Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience; OR an Associate's degree and five years of relevant experience; OR seven years of relevant experience. A Master's degree in a related field may substitute for one year of experience. Relevant experience required must be in emergency preparedness and planning and/or response.
Experience working in a healthcare delivery environment. Knowledge of the Incident Command System (ICS) and Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP). Ability to establish priorities within assigned programs; organize, consolidate and prepare narrative and numerical information into clear, logical reports; analyze written and published program material and draw conclusions concerning its impact. Strong communication, interpersonal and writing skills. Ability to work both independently and with teams. Knowledge of computer software packages such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access.
The incumbent will report to the Regional Health Emergency Preparedness Coordinator and will function as part of a regional office team dedicated to improving the capacity of local government entities, institutional providers, and private practitioners to respond to all-hazards incidents. The incumbent will maintain primary responsibility for activities, functions and contract deliverables pertaining to hospitals. Specific duties will include: functioning as a liaison between hospitals, long term care facilities and NYSDOH Regional and Central Office staff regarding emergency preparedness and all hazard response issues; working with facilities to ensure that emergency preparedness grant contract deliverables are appropriately communicated and addressed; serving as a resource to facilities to support the development of facility specific emergency preparedness/all-hazard response plans and the integration of those plans with overarching county and regional plans; working with facilities to determine training needs and assisting in the development, implementation and assessment of drills and exercises. Frequent travel will be required to meet with providers, provide technical assistance, and assess emergency preparedness. Other related duties as assigned.
Grant funded position. Compliance with funding requirements such as time and effort reporting, grant deliverables, and contract deliverables, is required.
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