Senior Associate, Emergency Medical Services
Executive Director, Jason Brady, DBA, MBA, MICP, NRP, CCEMT-P, CSSBB
Executive Director, Emergency Medical Services for University Hospital – Newark, NJ;
Former Director of EMS for Volusia County, Florida; Former Director of Emergency Medical Services,
Macon, GA; Former Special Operations Paramedic Grady EMS, Atlanta GA
Former Deputy Fire Chief, Lawrenceville, VA; Former Chief Flight Paramedic West Chicago, IL; Former
Director of Operations, RMT Schaumburg, IL.
Director Brady has a thirty (30) year career in public service, and currently serves as the Executive
Director of EMS for University Hospital – Newark, NJ where he provides executive leadership to ground ALS / BLS 911 operations, NJ State Police Medivac program (JEMSTAR), FBI-Newark SWAT Blue Team– medical coordination unit, New Jersey Task Force Operations, EMS Urban Heavy & Technical Rescue Operations, New Jersey Port Authority Operations for both Liberty International Airport and the Newark Seaport. Additionally, Director Brady overseas the Northern New Jersey Medical Coordinating Center (MCC) which involves medical surveillance activities for over 35 hospitals, and lastly Director Brady overseas the UHEMS Special Operations Group (SOG) with special emphasis on preparedness, emergency operational strike teams that are multidisciplinary. University Hospital EMS has approximately 300 Full-Time Staff Members, forty-five (45) Ambulances, and answers over 110K calls for service annually.
From July of 2019 through July of 2021 Director Brady served as the Director of EMS for Volusia County Florida. In this roll Director Brady modernized fleet operations, championed for advanced equipment, training and employee engagement. Director Brady’s time made a lasting impact with significant innovative practices to allow Volusia County EMS to reach both operational and clinical high performance that meets best practices nationally. Volusia County’s service area includes 1200 Square Miles with Urban and Rural landscape. Volusia County operates 28 ambulances at peak time, has nearly 250 uniformed personnel and responses to approximately 75K calls for service annually.
Prior to Director Brady’s appointment in Volusia County in 2019, he served as the EMS Director of
Navicent Health. This agency is a hospital Based 911 EMS agency. Navicent Health is the second largest
Hospital in Georgia and is a primary tertiary center with Level 1 Trauma Center. Navicent EMS provides coverage to an area of just over 1200 square miles that encompassed four (4) counties. Navicent Health EMS answers approximately 80K calls for service a year with a fleet size of 37 ambulances including three Neonatal Specialty Transport ambulances in support of Navicent’s Children’s Hospital which responded to calls for service for twenty-six counties across Central and South GA.
Director Brady has also served in Fire and EMS agencies in Virginia, and Illinois in various roles that
include Chief Flight Medic, Senior Paramedic, QA/QI/Training Coordinator, and Director of Operations. Director Brady holds the Degree of Doctor off Business Administration in Healthcare Administration from Liberty University, a Master of Business Administration from Southern New Hampshire University, and a Bachelor of Science in Health Science in Emergency Medical Services Management from The George Washington University. Jason is a Nationally Registered Paramedic, a New Jersey Licensed MICP, and Certified Fire Fighter in New Jersey, Virginia & Georgia. Jason is a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt in process improvement and currently preparing for his Project Manager Professional (PMP) global exam.