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30 Oct 2020

Full-Time Emergency Management Coordinator

APLA Health – Posted by APLA Health Long Beach, California, United States

Job Description

APLA Health’s mission is to achieve health care equity and promote well-being for the LGBT and other underserved communities and people living with and affected by HIV. We are a nonprofit, federally qualified health center serving more than 14,000 people annually. We provide 20 different services from 15 locations throughout Los Angeles County, including: medical, dental, and behavioral health care; PrEP counseling and management; health education and HIV prevention; and STD screening and treatment. For people living with HIV, we offer housing support; benefits counseling; home health care; and the Vance North Necessities of Life Program food pantries; among several other critically needed services. Additionally, we are leaders in advocating for policy and legislation that positively impacts the LGBT and HIV communities, provide capacity-building assistance to health departments across the country, and conduct community-based research on issues affecting the communities we serve. For more information, please visit us at

APLA Health is currently seeking a Emergency Management Coordinator to join our Long Beach team! We offer great benefits, competitive pay, and great working environment!

We offer:

• Medical Insurance
• Dental Insurance (no cost for employee)
• Vision Insurance (no cost for employee)
• Long Term Disability
• Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance
• Employee Assistance Program
• Flexible Spending Accounts

• 10 Paid Holidays
• 3 Personal Days
• 10 Vacation Days
• 12 Sick Days
• Metro reimbursement or free parking
• Employer Matched 403b Retirement Plan


This is a great opportunity to make a difference!

Emergency Management Coordinator (Long Beach)

Under the supervision of the Risk Management and Compliance Manager, the emergency management coordinator participates in the development and implementation of emergency management plans, goals, objectives and priorities so they are readily available to be deployed when an event occurs.

• Collaborate with various departments and agencies to provide emergency management support to APLA Health & Wellness staff.
• Develop and implement plans, procedures and protocols to maintain institutional awareness regarding emergency preparedness
• Assist in the development and implementation of plans, strategic and operational procedures and protocols to execute emergency management functions
• Develop, review, and make updates to incident action plans to assist health centers in mitigating potential emergencies.
• Develop and implement emergency management goals and objectives
• Develop and implement emergency management systems and ensure that they comply to state and company regulations
• Create incident management reports, including organizational charts and job action sheets
• Coordinate the logistics of disaster response or crisis management activities including evacuations, and implement special needs programs and plans
• Develop and maintain effective liaison with county departments and municipalities to facilitate emergency plan development and response effort coordination
• Perform tests and evaluations on currently implemented emergency management plans in accordance to state regulations
• Inspect facilities and equipment used in emergency management operations to ensure that they are working properly
• Develop, conduct training, and circulate instructional materials to educate and inform APLA Health & Wellness staff about potential security threats and ways of dealing with them
• Develop and maintain personnel N95 fit testing process
• Be the agencies liaison at CCALAC Emergency Management Group meetings and events
• Coordinate monthly, and annual drills with all clinic directors to ensure CMS compliance
• Purchase and distribute emergency management kits for all existing and new staff.
• Establish and maintain emergency management inventory in coordination with Clinic Directors.
• Oversee the annual review process of all EOP documents, including emergency operations plans, hazard vulnerability analysis, and business continuity plans for all sites.
• Head the internal APLAHW Emergency Management Committee.



Training and Experience:
Emergency Management Bachelor’s degree is preferred. Possession of the following required: Bachelor’s Degree in, Public Health or Healthcare Administration from an accredited college or university preferred, 4 years’ experience in emergency management planning may be substituted for the degree. Demonstrated ability to perform assigned responsibilities with minimum supervision; to maintain quality control standards; to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures. Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills. Ability to develop and maintain cooperative relationships with staff members and clinicians and work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team. Demonstrated ability to follow set routines and be alert to variations and make decisions accordingly. Sensitivity to racially, ethnically, culturally and sexually diverse populations; excellent oral and written communication skills; and knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Knowledge of:
Working knowledge of methods and practices in a community clinic setting or similar health care facility. Ability to identify potential risks and ensure that they are appropriately mitigated. Experience in developing plans and procedures;. Basic knowledge of local, state and federal regulations relating to care of patients in a clinic setting, Managed Care, and Title 22 is preferred. Skilled at identifying problems and recommending solutions in a clear, concise and proactive manner, including recognition and resolution of costly errors. Demonstrated ability to set priorities and organize work responsibilities to insure completion of assigned tasks within agreed upon time span. Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions sufficient to establish a safe work environment.

This is primarily an office position that requires frequent bending, reaching, stooping, lifting and moving of office materials weighing 25 pounds or less. The position requires daily use of a personal computer and requires entering, viewing, and revising text and graphics on the computer terminal and on paper.

Must possess a valid California driver’s license; proof of auto liability insurance; and have the use of a personal vehicle for work related purposes which entails driving to all APLA Health from time to time.

Equal Opportunity Employer: minority/female/disability/veteran.

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

Job expires in 13 days.

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