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Registered Nurse: EMS Operations Coordinator

Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Location: Chicago
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:


Scheduled Hours:
Full Time Opening (80 hours a pay period)
Days: Monday-Friday schedule
On call as needed after hours, weekends and holidays

More than 40,000 people a year come to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center (AIMMC) for emergency care. AIMMC is a Level I Trauma Center which includes a trauma bay in addition to general emergency and behavioral health emergency designated beds.

The EMS Operations Coordinator assists in coordinating the operational aspect of the Chicago North EMS System in accordance with standards set forth by the Illinois Department of Public Health EMS Division. The Coordinator implements approved protocols and policies under the EMS Manager's leadership to ensure state and local compliance.

The EMS Operations Coordinator assists in the assurance of safe practice and patient care delivery in the Chicago EMS System.

Acts as a liaison for the EMS system in conjunction with the EMS System Manager to all internal and external contacts.

Assists in design, development, and distribution of initial and continuing education in conjunction with the CEMSS Education Committee. Education is provided for EMTs, Paramedics, ECRNs, First Responders, ECPs and additional entities as needed.

Assists in tactile operational duties of the CEMS System.

Provides Administrative Support and assistance to the EMS Manager in various operational aspects.

Position Requirements:
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Current Illinois RN License
Current CPR, ACLS and PALS Certification
Must possess at least 3 years' experience in an Emergency Room setting
EMS/Field experience of 5 years preferred
ITLS, PEPP and or ENPC preferred
Lead EMS Instructor Certification preferred or documented teaching experience
Certifications/education required for the nursing specialty. (ECRN must obtain within 1 year of hire; CEN must obtain within 2 years of hire; TNS or TNCC preferred)
Associate must be available for on-call, 24/7. May need to work occasional evenings, nights, week-ends or holidays depending on potential EMS activities that may occur.
Must be physically able to ride in ambulance (step up/down into vehicle) assist with carrying EMS equipment, participate in "infield" patient care with ambulance crew.
Must be able to multi-task and demonstrate critical thinking skills.
Good communication skills
Good computer skills. Intermediate knowledge of several software applications is preferred. Ability to create spreadsheets and Power Points
Ability to work independently
Good time management and organizational skills

Keywords: Advocate Aurora Health, Chicago , Registered Nurse: EMS Operations Coordinator, Healthcare , Chicago, Illinois

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