The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 21 Contra Costa County Fire Protection District is a recognized fire service leader that strives to become the premier fire organization that honors the past, recognizes the challenges of the present and will continue to raise the bar of excellence into the future.
The Fire EMS Quality Improvement Coordinator plays a vital role in this mission, continuously working towards improvement of all aspects of the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) we provide to our valued communities.
We are currently looking for a dynamic, self-motivated individual to join our team.
As the Fire EMS Quality Improvement Coordinator, you will monitor District EMS activities to evaluate performance in a variety of areas, analyze in-depth data and reports and identify areas or processes for improvement, and develop recommendations to ensure the highest quality services moving forward.
This position is responsible for the development of curriculum for EMS training and continuing education, as well as conducting classroom education and trainings to ensure conformance with State and County standards and continuous quality improvement.
We are looking for someone who: Takes initiative with minimal supervisory oversight and direction; is assertive and a self-starter Has extensive experience providing emergency medical care Consistently demonstrates effective problem solving and decision making skills Is highly analytical with a strong attention to detail Possesses strong report writing and organization skills Exercises critical thinking to develop recommendations for improvements Has the ability to work effectively with a diverse workforce Is skilled in developing and effectively delivering trainings and presentations Is a team player and can collaborate effectively with others Competencies Required: Action & Results Focused (Taking Initiative)
Initiating tasks and focusing on accomplishment Analyzing & Interpreting Data
Drawing meaning and conclusions from quantitative or qualitative data Attention to Detail
Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products Critical Thinking
Analytically and logically evaluating information, propositions, and claims Delivering Results
Meeting organizational goals and customer expectations and making decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks Driving Results
Demonstrating concern for achieving or surpassing results against an internal standard of excellence Fact Finding
Obtaining facts and data pertaining to an issue or question Innovative Problem Solving
Identifying and analyzing problems in order to propose new processes and procedures Legal & Regulatory Navigation
Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations Presentation Skill
Effectively deliver critical information to groups Oral & Written Communication
Engaging effectively in dialogue and communicating effectively in writing Teamwork
Collaborating with others to achieve the District's mission You can read the complete job description at: . The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for one year.
TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Oral Interview: September 20, 2018 Typical Tasks Advises in the establishment of patient care standards and policies and procedures for the District's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Monitors District EMS activities and prepares regular and special reports relative to incident responses, statistical reports, and conformance with State and County policies and procedures Oversees the Pre-Hospital Care Reporting system and prepares audits using electronic software Oversees the management of the Infection Control Program Periodically accompanies Fire EMS personnel to evaluate field performance and to mentor District EMTs and Paramedics Coordinates the development of performance improvement plans and remediation programs Coordinates the development of curriculum for District EMS training and continuing education for both EMTs and Paramedics Conducts classroom education for Fire EMS personnel on EMS topics Oversees record keeping regarding personnel certifications, continuous education, and continuous quality improvement Coordinates EMS training with the District Training Division May represent the District on various County committees such as the CQI Committee, Data Users Group, or Medical Advisory Committee May coordinate internal District meetings of the District Quality Leadership Council or other peer review processes Writes reports and correspondence Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of (1) Valid California driver's license and (2) Valid California Registered Nurse license.
Experience: Two (2) years of full-time (or the equivalent of full-time) experience delivering pre-hospital advanced life support or emergency medical services as a registered nurse or paramedic.
Qualifying experience must include preparation and presentation of instruction and/or continuing education to emergency medical care providers.
Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date.
Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination.
Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas.
(Weighted 100%) The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices.
THE COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND VALUES DIVERSITY AT ALL LEVELS OF THE ORGANIZATION It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Contra Costa County Human Resources Department