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Emergency Management Coordinator

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Full-time benefits (32-40 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Day
Shift Length:  8 Hours
Primary Location (City):  Springfield
State:  OR

PeaceHealth is seeking a Emergency Management Coordinator for a 1.0 full time equivalent Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours.

Req ID: 190533



Coordinate and train caregivers in the development, implementation, training and evaluation of a comprehensive and integrated emergency management program.



  1. Ensures a coordinated approach to emergency management through collaboration county, state and regional agencies, local emergency management personnel and public and private sector agencies.
  2. Acts as a primary contact by representing PeaceHealth on county, state and regional councils/committees focusing on emergency management, public safety, and emergency communications. Helps ensure compliance with Washington State laws, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and regulatory bodies governing the emergency management program.
  3. Leads coordination of funding efforts by preparing and submitting grant proposals for federal emergency grant awards. Ensures compliance with county, state and federal requirements.
  4. Establish and maintain communication between external agencies and internal leaders and caregivers.
  5. Updates, maintains, and presents the Emergency Management Plan and Hazard Vulnerability Assessments (HVAs) for Center Medicaid/Medicare Services (CMS) and other regulatory agencies.
  6. Leads and coordinates the Emergency Preparedness committee for all PeaceHealth facilities for their respective Network. Schedules and conducts Incident Command Trainings. Helps ensure that assigned PeaceHealth facilities have an effective and trained incident command staff.
  7. Communicates and coordinates external Emergency Preparedness training opportunities offered by state and federal agencies to staffs and senior leadership. Assists local jurisdictional agencies with coordinating trainings and Emergency Management drills with PeaceHealth facilities.
  8. Leads and coordinates the conception of, drafting, executing, documentation, and debriefing emergency drills.  Assists individual units in meeting proprietary regulatory Emergency Preparedness drill requirements.
  9. Assists Incident Command Staff in effective functionality and operations during and after activation.  Provides guidance, data and incident analysis, documentation, debrief review, and feedback to leadership and other command staff.
  10. Inventories, tracks, and maintains emergency management and decontamination supplies and equipment.
  11. Performs other related duties as assigned.




  • Associate's degree in emergency planning, preparedness, management, administration, homeland security or public safety required.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.



  • Minimum three years of experience in emergency preparedness in a healthcare environment or incident command systems (ICS) required.



  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Excellent presentation skills and ability to effectively facilitate training.
  • Ability to professionally interact and collaborate with multiple external regulatory agencies and all levels of internal leadership and caregivers.
  • Ability to analyze/problem solve high-level issues during high stress emergent situations.
  • Ability to coordinate small and large scale Emergency Preparedness Exercises.
  • Computer skills to include MS Office Suite and the Internet.
  • Well-organized and highly detail oriented.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team, to set and manage multiple priorities, to use independent judgment and to make decisions related to departmental and organizational policies and procedures.



  • Work requires normal amounts of physical effort up to 33% of the time.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 50lbs. or less.
  • Work may require exposure to outside environment and during extreme conditions.
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).


For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.


About Us

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system employing approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 1,200 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities in Washington, Oregon, Alaska.  In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, the legacy of its founding Sisters continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 


Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!  We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment!


To learn more please visit: jobs.peacehealth.org.  Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.


Location: Springfield, Riverbend Annex (417)
Job Category:  Business, Administrative & Facilities 
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.0
Work Type:  Full Time
Required Certifications/Licensure: 


PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran, qualified individual with a disability, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.


The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

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