disaster response and emergency management
  • Manages the regional coordination of at least 2 annual drills 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 (Joint Commission) guidelines.
  • Manages the system archiving of data pertaining to drills, critiques, community meetings, and real-world events. Engages with the regional Emergency Management Specialists and their respective campuses for the completion of Corrective Action Plans associated with After Action Reports.
  • Chairs the Emergency Management Committee and facilitates its’ operation.
  • Provides input towards the development of the budget.
  • Participates and coordinates with community, state, and federal partners/agencies on the management of grant activity.


What You Will Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.  Preference will be given to degrees related to Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management, Healthcare related field, or equivalent knowledge and skills obtained through a combination of education, training, and experience.
  • 5 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.

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Manager of Safety / Emergency Management, the Emergency Management Specialist manages the disaster preparedness, emergency response and recovery program at Advent Health -Shawnee Mission, Lenexa, South Overland Park, College Blvd., and various medical office buildings. The Emergency Specialist supervises the Emergency Management Specialist staff charged with 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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