You must submit Application Supplement No. 2010-097-1 with your online or paper application.

TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER  2010-097

ISSUED   DECEMBER 15, 2010

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examination

 

for

 

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PROGRAM SPECIALIST

 

COMPLETING THE APPLICATION SUPPLEMENT IS THE TEST.

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Title

Job

Code

Pay Schedule

and Range

1.

Emergency Medical Services Program Specialist

39430

ST08

 

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED OR POSTMARKED BY MAY 4, 2013, AFTER WHICH THIS ANNOUNCEMENT WILL BE SUSPENDED.

 

NATURE OF WORK

 

You will develop and coordinate the statewide emergency medical services systems (EMSS); manage program operations including licensure, data collection and analysis, regional planning, clinical education and emergency preparedness; and coordinate activities in program areas such as accreditation and certification of pre-hospital providers and facilities within the sixteen state regions.  Work also involves ongoing policy development, quality assurance, implementing and evaluating regulations and policies, and providing technical assistance and guidance.  Methods and procedures are reviewed by a higher-level administrator for results and conformance with policies and program procedures. 

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

Please make sure you meet all requirements.  If after reading the requirements you are not sure you qualify, contact one of the Commission's offices listed at the end of this announcement.

 

You must be willing to travel.  Travel expenses will be paid.

 

You must be a Pennsylvania resident, of good moral character and able to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

Minimum Requirements

Two years of professional experience planning, developing, evaluating or operating an emergency medical services (EMS) program or providing EMS certified training or administering a college EMS training program; and a bachelorís degree in health policy and administration, economics, statistics, public or business administration, emergency medicine, nursing or a related medical field;

 

OR

 

three years of professional experience planning, developing, evaluating or operating an emergency medical services program or providing EMS certified training or administering a college EMS training program; and an associate degree in health policy and administration, economics, statistics, public or business administration, emergency medicine, nursing or a related medical field;

 

OR

 

four years of professional experience planning, developing, evaluating or operating an emergency medical services program or providing EMS certified training or administering a college EMS training program; and 30 credits in health policy and administration, economics, statistics, public or business administration, emergency medicine, nursing or a related medical field;

 

OR

 

five years of professional experience planning, developing, evaluating or operating an emergency medical services program or providing EMS certified training or administering a college EMS training program.

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

There are 12 filled Emergency Medical Services Program Specialist positions in the Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) located in Dauphin, Mercer, Allegheny, Berks, Lycoming and Luzerne counties.

 

Additional opportunities may occur due to normal turnover from retirements, promotions, transfers, resignations and so forth.

 

For the most recent information on job opportunities contact:

 

Pennsylvania Department of Health

Bureau of Human Resources

126 Health and Welfare Building

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania  17120

Telephone:  (717) 787-6002

Internetwww.health.state.pa.us/employment

 

TESTING

 

You will be rated on your experience and training.  Your score will be based on information you report on your application and application supplement.

 

You must provide complete and accurate information.  Failure to do so may delay the processing of your application, or result in a lower-than-deserved score or disqualification.

 

If you take the test and want to take it again, you may be retested after 6 months from the date of your application.  A new application and application supplement are required for a retest.

 

If your name is on an eligible list for this job title and you take this test, your most recent examination result will be the only one counted.

 

TEST RESULTS

 

Employment and promotion lists will be established.  You will be notified in writing of your test results.

 

The test and scoring procedure are different from previous tests for this job title.  If you have taken the test before, you may receive a different score on this test.

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

You may complete your application and Application Supplement No. 2010-097-1 online at www.scsc.state.pa.us or submit your completed paper application and paper application supplement to:

 

State Civil Service Commission

ATTN:  Applications

P.O. Box 569

Harrisburg, PA  17108-0569

 

Applications, Application Supplement No. 2010-097-1 and further information can be obtained from:

 

1.

State Civil Service Commission:

 

 

 

Harrisburg:  2nd Level, Strawberry Sq. Complex, 320 Market St., P.O.

 

Box 569, Hbg., 17108-0569; Telephone (Voice) (717) 783-3058, Text

 

Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing callers only) (717) 772-2685

 

 

 

Philadelphia:  110 North 8th St., Suite 503, Phila., 19107; Telephone

 

(Voice) (215) 560-2253, Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing

 

callers only) (215) 560-4367

 

 

 

Pittsburgh:  411 Seventh Ave., Room 410, Pgh., 15219; Telephone

 

(Voice) (412) 565-7666, Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing

 

callers only) (412) 565-2484

 

 

 

Internetwww.scsc.state.pa.us

 

 

2.

PA CareerLink offices

 

 

3.

The Human Resources Office listed under the "JOB OPPORTUNITIES" section of this announcement

 

For further information on testing, assistance for persons with disabilities, veterans' preference and other items, refer to the instructions provided with the "Application for Employment/Promotion."