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EMS Specialist, Quality Improvement

Description

Purpose:
Coordinate quality improvement activities of UPMC Prehospital Care Medical Command system.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with continue medical education programs for EMS providers.
  • Support and maintain technical assistance for emscharts clients.
  • Establish and maintain effective professional relationships with local government officials, EMS agencies, civil emergency services, county, regional and state agencies and other health care facilities.
  • Analyze and report on monthly indicators using approved template.
  • Assist with the organization and planning of EMS recognition events.
  • Coordinate quality improvement activities of UPMC Prehospital Care Medical Command system.

 

Qualifications

Knowledge of electronic patient record systems (EMMA and/or emscharts).Experience with HTML and related coding.Advanced degree in Emergency Medical Services or related field preferred.3 years of experience in EMS preferred.Instructor certification in BCLS, ACLS, PALS and trauma life support preferred.Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Certification as a paramedic or licensure as a registered nurse in Pennsylvania or eligible for reciprocity preferred.
 

  • Driver's License
  • Act 34

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more.

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