The Medical Director is responsible for performing professional level work in planning and training activities and programs with health and medical components. Under general supervision of the Chief Medical Director and in collaboration with the administrative team, the Medical Director develops, implements, and evaluates the search and rescue medical practice delivery model in accordance with the goals of G.I. Joe Search and Rescue (GIJSAR). The Medical Director shares in the administrative functions that directly impact medical services and collaborates with the management team in overall planning of G.I. Joe Search and Rescue Medical Team. The Medical Director assures delivery of quality services.
Establishing and updating Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for SAR Medical Team.
Approval of medical practice procedures and policies.
Participates in the recruitment and selection process for Medical SAR Team.
Provides supervision of continuing professional education, in-service training and orientation of new medical staff.
Advises on purchase of medical equipment.
Leads planning for the development of new organizational programs.
Development of standards and qualifications for medical personnel.
Serves as a liaison between medical staff and administration.
Provides clinical guidance and regularly reports on medical activities at the Board of Director’s meetings
Performs periodic review of practice team functions.
Providing medical consultation to major support functions; and providing on-scene medical oversight and care on mission.
Applying specialized medical knowledge to assure safety in field emergency medical services operations
A current unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of CA with emphasis on emergency medicine.
Ability to solve problems and execute on initiatives.
Clinical teaching experience and private practice experience desirable.
Certification in wilderness, swift water, and SAR Tech II desirable.