About the Role
Coordinates clinical and field internship sites including orientation of field preceptors to the EMS learning outcomes. Evaluate and assess clinical sites depending on program need. Collaborates with clinical sites to prepare and orient students. In cooperation with the SOHS Clinical Contract Coordinator, ensures clinical contract status of field internship sites. Schedules students in community agencies for practicum learning experiences. Available to teach assigned courses. Teaching assignments may be on site, skills lab or offsite locations in practicums which include evening and weekend programs. Participates in college-wide activities and outside recruitment. Ensures program compliance with TX-DSHS. Works closely with Program Director and faculty to maintain standards in training students according to the approved EMS curriculum.
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• Understand principles and practices related to the development, management and administration of EMS systems and programs.
• Ability to organize, implement and direct all aspects of an EMS quality assurance program. Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned operations.
• Requires professional demeanor, good communication, interpersonal, organizational, and written skills and the ability to work with students and staff from diverse backgrounds.
• Advanced knowledge of computer technology to access data, generate report, maintain records and communicate with others.
• Oral and written communication skills in order to support interaction with individuals from varying backgrounds. Strong knowledge and experience providing effective customer service. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to create strong professional relationships with colleagues, staff and clients.
Normal physical job functions performed within a standard office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with physical challenges to perform the essential duties and responsibilities. EMS patient manikin/simulators can weigh up to 150 lbs.
Minimum Knowledge and Experience
• Associate’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution in Emergency Medical Technology, Fire Science, or Nursing. Bachelor’s degree or higher in health-related field desired.
• Three (3) years of experience as an EMT or Paramedic in a fire department, private EMS, air ambulance or three (3) years as a Nurse in critical care, emergency dept required. EMS experience preferred.
• Must have current certification/license as a Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) EMT or Paramedic and CPR (from AHA). NREMT-Paramedic or EMT preferred. Current certification in ACLS desired.
• Official transcripts plus evidence of EMS or nursing certification/license will be required.
*** Will be subject to a criminal background check. Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check. ***
Preferred Skills / Additional Requirements:
Healthcare/EMS experience preferred