Clinical Coordinator/Instructor EMS

Clinical Coordinator/Instructor EMS

Employer

Durham Technical Community College
1637 Lawson Street
Durham, NC 27703
Phone: 919-536-7200

Job Location

Hillsborough, North Carolina (Orange County Campus)

Salary/Grade

$49,000.00 to $55,000.00 Per Year

Benefits

Full-Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, August 13, 2018
Closes: Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Target Start Date

Monday, August 13, 2018

Expected Work Hours

A minimum of a 40-hour work week as determined with the direct reporting supervisor. This flexible schedule, which may include day, evening, and weekend responsibilities and/or duties, allows the employee to fulfill the assigned duties and responsibilitie

Reports to

Program Director, Emergency Medical Services

Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: 
1. Associate's degree;
2. North Carolina EMS Level II Paramedic instructor;
3. Credentialed at EMT-P in the State of North Carolina (NREMT-P preferred);
4. Current HIPAA training;
5. Current BLS, ACLS, and PALS instructor certifications (or completion within 1 year of assuming position); and 
6. Possess a valid driver's license.
Work Experience: 
1. Two years minimum field or clinical experience;

Preferred Qualifications

Two years of current advanced EMS education lead instructor experience including clinical supervisory skills is preferred

Position Description

 

Position Title: Clinical Coordinator/Instructor, Emergency Medical Services
Department: Corporate & Continuing Education
FLSA Type: Exempt position (40-Hours per week)
Reports To: Program Director, Emergency Medical Services
Direct Reports: Lead Instructors 
Minimum Qualifications: 
1. Associate's degree;
2. North Carolina EMS Level II Paramedic instructor;
3. Credentialed at EMT-P in the State of North Carolina (NREMT-P preferred);
4. Current HIPAA training;
5. Current BLS, ACLS, and PALS instructor certifications (or completion within 1 year of assuming position); and 
6. Possess a valid driver's license.
Work Experience: 
1. Two years minimum field or clinical experience;
2. Two years of current advanced EMS education lead instructor experience including clinical supervisory skills is preferred
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 
1. Current knowledge of best practices for the EMS profession at all levels of credential;
2. Knowledge of measurements of competency, evaluation and testing in EMS treatment of prehospital patients, educational programs and curriculum development, and training methods and techniques;
3. Understanding of current policies and procedures for infection control and compliance; 
4. Evidence of interpersonal skills, including the ability to collaborate and interact with a diversity of people and the ability to make public presentations;
5. Personal integrity, honesty, and the ability to deal effectively with confidential information
6. Working knowledge of the Emergency Medical Services and Public Safety community within Durham and Orange counties;
7. Abilities to maintain accurate records, perform under pressure, and manage multiple priorities effectively;
8. Proven understanding of the needs and expectations of students, clinical, and field sites; 
9. Strong organizational skills with the ability to perform responsibilities in an efficient manner;
10. Ability to be reliable, resourceful, tactful, self-starting, and cooperative;
11. Excellent computer skills as evidenced by experience with at least one data analysis/business intelligence software product (such as FISDAP and Colleague) and competence with Microsoft Office products, including Excel and Word; and
12. Understanding of the mission, goals, and objectives of a community college.

Essential Functions, Job Duties, and Responsibilities: The EMS clinical coordinator/instructor is primarily responsible for the collaborative planning, delivery and evaluation of classroom, laboratory, hospital, and prehospital clinical instruction, and for providing those related services and support activities required for optimal student learning and effective educational programming. The fundamental reason this classification exists is to develop, implement, monitor, and evaluate all phases of the clinical and prehospital internship for the entire EMS Program at Durham Technical Community College. More specifically, and consistent with the employee's current contract of appointment, the clinical coordinator/instructor is responsible for the following duties and responsibilities: 
1. Administration of the student clinical schedule, maintain ongoing clinical documentation, approve final clinical completion documentation, and clinical site visitation;
2. Maintain accurate records and audit student performance for compliance with state and national requirements;
3. Report to students' hospital clinical rotations periodically to evaluate student performance; 
4. Provide regular visitation to each affiliated institution where students receive clinical experience to assure adequacy of preceptor instruction and record keeping; 
5. Assist with evaluating students in classroom during technical scope of practice testing;
6. Evaluate the student clinical experience and make recommendations toward the improvement of instruction to the instructional staff and program director; 
7. Maintain existing clinical partnerships, prepare annual agreements with each agency, and develop new sites; 
8. Provide orientation and training to clinical faculty and preceptors in the delivery of appropriate clinical instruction and assist in development of preceptor training materials for clinical and field sites;
9. Support the administrative, continuing education, and logistical sectors of the EMS program and assists program director with administrative responsibilities;
10. Teach a limited amount of hours each semester as necessary to maintain credentials and certifications; 
11. Perform all other standard administrative requirements expected of and/or assigned to management staff, including committee assignments, evening and registration duty, community and professional involvement, and other such activities or functions; and
12. Perform other appropriate duties as may be necessary to adequately provide support of the continuing education area as assigned by the director, dean, vice president, and/or the president.
Physical Demands: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The physical and mental demands described as follows are representative of those that must be met by an employee in performing the essential functions of this job:
· Ability to sit, stand, and/or walk for long periods of time; 
· Ability to lift, at times, 150 pounds with assistance; 
· Good eye/hand dexterity;
· Ability to travel locally between clinical sites and campuses;
· Perform and manage multiple priorities effectively under pressure;
· Motivate each student and help that individual reach his/her potential; and
· Show sensitivity to the needs and expectations of students and colleagues. 
Normal Working Hours: A minimum of a 40-hour work week as determined with the direct reporting supervisor. This flexible schedule, which may include day, evening, and weekend responsibilities and/or duties, allows the employee to fulfill the assigned duties and responsibilities. Job demands will frequently dictate departure from the routine schedule and location, including all Durham Tech campuses and clinical sites. Work is performed with considerable independence under the supervision of the EMS program director and in corroboration with various lead instructors and contracted clinical agencies. Summer schedules may vary to enable four-day or four and one half-day work weeks.

 

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