Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Assists the EMS Administrator in the overall administration of the EMS and public health programs.
- Develop, evaluate and monitor public health program budgets and ensure proper administrative and financial controls.
- Coordinates the countywide two-tiered Advanced Life Support and Basic Life Support Prehospital Care System.
- Monitors EMS program operation and personnel for compliance with State and local laws, regulations, and local contracts; develops EMS Agency objectives and recommends and implements policies, procedures and operating standards.
- Reviews counseling reports involving disputes between base hospital and field personnel; facilitates resolution of disputes.
- Investigates citizen and public safety agency complaints and inquiries relating to the prehospital EMS system and recommends corrective action.
- Develops effective working relationships with partners and stakeholders.
- May serve as program representative to advisory groups or committees.
- Monitors and evaluates the EMT, Paramedic and Mobile Intensive Care Nurse training programs for adherence to State and local standards.
- Participates in the designation and recertification of, designated specialty centers that include Trauma Centers, Neurosurgical Centers and Prehospital Receiving Centers; conducts on-site visits for evaluation and field review to ensure adherence to State and local standards.
- Maintains the Annual Trauma System, EMS Quality Improvement and Annual EMS Plans.
- Conducts other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications Experience:
Three (3) years of progressively responsible work experience in an EMS setting or Acute Care Setting. License:
Possession of a valid Registered Nurse license issued by the California Board of
Registered Nursing. OR
Completion of an approved Paramedic Training Program and possess a current and valid State of California Paramedic License issued by the California EMS Authority.
Must possess and maintain a valid California driver's license. Desirable Qualifications:
Three (3) years of previous work experience in a California Local EMS Agency is desirable.SOME POSITIONS IN THIS CLASSIFICATION WILL BE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECKS PURSUANT TO THE HUMAN RESOURCES RULES AND REGULATIONS, SECTION 2, B. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES
MANAGEMENT LEAVE May receive, depending upon classification, 96 hours per Fiscal Year (prorated for the time remaining in the fiscal year).
10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). Optional annual sell back of a portion of accumulated vacation leave hours (maximum - 40 hours).
.0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria.
Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday.
Three (3) regularly scheduled consecutive work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way.
County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County.
County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan.
DISABILITY INSURANCE Management Disability Plan includes a comprehensive Short/Long Term Disability plan paid for by the County. LIFE INSURANCE
$50,000 County-paid Management Life Insurance coverage. $5,000 County-paid Life Insurance coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee.
The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable.
MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS
EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP)
MHN EAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services.
For more information log on to members.mhn.com.
EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS
The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more.
THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY.
For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682 or go to Merced County Benefits Summary
At a higher level than "simple" conflict between employees, please discuss your experience with conflict resolution between an agency you work/ed for and other outside agencies such as county or city local government, hospitals, fire and law service or other.
Describe your experience in supervising and training staff, assigning and reviewing staff work and conducting regular staff meetings to coordinate work plan goals and to monitor progress.
Describe your knowledge, skills and abilities in coordinating emergency management and disaster planning and mitigation efforts, emergency preparedness efforts involving multiple agencies, coordinating and implementing volunteer programs and working with diverse groups at all levels including other internal or external agencies.