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Provider EMS Coordinators

EMS System Job Description for The Provider EMS Coordinator
(These are the system's duties for coordinators and are not agency specific)



The Provider EMS Coordinator serves as the liaison between the NWC EMS System (both resource and associate hospitals) and their respective agency/department.  They report to the Chief/Director/EMS CEO of their agency or department.  The PEMSC is an appointed position.

 Any person holding the Provider EMS Coordinator position must be currently licensed as a paramedic or Pre-hospital Registered Nurse (PHRN) in the State of Illinois with practice privileges in good standing in the Northwest Community EMS System.

Some, but not all, of their representative duties include: 

A.              Facilitate completion of preceptor paperwork, facilitate the internship, and provide licensure recommendations for paramedic students within the Agency;

B.              Maintain CE verification forms for each agency EMT/Paramedic;

C.             Maintain continuing education records with original instructor and student signatures verifying attendance at CE offerings offered by the agency for all EMTs and paramedics;

D.             Obtain IDPH site codes for CE offerings provided by the agency, provide Department EMT-Bs with continuing education;

E.              Coordinate In-Station visit scheduling with the In-Station coordinators;

F.              Coordinate implementation of the System's BLS Skill Competency program for their agency;

G.             Ensure that all agency EMS personnel comply with mandatory system requirements, i.e., annual CE; CPR, modular testing, intubation competencies, and mandatory reviews;

H.             Meet with their assigned hospital EMS Coordinator to document completion of CE requirements.

I.               Monitor patient care reports sheets for compliance with System standards and to trend opportunities for improvement. Write coaching notes and/or conduct conferences with EMTs to provide praise or recommend corrective action;

J.              Participate in CQI studies as determined by the EMS MD, Chiefs, PBPI Committee, the EMS Coordinator's, and/or the Advisory Board;

K.              Collaborate with the EMS Coordinator at the assigned System hospital to do preliminary investigations into complaints or Requests for Clarification;

L.              With the approval of their Agency CEO, represent their Agency at System meetings that may be held for the purpose of planning, organizing, implementing or evaluating EMS system activities or for other purposes deemed important to achieving the goals and objectives of the Agency's EMS strategic plan.

M.             Collaborate with the Chief/Director/EMS CEO to insure Agency compliance with all applicable local, state, and federal guidelines directed to and associated with the Agency's involvement in EMS;

N.             In many cases, the Provider EMS Coordinator also serves as the Designated Infection Control Officer for their Agency although this may vary by agency.

The Northwest Association of Provider EMS Coordinators meet monthly throughout the year.  Typically, meetings are held on the 4th Thursday of the month at Northwest Community Hospital. 

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August 27,2015

PEMSC Meeting

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March 26,2015

Provider Coordinators

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February 26,2015

Provider EMS Coordinators

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January 22,2015

Provider EMS Coordinators

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November 20,2014

Provider EMS Coordinators

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October 23,2014

Provider EMS Coordinators

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September 25,2014

Provider EMS Coordinators

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August 28,2014

Provider EMS Coordinators

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April 24,2014

Provider EMS Coordinators

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February 27,2014

Provider EMS Coordinators

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