Manager Transport & Post Hospital - Life Lion Emergency Medical Service

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center


Location:  US:PA:Hershey

Work Type:  Full Time

FTE: 1.00

Shift: Monday - Friday - Day Shift
Hours: Days







Penn State Health Life Lion is seeking a strong and decisive leader with industry clinical knowledge of all levels of prehospital services to plan, manage, and coordinate the Life Lion scheduled clinical services and Communication Center operations within the organization.  This includes clinical operations for Milton S. Hershey Medical Center discharge patient transports and all of Life Lion Community Paramedicine services.


This individual will oversee the efforts of the transport supervisor, communication center staff, as well as Life Lion’s Community Paramedicine Program.  The Manager, Transport and Post Hospital will make decisions based on unit objectives as well as company policies and procedures.  This individual will focus on ensuring that the work is accomplished in accordance with high organizational standards and in compliance with safety, environmental and government regulations.


As a leader within the department, the Manager will be engaged in the staffing process to include hiring, performance management, and retention initiatives to assure an engaged workforce connected to the mission. 


The Manager, Transport and Post-Hospital will impact patient experience by ensuring the appropriate staffing levels are maintained and that Life Lion clinical transport services are scheduled appropriately out of Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.  This individual will work closely with our Care Coordination teams to coordinate exceptional patient care with other multi-disciplinary professionals across the organization.


The Manager will play a role in participating in developing and updating operational guidelines, while making recommendations for improvements that will benefit the overall operations of Life Lion.






Bachelor’s degree required.


5 years of related experience required.


2 years management experience required.






Generous Paid Time Off and Personal Time

Medical Benefits (No waiting period)

Dental and Vision Benefits

   75% Penn State University Tuition Discount (Full-Time Employees)

This benefit extends to dependents after one yea

Matching 401K retirement plan

Relocation assistance





Penn State Health is one of the leading teaching and research hospitals in the country.  It is a multi-hospital health system, Academic Medical Center and Level 1 adult and pediatric trauma center serving patients and communities across Central Pennsylvania.  The system includes Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Children's Hospital, and Penn State Cancer Institute in scenic Hershey, PA.  Penn State Health shares an integrated strategic plan and operations with Penn State College of Medicine.






We are proud to possess a vibrant downtown area which affords exceptional cultural opportunities including the Hershey and Harrisburg Orchestras, museums, a highly rated amusement park, the Hershey Theater, farmer’s markets and some of the finest dining in the region.  We are an easy distance from the Fulton Theater, York Little Theater, Lancaster’s Amish country, and walkable towns like Hummelstown and Lititz. 


For the outdoors enthusiast, we have ample opportunities for hiking, biking, rowing, and hunting.  For sports lovers, we are home to the American Hockey League’s Hershey Bears, the Minor League Baseball’s Harrisburg Senators, and the United Soccer League’s Penn FC.   Central Pennsylvania is an exceptional combination of rural, suburban, and city living is within a 2-hour drive to weekend destinations such as Philadelphia, Washington DC, Annapolis, and Baltimore, and only a 3-hour drive from New York City. 




If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report.  This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position.  All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities. 

Penn State Health is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday, email or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

Union: Non Bargained 


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