CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position reports to the EMS Program Director and the Assistant Vice President of Health Sciences. Instructor has the responsibility to administer a quality educational program to students in assigned classes. EMS faculty have the day to day responsibility for the instruction and coordination of an assigned cohort of students in the EMS education program. Maintain professional skills (Paramedic License, BLS, ACLS, PALS, and necessary instructor credentials) and subject matter expertise through research in discipline, continuing education, and involvement in professional organizations. Supervise adjunct faculty as assigned. Evaluate cognitive, psychomotor, and affective student competencies in the classroom, lab, and clinical setting. Maintain records consistent with accreditation standards. Evaluate the effectiveness of instruction. Request changes in curriculum as necessary. Work with Program Director to process changes via Curriculum and Instruction Committee. Ensure continuity of instruction for the EMS Program. Attend meetings as needed. Teach 15-contact hours per semester as assigned. Maintain 10-office hours per week. Some weekends and evening class times are required. Attendance at conferences requiring overnight stay may be required. Perform other duties as assigned.
Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university; Three years related experience and training in pre-hospital career or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Paramedic License, New Mexico Level II Instructor/Coordinator (or the ability to obtain credential within 30 days), BLS Instructor, ACLS Instructor, and PALS Instructor. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Computer literate. If candidate does not have a bachelor’s degree; one will be earned within 3-years of employment.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; Five years related experience and training in pre-hospital care. Instructor credentials in PHTLS, AMLS, and EPC.