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Old 09-08-2009, 04:30 PM   #1  
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Default AirMed Program Manager

This could be an excellent position for anyone looking to spend more time at home and has experience in an aviation management role. Good luck!


Job Description
Job Title:
AirMed Program Manager
Job ID:
37435
91044 UH AIR MED ADMINISTRATION
Department:
Location: University Hospital
Full/Part Time:
Full-Time
Regular/Temporary:
Regular
Salary Range: From To
$70000.00 $115000.00

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Job Summary
When you work as the Airmed Program Manager with the University of Utah Healthcares AirMed Department, you have the opportunity to work side by side with other world-class professionals, develop your career and be part of the most renowned Flight Program in the Intermountain Region.

AirMed's main base is The University of Utah Hospital, an academic medical center, Level I Trauma Center, Regional Burn Center and major tertiary referral site. Awarded International AAMS 2006 Air Medical Transport Program of the Year, we remain committed to provide a unique experience that allows for continued growth and professional development. AirMed has grown into an outstanding air medical transport service which currently utilizes a combination of four rotor- and two fixed-wing aircraft from six locations throughout the state to transport approximately 2500 patients per year. Due to our high volume and acuity of High Risk OB flights we have one of only four dedicated High Risk OB flight teams in the country. Plus, Utah?s natural landscape and climate enables our flight team to utilize a device known as a Long Range Receiver in avalanche rescues.

The Airmed Program Manager will have a Bachelors Degree in a related area and 5 years plus of Healthcare or Aviation Business Management experience. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess strong leadership, marketing and customer relationship skills. Preference will be given to those with an MBA.
Responsibilities
1.Planning, organizing, directing and controlling all aspects of the University of Utah Airmed Program for internal and external operations on behalf of customer service, human resources and financial management.

2.Act as a catalyst between the department, staff and public to ensure quality of service and care.

3.Facilitates all relationships with vendors, customers, RNs, physicians, EMS agencies etc.

4.Tracks, records, coordinates and establishes all referral and long term relationships with the Community and AirMed Customers.
Qualifications
The Airmed Program Manager will have a Bachelors Degree in a related area and 5 years plus of Healthcare or Aviation Business Management experience. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess strong leadership, marketing and customer relationship skills. Preference will be given to those with an MBA.
Other Information
AirMed Program
AirMed was established in 1972 as the 8th air medical transport program in the nation. In 30+ years of existence, AirMed has grown into an outstanding air medical transport service for adult, pediatric, and high-risk OB patient populations. More information about AirMed is available at: University Health Care AirMed

The following are highlights of the AirMed program at the University Of Utah Hospitals & Clinics:
Four rotor- and two fixed-wing aircraft from six locations throughout the region:

Salt Lake City Airport
University of Utah Hospital, Salt Lake City, UT
Park City, UT
Ogden, UT
Orem, UT
Rock Springs, WY
Approximately 2500 patient transports per year.
AirMed's main base is The University of Utah Hospital, a Level 1 Trauma Center.

University of Utah Hospital services for one of the largest geographic areas of the United States, routinely receiving patients from Utah, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho and Nevada. AirMed provides air medical transport for the majority of these referral patients.

Over 50 FTEs, including Flight Nurses, Flight Paramedics, and Flight Coordinators
Partnership with Respiratory Therapy for management of Flight Respiratory Therapists
$12 million department budget
AirMed Nurse Manager reports to the Director of Emergency Services, who reports to the Chief Nursing Officer of University of Utah Hospitals & Clinics.
CAMTS certified medical transport program
Provides IV access team for University of Utah Hospital
Active state and national presence in professional organizations
Active scholarship activities
AirMed Medical Director is Editor of Air Medical Journal
AirMed is a sponsor of the Utah Association of EMTs Annual Conference and provides approximately 75 outreach education courses each year.
AAMS Program of the Year, 2006
Air Medical Physician Association's Medical Director of the Year, 2001
Air Medical Physician Associations Distinguished Physician Award (Lifetime Achievement & Service), 2009
Golden Hour is the AirMed information system.

University of Utah Hospitals & Clinics
University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics is an academic medical center, and a part of University of Utah Health Care. The primary entities constituting University of Utah Hospitals & Clinics are University Hospital (383 beds), Huntsman Cancer Hospital (50 beds), University Neuropsychiatric Institute (90 beds), Moran Eye Center, University Orthopedic Center (7 beds), and twelve community clinic sites.

As a tertiary care referral center for the Intermountain West, University Hospital is known for programs in orthopedics, stroke, ophthalmology, cancer, newborn intensive care, radiology, fertility, cardiology, genetic-related diseases and organ transplant. The hospital also is a nationally verified Level I trauma center. University of Utah Hospital provides high-quality care to millions of people in Utah and surrounding states. Many hospital programs and services receive recognition from the national and international medical communities. University Hospital ranks among the finest academic medical centers in the United States. More information about University of Utah Health Care is available at: University Health Care University Health Care

University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics Operating and Financial Statistics (FY2009):

Medical Staff- 1,177
Employees (FTEs)- 6,400
Admissions- 29,567
Patient Days- 164,739
Average Length of Stay- 5.60 days
Emergency Room Visits- 38,133
Surgery Cases- 19,005
Deliveries- 2,884
Outpatient Clinic Visits- 785,941
Medicare Case Mix Index- 1.6726

The Community
Salt Lake City lies in a mountain valley with the Wasatch Mountains to the east and north, rising above the city to 11,000 feet. The Oquirrh Mountains border the western edge of the valley. Utah continues to record population as well as job growth rates that are twice the national rates. It is projected that the state population will approximately double by 2020.

With easy access to alpine forests, red-rock deserts, and a variety of performing arts and spectator sports, Salt Lake City offers an unparalleled combination of recreational and cultural opportunities. Salt Lake City was host to the 2002 Olympic Winter Games, with the University campus the venue for opening and closing ceremonies.

Seven world-class ski areas, prized for their deep powder and Thanksgiving-to-May seasons, are within a 45-minute drive of the campus. There are more than 35 golf courses within an hour's drive, and fifteen national parks and monuments within an easy day's drive. Camping, backpacking, hiking, mountain climbing, fishing, sailing, and river running are all available within a short distance of Salt Lake City.

More information about Salt Lake City and Utah is available at www.visitsaltlake.com and Utah Travel Site | Utah.com.
Other Information
This position requires successful completion of a drug test and criminal background check.
How to Claim Vet Preference
Applicants claiming Veterans or Disabled Veterans preference must submit a photo copy of their DD-214 and complete the Utah State Veteran's Preference Addendum.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.
How To Apply
To apply, please fill out an online application OR contact:

Heather Molyneaux
801-581-2131
[email protected]
Job Closing Date
This job closes on 09/12/09.
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