Fire Medical Director, Colorado Springs, CO
The City of Colorado Springs Fire Department and its Medical Partners have posted an RFP to hire a contract Fire Medical Director for the Colorado Springs area. The Fire Medical Director is responsible for all aspects of the EMS System and provision of basic (EMT-B) and advanced life support (EMT-P) emergency medical services (EMS).
The primary role of the Medical Director is to ensure quality patient care. Responsibilities include involvement with the ongoing design, operation, evaluation, and revision of the EMS system from initial patient access to definitive patient care. Our EMS System should ensure that the Medical Director has authority over patient care, authority to limit the patient care activities of those who deviate from established standards or do not meet training standards, and the responsibility and authority to develop and implement medical policies and procedures.
The CSFD Medical Director will work in conjunction with the Deputy Medical Directors to provide oversight to all clinical and patient care aspects of the Colorado Springs EMS & Non-Emergency Medical Services (NEMS) system, to include CSFD and the city contract ambulance. Appointed and serves at the direction of the office of the Fire Chief. Works in conjunction with CSFD Medical Division and Community and Public Health Battalion Chief.For more information, or to submit a bid for this position, click here to go to Rocky Mountain purchasing System / BidNet, or here to go to the Public Purchasing Portal City of Colorado Springs.