Emergency Management Coordinator

Methodist Health System

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Emergency Management Coordinator

Dallas, Texas

Time Type
Full time

Posted On
Posted 6 Days Ago

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Job Description :


Job Title:  

Emergency Management Coordinator


Reports To:   

Director of Emergency Management


Inclement Weather Status

☒ Required to report to work

☐ Not required to report to work


Job Summary

☒ Category A: Employee with no patient impact

☐ Category B: Employee with patient impact

☒ FLSA: Exempt

☐ FLSA: Non-exempt


Job Purpose:

The Emergency Management Coordinator assists with implementation and creation of a comprehensive all-hazard Emergency Management Program for Methodist Health System. The Coordinator is expected to participate in the planning, development, implementation and administration of the Emergency Management Program system-wide.


Age Specific Care Considerations:

☐ Adults: 18+ years – 35 years

☐ Adults: 35+ years – 65 years

☐ Adults: 65+ years

☐ Children A: 18+ months – 3 years

☐ Children B: 3+ years – 5 years

☐ Children C: 5+ years – 12 years

☐ Children D: 12+ years – 18 years

☐ Infants: 0 – 18 months

☒ Not applicable (category A employee)



Required: High school diploma, GED or equivalent; 3-5 years’ experience in emergency / disaster-related field

Preferred: Bachelor of Science degree in related healthcare field


Licenses and/or Certifications (Required and Preferred):

  • National Incident Management System ICS 100, 200, 700 & 800
  • Training in Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) response
  • Valid state of Texas driver’s license
  • Training in HazMat, Mass Casualty Incidents, HICS, HSEEP, and/or training from FEMA’s CDP is preferred
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is preferred but not required


Related Work Experience and Other Skills: 

  • Preferred: Prior training and experience in the following areas: emergency preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation
  • Preferred: Experience in hospital emergency management, EMS and/or fire services and/or hazmat management


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledgeable of customer service principles.
  • Knowledgeable of The Joint Commission Standards, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Conditions of Participation/Emergency Preparedness Rule, State of Texas requirements, and OSHA requirements for
  • Emergency Management for medical facilities throughout the Network.
  • Expert Facilitator; Knowledgeable of statistics and data presentation.
  • Skilled in the practical and logical reasoning required to apply problem solving process to a variety of management situations.
  • Ability to exhibit consistent professional attitude required to serve as role model.
  • Ability to concentrate amidst distraction.
  • Ability to develop, implement and maintain hospital Emergency Operations Plans. Create and Provide education and training to clinical staff, support staff, administration, and specialized staff throughout the MHS system on Emergency Management
  • Ability to coordinate and manage response in emergencies/non-emergencies for life safety incidents which include but are not limited to evacuation, sheltering, hazardous materials, floods, severe weather, and internal and external disasters.
  • Ability to organize and manage time effectively.
  • Ability to provide leadership and motivate others.
  • Ability to implement a decision-making process using interpersonal social skills to gain cooperation of supervisors, peers and coworkers.


Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • Prolonged standing, sitting, walking, reading, writing, talking, use of computer.
  • Hearing ability for verbal communication via telephone systems, and person–to–person and to perform assessments such as obtaining blood pressure, cardiac or breath sounds.
  • Clear concise speaking ability to provide information and instruction.
  • Visual acuity to read information from computer screens, forms and other printed materials and information.
  • Manual and tactile dexterity for palpation, use of computer keyboard/typing, writing, handling/sorting objects and forms.
  • Flexibility and body movement for bending, crouching, walking, kneeling, standing, reaching, lifting and moving objects and equipment (approximately 25 lbs. or more with assistance), sitting.
  • Able to meet physical demands of the job with assistive or adaptive devices or reasonable accommodations.


Job Roles

1. Assists in coordination of the hospital’s specialized response teams (HazMat/Decon, Special Infections, etc.) in accordance with appropriate standards.

2. Assist in completion of training and documentation required for such programs.

3. Chair/Attend meetings related to Emergency Management.

4. Collaborates with other members of the healthcare team to develop, implement and evaluate disaster response, mitigation and recovery policies, procedures and practices based on current local, state, regional and national standards. Functions as a facilitator and innovator for care of patients during a disaster.

5. Assist in design and participates in all disaster exercises and drills that are required by all governing agency requirements.

6. Participates in maintaining the Hospital Command Center for emergency responses, disasters, and exercises.

7. Available for after-hours mitigation for Emergency Preparedness as delegated by the Director.

8. Aids the EM department with community partners to identify and analyze community hazards that would require a response from MHS.

9. Performs other related job duties as assigned.


Methodist Health System is a highly revered, leading nonprofit healthcare organization in Dallas, Texas. Named one of the fastest-growing health systems in America by Modern Healthcare, Methodist includes 13 hospitals, either through ownership or affiliation. Our wholly owned and full-service hospitals include Methodist Dallas, Methodist Charlton, Methodist Mansfield, Methodist Midlothian, and Methodist Richardson Medical Centers; Methodist Richardson – Campus for Continuing Care; and, our newest, Methodist Southlake Medical Center. Our affiliated physician organization is Methodist Medical Group, which includes more than 50 healthcare clinics, two concierge medicine clinics, an urgent care clinic, and a virtual care platform known as MethodistNOW. At Methodist, we strive to have a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve — one that is welcoming of the skills and talents of all groups. Our reputation as an award-winning employer shows in the honors we’ve earned:

  • Magnet® designations for Methodist Dallas, Methodist Charlton, Methodist Mansfield, and Methodist Richardson
  • 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare nine years in a row by Becker’s Hospital Review
  • Military Friendly® Employer, Silver Designation
  • One of three Top Healthcare Diversity Organizations in the U.S., 2019
  • Ranked No. 2 on DiversityInc’s List of Top Hospitals and Health Systems in America, 2018

Our Care Commitments

  • Take Care of Patients
  • Take Care of Each Other
  • Take Care of Ourselves
  • Take Care of Methodist



Methodist Health System



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