Shift Supervisor
Description

Job Summary:  The Shift Supervisor will provide training, coaching, and guidance to crews, and allocate all resources (personnel & equipment) utilizing competitive urgency to maintain our high quality service standards, and to meet or exceed key performance indicators.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Must be present at pre-shift meeting (shift ready), to coordinate and ensure employee/shift readiness
  • Responsible for ensuring the shift is staffed appropriately including seeking replacement for call-offs and determining last run assignments
  • Responds to emergencies and non-emergencies as assigned by dispatch or if needed by self-dispatch
  • Investigates internal and external complaints, documenting findings and forwarding those cases that need further review per compliant procedure
  • Conducts annual performance appraisals for assigned direct reports
  • Conducts chart reviews and pre-hospital medical appraisals to ensure quality measures are met.
  • Conducts remedial training, in conjunction with the training and QA department, as quality or operational deficiencies are identified.
  • Ensures that employees are complaint with medical protocol and Standard Operating Procedures and provides coaching as needed; if disciplinary action is required, a written recommendation, with supporting documentation if available,  is forwarded to the Operations Manager
  • Monitors system performance and makes necessary adjustments to ensure key performance indicators are met
  • Conducts new employee meeting’s to ensure readiness for autonomous practice
  • Ensures all paper and electronic patient care reports, along with supporting documentation, are obtained / completed prior to an employee clocking out and leaving the worksite. (All ePCR for their shift must be completed prior to an employee going home).
  • Responsible for managing the performance of assigned direct reports; which includes attendance, number of calls per shift, and other agency specific key performance indicators. 
  • Maintains effective communication with dispatch
  • Maintain a safe and healthy workplace in accordance with all appropriate OSHA standards, company policies and local standard operating procedures.

 Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are the representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

Must also meet the physical demands of an EMT or Paramedic.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to computer screens using keyboard functions and other hand usage.

**The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.  The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

Requirements

Qualification Requirements:

  • Certified EMT or Paramedic
  • Valid state drivers license 

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3 years EMS field experience
  • 1 year previous supervisory experience
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