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Emergency Medical Services Director

Job Description

Emergency Medical Services Director
Job Type : Full Time
Number of Months 12 Months
Proposed Date of Employment 10/15/2022
Work Schedule
Permanent or Temporary Permanent
Salary Band Commensurate with experience
Position Summary Information
Position Summary
In support of the overall Learning College, the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Director will serve as the lead instructor, manage program logistics, assess and advise current and potential EMS students. Additionally, the director will develop and document emergency medical services classes; spearhead the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMPS) Accreditation process and serve as the American Heart Association (AHA) Training Center Coordinator.
Responsibilities
1. Serve as the director and lead instructor for the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program.
2. Plan, implement and assess program and curriculum.
3. Actively promote and recruit for EMS courses and programs
4. Serve as the adviser for students enrolled in the EMS Program and as a point of contact for interested potential students
5. Coordinate with local hospitals and physicians’ offices to provide clinical opportunities for EMS students
6. Work with the Dean of Continuing Education and the Dean of Health and Public Services to identify and recruit quality instructors for EMS classes
7. Maintain current Level II administration and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)-Paramedic certification with the NC Office of EMS
8. Serve as the AHA Training Center Coordinator:
a. Assure regulatory compliance of training center
b. Handle the management and storage of training center records
c. Responsible for the security and distribution of course completion cards and exams to instructor
d. Serve as primary contact between the training center and AHA programs
9. Understand, follow and lead the various certification guidelines
10. Ensure a smooth transition for students articulating from the continuing education paramedic program into the Emergency Medical Sciences Bridge program.
11. Attend regional and state EMS related meetings as appropriate
12. Complete required records and reports
13. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with agencies, organizations and Isothermal Community College departments
14. Other duties as assigned
Skills and Abilities
1. Develop an understanding and appreciation of the mission, history, current programs, services and goals of Isothermal Community College
2. Possess knowledge and understanding of the North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services standards
3. Ability to work effectively with individuals at all organizational levels and in a variety of work environments
4. Ability to communicate effectively with students, staff, faculty, and the public
5. Strong organizational and time management skills
6. Ability to maintain confidential and sensitive information
7. Possess an energetic, creative, and collaborative professional demeanor
8. Ability to develop loyalty, trust and confidence with co-workers and students
9. Build positive working relationships and trust of outside certifying agencies
Minimum Qualifications
1. Bachelor’s Degree in a related Healthcare field, required
2. Level II instructor and EMT-Paramedic certification with the North Carolina Office of EMS, required
3. Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certifications required
Preferred Qualifications
1. Bachelor’s Degree in EMS, preferred
2. Community College instructional experience, preferred
Posting Detail Information
Open Date 09/23/2022
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Additional Information
Isothermal Community College provides educational and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, veteran status, or disability. Isothermal Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer Institution. If accommodation or assistance is needed in completing this application, please contact Human Resources at jobs@isothermal.edu or via phone at (828) 395-4192.
Supplemental Questions
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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Transcripts above the High School Level
  • Optional Documents
  • License or Certification
  • Additional Transcript 1
  • Additional Transcript 2
  • Additional Transcript 3
  • Additional Transcript 4

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