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Allina Health

Medical Director- Allina Medical Transportation

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Employer
Allina Health
Posted
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Closes
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Location
St Paul MN
Employment Status

Further information

Introduction

Allina Health is a not-for-profit system of hospitals, clinics and other health care services with more than 23,500 employees, 5,000 physicians and 2,500 volunteers dedicated to meeting the lifelong health care needs of patients and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Allina is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Allina Health Emergency Medical Services (AHEMS), with nearly 80,000 ambulance calls each year, is a regional leader in providing state-of-the art emergency and medical transport services.  Both emergency and non-emergency medical transportation are provided in seven counties, encompassing nearly 80 Minnesota communities and reaching more than 1,000,000 people.


Responsibilities

Advanced Life Support

  • Medical Standards
    • Accepts responsibility for the quality of care provided by advanced ambulance EMS staff
    • Provides standards on upgrading and purchasing equipment
    • Prescribes any standing orders for the provision of life support care
    • Provides written procedures for the storage and administration of drugs
    • Provides written standards for medical equipment and supplies used to provide advanced ambulance services
  • Education & New Product Evaluation
    • Provides standards for training and orientation of personnel
    • Provides triage, treatment and transporting protocols to assure that patients requiring care are transported to appropriate medical facilities
    • Assists with the development and operation of an internal quality assurance mechanism that includes a review of services provided


Education

  • Licensed as Physician in MN and WI
  • Board certification in Emergency Medicine

Qualifications

Experience:

  • Familiarity with the design and operation of prehospital EMS systems
  • Familiarity with EMS laws and regulations
  • Knowledge of local mass casualty and disaster plans
  • Active participation in the state and national levels of EMS medical direction such as ACEP, NAEMSP, MN Medical Directors
  • Board Certification in Emergency Medicine
  • Experience or training in the prehospital emergency care of the acutely ill and injured patient
  • Experience or training in the EMS quality improvement process

Licensure/Certifications:

  • ACLS
  • BLS

Skills:

  • Experience or training in medical direction of prehospital emergency units
  • Demonstrated participation in the management of the acutely ill and injured patient
  • Familiarity with EMS laws and regulations
  • Knowledge of local mass casualty and disaster plans


Compensation & Benefits

  • Salary Range: Market Competitive
  • Allina employed position
  • Allina benefits package includes, but is not limited to, medical, dental, life, and vision insurance, short & long-term disability, an employer-matching retirement plan, generous time off, an annual deferred compensation allowance, payment of malpractice insurance (includes tail coverage), annual CME allowance, and payment of license, DEA, and board certification.

Location/Community Information

With beautiful natural settings along the Mississippi River, St. Paul embodies a large ethnically diverse population with restaurants, cultural entertainment, and shopping venues for everyone. Downtown St. Paul features a number of historic buildings including the State Capitol, the Fitzgerald Theater (home to Garrison Keillor's "A Prairie Home Companion"), the Landmark Center, the St. Paul Hotel, and breathtaking views of the Mississippi River. The city is also home to the Science Museum of MN, the Xcel Energy Center (home of the MN Wild hockey team), and the MN History Center. St. Paul offers many private, alternative, and public school options from elementary through college and a wide array of housing options from old historic homes to new construction. The Twin Cities is consistently ranked near the top of Fortune's list of best cities in the world for work and family. A healthy business climate, opportunities for employment, good transportation, and an entrepreneurial environment are amongst the contributing factors.

  • Located in St. Paul
  • Population = 270,000
  • Service Area = 1,600,000

Community Resource Links:

Community Information                           School Digger

Explore Minnesota                                    MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine              St. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living Magazine                   Star Tribune


Closing Statement

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EEO / AA


 

Allina Health

At Allina Health, we’re here to care for, guide, inspire and comfort the millions of patients we see each year at our 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals and through a wide variety of specialty care services throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin.