Providence Health & Services Emergency Preparedness Manager (1.0 FTE, Days) in Centralia, Washington


Providence is calling an Emergency Preparedness Manager (1.0 FTE, Days) to Providence Health & Services in Centralia, WA.

We are seeking an Emergency Preparedness Manager to be responsible for the regional development, maintenance and education of the Emergency Operation Plan (EOP) which provides for the needs of the organization and surrounding communities while facilitating integration of resources and services between public and private agencies during emergencies and disasters; and for the provision of facility support activities in all off main campus sites.

In this position you will:

  • Train management and line staff in emergency preparedness.

  • Create and manage meeting agendas and facilitate effective group meetings.

  • Develop and implement processes for monitoring and reporting the effectiveness of training.

  • Act as liaison with city, county, state, and federal agencies and health care related organizations related to emergency preparedness.

  • Maintain confidentiality of all information related to patients, medical staff, employees, and as appropriate, other information.

  • Coordinate the development and maintenance of the Emergency Preparedness Program and other related policies and procedures consistent with all regulatory requirements.

  • Complete annual mandatory education review and competency program.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Baccalaureate degree in science; work experience in emergency/disaster management or safety may be substituted for education on a year for year basis.

  • Completion of ICS 300.

  • 3 years’ experience in emergency management, environmental health, and/or safety.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Education in emergency/disaster management.

  • Completion of FEMA Professional Development Series.

  • Experience in community mass casualty incident planning, domestic bioterrorism and emergency preparedness programs.

  • Specialized training in hazardous materials.

  • Knowledge of Washington State Department of Health and Joint Commission emergency preparedness standards and regulations related to health care Hospital Incident Command System (HICS).

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Centralia Hospital in Centralia, Washington is a 127-bed, not-for-profit hospital providing emergency, diagnostic, cancer, birthing and surgical services. It consistently receives high scores on accreditation surveys by the Joint Commission, the Washington Department of Health and the Washington Department of Social and Health Services.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Support Services

Location: Washington-Centralia

Req ID: 134896