Regional EMS Medical Director Position with Level I Trauma Center in Illinois

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Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
Commensurate with experience
Mar 03, 2023
Apr 02, 2023
Practice Setting
Hospital / Health System

Carle Health is seeking a Regional EMS Medical Director to join our established Emergency Medicine team at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, Illinois.

Position Details Include:

  • This position is a .4 FTE administrative position with opportunity to do .2 - .6 FTE in EM clinical work.
  • The Regional EMS Medical Director is responsible for overseeing both emergency and non-emergency EMS operations throughout a multi-county area in Illinois.
  • The Regional EMS Medical Director will report to the Associate and Assistant Medical Directors of the Emergency Department at Carle Foundation Hospital as well as the Associate Chief Medical Director of Hospital Medicine.
  • Assists in the coordination and oversite of technical and operational activities in assigned department.
  • Maintains, annually reviews, and updates treatment protocols, documentation requirements and work processes.
  • Supports department goals and initiatives to continuously improve patient care and service
  • Proactively shares best practices related to workflows, continuing education, engagement, and patient satisfaction with leaders.
  • Attends meetings for clinical and administrative staff as required and chair/serve on committees as requested by Carle and share appropriate information with staff.
  • Academic appointment to the faculty of the Carle Illinois College of Medicine. Supports premed and medical student research and clinical experience. Directs or Co-Directs the 2-week EMS M4 elective program.
  • Credentialing and provision of direct and indirect medical oversight of all EMS system agencies' personnel, including first responders, EMTs, Advanced EMTs, Paramedics, and prehospital RNs.
  • Developing, overseeing, and participating in education and outreach efforts to the entire Carle Regional EMS system.
  • Outreach relations to organizations outside Carle Regional EMS to form relationships and help recruit within our service areas.
  • Researching, writing, and revising evidence based out of hospital care protocols.
  • Performing EMS Quality Assurance, which includes system level efforts related to Trauma, STEMI, Stroke, etc.
  • Leading Carle's efforts in public health, including disaster preparedness, working with law enforcement, and practicing mass gathering medicine (e.g., Illini Football, Illinois Marathon).
  • Coordinating efforts with Regional Outreach to expand the scope and regional draw of the Carle hospital system as a whole.
  • Pursuing integration with University of Illinois to conduct research relevant to the mission of the Illinois Fire Service Institute
  • Support of regional mass gathering events, including NCAA Division I Athletics, the Illinois Marathon, and a wide range of additional large local activities on an intermittent basis.
  • Support of local police specialty teams, including multiple SWAT units and the East Central Illinois Bomb Squad.

Candidate Qualifications:

  • Medical Degree or Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Candidates must be BE/BC in EMS
  • Active Medical License in good standing with the ability to obtain an Illinois Medical License
  • Previous work experience as a Paramedic in a 911 response system preferred but not required
  • Candidates must be willing to live within Champaign County (preferably within 15 miles of Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL)

About Carle Health:

Based in Urbana, IL, The Carle Foundation is a vertically integrated system with more than 9,500 employees in its five hospitals, multi-specialty physician groups, health plan and associated healthcare businesses including the Carle Illinois College of Medicine, the world’s first engineering-based medical school. Carle is proud to be named a Great Place to Work®. Carle Foundation Hospital and Carle BroMenn Medical Center hold Magnet® designation, the nation’s highest honor for nursing care and Carle Foundation Hospital (CFH) ranks as one of America’s 50 Best HospitalsTM by Healthgrades®.

About Champaign-Urbana:

Champaign-Urbana is a vibrant, family-friendly community centrally located to Chicago, Indianapolis, and St. Louis. With excellent schools, affordable housing options, and ease of transportation, Champaign-Urbana offers an abundance of dining, arts, sports, and entertainment options of a much larger city as well as access to outdoor activities such as golf, walking trails, and parks.

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