Req #: 68588. Salary Range: $26.24 – $36.36/hr. Full-time. In-person. Sign on bonus: $3000.*

*Bonus available to new employees and may require previous work experience. Employment commitment to Samaritan is required.


Coordinates implementation of the Emergency Management Program through training, plan writing, equipment maintenance and Hospital Command Center support. Collaborates with departments in the development of plans and preparation of disaster supplies.


Samaritan Health Services works with local, county, state and federal agencies to ensure an effective response before, during and after a community emergency or natural disaster. Staff members are trained and equipped to implement the Incident Command System to rapidly respond to emergencies and minimize serious illnesses in our community. As a state leader, Samaritan is a member of the state of Oregon, Region 2 (consisting of 6 counties) Healthcare Preparedness Program.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience/training required.
  • Experience or training in Emergency Management required.
  • Experience or training in computer applications (including MS Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) required.
  • Experience or training with OSHA, accrediting agencies and ICS preferred.
  • Hospital experience preferred
  • HazMat experience preferred
  • HSEEP experience preferred


Adaptability/Flexibility – Ability to respond quickly and appropriately to situations that may arise with high risk or diverse patient populations. Ability to adjust actions in relation to others and adapt to offer best possible care to patients.

Stress Tolerance and Self Control – Ability to maintain patience and composure, control emotions, set clear boundaries and moderate high stress, difficult situations. 

Time Management – Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work to complete within required time frames and to follow-up on pending issues. Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in dynamic fast-paced environments and under pressure.

Problem Solving – Ability to identify complex problems, review related information, employ creativity and alternative thinking to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

Communication – Effective written and oral communication skills to explain complex issues, exchange information between team members, and tactfully discuss quality issues. Ability to perform group presentations and listen to and understand complex information and ideas. 

Compliance – Ability to evaluate information to determine compliance with laws, regulations, or standards. Use knowledge and judgment skills to determine whether events or processes comply. 

Knowledge of Incident Command System (ICS).