EMT/Paramedic Program Director

Employer
Bay College - Main Campus
Location
Michigan, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Nov 7, 2022


Position Details

Position Information

Position Title
EMT/Paramedic Program Director

Pay Grade Level
Hrly

FLSA
Non-Exempt

Benefits

Contributions into the Michigan Public School Employees Retirement System and individual YMCA membership (Delta and Dickinson County)

Department
Allied Health

Campus Location
Escanaba

Min Salary
$38.46 per hour

Max Salary
$38.46 per hour

FTE

.25

Full-time/Part-time
Part-Time

Position Type
Administration

Job Summary/Basic Function

This position requires a commitment to excellence and the provision of leadership in the management of the EMT -Basic and Paramedic programs. The major areas of responsibility for this position are planning, developing, coordinating and evaluating all aspects of the EMT -Basic and Paramedic programs.

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in any field related to Emergency Medical Services, the administration thereof, or another healthcare-related field that ensures appropriate knowledge of EMT and Paramedic content.
• Holds current unrestricted Michigan Paramedic License.
• Holds a current Michigan Instructor Coordinator (IC) License
• At least 5 years’ experience in the delivery of out-of –hospital emergency care
• At least 3 years’ experience teaching EMT and/or a Paramedic Program content in a formal setting.
• At least 2 years of administrative experience in the practice arena and/or in the educational setting
• Academic training and preparation related to emergency medical services at least equivalent to that of program graduates
• Commitment to quality instruction in a learner-centered environment with the goal of consistently improving student success.
• Commitment to the community college mission and philosophy
• Demonstrated skill in effective written and oral communication

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s degree in a field related to Emergency Medical Services, the administration thereof, or another healthcare-related field that ensures appropriate knowledge of EMT and Paramedic content.
• Current AHA certification as instructor of Advanced Cardiac Life Support
• Current AHA Certification as instructor of Pediatric Advanced Life Support
• Current VFIS certification as Emergency Vehicle Driver Trainer

Months Per Year
12

Hours Worked Per Week
10

Work Schedule
As scheduled to observe program quality and effectiveness.

Supervision Exercised

Supervises the program, instruction and faculty.

Supervision Received

Reports to the Interim Dean of Allied Health

Work Environment

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but may be loud in areas of equipment operation.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by personnel assigned into this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified. Job related functions may be performed with or without accommodations.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Travel requirement

Job Duties

Job Duty
  • Administration, organization and supervision of the EMT -Basic and Paramedic Programs
  • Maintain cooperative involvement with the Medical Director to effectively evaluate the program, the quality of instruction, and the success of the students.
  • Hiring, scheduling, observing, and evaluating all EMT /Paramedic part-time faculty
  • Ensure that all EMT /Paramedic faculty hired meet the state and national requirements for instructor credentials, clinical experience and teaching experience.
  • Establish and promote supportive and collaborative working relationships with each affiliating agency where students are placed for clinical and field experiences.
  • Ensure that all aspects of the EMT - Basic and Paramedic programs maintain compliance with the State of Michigan requirements for EMS programs.
  • Ensure that the Paramedic program achieves and maintains compliance with: All CAAHEP standards and documentation requirements; Guidelines for the Accreditation of Educational Programs in the EMS Professions; and CoAEMSP interpretations of the CAAHEP Standards.
  • Develop and implement a written systematic plan for evaluating the effectiveness of the EMT and Paramedic Programs and use the analysis of outcome assessments to make needed program improvements. Outcome assessments are to include at least: the attainment of student learning outcomes (SLO’s), program completion rates, graduate satisfaction, employer satisfaction, job placement rates, and passage rates on state/- national licensing exams. Review and update the evaluation plan annually.
  • Provide leadership for program and curriculum design and development of curricula, courses, syllabi, and specifications for textbooks, materials, laboratory and technical resources.
  • Participate in the advisory board meeting.
  • Demonstrate ongoing commitment to fulfill the comprehensive mission of Bay College.
  • Direct and perform analysis of emergency medical related needs of the communities served by the college, and the courses of study appropriate for responding to those needs which meet accreditation and licensure requirements of affiliating agencies.
  • Assist in the development and defining of the learning outcomes, which are necessary to measure instructional, accreditation and licensing of the EMT -Basic and Paramedic programs.
  • Maintain current knowledge of national and local trends and innovations important to the practice of EMT and Paramedic
  • Maintain Membership/participation in local, state or national organizations.
  • Prior to the annual start of the program hold an orientation for all students accepted into program.
  • Provide leadership in developing and communicating standards, goals and definitions of learning outcomes and division teaching requirements.
  • Make affiliation visits on a regular basis to provide instructional support and determine agency needs.
  • Evaluate student academic accomplishment in comparison with required learning and licensing outcomes.
  • Initiate corrective plan of action when opportunities for improvement are identified.
  • Responsible for budget and fiscal management.
  • Perform resource analysis of cost and benefit to fulfill the division’s academic obligations to its students and the institution, and to determine long-term forecasts of academic program demands, student population, and career trends.
Job Duty

Other duties as assigned

Department Information

Contact(s)

Beth Berube, Director of Human Resources
Melissa VanBrocklin, Human Resources Specialist

Contact Phone/Extension
906-217-4016

Contact Email
hr@baycollege.edu

Contact Fax
906-217-1625

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number
S105P

Posting Date
11/07/2022

Close Date

Open Until Filled
Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

Quick Link for Internal Postings
https://careers.baycollege.edu/postings/1322
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript
Supplemental Questions

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