Director of EMS

Newark, NJ

Job ID: 20NSH95781

Regular Full-time

Oct 1 (113d ago)


Salary Range:

Salary Negotiable

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in a Health Care field, Public Health, Administration or a related field required. Master’s Degree preferred. Eight (8) years of EMS experience, which must include at least four (4) years of supervisory/management experience in an EMS operations capacity, required. Must possess current or previous experience and certification as a Paramedic or Mobile Intensive Care Nurse. Must have an overall good driving record. Experience and ability to achieve superior performance in a unionized environment preferred. Outstanding human relations and leadership skills and the ability to function in a team environment a must. Director must be able to pass a medical evaluation and a respirator fit test and wear an N95 particulate filter respirator mask in accordance with PEOSHA standards as a condition of employment. Current and active credentials must be maintained in good standing.


Credential required: Bachelor’s Degree, Valid Driver’s License in good standing


Responsibilities: The primary purpose of the Director EMS position is to provide overall managerial direction to and assure, within appropriate fiscal constraints, the efficient operation of the EMS system, to provide input into the long range planning for the department, oversee the preparation and administration of budgets and reports, participate in the hiring, training, mentoring, and managing of personnel, function as the Administrator On Call for incidents requiring management direction for problem solving or decision making, set departmental policy and procedure, observe and evaluate employee performance, act as a role model for customer service and quality improvement while actively seeking other assigned duties to support efficient EMS operations and to represent University Hospital and EMS in a positive and professional manner.



University Hospital offers a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. For more information, visit


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