Employment Opportunities

MHPC Job Openings

The mission of the Metrolina Healthcare Preparedness Coalition is to facilitate coordination and cooperation throughout the Metrolina region to ensure partners have the capability to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergent health and medical events. The MHPC facilitates a regional healthcare preparedness program that enables Local, Regional, and State partners to collectively improve response to and recovery from major emergencies. The region includes 13 counties, 21 hospitals, and 11 county EMS agencies.

Recent projects have included the development of standardized Hospital 1st Receiver Guidance for the state of North Carolina, a regional exercise series, HVA education and workshops, and long term care emergency preparedness training. The MHPC also manages a State Medical Assistance Team.

Regional Healthcare Preparedness Coordinator

Job Summary

Performs professional and administrative work in planning, organizing, and directing the development, coordination and operations of the Metrolina Healthcare Preparedness Coalition.  Focuses  on all phases of Emergency Management: planning, mitigation, response and recovery.  Works with community partners within the healthcare infrastructure to support healthcare emergency preparedness.  Interacts with state and federal partners.  Directly manages the team that supports the department of Metrolina Healthcare Preparedness Coalition.

Essential Functions

  • Facilitates the growth and development of the Metrolina Healthcare Preparedness Coalition in partnership with  various committees, planning groups and stakeholder
  • Directly manages the Healthcare Preparedness team and department functions to promote growth, collaboration and a culture of excellence.
  • Presents  program information, education, initiatives, and updates to leadership and community partners.
  • Manages multiple complex initiatives in collaboration with the Coalition stakeholders.
  • Responds to emergencies and manages equipment and supplies.
  • Assists in the development and coordination of the regional State Medical Assistance Team.
  • Develops and plans for trainings and exercise pertaining to emergency situations for the region.
  • Manages federal and state grants.

Physical Requirements

Works in office setting. Requires ability to move about the medical center complex. Frequent local and regional travel. Must have dependable transportation. Responsible to work in a safe manner.

Education, Experience and Certifications
Bachelors Degree in public administration, or healthcare related field and experience in administering a program or grant or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum of 4 years relevant work experience.

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Logistics Specialist

Job Summary

Performs daily functions in warehouse, including maintenance of supplies/upkeep, radio testing, inventory management and restock, and assist with deployment/demobilization of resources as needed.

Essential Functions

  • Operates CHS Vehicles and warehouse forklift
  • Deployment/demobilization of resources needed
  • Performs monthly regional radio checks with partners
  • Builds twice-yearly restock orders of medical equipment for warehouse and asset use
  • Receives and inventories new equipment; removes and replaces aging inventory
  • Ensures proper fleet maintenance programs to all assets and vehicles.
  • Operates vehicles in all types of weather.
  • Sweeps and empties trash in the warehouse area only
  • Maintains disaster response equipment and vehicles in deployment readiness state.
  • Maintains assets in the inventory system according to policy.
  • Maintains a safe and secure environment.

Physical Requirements

Works in office, warehouse, and possibly field settings. Requires ability to move about the medical center complex and warehouse. Requires ability to function independently in an around disaster response vehicles and equipment. Requires ability to lift, move and mobilize heavy disaster response supplies and equipment. Frequent local and regional travel.  Must have own dependable transportation.  Ability to attend monthly SMAT training meetings and planned events to act as logistics specialist.

Education, Experience and Certifications

Previous warehouse and inventory experience a plus. Experience and/or education in Emergency Medical Services or Emergency Management preferred. Candidate will need to have knowledge of medical equipment and its purpose. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels including, federal, state and local.

Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, Power Point, Access. Must have valid NC Driver’s license, meet the requirements to drive a CHS vehicle, and dependable personal transportation. Position requires applicant to be proficient in various computer programs including Microsoft Office, iCam, and Emerald ordering systems.

To apply, send your resume to Hannah Gompers at hannah.gompers@carolinas.org.

The Logistics Specialist application period will close on Monday, October 30, 2017 at 5pm.

Regional Job Openings

Carolinas Healthcare System

Job Summary

Coordinates the activities for the Emergency Management – Highly Infectious Disease program across the Carolinas HealthCare System (CHS); Serves as a technical resource and subject matter expert for CHS at the facility and system level.

Essential Functions

  • Coordinates Emergency Management planning, mitigation, response and recovery activities in an effort to maintain a constant readiness for highly infectious disease response.
  • Develops, trains, exercises and maintains a highly infectious disease team.
  • Presents   program information, education, initiatives, and updates to teammates, leadership, and community partners.
  • Evaluates risks, risk reduction strategist, policy and plans to provide corrective actions for deficiencies identified.
  • Assists in developing policies and procedures; standardizes reports, programs, and processes .
  • Assists in managing documents, recordkeeping, and sharing information through software programs (i.e., SharePoint).
  • Provides direction, education and support for the incident command system during a highly infectious disease response.
  • Managed federal funds through grant management.
  • Works with all necessary clinical and ancillary service lines in order to accomplish initiatives impacting patient care and teammate safety.

Education, Experience and Certifications

 1-3 years’ experience in Emergency Management, Infectious Disease/Prevention, Clinical or Patient Care Provider
Bachelor’s Degree required. Licensure as a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Healthcare Environmental Manager (HEM), Certified Healthcare Safety Professional (CHSP), and/or other BCSP certification preferred. Familiarity required with The Joint Commission Emergency Management, Safety and Infection Prevention chapters, OSHA Requirements.

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