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, go here www.bidnetdirect.com to Rocky Mountain purchasing System / BidNet , or here https://coloradospringsgov.bonfirehub.com to the Public Purchasing Portal City of Colorado Springs.
Additional Salary Information: Please refer to RFP R18-092 on www.bidnetdirect.com to Rocky Mountain purchasing System / BidNet , or here https://coloradospringsgov.bonfirehub.com to the Public Purchasing Portal City of Colorado Springs.
Internal Number: RFP R18-092
About City of Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs, with an estimated population of 457,715, occupies 195 square miles at the base of majestic Pikes Peak – America's Mountain and enjoys nearly 300 days of sunshine per year. Colorado Springs is the state's largest city in terms of area and second to Denver in population. The "Springs"? is home to several military establishments, including the Air Force Academy, many colleges and universities, the United States Olympic Committee Headquarters, and over 40 different sports organizations. Colorado Springs is a thriving city with over 30 Fortune 500 companies and a leader in the aerospace and defense industries. It also has a diverse collection of non-profit organizations and businesses with a large number of tourist attractions. Colorado Springs ranked 5th in the US News and World Report’s 2016 Best Places to Live in the United States, 23rd Best Community for Well-Being by the Gallup-Healthways Well Being Index in 2015, and was a finalist for the All-American City Award in 2013.
The City of Colorado Springs, which is among the community's largest employers, is organized as a home rule Council-Mayor form of municipal government with a popularly elected Mayor and nine council members.