Overview

Position Overview
Project manager to develop plans, policies, training materials for the creation of a Medical Operations Coordination Cell plans for the Office of Preparedness and Response at the Illinois Department of Public Health.  The purpose of a Medical Operations Coordination Cell is to assist state, regional, local governments have the plans in place to ensure load-balancing across healthcare facilities and systems so that the highest possible level of care can be provided to each patient during a disaster or event where healthcare resources become overwhelmed.
Job Responsibilities
Serve as subject matter expert for the creation of plans, policies, and procedures for a State Medical Operations Coordination plan.
Serve as liaison to hospitals and regional healthcare coalitions in the creation of regional Medical Operations Coordination plans.
Create or develop presentations, education seminars, tools, templates and other education or training materials to assist in the creation of state and regional plans.
Facilitate and conduct meetings with state and local stakeholders relating to medical operations coordination.
Review documentation and toolkits related to Medical Operations Coordination Cells provided by other states and federal partners.
Engage other state partners in discussions regarding Medical Operations Coordination Cells.
Draft a written plan for review.
Participate and lead webinars or in person meetings with stakeholders.
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) or a Bachelors in another field with 2 years Registered nursing (RN) experience.
An unencumbered Illinois Registered Nurse license.
Preferred Qualifications
Prefers extensive knowledge in developing policies and procedures, written training materials, power points.
Prefers 2 years’ experience in the field of emergency department, trauma, and/or critical care nursing.
Prefers extensive knowledge of hospital preparedness or medical surge planning and preparedness.
Prefers 2 years’ experience presenting to large groups in person or virtually.
Prefers extensive knowledge of hospital operations, medical surge, disaster plans.
Prefers working knowledge of administrative rules regulations.
Prefers a working knowledge of National Incident Management System Training – ICS 100, 200, 700, 800.
Prefers 2 years experience leading large projects.

About Illinois Department of Public Health

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is tasked with the oversight of communities within Illinois to achieve and maintain optimal health and safety. With an annual budget of over $600 million in state and federal funds, 7 regional offices, 3 laboratories and over 1,100 employees, IDPH is equipped to fulfill its mission of protecting the health and wellness of the people of Illinois through the prevention, health promotion, regulation and control of disease and injury.