New York seeks health care system emergency response coordinator

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has posted an opening for an emergency response coordinator in the department's Bureau of Healthcare Systems Readiness (BHSR).
The BHSR often partners with health care facilities throughout the city and with agencies, academic centers and professional organizations in order to facilitate readiness of the health care system to be able to respond and recover from an emergency situation or disaster.

The emergency response coordinator will be responsible for the development of health care system support and training protocol for emergency response personnel to bolster readiness. This position will also design and conduct training exercises for the Healthcare Systems Support Branch. This person will also be expected to develop reference guides and will play a role in agency-wide activities relating to emergency preparedness.

This position will also involve administrative tasks in order to best serve the staffing and operational needs of the bureau.
Candidates will be required to have a bachelor's degree and at least five years of full-time working experience over the past 15 years in an area relating to health services, hospitals, public health, mental hygiene programs or environmental health.

Those with management skills and experience will be given preference as will those with demonstrated ability and knowledge of strategic and fiscal management and those with knowledge of public health or emergency management relating to health systems.
Within 90 days, appointees should have New York City residency established. To to apply, go to the New York City health jobs website.

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