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Hanco Director/EMS Chief - Salaried 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


The purpose of this position is to develop, organize, implement and direct the activities of Hanco EMS, and the development of an effective response for emergency calls for the City of Findlay, Hancock County, and private requestors. This would occur in accordance with Federal, State and local guidelines, governmental contracts, as well as our established policies and procedures.


Duty 1: Direct accountability for overall delivery and quality of emergency care services. Assesses current processes and generates new ideas for improvement while seeking ways to maintain productivity.  Assumes accountability for identifying problems and issues, generating solutions and anticipating the effects of those decisions.

Duty 2: Develops and leads implementation of a strategic plan for emergency services consistent with the BVHS Strategic Plan.  Uses appropriate decision making model that uses planning, researching, resourcing, and implementing in a timely manner in order to develop strategies that will promote growth and financial stability.

Duty 3:  Adherence to all relevant BVRHC Administration, Human Resources, EMS and Department policies and procedures.

Duty 4: Maintains strong working relationships with community & governmental agencies.

Duty 5: Community Relations: Identifies needs of the community and develops strategies to meet those needs in balance with the direction of the Association. Develops and implements transfer access line for transfers to BVHS.

Duty 6: Budget: Develops budget and monitors to achieve financial performance goals.

Duty 7: Direct Reports: Administrative liaison for the ED at BVHS. Maintains effective working relationships with physicians to develop support of departmental programs.

Duty 8: Direct Report Staffing – Selects, leads, coaches, evaluates, develops and recognizes direct reports. Ensures reports embody the BVHS Mission, Vision, and Values and passionately support achieving Pillar accountabilities.  Uses positive communication skills, shares information clearly and concisely.

Duty 9: Associate Satisfaction: Accountable for patient, associate, and physician satisfaction related to emergency services.  Will conduct him/herself in a manner that is supportive of BVHA's commitment to Service Excellence and will foster an environment conducive to achieving the upper quartile in Press Ganey scores for areas of direct responsibility.

Duty 10: Acts in a collaborative fashion with other disciplines and services in the association in order to provide an exceptional continuum of care.

Duty 11: Education: Ensures there are adequate ongoing educational programs and training opportunities for all staff members to enhance the efficiency of operations and provides staff members with opportunities for career and personal growth.

Duty 12: Patient Satisfaction: Accountable for the achievement of upper quartile clinical quality performance for areas of assigned responsibility.

Position Requirements


  • Ohio and National Registry certified Paramedic

  • Bachelor's degree preferred

  • Valid Driver's License

  • Expertise in EMS emergency operations required.

  • Five years EMS experience and 3 years leadership experience required

  • Expertise in regulatory requirements including OEMS, CMS, and OALB

  • Ability to evaluate the quality of emergency care in the pre-hospital in interfacility transport environments.

  • Ability to establish and maintain appropriate standards of care,

  • Ability to select, coach and retain superior staff.

  • Ability to effectively coordinate processes for safe and efficient patient disposition, including interfacility transfers.

  • Positive service-oriented interpersonal and communication skills required.

  • Ability to represent Hanco in the community and interact effectively with City Council, Public Safety and the County Commissioners

  • Individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served on his/her assigned unit/department. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to their age-specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the area's policies and procedures.

  • This position is classified “at risk  for possible occupational exposure to blood borne pathogens (HBV, HIV, etc).


This position requires a full range of body motion with intermittent activities in walking, sitting, lifting, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting, and standing. The associate will be required to lift 50 pounds or more. This position requires individuals to lift work above the shoulder. The associate must have corrected vision and hearing in the normal range. Individual must have excellent verbal communication skills to perform daily tasks. Maximum exposure in regard to universal precautions.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Department None Specified 

Hours per Week 40 

BVHS Shift 1st/Var 

Location Blanchard Valley Hospital  
About the Organization With more than 100 years of service behind us, BVHS is prepared to meet the challenges of the 21st century. We've grown from a single hospital to a comprehensive health system offering the Northwest Ohio region a full continuum of care.

Blanchard Valley Health System is a non-profit, integrated regional health system based in Findlay, a unique micropolitan community in Northwest Ohio. Governed by a community board of trustees representing large and small business, education, law, medicine and finance, BVHS oversees all operations.

BVHS has a long history of service to Findlay and the surrounding area. Blanchard Valley Hospital, the anchor subsidiary of BVHS, was founded in 1891 as the Findlay Home for Friendless Women and Children. As the community of Findlay has experienced growth and prosperity, so has the Health System, with major expansions occurring in 1958, 1967, 1977, throughout the 1980's and 1990's, 2007, and 2009.

BVHS is one of the largest employers in the area with more than 2,000 associates and serves an eight-county area that includes Hancock, Allen, Putnam, Henry, Wood, Seneca, Wyandot, and Hardin Counties.

In addition, a dedicated group of more than 600 volunteers support BVHS through their contributions of both time and money. As part of the BVHS family, the Auxiliary is a major contributor to our standards of excellence.

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