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EMS System Medical Director

Date: Dec 21, 2021

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  Emergency Medical Services 

Pay:  $164,736 annually | Salary is negotiable based on qualifications 

Work Schedule: 32 hours per week, 64 hours per pay period 


The EMS System Medical Director is the principal medical authority for the EMS System. A statutorily mandated position to provide ambulance services, the Medical Director is responsible for oversight of all clinical care provided within the system. Primary functions include off-line medical direction (including the credentialing process), collaboration with system healthcare partners, administration of the division, and on-line/field practice of medicine.


Off-Line Medical Direction and Clinical Oversight

  • Serve as the principal medical authority for the EMS System
  • Develop, review and periodically update medical protocols and medical procedures in conjunction with EMSS system partner organizations
  • Develop the medical response profiles for all EMS System agencies
  • Facilitate the development and delivery of continuing education programs for EMS responders and System Level Clinical Education
  • Provide medical direction, coordination, and oversight for EMS System quality assurance/improvement programs.
  • Be the sole authority for all oversight of verification of participating provider competency and provider credentialing


Collaborate with System Healthcare Partners 

  • Primary contact person for community physicians and clinical leadership.
  • Primary contact person for the Medical Society of Sedgwick County
  • Solicit input from healthcare partners to develop clinical changes within the EMS System
  • Facilitate partnership within the healthcare multidisciplinary collaboratives
  • Report system performance to stakeholders


Administrative Direction of the Office of the Medical Director

  • Manage the budget for the division
  • Comply with assigned director level tasks from the Managers Office, HR, budget, etc
  • Provide supervision and accountability for personnel within the department
  • Performance evaluations, disciplinary actions, personnel development, etc


Minimum Qualifications: Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy, Emergency Medicine Board Certified or ten (10) years of demonstrated experience in the Practice of Emergency Medicine, Kansas Medical License.


Preferred Qualifications: Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy. Five (5) years of EMS Medical Direction. Emergency Medicine Board Certification, EMS Fellowship, EMS Subspecialty Board Certification.



It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Human Resources by phone at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Do not use this phone number for employment questions. This number is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.

Nearest Major Market: Wichita

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