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Instructor of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Education 9/10 Month (Term)

Volunteer State Community College
Tennessee, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Feb 27, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Part Time

Instructor of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Education 9/10 Month (Term)

Volunteer State Community College

Title: Instructor of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Education 9/10 Month (Term)

Institution: Volunteer State Community College

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for delivering quality instruction using integrative technologies. Faculty are expected to provide academic advising to students and participate in college, department and community activities related to the College's mission.

The EMS Education instructor works under the supervision of the Director of EMS Education. The instructor participates in the assessment, planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of program curriculum. The instructor conducts classroom, skills lab, and online instruction for EMT, AEMT, and Paramedic courses. The instructor coordinates student advising and associated clinical site management for the Emergency Medical Services Education Program.

Job Duties:

Teach in the clinical setting 28-32 hours per academic year through clinical site visits and setup and monitoring of clinical requirements. Teach evening, weekend, off-campus, dual enrollment and distance-based courses as required. Develop curriculum, evaluate and review of credit and non-credit courses focused in the clinical setting. Evaluate and monitor progress to achieve goals and objectives (and those by any licensing, registering or certifying agency as applicable); assist with affiliation and accreditation efforts. Recruit and advise students and support persistence/progression through graduation. Maintain office hours and availability to students. Complete required College trainings. Complete all required reports such as attendance, Early Alerts, progress reports, grade submissions and administer and return surveys by the required deadlines. Attend college, department, and faculty meetings. Serve on college and department committees. Attend professional development activities. Participate in community service. Comply with all of the College's and TBR's policies and guidelines. The instructor assists in compliance with Tennessee Board of Regents guidelines, licensure requirements, and other state and federal regulations while maintaining program accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon recommendation of Committee on the Accreditation of Educational Programs for EMS Professions (CoAEMSP). The instructor supervises and directs required reporting to Tennessee Department of Health/Office of EMS. Collaborates with other outside agencies to identify new courses and programs. Coordinates with Clinical Coordinators on clinical sites including scheduling of students, facilitating orientation to sites, functioning as emergency contact, provides line of communications with clinical sites; travel for training and conferences is required. Oversees use of facilities and equipment for day, evening, and weekend classes. Maintains inventory of training equipment and assure it is available at each class. Assist in selection and orientation of instructors and field internship preceptors. Acts as liaison between students, sponsoring agencies, local medical community and state level certifying/licensing agency; conduct advisory committee meetings. Recruit and advise students concerning the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Education Program; addresses student concerns regarding instruction and evaluation. Provide formal lecture and serve as an instructor for classroom and skills labs. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Associate's Degree from a regionally accredited institution.
Minimum of two years practicing in the pre-hospital environment.
Minimum of two years educational administration or greater the 300 hours instructional experience in EMS training or programs.
Currently endorsed in an EMS Board approved trauma, cardiac, and pediatric course.
Must meet requirements established by the Commission of Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon recommendation from Committee on the Accreditation of Educational Programs for EMS Professions (CoAEMSP), and the Tennessee Department of Health/Office of EMS.
Must be licensed or eligible for Paramedic licensure in Tennessee; Paramedic licensure must be free from revocation, denial, or suspension.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited institution.
Supervisory or management experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge and/or experience using a variety of instructional delivery modes.
Ability to communicate effectively and work cooperatively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student population.
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
Proven educational or administrative experience in critical thinking, problem solving and judgment skills.

Pay Rate: $41,200 - $51,500 annual salary depending on experience

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for the application process. Official transcripts will be required upon hire.

Applicants may be subject to a background check.

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