Program Coordinator, Medcom & Discharge Transportation Coordination
Job ID: R0033179 | Healthcare Specialists | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
A registered professional able to coordinate and maintain administrative and operational initiatives pertaining to emergency medical communications and discharge transportation coordination. This position requires a strong working knowledge of standard work and policy maintenance and development; implementation and change management initiatives; and interdepartmental collaboration efforts amongst departmental stakeholders, the UVA Medical Center and local/regional communications and emergency services partners.
  • Support Medcom/Discharge Transportation Coordination Supervisor and Medcom/Patient Placement Manager in ongoing administrative and operational project and implementation initiatives.
  • Maintain internal and external working relationships with local and regional ECC/911 emergency communications hubs, local/regional emergency services response agencies, local/regional emergency management entities and local/regional transport providers.
  • Maintain radio and emergency communications plans, equipment and strategic initiatives.
  • Maintain quality review and improvement related to departmental metrics, Be Safe event review, audio and radio transmission reviews, and interdepartmental improvement initiatives.
  • Maintain departmental policies and standard work initiatives.
  • Represent department through attendance of quality and operational subcommittees, including, but not limited to, trauma, stroke, resuscitation, emergency management working group and regional radio communications working group.
  • Administratively support ongoing departmental initiatives related to training, continuing education and professional development opportunities.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $50,419.20 - $80,662.40 Annually

  • Education: None required. Associate's and/or bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Experience: Three to Five years of increasing professional responsibility in the field of emergency services and/or communications.
  • Licensure: Licensed to practice as a registered nurse or certification as an EMT-Intermediate or EMT-Paramedic in the Commonwealth of Virginia, or with the national registry, is required.

Job requires standing for prolonged periods and frequently bending/stooping/walking. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills. Attention to detail and ability to write legibly. Ability to lift/push/pull >100 lbs. May be exposed to chemicals, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines


Please visit the UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpage prior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirements and guidelines for employment at UVA.




Medical Center (Charlottesville, VA)
Charlottesville, VA 22903

Working here.

Magnet Recognition

UVA Health System has one of the nation’s most diverse workforces. We are a close-knit, collaborative team that values the expertise, opinions and contributions of our staff. Our proven patient-first focus drives everything we do and fuels our many accomplishments - from Magnet® designation for our nurses to national recognitions as a top hospital and employer (Magnet is a registered trademark of the American Nurses Credentialing Center).

Quality of Life

Charlottesville, Virginia is one of the nation’s most charming and picturesque places to live and work. Our area boasts many excellent restaurants, wineries and craft breweries; historic sites; Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive; and a great selection of homes in welcoming neighborhoods, as well as urban and rural locations. Public transportation is excellent, and you’re just a short drive from the beach or Washington, D.C.

Safety Photo

UVA Health Quality & Safety

At UVA, delivering the highest-quality, most advanced and safest healthcare to our patients is our top priority. That’s why we never stop striving to make our best better. As a leading healthcare institution, our goal is to be the safest place in America to receive care and to work, because patient and team member safety is essential to providing the best healthcare. The COVID-19 pandemic remains a fluid situation. At UVA Health, we've been on the frontlines since the beginning. Nurses, researchers, doctors — we've all been doing our part to halt the virus. This effort is part of our longstanding commitment to provide care you can count on.