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Atlanta Technical College

Full Time – Paramedic EMS Instructor/Coordinator

JOB NUMBER:

EDU042W

 

Job Posting:

June 24, 2021

Closing Date:

Ongoing

Primary Location:

GA-Fulton-Atlanta

Number of Openings:

1

Job:

Professional

Shift:

Day Job

Advertised Salary:

$55,000

Job Description:

Atlanta Technical College (ATC) is seeking highly qualified applicants for their Paramedic EMS Instructor/Coordinator position, in the EMT Paramedic Division. This position is located at ATC’s Main Campus, located in the heart of Atlanta.

  • Prepares and delivers quality curriculum with daily instruction of students.
  • Under general supervision, demonstrates the use of appropriate teaching techniques.
  • Demonstrates the use of appropriate testing and grading procedures, including proper maintenance of grade books and any other appropriate record-keeping requirements.
  • Demonstrates the effective use of oral and written communication skills, and knowledge of current procedures in the Paramedic field.
  • Follows approved curriculum standards and course syllabi.
  • Monitors student use of supplies, materials, and equipment.
  • Advises and counsels students, and maintains appropriate advisement records on each student.
  • Maintains classrooms and laboratories in accordance with approved classroom and lab management plans.
  • Attends meetings as required.
  • Places, supervises, and communicates with students while on clinical experiences.
  • Develops criteria and procedures for clinical site selection, utilization, and assessment.
  • Establishes, develops, and maintains an adequate number of clinical education sites relative to quality, quantity and diversity of learning experiences.
  • Collaborates with clinical faculty to promote, coordinate, plan, and provide clinical faculty development opportunities using effective instructional methodologies and technologies.
  • Administers a system for the academic program’s clinical education records.
  • Acts as an intermediary among the appropriate parties to facilitate the acquisition of clinical education agreements.
  • Provides ongoing communication with clinical educators at each clinical education site.
  • Preparing clinical rotation assignment schedules.
  • Observes and enforces the institution’s policies and regulations.
  • Assists with student recruitment and job placement.
  • Serves on committees.
  • Maintains qualifications for employment as described by the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) and accreditation standards.
  • Follows rules and regulations as described by the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) and other policies and procedures established by the institution.
  • Assists in the development of reports and other requirements for the Office of EMS and Trauma- Region

Additionally, the candidate must:

  • Demonstrate collaboration, cooperation and sensitivity in working with colleagues and staff in both the clinical and campus settings
  • Instruct both EMT, AEMT and Paramedic classes
  • Collect and collate all incoming students’ clinical eligibility documents and assist other CAAHEP programs in the Health Science and Public Safety as needed and as directed by the EMS Program Coordinator and Dean of Health Sciences. This includes completed: medical forms, immunization and titer verification, background checks, CPR certification, program orientation forms and results, driver information forms, HIPAA acknowledgement statements, and health insurance coverage
  • Monitor each students’ clinical eligibility requirements and send reminders of approaching expiration dates throughout their enrollment (EX: CPR, flu vaccines, and TB testing) and communicate regularly with each Clinical site’s Education Liaison for updated clinical requirements each semester
  • Develop clinical rotation schedules for all students in the program each semester for EMS Program Coordinator and Medical Director review, and approval to ensure that all students receive equitable clinical experiences as mandated by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health

Minimum Qualifications:

Associate Degree in Paramedic Technology or Related Field of study (AS or AAS)

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an academic institution that is accredited by an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education.

The degree may be in any major related to healthcare, public health, education, physical science or public safety.

Certifications/Licenses: 

Current Georgia Paramedic license & National Registry of EMT’s Paramedic Certification; EMS Instructor/Coordinator (Paramedic)” or “EMS I/C (P)” instructor license from GA-SOEMS; NAEMT instructor, AHA BLS, ACLS, PALS instructor

Qualifications

Maintains qualifications for employment as described by the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) and accreditation standards.  Must demonstrate knowledge of the Rules and Regulations of the Department of Community Health Office of emergency medical services & trauma. Must also demonstrate the knowledge of CoAEMSP and the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP​) accreditation policies and procedures.

  • A minimum of two (2) years documented teaching experience required, consisting of at least forty (40) hours of instruction per year in a paramedic, advanced emergency medical technician, or emergency medical technician course.
  • Must be currently certified as a Georgia Paramedic.
  • EMS Instructor/Coordinator (Paramedic)” or “EMS I/C (P)” instructor.
  • Three years’ work experience within the last seven years as a paramedic and/or teaching.
  • Must demonstrate the understanding of instructional strategies when teaching adult learners
  • Previous teaching experience is preferred.
  • Attended a EMS Instructional Preparation Curriculum
  • Must possess current certification as an American Heart Association or American Red Cross BLS and ACLS Instructor.
  • PALS and PHTLS instructor certification preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license and insurability required.
  • Must possess skill in oral and written communication.
  • Proficiency required in basic computer applications, to include Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook.
  • Must possess knowledge and application for online learning (Blackboard, EMSTesting, JBL learning LMS, Georgia EMS License Management System and FISDAP)
  • Excellent organizational skills and customer service skills to deal professionally with

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EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

As set forth in its student catalog, Atlanta Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, veteran status, or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law). For further information regarding these laws (Title VI and IX) contact Mattie Goss, Director of Student Services, Special Needs and Equity, Academic and Student Affairs Division, Atlanta Technical College, Cleveland Dennard Center, Suite C1111, 404.225.4446. Email: mgoss@atlantatech.edu. To request reasonable accommodations upon enrollment (Section 504/ADA), contact Mattie Goss, Director of Student Services, Special Needs and Equity, Atlanta Technical College, Academic and Student Affairs Division, Cleveland Dennard Building, Suite C1111, 404.225.4446. Email: mgoss@atlantatech.edu. Faculty and staff with questions about equity or reasonable accommodations should contact, Lena Taylor, Acting Director, Human Resources, Cleveland Dennard Building, Suite 180A, Atlanta Technical College 1560 Metropolitan Pkwy. SW, Atlanta Georgia 30310.  Email: ltaylor@atlantatech.edu.

Do not send résumés to any of the emails addressed above as they will not be opened or reviewed.

Because of the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification. This posting may close at any time prior to the posted close date, once a suitable applicant pool is identified.

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