Providence Health & Services South Bay Community Emergency Management Program Manager ( Full Time - Day ) in Torrance, California


Providence is calling a full time, day shift South Bay Community Emergency Management Program Manager to Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance in Torrance, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Maintain oversight of the South Bay Community (SBC) Service Area Emergency Management (EM) program and functions.

  • Be responsible for EM activities for personnel and facilities within the SBC; identifies potential EM risks, evaluates hazards, prioritizes needs and coordinates corrective action(s).

  • Be available for emergency response at any time.

  • Provide Center for Medicaid/Medicare Services (CMS), California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and Joint Commission (TJC) compliance oversight.

  • Provide representation in the Providence System and Southern California Region Emergency Preparedness Councils.

  • Develop, coordinate and integrate the Emergency Management programs into the community’s emergency operations plan and will work as the liaison with City, County, State and Federal programs.

  • Maintain and oversee all County, State and Federal Emergency Preparedness grant compliance elements.

  • Travel to all sites under their purview for ongoing evaluation, representation and oversight of the EM functions and programs.

  • Perform all duties in a manner in which promotes team concept and reflects the Providence Health System mission and philosophy.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Education in Emergency/Disaster Management

  • Four years (4) of progressive experience in emergency management planning and coordination

  • One (1) year of supervisory experience

  • Minimum six (6) years in healthcare emergency management

  • Medical background such as RN or EMT

  • Experience in management of disaster, trauma or emergency operations

  • Knowledge of emergency department clinical/medical operations

  • Basic knowledge of hospital operations

  • Ability to communicate effectively with hospital personnel and external agencies

  • Ability to represent the hospital in various hospital, community committees and task forces

  • Background in chemical, biological, radiological and explosive decontamination processes

  • ICS 100, ICS 200, NIMS 700 and NIMS 800

  • Certified Healthcare Safety Professional (CHSP) credential

  • Certified Healthcare Emergency Management Professional (CHEP) credential

  • Hospital Disaster Management t (HDMT)

  • Valid California Driver's License

  • Valid Vehicle Insurance

  • Clean Driving Record

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Emergency Management, Police/Fire Science, Business or related field

  • Experience working in the healthcare field

  • Experience writing and administering grants

  • Knowledge of emergency management functions and standards including incident command systems

  • Technical knowledge of decontamination equipment, respirators and a variety of personal protective equipmentDemonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with staff, management, physicians and the publicAbility to use team building, negotiation, and project planning and to complete projects and achieve resultsComputer skills using Microsoft applications including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint Ability to analyze emergency management codes, federal and state laws and administrative rulesAbility to design policies and programs to achieve complianceAbility to effectively advocate for emergency management and safety for employees, physicians, and patientsAbility to effectively manage staff across the SBC, and meet management obligations.Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with staff, management, and other team membersAbility to exercise sound judgment, problem solve and make decisionsAbility to work effectively in a team and independentlyAbility to prioritize, organize, and complete duties on time

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is a 436-bed non-profit hospital serving the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We are proud of our reputation for clinical excellence, use of advanced technology, and a distinct focus on providing care with a personal, healing touch. In addition to the finest general medical, surgical, and critical care services, we offer a number of specialty programs including Cardiovascular Services, Women’s and Children’s Health, Oncology, and Emergency Care.

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is the only South Bay area hospital to be named a 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health; a distinction we have held four years in a row. As a recent recipient of the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance and the American Hospital Association McKesson Quest for Quality, our commitment to outstanding patient care and operational efficiency is clear.

As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.

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 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 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: Supervisory / Management

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 151975