EMS Instructor (Part Time )

National University

United States

May 31, 2023


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EMS Instructor (Part Time )
  • San Diego, CA
  • Part Time
  • COPS
  • Entry Level
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    Position Summary:

    We have an excellent opportunity for an EMS Instructor to join our highly engaged faculty in the College of Professional Studies, Emergency Medical Technician program. In this role, the successful candidate will teach courses to students seeking to gain knowledge, essential skills, and an understanding of emergency medical assistance in outpatient and emergency settings. Instruction is aimed to prepare students to respond in various types of emergencies that require urgent medical attention to assess emergency situations, provide care that can save a life, and transport patients to a hospital. This role is critical in ensuring successful student outcomes.

    Note: The successful candidate will teach hybrid (online and onsite) classes located in the program area.

    Essential Functions

  • Providing instruction to students in accordance with the State of California Code of Regulations Title 22 relating to EMT training, certification, and scope of practice, as well as the San Diego County Office of Emergency Medical Services Policy and Procedures.
  • Effective classroom instruction that covers all the techniques of emergency medical care and transportation of the sick and injured within the responsibilities of the Emergency Medical Technician.
  • Grading student assignments and responding timely to student inquiries
  • Evaluating students' progress in attaining program knowledge and skills
  • Supervise and monitor students' use of equipment.
  • Administer oral, written, or performance tests to measure progress and to evaluate training effectiveness.
  • Participating in curriculum and program reviews
  • Preparing and maintaining course, grades and all required documentation and administrative reports
  • Ensuring compliance with safety and security measures during periods of instruction

  • Maintaining knowledge of industry requirements, as well as University policies, procedures, and practices

  • Have a strong emphasis on student-centered learning

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Supervisory Responsi bilities :



    Education & Experience:

  • Certified Nationally and/or in the State of California as an EMT, Paramedic, Registered Nurse, Physician's Assistant or Physician
  • Current CPR certification (AHA-Healthcare Provider)
  • At least one year of experience in an EMS/healthcare clinical setting
  • Competencies/Technical/Functional Skills:

  • Ability to participate as an active team member of the team and organization and work toward a common goal. Contributes fully to the team effort and plays an integral part in the smooth running of teams without necessarily taking the lead.

  • Accepts personal accountability, proactively seeks resolution for personal limitations head-on; and supports honesty and respect towards others, the company and oneself.

  • Actively seeks to influence, build effective relationships and gain alignment with peers, functional partners and/or external partners to accomplish business objectives.
  • Develops new insights into situations; questions conventional approaches; encourages new ideas and innovations; designs and implements new or cutting-edge programs/processes. Ability to generate and/or recognize imaginative or creative solutions that generate successful outcomes.
  • Working knowledge, principles and practices of office management/systems within a higher education environment, preferred. Demonstrates an understanding of underlying organizational issues.
  • Intermediate use of computers and Microsoft Office Suite Applications such as Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook.
  • Work independently and foster a cooperative spirit within a large and/or small team of diverse cultures, while working in a fast-paced environment with multiple projects, deadlines and frequently changing priorities.
  • Ability to drive towards achieving measurable and challenging goals to support organizational success. Demonstrates the ability to focus on achieving results consistent with the organization's objectives. As a leader, develops goals based on the organization's vision, mission, strategic goals and objectives.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individual of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Work independently and foster a cooperative spirit within a large and/or small team of diverse cultures, while working in a fast-paced environment with multiple deadlines and frequently changing priorities.
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