Job Posting: Clinical Education Specialist

Priority consideration for applications received by June 16, 2017

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SUMMARY OF POSITION

Under general direction, the Clinical Education Specialist oversees education programs for both internal and external stakeholders. The incumbent is responsible for the creation, implementation, and tracking of education programs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

General

·         Assists in the design, implementation, and oversight of education programs for new and existing staff and affiliated responders.

·         Develops and delivers quality assurance driven performance improvement activities.

·         Teaches healthcare provider and community medical courses.

·         Submits required program reports and forms in a timely manner.

·         Maintains professional relationships with students, colleagues, and the community.

EMT Program Instructor

·         Serves as the lead instructor for EMS initial certification programs.

·         Utilizes a course syllabus for each course following established program guidelines.

·         Advises students in academic matters.

·         Provides timely, quality access to students through before-and-after class meetings, electronic communication, and other appropriate methods.

·         Evaluates students by a variety of means to measure their progress in achieving course objectives and informs them in a timely manner of their progress according to program protocols.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

·         Mastery of course content and commitment to academic excellence

·         Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, board members, external partners, and customers

·         Strong written and verbal communication skills

·         Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of customer/client service and response

·         Ability to incorporate technology into the classroom

·         Basic computer skills

Education/Experience Requirements

·         Associate’s degree in Emergency Medical Services or related field and 2+ years non-teaching work experience; or any similar combination of education and experience

·         1 year teaching experience, preferably in a healthcare or EMS setting

·         Experience in methods of adult education or delivery of education programs preferred

·         Experience in administering American Heart Association ECC courses preferred

·         Experience in administering TDSHS Initial EMS Certification courses preferred

Certificates and Licenses Required

·         Must be certified as an EMT-Paramedic or hold Paramedic Licensure from the Texas Department of State Health Services

·         Texas EMS Instructor or equivalent certification preferred

·         AHA BLS Instructor certification required within 6 months of hire

·         ACLS, PALS, and PHTLS instructor certification preferred

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required sit at a desk for extended periods of time; work for sustained periods of time maintaining concentrated attention to detail; distinguish between shades of color; and distinctively and effectively communicate via telephone and face-to-face. The employee is occasionally required to walk, stand, or stoop; bend from the waist, crouch/squat, or kneel to demonstrate emergency procedures and techniques on the floor; lift, carry, pull, push or otherwise move objects weighing up to 25 pounds; and use tools or equipment requiring a moderate degree of dexterity.


 WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently performs work in a classroom, office, computer room, or other environmentally controlled room; works under time pressures; works in a noisy/distracting environment; must perform multiple tasks simultaneously; is exposed to periods of idle time. The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, and wet and/or humid conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Hours will vary depending on class time. Instructors are required to meet with classes at all scheduled times and be available to students outside of class instruction. evening and/or weekend work may be required.

The statements in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to the classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. This document in no way constitutes a contract of employment. Northwest Community Health reserves the right to modify job descriptions, policies or any other procedural documents at any time, for any reason without prior notice.

Northwest Community Health, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the company will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with employer.