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Medical Control Physician

South Carolina
Publication Date
06/11/2018 09:55 AM EDT
Closing Date
06/25/2018 04:00 PM EDT
Issuing Organization
Town of Hilton Head Island
Solicitation Number

Specifications include, but are not limited to: Compliance with DHEC Regulation 61-7, Section 402 pertaining to South Carolina DHEC Medical Control Physicians Workshop and continuing education requirements;  Quality assurance of patient care including development of protocols, standing orders, training, policies and procedures;  Provide high quality education and training to EMTs and paramedics in coordination with the Battalion Chief of EMS at reasonable intervals.  Support the precepting, continuing education, certification, and re-certification of our staff.  Act as a liaison with the Hilton Head Hospital Emergency Department Director and other departments within the hospital on issues that affect emergency care and off island emergency medical transports;  Approval of medication and techniques permitted for field use;  Conduct post case reviews of incidents and complaint investigations;  The medical control physician may withdraw at his/her discretion, the authorization for personnel to perform any or all patient care procedure(s).  Maintain reasonable attendance at required meetings as scheduled by Fire Rescue;  Assist with the oversight of EMTs and paramedics in the performance of their duties; o Evaluation of incident response and care; o Assessment of needed remedial training; o Participation in Patient Event Meetings using the Just Culture model; o Work in conjunction with Battalion Chief of EMS on issues related to our EMS delivery system.  Provide/assist with oversight of Fire Rescue’s EMS Protocols: o Review existing protocols; Initiate development of new protocols to stay current with trends in EMS delivery; o Review and approve new protocols; o Recommend new equipment and treatment methods to enhance patient care.  Attend meetings or maintain communication with State DHEC-EMS on various types of information affecting the Town’s EMS service;  Address as needed, local EMS policy and procedures with State DHEC-EMS to insure compliance;  Provide additional instruction/lectures on medical training as necessary or requested;  Evaluation of annual advance skills for recertification of paramedics;  Provide/assist with the development, monitoring, and oversight of clinical skills workshops in coordination with the Battalion Chief of EMS.  Review of field communications recordings and provide oversight of the Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) Program;  Assist with the selection of employees applying for paramedic training as needed;  Perform as liaison with the medical community, medical facilities, and governmental entities;  Provide timely written or verbal replies to requests from the Battalion Chief of EMS, Deputy Chief of Operations or Fire Chief as requested;  Provide Medical Control Direction on Mass Causality Drills as requested;  Provide direction and guidance in regards to disaster planning and deployment as it affects EMS service to the community.

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