Unclassified Employment Opportunities
Position: Coordinator of Clinical Education/Instructor
Department: EMS Education
Reports To: EMS Program Manager
The position of the Coordinator of Clinical Education is responsible for the clinical and field practicums of the EMS Education programs in accordance with state and national guidelines. This is in effect a Faculty position with additional administrative responsibilities added. The coordinator serves as a liaison between the clinical/ field sites, students and the educational program, and works closely with the Program Director to develop, implement, monitor and evaluate all phases of the clinical and field practicum training for the EMS Educational program.
Demonstrated Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
The ideal candidate must have the ability to promote an inclusive environment that reflects the broad diversity and backgrounds represented by our students, employees, and our local community, one in which every individual feel respected and valued. The Coordinator of Clinical Education must demonstrate cultural humility and the ability to work with a college community with diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds, including those with disabilities and veterans.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Coordinate practicum scheduling, orientation, and maintenance of documents and handles concerns or problems in an efficient and timely manner.
- Assure program and student and student compliance with clinical and field affiliate contract requirements including documentation of immunizations, background checks, physicals, and drug screens, as well as preparation and maintenance of various required records, reports and files at the program, state, and national levels.
- Assist with development, implementation, and monitoring of courses with an emphasis on the clinical/ field components of the program as well as implementation and coordination and a Quality improvement process for the clinical/ field practicums.
- Work with other regional EMS education programs, clinical sites, and field sites, to coordinate and administer yearly preceptor orientations and evaluations.
- Assist Program Chair in identification, review, and acquisition of needed educational resources including but not limited to textbook selection, library materials, and laboratory supplies.
- Provide regular visitation to each affiliated institution where student receives clinical experience to assure adequacy of instruction, record keeping, and evaluation of students' skills.
- Development and implementation of program policies and procedures for clinical and field components.
- Assist with evaluation of the knowledge and skills of students by assisting with lab sessions as well as practical examinations.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's Degree.
- Nationally Registered Paramedic.
- State Licensed Paramedic.
- Ability to become an EMS instructor in the state of Louisiana (within 6-months).
- Minimum of 2-years field experience as a paramedic providing direct patient care.
- Minimum of 2-years experience in teaching in a classroom.
- Ability to be a dynamic leader that can work and communicate effectively with individuals possessing varying levels of pre-hospital medicine.
- Ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.
- Ability to prioritize tasks.
- Ability to manage time effectively and meet deadlines.
- Independent decision making.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion.
- Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
- Ability to represent the school in a professional manner.
- Master's Degree.
- American Heart Association Instructor in ACLS, BLS, and PALS.
- National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians Instructor in Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support.
- Licensed by the state of Louisiana as an EMS instructor.
- Previous experience in higher education.
Physical Demands: When Applicable
- Ability to work in excess of 40 hours a week, which may include nights and weekends.
- Ability to view a computer screen for long periods of time.
- Ability to function in a high-pressure, stressful environment and meet stringent deadlines.
- Ability to operate a computer and standard office equipment.
- Ability to carry <25 lbs., stand, sit, reach, bend, climb.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
All applications are confidential, and references will not be contacted without the expressed authorization of the applicant.
It is the policy of Nunez Community College not to discriminate based on sex, creed, color, race, sexual orientation, age, national origin, or disability in its educational programs, activities, or employment policies as required by Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments and other Federal and State antidiscrimination laws.
To apply, send cover letter, resume, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three professional references to: firstname.lastname@example.org (put Coordinator of Clinical Education in the subject line)
Incomplete applications will not be forwarded for review.
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