Instructor in EMS

SUMMARY

The Emergency Medical Services Program Instructor provides EMS education in all aspects in both the classroom, lab, and clinical instructions. This individual is responsible for overall classroom and laboratory instruction of EMS students at all levels. Emergency Medical Services Instructor holds a twelve-month position. This individual must maintain current knowledge of the profession and emergency medical services discipline. This individual cooperates with the program director in periodic review and revision of course materials, objective, and outcomes for this program. This is a tenure track position.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Responsible for student advisement and program recruitment.
  • Correlates instruction as assigned by the program director and department chair.
  • Cooperates with program director in review and revision of course material, objectives, and outcomes for the program.
  • Maintains current National EMS certification.
  • Maintains current knowledge of the Emergency Medical Services field.
  • Provides students with didactic, laboratory, and clinical instruction/supervision.
  • Carries out all assigned duties as determined by the Program Director and Administration of the institution.
  • Maintains a professional attitude toward students, fellow faculty, and clinical affiliations and their employees.
  • Assist students in all aspects of the EMS Education Experience (classroom, lab, & Clinical).
  • Must truthfully, without discrimination or prejudice, evaluate the student’s classroom, lab & clinical performance in a manner that the student will have ample time to respond and focus on the areas needing improvement.
  • Provides input and assistance for the Program Director during the budget process.
  • Participates in ongoing professional development, community and social activities that improve the individual, college and community.
  • Serves on committees as assigned.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • May supervise part time skills instructors that assist within the EMS Program.

 QUALIFICATIONS

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each      essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Must be competent in the current principles and practices of emergency medical  services.

 EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Required:

  • Paramedic training from a regionally accredited institution,
  • Certified Texas Paramedic with recent field experience.
  • National Registered Paramedic

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Community college teaching experience.
  • BLS, ACLS, PALS Instructor certifications
  • TDSHS or NAEMSE Instructor
  • Basic or Advanced Course Coordinator

 LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret EMS and allied health periodicals,      professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of students, managers, clients, customers and the general public.

 REASONING ABILITY

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations, and      interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral or schedule form.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • This individual is often times required to work on weekend or after hours in      delivery of course content.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions.

 ESPRIT DE CORPS

  • Commitment to and positive actions for fostering good relationships and esprit de corps among co-workers, departments, other units in the college, with students, and those you work with outside the college.

 

 


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