|EMS QUALITY ASSURANCE COORD PT|
|Middel Management/Professional (Half)|
|Performs responsible professional work ensuring the quality management process for the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) System within the Orlando Fire Department. Work includes the case reviews, broad Emergency Medical Services (EMS) transport billing and report writing capabilities, statistical analysis, and direct observation of personnel while performing their duties within a classroom setting. In addition to the quality management responsibilities, this position will assist the Training Officer with the Continuing Education Program of Orlando Fire EMS Division. Duties are performed under the general direction of the Emergency Medical Services Assistant Chief and with support with the medical director's office and OFD EMS Training Officers through conferences and reports and the overall effectiveness of the quality management program.|
|Directs efforts toward quality patient care and documentation, including providing procedures, training and resources for fire department members.
Maintains criteria for quality reviews / performance improvement.
Reviews and provide feedback with documentation of EMS patient reports specific to billing requirements with Medicare/Medicaid.
Selects reports for review, with focus on ALS Cardiac, ALS Trauma, and BLS General Medical.
Reviews the patient care report against patient care policies, procedures, and protocols.
Develops and use standard scoring criteria; calculate and score patient care reports consistently and fairly.
Provides timely and consistent feedback to the EMS System administration and field technicians in order to eliminate repetition of errors.
Assists the EMS Training Officer with planning, organizing, and implementing training activities as needed.
Prepares special reports and studies; participates in short and long range planning.
|Knowledge of the rules and regulations that govern Emergency Medical Services in the state of Florida.
Knowledge of current emergency medical service needs of the department.
Knowledge of equipment and supplies used in the local emergency medical service.
Ability to plan, organize, and implement a quality assurance program.
Ability to provide instruction, training and supervision to adults.
Ability to prepare and maintain accurate records and reports.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with local, state, and federal officials, employees and the general public.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to use Microsoft Office, most specifically Word, Excel and Power Point.
Ability to work in fast paced office environment under high volume workload.
Ability to work in a sitting position for long hours at a computer reviewing reports
|Associate degree in emergency medical services or nursing and four (4) years clinical experience at least two (2) of which must have been in an emergency/field setting (hospital emergency room, hospital critical care unit, fire/rescue department, ambulance company, or medevac service), or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Must possess and maintain State of Florida or National Registry as a Paramedic, or obtain within six months of hire if already a Registered Nurse (RN) or similar capable medical professional (e.g., physician assistant). Must possess and maintain the following certifications to instruct, or obtain within nine months of hire: American Heart Association (AHA) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (AHA ACLS), AHA Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS,) instructor, AHA Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), and aha Basic Trauma Life Support (BTLS) instructor or International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) Instructor. Florida driver license required.|