Emergency Management Coordinator
Job Details
Long Beach Health Center - Suite 310 - Long Beach, CA
Full Time
Up to 25%
Health Care


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 APLA HW 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 or 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.