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Medical Director
Northeast Alabama Community College in Rainesville, Alabama
Date Posted 01/06/2022
Executive-Other Executive
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Medical Director

QUALIFICATIONS: The following are the minimum qualifications for this position:

  • A physician (MD/DO) licensed to practice in the State of Alabama
  • Possess board certification in a recognized specialty of medicine
  • Must be approved by Alabama Department of Public Health Office of EMS as a Medical Direction/Medical Control Physician, and as such have been issued a valid and current Alabama EMS MCPID Number
  • Must be a physician (MD/DO) currently licensed to practice medicine within the United States, the State of Alabama, and currently authorized to practice within the geographic area served by the program with experience and current knowledge of emergency care of emergency/acutely ill and injured patients
  • Must have adequate training or experience in the delivery of EMS including the proper assessment, treatment, and transport of patients; medical direction; and quality assurance/quality improvement in EMS
  • Be an active member of the local medical community and participate in professional activities related to EMS.
  • Be knowledgeable about the education of the Emergency Medical Services professions, including professional, legislative, and regulatory issues regarding the education of the Emergency Medical Services Professions, along with knowledge of and familiarity with applicable Alabama Department of Public Health Office of EMS, CAAHEP, and/or CoAEMSP requirements
  • Have knowledge and understanding of emergency medical services and all levels of EMS providers (EMR, EMT, AEMT, and Paramedic) both nationally and specific to the State of Alabama
  • Possess comprehensive knowledge of established rules and regulations, Alabama EMS Scope of Practice of EMTs and Paramedics, Alabama EMS Protocols, appropriate EMS standards of care, National EMS Scope of Practice, and other related policies and procedures of Alabama Department of Public Health Office of EMS, NACC, and the NACC EMS Education Program
  • Possess skill in written and oral communication
  • Ability to present instructional material in an understandable manner and educate EMS Students


  • The Medical Director is responsible for medical direction and medical oversight to the EMS Education Program.
  • The Medical Director complies with all policies of the Alabama Community College System Board of Trustees, the Alabama Community College System and Northeast Alabama Community College.
  • The Medical Director serves as a resource to the EMS Program Director and as Physician Medical Director for all EMS Education Program functions, activities, program, and matters.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The duties and responsibilities of this position include:

  • Review and approval of the educational content of the program curriculum to certify its ongoing appropriateness
  • and medical accuracy
  • Review and approval of the quality of medical instruction, supervision, and evaluation of the students in all
  • areas of the EMS Education Program
  • Educate and otherwise instruct EMS students in the classroom and lab and at clinicals
  • Evaluate students in the cognitive, psychomotor, and affective domains of learning
  • Review and approval of the progress of each student throughout the program and assists in the development of appropriate corrective measures when a student does not show adequate progress
  • Assurance of the competence of each graduate of the program in the cognitive, psychomotor, and affective domains
  • Responsible for cooperative involvement with the EMS Program Director
  • Serve as the Service Medical Director as required with respect to Alabama Department of Public Health Office of EMS and National Registry of EMTs for purposes of NACC EMS Education Program delivery of actual EMS (patient care)
  • Serve as the Medical Director for all faculty and staff of the NACC EMS Education Program as required by Alabama Department of Public Health Office of EMS and National Registry of EMTs
  • Provide adequate controls to assure the quality of the delegated responsibilities
  • Serve on and represents the college on various committees
  • Assist with recruiting and promotion of the program
  • Provide medical education and training to faculty, staff, lab preceptors, and clinical preceptors
  • Evaluate, determine, and certified terminal competency, as required by CAAHEP/CoAEMSP, for all students completing the program exit point/certificate/AAS level of Paramedic and for EMT and AEMT
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned by administration, the EMS Program Director, or as required of a Medical Director by Alabama Department of Public Health Office of EMS, CAAHEP, and/or CoAEMSP

SALARY: To be determined by the President.


APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and must submit a completed
application packet in order to be considered for this position. Submission of a complete packet is the responsibility of the
applicant. For an application, visit our web page at www.nacc.edu or contact us at 256.228.6001, extension 2230. A


  • a completed NACC application form (Uniform Application for Employment)
  • résumé
  • transcripts of all college credit (reflecting completed paramedic or nursing education) NOTE: Transcript copies must show the identification of the institution, the identification of the applicant, and verify that the applicant has received the minimum degree requirements as stated in the “Qualifications” section of this announcement. The person chosen to fill the position is required to furnish official transcripts prior to the start of employment.
  • Documentation of licensure (s)
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