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Penn State Health Supervisor Life Lion EMS - Life Lion EMS Berks County in Reading, Pennsylvania

Job Description

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Reading

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.00

Shift: Varied

Hours: 12 hour shifts


The EMS Supervisor is responsible for daily operations of the Life Lion EMS unit. Duties include but not limited to, direct oversight of staff, responding to and assisting on all EMS incidents, Incident command at large scenes and patient care as a Pa certified Paramedic. Also will handle other task as assigned.

Job complexity is high along with the overall responsibility. Decision making skills are 50% single decision, 50% guidance needed from superior or other hospital or DOH policy/source. Communication skills are important requiring direct contact, written skills and ability to speak with multiple people in the health system and the public. The EMS supervisor is a critical role in the daily operations or the Life Lion EMS unit and has management oversight in the absence of the EMS Manager.


Strong leadership skills.

Minimum of 8 years experience as a Paramedic with certification in the Commonwealth of PA.

A Bachelor’s degree is strongly preferred but supplemental work experience may be substituted for the desired education requirements.

If chosen for this position, you may required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

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Union: Non Bargained

Position Supervisor Life Lion EMS - Life Lion EMS Berks CountyLocation US:PA:ReadingReq ID 13992