School of Medicine Adjunct Instructor - Continuous Posting

University of Missouri Kansas City
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 24, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Professional Fields, Other Professional Fields
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Part Time

Hiring Department

School of Medicine - Emergency Medicine

Job Description

This continuous listing is open to Missouri-licensed emergency medical services providers and certified American Heart Association BLS, ACLS, and PALS Instructors teaching in the EMS Education program at the School of Medicine.

Duties include:
  • Evaluate student progress by writing and administering written exams
  • Responsible for teaching and testing assigned practical skill labs for EMT, Specialty (BLS, ACLS, and PALS), EMS Continuing Education, and Paramedic programs
  • Evaluating student progress by observing and documenting professional behaviors, and performing student evaluations during practical examinations, clinical, and field experience
  • Collaborating with the Program Director and Medical Director in determining course content, curriculum, program schedule, course objectives, pre-entrance qualifications and program completion criterion
  • Lead EMS Instructors develop and present lecture materials for assigned programs approved by EMS Education Program Director and EMS Education Medical Director
Minimum Qualifications

Other instructors: Missouri EMT, EMT-I or Paramedic license or other healthcare related license in the area of instruction. Certification as an American Heart Association BLS, ACLS, or PALS instructor, ITLS or PHTLS Instructor preferred.

Lead EMS Instructor: Missouri Paramedic license and meets statutory requirements for Lead EMS Instructor according to 19 CSR 30-40.331; Nationally-certified Paramedic.

Application Instructions

Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of three references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume with attachments.

Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).

If you are experiencing technical problems, please call (855) 524-0002.

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Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.


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