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Date: Aug 28, 2019

Requisition ID: 66899

Ministry:  Presence St Mary Hosp SMEMC

Location: Presence St Mary Chicago

Location Address:
2233 West Division Street, Chicago, IL  60622 United States (US)



Department: 20245112 Emergency Medical Service 

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 20
Employment Status: Part-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Day



The Coordinator, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) provides education, supervision and performance improvement monitoring of pre-hospital care provided by Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) and base station personnel functioning in the Presence Health EMS System. Acts as a liaison between the Hospital and outside agencies relevant to Emergency Preparedness activities, and helps to coordinate those functions within the Hospital and System. Provides education and support to Hospital and System staff relevant to Emergency Preparedness activities to include training on decontamination and response to weapons of mass destruction (WMD).



  1. Upholds and administers the policies and procedures of the Presence Health Emergency Medical Services System. Organizes, implements and evaluates EMS activities: education, supervision and performance improvement monitoring.
  2. Performs as an Emergency Communication Registered Nurse (ECRN) in the Presence Health EMS System by operation of telemetry and direction of paramedics/EMTs.
  3. Participates in the planning, development and implementation of pre-hospital care provider and ECRN continuing education.
  4. Updates the Hospital’s plan for emergency preparedness and participates in system-wide emergency preparedness activities. Assists with the coordination of semi-annual drills and evaluates performance and processes relevant to emergency preparedness activities.
  5. Evaluates the performance of pre-hospital care and base station personnel and provides assessments to management as required. Investigates complaints regarding pre-hospital care and radio direction, documents such investigations and provides feedback as indicated.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience                                                              

Graduate of an accredited nursing program required. Minimum one year of nursing experience required.

If hired before March, 2015, graduate of paramedic program with 3 years of emergency experience also meets requirements.


Bachelor’s degree in Nursing preferred. Previous experience in emergency nursing, pre-hospital or as an Emergency Communications Registered Nurse preferred. Teaching or group facilitation experience preferred.


Computer Skills                                                          

Experience in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Public Private Partnership (PPP) proficiency preferred.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

If a Registered Nurse, a current Illinois License required. Illinois licensed EMT-Paramedic required if hired prior to March, 2015. Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) are required unit specific certifications.

Emergency Communications Registered Nurse preferred. Certification in area of specialty preferred.


Business Unit: Presence St Mary Hosp SMEMC

Job FunctionNursing; Support Services 


EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Medical, Paramedic, Nursing, Registered Nurse, Pediatric, Healthcare