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Workforce Development, FT EMS Instructor

at Southern Maine Community College in South Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

The Lead Instructor is responsible for an Emergency Medical Responder (EMR), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT), or Paramedic Program. Instructional topics may include Emergency Medical Services (EMS) preparatory topics, EMS operations, airway management, medication administration, patient assessment, medical emergencies, trauma management, special populations, special topics, and/or cardiology.

Lead Instructors will be able to:

  • Maintain collateral communications among administration, Program Director(s), Medical Director(s), department chair(s), Clinical Coordinator, faculty, and students
  • Instruct students in course content and assigned subjects
  • Demonstrate EMS skills
  • Instruct students how to perform EMS skills from lesson plans and instructional guides
  • Demonstrate proficiency with effective methods for content delivery in a learning environment
  • Supervise peer-review sessions
  • Track skills progression with learning management systems
  • Utilize learning management systems to track student progress and grades
  • Evaluate student competency utilizing program guidelines in the classroom, laboratory, clinical, and field settings
  • Recommend changes to assessments, lesson plans, presentations, program guides and curriculum related to EMR, EMR, AEMT and paramedic education
  • Demonstrate effective counseling and remediation of students
  • Clinical and Field Internship Instruction
    • Train clinical supervisors and field internship preceptors for student clinical rotations and expectations.
    • Observe and evaluate students and preceptors on site for clinical and field/internship rotations
    • Develop and deliver training programs for preceptors and key personnel to program clinical and field internship standards
    • Quality assurance and improvement review and instruction/feedback of documentation through learning management systems
    • Work with the System Clinical Coordinator to achieve the goals of the Clinical and Field Internship Programs
  • Maintain licenses, certifications, and current clinical practice knowledge base through life-long learning and continuing education.
  • Attend training, meetings and committees as available
  • Perform other duties as directed by Southern Maine Community College and the Maine Community College System
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*Southern Maine Community College requires COVID-19 vaccination for all new employees and will consider accommodations for religious and medical based reasons. 

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Job Posting: 738852

Posted On: Apr 25, 2022

Updated On: May 25, 2022