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Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

Independent Health Assoc., Inc.
Williamsville, NY 14221
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The Emergency Preparedness Coordinator supports security, safety and protection efforts for Independent Health associates, guests, visitors, members and properties. The Emergency Preparedness Coordinator is a contributing member of the team responsible for 24x7 monitoring, reporting and response associated with Physical Security initiatives at the main campus, affiliate, and Medicare Information Center locations.


  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of familiarity with Emergency Preparedness.
  • Possession and maintenance of current active NYS Guard License (carried at all times while on duty) is required and should be obtained within the first 90 days of employment.
  • Solid understanding of municipal security and emergency response protocols, including basic knowledge of town, county and state laws.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Local travel may be required. Any Independent Health associate who uses a motor vehicle in the course of their duties representing Independent Health must be compliant with New York State Motor Vehicle laws and must follow the Policy that pertains to Driver.........s License Requirements as a condition of employment.
  • Exceptional customer service and conflict management skills, with the ability to identify, research and resolve issues and/or concerns.
  • Solid team player with the ability to work/support management and varied departments.
  • Demonstrated time management skills, with the ability to work in a self-directed manner.
  • Integrity/Honesty: Behaves in an honest, fair, and ethical manner. Shows consistency in words and actions. Models high standards of ethics.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Experience with CCTV cameras and alarms preferred.
  • Basic computer skills to generate reports and logs.
  • Ability to respond to emergency situations outside normal business hours as required.
  • Stand, walk or run as needed on various surfaces for emergency response, as needed. ...
  • Effective written, oral communication and interpersonal skills and strong customer service attitude with ability to deal with all levels of personnel and the general public in a professional and effective manner.
  • Ability to effectively communicate operating policies and procedures in user-friendly and non-technical language directly to all levels of the company and the general public.
  • Must be able to read and understand all operating policies, procedures and instructions.
  • Proven examples of displaying the IH values: Passion, Caring, Collaborative, Respectful and Accountable.
  • Maintains confidentiality and uses only the minimum amount of protected health information (PHI) necessary to accomplish job related responsibilities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. Every associate is given a job description upon hire outlining the qualifications, duties, and pay grade of the position.... Independent Health reserves the right to change job descriptions as necessary.
  • Holiday work is required.
  • Time off must be approved by Supervisor....

Key Accountabilities

A. Responsible for detecting and assessing security events and incidents across the enterprise.
B. Physical security liaison to IHA & IHC associates. Support of IHA & IHC departmental needs including escort.
C. Familiarity and response to campus emergency and security incidents/events including 911 calls.
D. Maintenance and preparation of daily reports, logs and incident reports as required.
E. Answer alarms and responds to campus for after-hours fire alarms, and investigates disturbances coordinating with Supervisor, Facilities Operation as appropriate.
F. Reports unlawful activities such as theft or vandalism to law enforcement officers for further actions.
G. Must be able to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately.
H. Follow procedures accordingly as it relates to best practices, directives, and standard operating procedures.
I. Support Facilities in development, training and coordination of the tactical responses to an emergency on Independent Health premises. The Emergency Preparedness Coordinator will utilize the resources of the organization to prepare for building/corporate emergencies to prevent or promptly correct emergency situations.
J. Assist with coverage for day shift guard (for lunches and PTO as needed).
K. This position partners with IH Risk Business Continuity and Compliance participating in corporate business continuity activities, planning, and training. The emergency preparedness coordinator serves on Independent Health.........s Incident Response Team, and functions as liaison to municipal entities, as needed.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, Independent Health and its affiliates will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant.........s race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, physical and mental disability, criminal record, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status with respect to receiving public assistance, domestic violence victim status, a disabled, special, recently separated, active duty wartime, campaign badge, Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other characteristics protected under applicable law. Click here for additional EEO/AAP or Reasonable Accommodation information.

Current Associates must apply internally via their Career Worklet.

Posted: 2019-11-23 Expires: 2019-12-22
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