• Base Hospital EMS & Disaster Specialist

    Job Number
    Banner--Univ Med Ctr Tucson
    Pre-Hospital Services
    Address : Street
    1501 North Campbell Ave
    Address : Location
    Work Schedule
    Position Type
    PT: Part-Time
    Posting Category
    Emergency Services
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    Health care is constantly changing, and at Banner Health, we are at the front of that change. We are leading health care to make the experience the best it can be. We want to change the lives of those in our care – and the people who choose to take on this challenge. If changing health care for the better sounds like something you want to be part of, we want to hear from you.


    As a Base Hospital EMS & Disaster Specialist of Banner Health Hospital, there will be exciting opportunities to be part of the health care transformation. We are known nationally as an innovative leader in new health care models, the only Level 1 Trauma and Academic Medical Center in Southern Arizona, and are on the cutting edge of medical advances.



    Part time; flexible working hours

    Monday-Friday; no weekends



    1501 North Campbell Ave.

    Tucson, AZ  85724


    Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.


    About Banner - University Medical Center Tucson
    Banner - University Medical Center Tucson is nationally recognized for providing exceptional patient
    care, teaching future health-care professionals and
    conducting groundbreaking research. Also located on
    the campus is Diamond Children's - recognized for its
    specialized pediatric services including neonatal and
    intensive care, emergency medicine and cancer therapies.
    Banner - University Medical Center Tucson is Southern
    Arizona's only Level 1 Trauma Center, meaning we care
    for the most critically injured patients. The hospital is
    consistently listed among the nation's top hospitals in the
    prestigious Best Hospitals ranking by U.S. News & World
    Report. Our nurses' innovative, safe and thoughtful care
    has been recognized with Magnet ™ designation from
    the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The hospital's
    physicians are full-time faculty of the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson. Our specialty services
    include comprehensive heart and cancer care, advanced
    neuroscience techniques and a multi-organ transplant
    program. For more information about Tucson, please visit: VisitTucson.org



    About Banner Health
    Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.


    Job Summary

    Assists in the coordination of educational activities, quality monitoring functions, and Emergency Medical Services and Disaster Management responsibilities of the Base Hospital Program. Works independently to ensure that the goals and objectives of the program are accomplished in accordance with priorities, time limitations, resources, Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) rules and regulations, Southeast Arizona EMS Regional standards, and other specifications.

    Essential Functions

  • Assists in the development and evaluation of quality outcome reports within the Base Hospital Program. Assists in identification of appropriate indicators to monitor.Assists with the collection of data for select projects or indicators.Remains alert to quality and safety trends. Monitors the effectiveness of QI projects and/or new procedures. Remains alert to Risk Management issues, and notifies supervisor as appropriate. Assists with auditing EMS provider and medical direction staff performance through medical record review and audio recordings.

  • Works with Base Hospital and disaster teams to coordinate and present pre-hospital and disaster education programs to EMS providers and hospital medical direction authority staff. Assists with the planning and coordination of EMS and disaster education to all levels of pre-hospital providers and medical direction staff. Plans and assists in coordinating EMS conferences or educational events. Uses appropriate teaching strategies, including the use of the principles of adult education.

  • Supports the collection of prehospital research and performance data. Demonstrates an advanced understanding of prehospital and disaster management. Recognizes breakdowns in the system of care delivery for prehospital care and disaster situations. Assists and supports the Base Hospital Manager in issue resolution. Assists in the development of local and regional EMS protocols/guidelines/standing orders and other procedures in coordination with the Base Hospital leadership team.

  • Actively participates in processes designed to improve EMS system outcomes. Assists in the development and/or revision of patient care protocols and policies to improve prehospital care delivery and disaster management. Assists with the development of necessary staff education for EMS providers and medical direction staff on new or revised policies/protocols/procedures. Assists with the coordination of various Base Hospital performance improvement initiatives.

  • Assists the Base Hospital Manager with other program activities. Maintains expertise in pre-hospital care and disaster management by attending regional and national conferences, networking with peers, and reading journals. Serves as a member of the Base Hospital Program management team. Establishes and accomplishes professional goals jointly developed with the Base Hospital Manager. Conducts/attends meetings and publishes minutes as identified by Base Hospital Manager. Fosters and promotes valuable professional relationships among customers.

  • Minimum Qualifications

    Current paramedic certification in the state of Arizona.

    Minimum of five years pre-hospital experience to include responsibilities in leadership, quality improvement and education is preferred. Ability to present information clearly and concisely in both written and verbal form. Strong computer skills, including knowledge of word processing, presentation, and graphical software. Ability to work with minimal supervision.

    Preferred Qualifications

    National Registry (NREMT-P) certification preferred.

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

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