EMS EDUCATOR (90100573)

Date: May 15, 2024

Location: Indianapolis, IN, US, 46254

Organization: HHC

Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is an organization that celebrates diversity, and seeks to employ a diverse workforce.  We actively encourage all individuals to apply for employment and to seek advancement opportunities.  Indianapolis EMS also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities as required by law.  For additional questions please contact us at 317-630-7427 or humanresources@indianapolisems.org.

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Job Role Summary

The EMS educator understands the central concepts, tools of inquiry, and structures of the EMS discipline(s) they teach and can create learning experiences that make these aspects of subject matter meaningful for the adult learner.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Provides instruction to various age-related groups of learners within Indianapolis EMS, associated public safety providers, community and university students
  • Writes evaluation instruments and administers tests for outcomes, competency, and mastery of content
  • Works, interacts, and assists other EMS Educators to function as a team to provide and assure ongoing quality of pre-service and in-service programs
  • Provides information and guidance to participating students
  • Participates in self-assessment, peer mentoring, peer review programs and continuing education activities
  • Organize, schedule, and conduct educational experiences in the classroom, clinical and field setting
  • Monitors program activities, maintains accurate records and submits required reports on time
  • Communicates with students, staff members, providers and the public in a professional, positive fashion
  • Participates in audit, evaluation, and research programs in emergency care

Job Requirements

  • Must have at least one of the following: Indiana Paramedic License (preferred), Indiana Emergency Medical Technician - Basic Certification, or Registered Nurse - candidates who do not hold a Paramedic license and are offered the position must be able to enter the next available Paramedic course with successful completion and certification within one year of hire
  • A minimum of five years clinical experience as a pre-hospital provider required; five years as a Paramedic in a clinical environment preferred
  • Associate's degree required; Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Valid Driver's License - must meet and remain in compliance with IEMS driver eligibility policy
  • Certification in all of the following: ACLS, AHA CPR, PEPP, EVOC, NAEMT provider in two disciplines
  • Instructor level certification in all of the following: CPR, ACLS, PEPP and two NAEMT disciplines - candidates who do not hold all of the required instructor certifications must be able to enter the next available appropriate instructor course with successful completion and certification within one year of hire
  • Primary Instructor - candidates who do not hold a Primary Instructor certification must be able to enter the next available appropriate national or state authorized instructor course with successful completion and certification within one year of hire
  • NIMS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, 800
  • AWR 111, 160
  • Indiana EMS Commission EVOC Instructor preferred
  • Prior teaching experience preferred

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of basic and advanced life support equipment in used in pre-hospital emergency medical care
  • Knowledge of state and federal rules and regulations governing the provision/operation and educational requirements of basic and advanced life support services and personnel
  • Knowledge of state and federal curricula related to all levels of pre-hospital emergency care providers
  • Demonstrates the ability to adjust teaching techniques and present materials for all age groups with different learning styles (i.e. adolescent, geriatric, pediatric, neonatal, and adult)
  • Ability to execute responsibilities as they relate to course planning, instruction, evaluation, and coordination of EMS programs
  • Ability to use and/or develop various instructional aids including audio-visual equipment, training mannequins, curriculum materials, and student handout materials
  • Excellent verbal and nonverbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated and dependable
  • Ability to manage daily class activities, learning environment, course paperwork and student records
  • conduct educational opportunities in an appropriate and timely basis
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data and interpret appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to age-specific needs.
  • Use various computer software applications including, but not limited to, word processing, PowerPoint and other presentation software as deemed appropriate, database, spreadsheet and test generator programs construct learning modules for delivery in the classroom as well as the virtual classroom
  • The EMS Educator understands and uses formative and summative strategies with both formal and informal techniques to evaluate and ensure the continuous cognitive, affective and psychomotor development of the learner

It is Indianapolis EMS’ philosophy and policy to treat employees and applicants fairly and without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran’s status or physical or mental ability.  Discrimination against any employee or applicant based on any of these conditions will not be allowed or tolerated.  For additional questions please contact us at 317-630-7427 or humanresources@indianapolisems.org.

Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis