Director Medical Transport in Asheville, North Carolina, United States
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Mission Hospital

Director Medical Transport

Asheville, NC, United States
Regular Full-Time  8am - 5pm, varying 
Category: Executive • Job ID: 52065

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Mission Hospital in Asheville, NC is accepting applications for Director - Medical Transport leading our ground and air transport teams, including Mountain Area Medical Airlift (MAMA) and Regional Transport Services (RTS), serving western North Carolina and surrounding states.  Learn more about our air medical transport team MAMA here which has been serving the Western North Carolina since 1986!


Join a team of dedicated team members! Mission Hospital has recently achieved Magnet Designation for nursing excellence!
Read more about our journey to Magnet HERE!


Discover a generous benefits package!  Our total rewards package includes but is not limited to:
401k retirement plan, paid time off (PTO), medical, dental and vision insurance, flex spending account options, life and disability insurance, tuition reimbursement, student loan assistance program, employee discount program and employee stock purchase program.



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Supports Mission/HCA by:

  • Directs area operations, programs, and activities consistent with Senior Leadership's objectives, reporting into the VP of Operations for Mission Hospital.
  • Leads a team of 100+ employees including the Mountain Area Medical Airlift (MAMA), Regional Transport Services (RTS) and Behavioral Health Transport (BHT) Teams.   
  • Oversight of program growth and development for each area. 
  • Leading the team in strategic planning and change management.
  • Community Outreach to area EMS agencies and hospitals.
  • Employee rounding, mentoring and developing team members allowing for robust succession planning.
  • Collaborating with nursing, care management, and operations leadership to positively impact patient outcomes.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with aviation vendor, billing vendor, etc.


Required Education: Bachelor's Degree in related field.


Preferred Education: Master's Degree.  EMS educational background.


Required License: BCLS may be required for those leaders providing patient care.


Required Experience: Three years of technical and managerial experience in area. Computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets, Internet and Intranet software, e-mail.


Preferred Experience: Leadership experience related to EMS, Air Medical, Regional & Behavioral Health Transport.  Experience with Database Software.



Mission Health, an operating division of HCA Healthcare, is based in Asheville, North Carolina, and is the state’s sixth largest health system. Mission Health operates six hospitals, numerous outpatient and surgery centers, post-acute care provider CarePartners, long-term acute care provider Asheville Specialty Hospital and the region’s only dedicated Level II trauma center. With approximately 12,000 colleagues and 2,000 volunteers, Mission Health is dedicated to improving the health and wellness of the people of western North Carolina. For more information, please visit or @MissionHealthNC.


Mission Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such offers equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other protected characteristic.


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