EMS EDUCATOR (90100573)

Date: Jan 7, 2023

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.  They can create learning experiences that make these aspects of subject matter meaningful for all learners.  The EMS Educator has a working knowledge of the educational process to develop and graduate paramedic students. 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Provides instruction to learners of various ages within Indianapolis EMS, associated public safety providers, community and associated universities.
  • Writes evaluation instruments and administers tests for outcomes, competency, and mastery of content
  • Works and interacts with a team of other EMS Educators to provide quality of pre-service and in-service programs
  • Provides information and guidance to participating students
  • Organizes, schedule, and conduct educational experiences in the classroom, clinical and field setting
  • Monitors educastional 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
  • Participates in activites that will improve individual performance, such as a self-assessment, peer mentoring, peer-review programs and continuing education activities

Job Requirements

  • Must hold a current Paramedic Certification from the State of Indiana or hold a current NREMT Paramedic Certification and complete the Paramedic Certification reciprocity process for the State of Indiana
  • A minimum of five years clinical experience as a pre-hospital provider required; at least two years of this must be as aParamedic in a clinical environment
  • High school diploma or GED required; associate degree preferred
  • Valid Driver's License required; must meet and remain in compliance with IEMS driver eligibility policy
  • Must be provider-certified in the following: ACLS, AHA CPR, PEPP, EVOC, and two NAEMT disciplines
  • Instructor level certification in all of the following: ACLS, AHA, CPR, EVOC, PEPP, and two NAEMT disciplines; candidates who do not hold all of the required instructor certifications must successful complete the next available appropriate instructor course(s) and attain certification within one year of hire
  • Indiana Primary Instructor certification preferred; candidates who do not hold an Indiana Primary Instructor certification must successfully complete the next available appropriate national or state authorized instructor course(s) and attain certification within one year of hire
  • NIMS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, 800 required
  • AWR 111 and 160 required
  • Two years 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 materials to groups of all age groups and learning styles (e.g., adolescent, geriatric, pediatric, neonatal, or 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 appropriate presentation software, database, spreadsheet and test generator, and programs to create content for in-class and virtual learning modules 
  • Ability to understands and utilize formative and summative strategies with both formal and informal techniques to evaluate and ensure the cognitive, affective and psychomotor development of the learner
  • Knowledge of CAAHEP-CoAEMSP accreditation
  • Teach provder classes with pre-service or continuing education 

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