Colorado Springs, CO- EMS Chief Medical Director/Ranked Top 3 Most Desirable Places To Live

CO

Posted: 08/19/19 Employment Type: Full Time Specialty: Emergency Medicine - Critical Care Job Number: EM-EMS Med Dir 3384 Pay Rate: Market related
EMS Chief Medical Director

Fast Facts

- EMS Chief Medical Director
- Ranked top 3 most desirable places to live in the country!
- Home of The United States Olympic & Paralympic Training Center
- The Broadmoor 5-star, 5 diamond resort
- US Air Force Academy

The City of Colorado Springs has engaged Pacific Companies to find a stellar Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Chief Medical Director (CMD). We are looking for an innovative leader to take on this role in a very progressive environment. The CMD will be working with a team of medical directors, the Fire Department leadership and the Health Care Systems to help delegate roles, responsibilities and protocols for Emergency Medical Services in the beautiful community of Colorado Springs. This includes but is not limited to:

Participate as a member of a committee responsible for establishing overall clinical and patient care aspects of the EMS system

Development and implementation of treatment and hospital destination guidelines

Provide medical recommendations to Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) and to the Communications Center staff regarding the dispatch of EMS calls

Participate in the establishment, implementation, revision and authorization of system-wide treatment guidelines and policies and procedures for all patient care activities from dispatch through triage, treatment, and transport and non-transport

Establishing the required education to ensure proficiency of EMT-Bs and EMT-Ps

Advise the Fire Chief regarding new or recommended medical care standards, medical equipment, and proper medical staffing

Provide oversight of the quality assurance/continuous quality improvement programs

Job Description

* Flexible schedule
* Wide variety of responsibilities that include spending time in the field interacting with the fire department and private ambulance crews
* Requires strong leadership skills with the ability to lead both field personnel along with high ranking public officials such as the Mayor, City Council, and Health Care System CEO's
* Ability to work the political landscape
* Clinical work through taking one shift per month at each of the 4 hospitals in the community

The position is posted as a Request for Proposal (RFP) as this unique and critical position will be hired as an independent contractor to the City of Colorado Springs through the Fire Department.

The City of Colorado Springs

Top Ranked City to Live in the Country

* Pikes Peak
* Garden of the Gods
* The Broadmoor
* Seven Falls
* Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
* The Royal Gorge

Outdoor Lover's Dream

* Hiking
* Skiing
* Biking
* Golfing
* Horseback Riding
* Rock Climbing
* Whitewater Rafting
* Youth and Adult Sports/Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame

Excellent Higher Education in Colorado Springs:

* Colorado College
* University of Colorado at Colorado Springs-UCCS
* The Air Force Academy
* Colorado Technical University

Brooke Hambright

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