Emergency Management Coordinator

Job Requisition #: JR56105

End Date: 4/23/2021

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Clinical (non-nursing), Management/Executive, Nursing, Professional

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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The Emergency Management Coordinator provides the coordination, development, implementation and evaluation for Christiana Care Health Services emergency management programs. This is a leadership position which requires 24 hour hospital-wide responsibility and preparedness for the management of major emergencies and disaster situations. This position will be expected to respond during off hours for emergencies.


  • Serves as a member of the interdisciplinary Emergency Management Committee and may be assigned to chair one or more subcommittees. 

  • Develops policies, procedures, and plans related to emergency management (including mass casualty, chemical, biological, radiological, severe weather, evacuation, mass fatality, etc.) as needed.

  • Reviews and updates policies, procedures, and plans as appropriate.

  • Works with departments to update and refine Departmental Emergency Management Plans.

  • Coordinates planning and execution of drills including development of drill scenarios, communications to management in preparation for drills, coordination of victim volunteers, coordination with participating agencies, etc.

  • Assembles after action reports and tracks action items through completion.

  • Facilitates compliance with Joint Commission, OSHA, Public Health, infection control, safety and other regulatory standards/guidelines related to emergency management.

  • Develops and maintains positive working relationships with community response agencies including Fire, EMS, Police, Public Health, Emergency Management, etc.

  • Attends emergency management related meetings with other agencies including the Delaware Healthcare Preparedness Committee, Delaware Division of Public Health, Local Emergency Planning Committees, City of Wilmington Anti-Terrorism Task Force, Delaware Emergency Management Agency, City of Wilmington Office of Emergency Management, and the New Castle County Office of Emergency Preparedness.

  • Develops, implements, and manages emergency preparedness funding through Federal and State grants. This includes preparation of workplans and budgets to meet grant objectives.

  • Develops and where appropriate, presents education programs on emergency management.

  • Supervises Medical Reserve Coordinator.

  • Manages, reviews and updates Hazard Vulnerability Analysis as needed.

  • Meet with State and local representatives to review Hazard Vulnerability Analysis.

  • Seeks new information, research, and teachings useful to the Christiana Care Emergency Management Program and updates employees.

  • Updates and maintains the Emergency Preparedness Homepage on the CCHS INET.

  • Develops presentations for executive management and others as required.

  • Identifies, tracks, and evaluates performance improvement data related to emergency management.

  • Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices.

  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • BS degree in Nursing, Emergency Management, Public Safety, Administration, or other related field.

  • Five years experience as a Registered Nurse in an Emergency Department or leadership role, or five years experience in emergency preparedness/management preferably in a healthcare setting for other professionals.

  • Preferred experience will include emphasis in development of emergency management programs, coordinating drills, and conducting training/education.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.


ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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