Supervisor Life Lion EMS - NIGHT SHIFT - Life Lion EMS Berks County

Penn State Health - Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Reading
Work Type: Full Time
FTE: 1.00
Shift: Night
Hours: 12 Hour Shifts


The EMS Supervisor is responsible for daily operations of the Life Lion EMS unit. Duties include but not limited to, direct oversight of staff, responding to and assisting on all EMS incidents, Incident command at large scenes and patient care as a Pa certified Paramedic. Also will handle other task as assigned. 

Job complexity is high along with the overall responsibility. Decision making skills are 50% single decision, 50% guidance needed from superior or other hospital or DOH policy/source. Communication skills are important requiring direct contact, written skills and ability to speak with multiple people in the health system and the public. The EMS supervisor is a critical role in the daily operations or the Life Lion EMS unit and has management oversight in the absence of the EMS Manager. 


High School Diploma or equivalent required.

Strong leadership skills. 

Minimum of 8 years experience as a Paramedic with certification in the Commonwealth of PA. 

A Bachelor’s degree is strongly preferred but supplemental work experience may be substituted for the desired education requirements.

Penn State Health Offers an exceptional benefit package including but not limited to: 

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 year 

Matching 401K retirement plan 


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. It also includes Penn State Health Saint Joseph’s Medical Center in Reading, PA, Penn State Health Holy Spirit Medical Center in Camp Hill, PA, and Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center in Enola, 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. 

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 fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information. 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 7:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday, email [email protected] or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

Union: Non Bargained