Opening / Closing Date: November 08 - November 18
This position is located in the D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department. The incumbent assists in ensuring that the emergency medical care provided to the residents and visitors of the District of Columbia is in accordance with governing standards and guidelines established by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the District of Columbia Department of Health, Office of Emergency Health and Medical Services. Serves as EMS Quality Assurance Consultant to the Medical Director, reviewing paper and electronic patient care records for accuracy and completeness. Serves as field investigator, providing in-depth investigation of citizen/community complaints and prepares comprehensive reports of findings and recommendations submitted directly to the Quality Assurance Manager and/or Medical Director. Maintains a database of clinical indicators based on the patient care records at the direction of the Quality Assurance Manager and with the approval of the Medical Director. Performs chart review of selected charts to assure that health care practices are in compliance with all governing legal, medical, and administrative mandates. Prepares reports identifying and citing all deficiencies and violations and makes recommendation for compliance. May provide consultative services and technical assistance to allied professional and administrative health care staff and advises on improvements in providing health care services.