Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Clinical Coordinator

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Clinical Coordinator


Rockingham Community College
215 Wrenn Memorial Road
Wentworth, NC 27375
Phone: 336-342-4261


Commensurate with education and experience



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Closes: Thursday, July 1, 2021

Target Start Date

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Expected Work Hours

M-Th 8 am - 5 pm, F 8 am - noon; may vary to meet the needs of the program

Reports to

EMS Program Director

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Associate’s Degree in Emergency Medical Science from a regionally accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Sufficient knowledge of clinical experiences to fulfill the job duties as listed above.

Minimum (3) years working at the Paramedic Level and at least one year teaching experience in a Health/Medical related field, either as a part time instructor or as a clinical preceptor.

Must hold a current Paramedic Certification as issued by the North Carolina Office of EMS or the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians.

Must hold a current BLS, ACLS, & PALS provider card.

Must hold a current Level I Paramedic Instructor Certification issued by the North Carolina Office of EMS (or the ability to obtain within one year).

Preferred Qualifications

Minimum (3) years Clinical education/instructional experience; Minimum (5) years’ work experience at the Paramedic Level; Holds a current Level II Paramedic Instructor Certification issued by the North Carolina Office of EMS; Bachelor’s Degree in a Health/Medical related field from a regionally accredited institution

recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Position Description

The EMS Clinical Coordinator is responsible for the organization, administration, continuous review, planning, development, and overall effectiveness for clinical experiences. The EMS Clinical Coordinator is a professional, credentialed faculty responsible for providing quality learning experiences in credit or non-credit courses in their area of expertise for all Rockingham Community College (RCC) students. Faculty are responsible for providing learning experiences on the main campus and off-site. Faculty are responsible for but are not limited to planning, organizing, promoting, and teaching appropriate courses, to include online and hybrid. Faculty are also responsible for academic advising, follow-up support services, recruitment, and performing other duties as assigned.

The Clinical Coordinator is expected to perform all related duties in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies, and procedures of the College, the North Carolina Community College System, and in accordance with any and all accrediting bodies.

Under the supervision of the department chair/program director, the clinical coordinator will educate and train students to gain skills, knowledge and behaviors and support successful entry into the workplace.

Curriculum and Instruction

  • Planning and organizing credit and non-credit program as approved by the RCC Board of Trustees, the North Carolina Community College System, and other accrediting entities.
  • Evaluating student performance during clinical experiences in an ongoing manner and communicating student progress to the Program Director.
  • Developing appropriate student clinical schedules.
  • Maintaining the currency of clinical affiliate agreements/contracts
  • Resolving any conflicts in the clinical environment and communicating conflicts and resolutions to the Program Director in an ongoing and timely manner.
  • Developing, with other program faculty and appropriate administration, program level competencies that outline expected student learning outcomes.
  • Identifying and/or developing instructional materials needed to teach the program competencies prescribed in the approved curriculum by Rockingham Community College, the North Carolina Community College System, and other accrediting entities.
  • Developing course syllabi that outline clear and appropriate student learning outcomes and expectations that reflect program competencies.
  • Utilizing the course description set forth in the North Carolina Community College System combined course library, North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services, and Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions when developing or assessing student learning outcome.
  • Providing leadership in the development of appropriate assessments of established learning outcomes for all courses taught in the programs.
  • Reporting student progress in mastering established learning outcomes based on identified and approved assessments.
  • Implementing and providing effective instruction which demonstrates appropriate knowledge of his/her specialized field in accordance with best practice literature.
  • Teaching an appropriate instructional course load in accordance with policies outlined in the Instructional Procedures Manual.
  • Demonstrating the effective use of pedagogical methods to meet various student learning styles.
  • Administering appropriate assessment and/or testing to measure student learning outcomes in all courses.
  • Maintaining appropriate classroom standards that include the effective management of students in the classroom and the management of classroom and lab facilities.
  • Ordering textbooks, instructional materials, and supplies as needed for instruction following established procedures.
  • Developing and recommending class schedules cooperatively with other departments and divisions of the college and submitting to the appropriate Dean or where applicable, Department Chair.
  • Identifying and/or recommending equipment needed to teach the competencies prescribed in the approved curriculum by the RCC Board of Trustees, the North Carolina Community College System, and accrediting entities.
  • Maintaining compliance with established North Carolina Community College System performance measures, national benchmarks, etc. for the appropriate curriculum as prescribed by the North Carolina Community College System and accrediting entities.
  • Providing timely and accurate reports including 10% reports, grade reports, and other required reports related to instruction.
  • Recommending adjunct faculty to the appropriate Dean or where applicable, Department Chair to teach courses as needed in his or her assigned program.

Student Development Support

  • Maintaining posted office hours in accordance with requirements outlined in the Instructional Procedures Manual.
  • Being available to students on a regular basis for out-of-class tutorial support in the courses he or she is assigned to teach.
  • Recruiting students for his or her respective program and other programs of Rockingham Community College.
  • Serving as an academic advisor to students with advising responsibilities in the assigned program relative to course requirements, expectations, and completion standards.
  • Participating in the college’s registration and orientation sessions as assigned.
  • Maintaining student files within the department as required by the accreditation agency and state and/or local policy.
  • Referring students to Student Development personnel for guidance, counseling, and resource assistance following prescribed procedures on an as needed basis.
  • Coordinating retention strategies with the appropriate program faculty, other Department Chairs, Program Coordinators, appropriate administration, and Student Services personnel to maximize student retention.
  • Providing job placement assistance to graduates of the assigned program.
  • Providing assistance and information for student follow-up reports and demographics as required by state or local policy and/or reports.
  • Sponsoring and supporting program enrichment activities, particularly student organizations.

Administrative/Business Services Support

  • Developing bid specifications for instructional equipment, materials, and supplies for the assigned program.
  • Complying with Fiscal Management System policies and procedures set forth for RCC.

Institutional Support

  • Working a minimum of a 38-hour workweek in accordance with policies outlined in the Instructional Procedures Manual.
  • Assisting with the implementation and enforcement of all official policies and procedures of Rockingham Community College.
  • Attending meetings, conferences, seminars, briefings, and training sessions called to expedite the business of the college.
  • Attending extracurricular functions such as graduation, campus fund drives, etc. that promote the collegiate life.
  • Serving on local, state, regional and/or national committees upon request and/or approval from the administration.
  • Serving on college committees as assigned to expedite college business and to be involved in the decision- making process of the college.
  • Striving to exhibit a personal and professional attitude that reflects positively upon the individual and the public perception of the community college.
  • Participating in the activities of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges Quality Enhancement Plans as required.

Public Relations Support

  • Maintaining effective intra-institution relationships with members of the Board of Trustees, President’s Senior
  • Staff, Administrative Staff, faculty, and support personnel of the service area.
  • Promoting Rockingham Community College with local, state, regional, and national citizenry.

Professional/Personal Development

  • Participating in Rockingham Community College, North Carolina Community College System, and other authorized professional development programs upon request.
  • Pursuing professional development courses, seminars, workshops, and institutes designed to enrich and/or enhance the quality of instruction delivered in the classroom and/or laboratory.
  • Pursuing local, state, regional, or national certifications that qualify one’s work against recognized standards in his or her field.

This position description covers the most essential functions and duties associated with this position. Other duties may be assigned by the President or appropriate supervisory personnel. The College reserves the right to alter duties, responsibilities, conditions, working hours, and job title as necessary.

How to Apply

To be considered for this position, please complete an online application at https://employment.rockinghamcc.edu/postings/671.

Job Post Contact

Joy Chappell
Director of Human Resources
(336) 342-4261, ext. 2265