EMS Director – Director of Emergency Medical Services (ID:42165)
An exciting opportunity to step into a strategic role as a visionary, forward thinking EMS leader.
The EMS Director maintains standards to insure safe and therapeutically effective patient care during pre-hospital emergency calls and hospital-to hospital ambulance transfers. Reports to VP of Patient Services.

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Oversee Operations Director
  • Recruit and retain approximately 20 EMT level basic personnel and 6-8 paramedics for primary ambulance calls
  • Oversee initial training of advanced and basic personnel within 1 year of joining Perham Area EMS
  • Oversee, organize and conduct monthly in-service classes to maintain current certification levels
  • Develop written protocols and review with physician medical director and ambulance staff on annual basis
  • Assure accurate and complete reports are completed for all ambulance calls 
  • Conduct quarterly run-review of selected calls with medical director and ambulance personnel
  • Periodically evaluate need for additional equipment
  • Assure repair of faculty equipment on timely basis
  • Arrange for periodic testing of patient monitoring and vital sign equipment
  • Review profit and loss records monthly 
  • Review billing reports from billing company to ensure all calls are billed, work with billing company to maintain acceptable accounts receivable balance
  • Prepare reports of statistical data and conduct monthly meeting with ambulance personnel, and semi-annual meetings with Joint Powers board
  • Ensure EMS staff meets Joint Commission competency standards annually, along with Paramedic Operations Supervisor conduct annual employee evaluations
  • Conduct departmental quality reviews and evaluations to help identify weaknesses, strengths and identify performance improvement projects  
  • Plan, organize and develop lesson plans for EMS training programs in conjunction with EMS department instructors
  • Work with hospital safety committees to implement safe work procedures when appropriate, investigate injury reports, track injury data, participate in safety inspections as needed and attend monthly safety meetings as scheduled
  • Meet facility Standards of Behavior
  • Meet accountabilities required of Emergency Medical Technician/Paramedic
  • Participate in hospital, city, county and state emergency planning
  • Other duties as assigned    
Required Skills and Experience:    
  • Maintain current certification as Emergency Medical Technician/Paramedic and American Heart Association certification as Advanced Cardiac Life Support provides
  • Able to communicate effectively with many diverse groups of people
  • Have an understanding of Medicare, Medicaid regulations and billing practices
  • Have basic knowledge of accounting, budget preparation, computer keyboarding, computer operations and network management     

About Versique:
Versique is a high-performance recruiting firm based in Minneapolis, MN specializing in interim solutions, direct hire, and executive leadership search. We believe people are the ultimate business advantage. Our experienced functional recruiting teams work within a variety of areas of expertise (HR, Finance & Accounting, Demand Generation, IT, and Engineering) and broad industries (Healthcare, Banking, Consumer Packaged Goods, Manufacturing, Private Equity, and Family-Owned). Voted as a “Star Tribune Best Places to Work” three years in a row by our employees, Versique is one of the largest and fastest growing staffing and recruiting firms in the Midwest. The Versique brand represents a powerful combination of “versatile” and “unique” as it hints at the concept of “search” in its pronunciation: ver-seek.
Versique is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status, among other factors.


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EMS Director – Director of Emergency Medical Services (ID:42165)

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