Township of Mansfield, NJ
Burlington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Mansfield 9-10-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-26; amended in its entirety 7-28-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-7. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 21B-1 Emergency medical services.

There shall be in and for the Township of Mansfield the Mansfield Township Ambulance Corp., composed of administrators and employees as set forth. No other emergency medical services organization is to be formed within the Township without the consent of the Township Committee.

§ 21B-2 Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Administrator.

A. 
Creation of office. The Emergency Medical Services Administrator ("EMS Administrator") shall be the departmental head of the emergency medical services. The EMS Administrator shall be the immediate superior of the Chief to the department. The EMS Administrator shall be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the department.
B. 
Appointment. The EMS Administrator shall be appointed by the Mansfield Township Ambulance Corp.
C. 
Term. The term of the EMS Administrator shall be for a period of three years from the first day of January next following his or her appointment.
D. 
Duties. The EMS Administrator shall serve as a liaison between the Township Committee and the Mansfield Township emergency medical services provider, reporting directly to the Township Committee.
E. 
Compensation. The EMS Administrator shall receive such compensation as shall be prescribed by the Mansfield Township Ambulance Corp.
F. 
Powers and duties. The EMS Administrator shall, to the extent not prohibited by law:
(1) 
Serve as the Administrator pursuant with N.J.A.C. 8:40.
(2) 
Be charged with the responsibility of preparing and adopting an annual budget, which shall be subjected to review and ratification by the Township Committee.
(3) 
Review qualifications and hire additional and replacement departmental personal.
(4) 
Enforce penalties for acts detrimental to the interest of the Township.
(5) 
Evaluate the emergency service system on a regular basis through the extrapolation of statistical data and performance goal.
(6) 
Ensures programs are in compliance with all applicable state and federal laws and regulations.
(7) 
Study, recommend, and implement policies and procedures within the emergency medical service.
(8) 
Work in conjunction with a medical director to ensure clinical quality is maintained by the emergency medical service.
(9) 
Respond to citizen inquiries and investigate complaints.
(10) 
Represent Mansfield Township to outside agencies and professional organizations, and serve as a liaison at municipal, county and state levels.
G. 
The EMS Administrator shall perform his or her duties in accordance herewith and shall be subject to and answerable to the Township Committee only.

§ 21B-3 Emergency Medical Services Medical Director.

A. 
Creation of Office. The Emergency Medical Services Medical Director ("EMS Medical Director") shall be responsible to provide medical consultation, as well as medial quality assurance oversight regarding the administration of emergency medical services pursuant with N.J.A.C. 8:40-6.15.
B. 
Appointment. The EMS Medical Director shall be appointed by the Emergency Medical Services Administrator.
C. 
Term. The term of the EMS Medical Director shall be for a period of one year from the first date of January next following his or her appointment.
D. 
Duties. The EMS Medical Director shall serve as the medical oversight for care provided by the emergency medical service. The Medical Director will serve as a medical oversight for training programs held within Mansfield Township and serve as a liaison between the EMS and other healthcare providers in and around Mansfield Township.
E. 
Qualifications. The EMS Medical Director shall be a physician who is licensed by the New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners to practice medicine.
F. 
Compensation. The EMS Medical Director shall receive such compensation as shall be prescribed by the Mansfield Township Ambulance Corp.