Healthcare Coalition Clinical Advisor

Job Description

Job ID: 1190336
Employment Status: Part-Time
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Memorial Hospital Belleville is located in a well-established west Belleville neighborhood at 4500 Memorial Drive, Belleville Illinois. In addition, we have diagnostic centers in O'Fallon, Illinois, and an off-campus physical therapy center in east Belleville.  As a member of BJC HealthCare, Memorial Hospital Belleville provides full and part-time employment for more than 2300 people.
 
Facts at a Glance:                                                                    
•Accredited by Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP)
•Members, Illinois and American Hospital Associations
•Licensed by the State of Illinois Department of Public Health
•IDPH designated Regional Hospital Coordination Center for the Edwardsville Public Health and Medical Response Region
•Serving the healthcare needs of area residents since 1958
•Designated Magnet™ facility by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
•Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI by the Society for Chest Pain Centers
•IDPH designated Stroke-Ready Hospital
•Medical staff with more than 400 members representing 42 specialties


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Role Purpose

The Clinical Advisor provides clinical leadership to the healthcare coalition (HCC) and serves as a liaison between the coalition and medical directors/medical leadership at health care facilities, supporting entities (e.g., blood banks), and EMS agencies. This position assists HCC leadership in meeting the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP) primary capabilities: (1) medical readiness, (2) response coordination, (3) healthcare service delivery and (4) medical surge. This position also implements traditional emergency management principles enabling the Region’s healthcare system to mitigate, prepare, respond and recover from disasters.


Responsibilities

  • Assures that the coalition mass casualty/surge plans provide for appropriate distribution (and re-distribution) of trauma patients to avoid overloading single centers whenever possible and work with health care facilities to understand their capabilities and capacity.
  • Assures that subject matter experts are available, and a process exists to support secondary transfer prioritization in specialty surge (e.g., burn, pediatric) mass casualty situations (i.e., identify which patients are a priority to transfer to specialty care centers when adequate transportation or inpatient resources are unavailable).
  • Reviews and provides input on coalition plans, exercises, and educational activities to assure clinical accuracy and relevance.
  • Acts as an advocate and resource for other clinical staff to encourage their involvement and participation in coalition activities
  • Participates in routine and ad hoc meetings, workshops, training, exercises and regional response activities.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Experience

  • 5-10 years
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • RN

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
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    Experience

  • 10+ years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer