Emergency Management Coordinator
Capital Health Careers
Wellington Hospital, Hutt Valley, 2DHB Hutt Valley
4d ago

The Emergency Management Coordinator works within the District Emergency Management team to facilitate best practice emergency preparedness and response to manage emergencies on hospital sites.

This covers emergencies such as mass casualty, fire, essential services failures and any incident that threatens to disrupt hospital service delivery.

The role includes developing and delivering training exercises, conducting compliance and regulatory events such as trial evacuations, and hands on response to any presenting emergency or disruption to service.

You will also be involved in creating plans and processes to support the hospitals and associated services to meet their obligations under the CDEM Act.

In addition the role will include portfolios assigned as an area of personal responsibility, prioritised under the annual service plan and work programme.

The role includes an on call rotating roster of 1 : 5, covering 24 / 7 across the district.

Mō tō mātou rōpū About our team

The team comprises a District Manager, a Business Continuity Planner, a Service Development Manager and 3 Emergency Coordinator roles.

The emergency management team contributes to a whole of sector approach to any health or civil emergency. We work closely with government and non-government agencies to ensure the health response meets its obligations under the Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002.

Emergency Management’s core function is to build resilience to unpredictable health emergencies across a range of health service providers, within a hospital and community setting.

Core functions include planning, training, testing preparedness and executing the emergency response in accordance with the 4 R’s of best practice emergency management.

Moū About you

To be successful in this role you will have knowledge of and experience in Emergency Management best practice, coordinated incident management systems (CIMS), and emergency legislation as it relates to Health and Civil Defense requirements.

Alternatively, you may have a background in hospital or health environments along with proven change management and / or people leadership experience.

The ideal candidate will also bring :

  • Proficient technical and research skills
  • Drivers License is required
  • Sophisticated communication skills both written and verbal
  • Problem solving / creative and analysis skills
  • Enthusiastic, energised with a can-do attitude
  • A tertiary level education Emergency Management Qualification or clinical qualification is advantageous.

    E pā ana ki a tatou About us

    Here at the 2DHBs (Capital & Coast District Health Board and Hutt Valley District Health Boards) we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions.

    A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

    The 2DHBs are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

    To find out more about us click on the following links :

    Hutt Valley DHB

    Mental Health, Addiction and IntellectualDisability Service

    Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

    Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email recruitment ccdhb.

    org.nz and indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line.

    We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This includes the booster dose within six months of receiving the second dose of initial vaccination (for some people the initial vaccination will have comprised of three doses).

    We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.

    Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

    By joining together we will succeed

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