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Job Title:
Emergency Preparedness & BC Specialist

Posted Date:
9/8/2020
Closing Date:
None specified
Functional Discipline:
Engineering, Infrastructure & Security

Job Description

Non-Union
LAKERIDGE HEALTH

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS & BUSINESS CONTINUITY SPECIALIST
ENGINEERING, INFRASTRUCTURE AND SECURITY
FULL-TIME
8 HOUR DAY SHIFTS; On-Call (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)
LAKERIDGE HEALTH (ALL SITES)
SALARY:$38.63 - $43.18 per hour

UN.EX: 2000000407

This position is open to all qualified applicants commencing September 3, 2020 and closing by 11:59 p.m. on September 11, 2020.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Reporting to the Manager Security and Emergency Preparedness, the major focus of the Emergency Preparedness and Business Continuity Specialist (EPBCS) role will be to ensure the development, implementation and sustainability of the Lakeridge Health Emergency Management Program. This includes planning, project and program Emergency preparedness, training, education and engagement, exercise design, execution and support to include liaising closely with internal and external stakeholders. The EPBCS will work collaboratively with all members of the health care team to ensure emergency and business impact analysis continuity plans, including fire safety, pandemic and disaster planning remain current and incorporate current best practices. Travel with some on-call coverage required.

QUALIFICATIONS:
*Bachelors of Disaster and Emergency Management (BDEM) and/or related equivalent education /experience;
*Recent related experience in both Emergency Preparedness and business continuity, preferably in a healthcare environment;
*Emergency Management Training Certification;
*Certification and/or Equivalent experience/knowledge with; Intermediate Incident Management System (IMS-250) Office of the Fire Marshall and Emergency Management; Fire Safety Plan Development; Fire Alarm System; Fire safety training for employees of care and treatment Occupancies; Emergency Management levels 125 and 131; Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Codes in Ontario; Healthcare Disaster Planning and Recovery; Business Continuity Plan development;
*Proficient with Microsoft Office computer programs, Meditech and mobile devices;
*Experience in technology planning, forecasting and asset management with proven critical/strategic thinking skills.
*Demonstrated knowledge and ability to work effectively with valuable members of interdisciplinary teams, community support system/services and various Community Service partners (ie. Police/Fire);
*Expert knowledge of adult learning theory, instructional methodologies, technology-enabled design and learning methods to implement emergency response plans/procedures for evacuation procedures and communication techniques;
*Expert negotiation with challenging client groups and ability to exercise a high degree of judgment, react calmly and effectively in emergency situations;
*Proven knowledge of creating and effective communicating Emergency Preparedness program policies/procedures, ensuring adherence with mandatory in-services and data entry for auditing;
*Proof of Vulnerable sector police check clearance with a valid Ontario Driver's License and a clear Drivers Abstract Record;
*Must have a satisfactory performance record;
*Demonstrated commitment to our core values of Inclusion, Compassion, Innovation, Teamwork and Joy;
*Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to Lakeridge Health's comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff, patient and environmental safety and participation in regular in-services in this area; and
*Proven good attendance record with capability of maintaining this same standard.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

The terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with Lakeridge Health's policies and procedures.

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

At Lakeridge Health we value inclusion and diversity. We are committed to fostering a culture that is respectful, inclusive and accessible and to employing a workforce that is representative of the diverse community we provide services to. As an equal opportunity employer we welcome applications from all qualified applicants.