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Fire (Department) Based EMS Specialist

Company: International Association of Fire Fighters
Location: Washington
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

If you are ready to change the world and protect the protectors, the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) currently has a BRAND NEW and IMMEDIATE opportunity for a Fire (Department) Based EMS Specialist. This is a non-exempt, full-time position (32.5-hour work week) with office assignment at the Headquarters of the International Association of Fire Fighters in Washington D.C. Starting salary is $91K rising to $108K within two years - SUPERB benefits including free comprehensive health insurance for employee and dependents, extensive vacation and sick leave, flexible schedule tuition reimbursement, 401k match, pension, and more!! With headquarters in Washington, DC, and Ottawa, Ontario, the International Association of Fire Fighters represents more than 327,000 full-time professional fire fighters and single-role EMS practitioners in more than 3,500 local affiliates. Please note: The IAFF is unable to provide immigration sponsorship and the option to telework is not available for this position. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to building a culturally diverse workplace and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans, and those in traditionally disadvantaged groups. Position Summary: Conducts comprehensive evaluations and detailed analysis of emergency medical response systems using customized research and interviews with IAFF affiliate leaders, Fire Chiefs, EMS officials and politicians. Develops and provides technical assistance to affiliates regarding changes to fire protection and EMS system delivery. Provides information on reimbursement methods and other financial matters, including health insurance and Medicare/Medicaid payments to ambulance services.

Job Requirements:I Responsibilities: --- Provides subject matter expertise across a broad range of public safety issues, such as fire and EMS operations --- Coordinates with other IAFF departments to educate federal, state and local government agencies on EMS-related policies, rules and regulations --- Conducts analysis on EMS integration, EMS system enhancement, fire department staffing and deployment and attend industry significant stakeholder meetings to represent the interests of the IAFF and its members --- Maintain proficiency in EMS rules and regulations, including but not limited to, Medicare and Medicaid compliance, patient billing, and HIPAA --- Collaborate on policy and information papers for industry-wide audiences, maintains existing reports, analyzes proposed legislative changes and develops new reports, which must meet customer requirements --- Performs other duties as required to support the department and its mission Skills & Qualifications: --- Bachelor's Degree --- A minimum of 5 years field experiences as a firefighter-EMS practitioner or single-role EMS practitioner in a fire-based system as an employee of the fire department. --- Maintains EMS licensure or certification --- Excellent oral and written communication skills --- Excellent analytical and research skills with excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to build relationships and to make persuasive arguments with internal and external stakeholders --- Ability to conduct self-review of work content --- Extensive practical experience in fire and EMS service, including: knowledge of the government rules, regulations, and procedures affecting fire and EMS services --- Fundamental knowledge of ESRI ArcGIS and other associated software --- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Keywords: International Association of Fire Fighters, Washington DC , Fire (Department) Based EMS Specialist, Other , Washington, DC

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