The position is primarily focused on the tactical and operational leadership of Flight For Life and has split responsibility for clinical oversight and strategic development as assigned by the ASD.
The Director will assume overall administrative responsibility for the CAO on an on-call basis, and in the absence of the CAO. This position demonstrates practical and conceptual abilities in both the clinical and business fields, oversees Flight For Life activities, provides mentorship and fosters staff growth both clinically and as project managers. The position serves as liaison to the Medical Director(s) and Medical Control Board.
Despite the full-time administrative nature of the position the Director should be capable of functioning independently as a member of the Flight For Life clinical staff in the delivery of critical care transport services, as needed to bridge clinical-staff scheduling anomalies for the 4 Rotary wing or 1 Fixed wing airframe.
* Licensed as a paramedic and / or registered nurse in the State of Texas. * Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in healthcare, public safety, or business related field. * Five plus years of progressive management experience in medical transportation.
* Certified Medical Transport Executive (CMTE) preferred.
* Experience interfacing with one or more accrediting bodies that have jurisdiction over medical transport operations such as: Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS), Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services (CAAS), National Academies of Emergency Dispatch Center of Excellence (NAED). * Three plus years of organizational interface with an FAA Part 135 air operator. * Three years experience in the following: direct supervision of healthcare/patient care services, working in a tertiary hospital, developing budgets and implementing programs within budgeting limitations. * Experience and knowledge of effective management and supervisory skills. * Experience with continuous quality improvement, quality management, or other quality specialty. * Knowledge of all related federal, state, local and transport industry safety/regulatory practices; demonstrates ability to manage FFL operations to meet/exceed such standards. * Demonstrates excellent customer service even under adverse conditions and a track record of making sound decisions, managing multiple priorities with appropriate prioritizing; and, the ability to effectively communicate with senior leaders.
Our Mission: WHY WE EXIST. To extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our Core Values: WHAT WE BELIEVE IN.DIGNITY Respect for the worth of every person, recognition and commitment to the value of diverse individuals and perspectives, and special concern for the poor and underserved. INTEGRITY Honesty, justice, and consistency in all relationships. EXCELLENCE High standards of service and performance. COMPASSION Service in a spirit of empathy, love, and concern. STEWARDSHIP Wise and just use of talents and resources in a collaborative manner.Our Vision: WHAT WE ARE STRIVING TO DO. CHRISTUS HEALTH, a Catholic health ministry, will be a leader, a partner and an advocate in the creation of innovative health and wellness solutions that improve the lives of individuals and communities so that all may experience God's healing presence and love. Our Name and Symbol:WHO WE ARE. CHRISTUS is Latin for "Christ," and proclaims publicly the core of our mission. OUR NAME choice also recognizes the heritage of our two congregational sponsors, the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word in Houston and San Antonio. Jesus Christ is the Incarnate Word, the Word of God made flesh. It is, theref...ore, only fitting that it is in another form of His name that our health ministries are called together. OUR SYMBOL Reflects the healing ministry of Jesus Christ - a combination of a medical cross and a religious cross. The flowing banner on the cross is a common symbol of the risen Christ, while the royal purple signifies Christ. The flowing banner also conveys a sense of motion as we move forward into a new era of service to our communities.