Hall Ambulance Service, Inc. has served the Kern County Community for over 50 years. Join us in building a future based on our founder’s values of Care, Compassion, and Community!
As an instructor with our Harvey L. Hall EMS Academy, you will teach top-notch EMT and Paramedic students in an accelerated learning environment. You will have the opportunity to guide Hall Ambulance EMTs and Paramedics as they learn new skills and refresh their current skill set.
This is an in-person, full-time, year-round position.
The individual in this position must possess the following qualifications.
- Demonstrated teaching skill and experience in EMS Education.
- Demonstrated leadership and supervisory skills. Excellent interpersonal communication skills are a must.
- Current Paramedic licensure.
- Knowledge of all EMS Federal and State regulations and reporting requirements.
- Desire to learn and understand all rules, regulations, policies and procedures that apply to Hall Ambulance Service, Inc.
- See further qualifications under Work Experience, below.
WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING:
Perform as a Trainer and an Instructor of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) classes offered by the Harvey L. Hall EMS Training Academy. Plan, teach, direct, and supervise all student learning experiences in the classroom, skills lab, and clinical areas, following an approved curriculum by EMS and/or the Director of Training. Responsible for preparing all lesson plans. Ensure all courses, programs and paperwork are completed in compliance with all standards as set forth by HLH EMS Training Academy satellite sponsor, AHA, NAEMT, NREMT, and any state, county, and federal mandates.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Responsible for all new field operations orientations/training including EMT and Paramedic courses, CPR, ACLS, PHTLS, PALS courses, and Preceptor and Strike Team Orientation.
- Conduct on a monthly basis, or as needed the company’s new employee orientation covering such items as company policies, driving standards, call navigation, HIPAA, eHRs, ambulance equipment uses and orientation.
- Maintain currency with and provide annual EMS Updates (County, State, and Federal).
- Teach EMT and Paramedic refresher courses as needed
- Provide BLS and ALS Continuing Education courses
- NREMT required written and skills testing
- Organize, teach, and manage Paramedic Preparation Courses
- Possess a comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of ambulance driver and attendant training and Field Operations.
- Complete a weekly written evaluation on each trainee’s progress. These evaluations shall be completed for the specific period which the instructor works with the trainee.
- Shall notify Director of Training of trainee job performance that might be considered detrimental to patients, public, fellow employees, or company image.
- Further refines training programs and training material within existing company guidelines.
- Review all lesson plans associated with Hall Ambulance Service, Inc., and Hall CCT Division to ensure compliance with Federal, State, and Local laws and protocols.
- Review and monitor internal and external training programs to assure compliance with Federal, State, and Local laws and protocols.
- Perform other employee training duties as assigned.
- Staff an ambulance as a paramedic as needed
- Perform other duties or tasks as directed by Hall Ambulance Service, Inc. President, General Manager, Ambulance Division Manager, or Assistant Operations Manager.
TRAINING & EDUCATION:
The individual in this position must possess the following education requirements:
- Current California Driver’s License, and Ambulance Driver’s Certificate, and Medical Examiner’s Certificate
- CPR for the healthcare provider certificate
- California Paramedic License
- High School Diploma
- AS or AA Degree
- NAEMSE Instructor Course or Title 22 equivalent EMS instructors’ course.
- Meet all requirements set forth by California’s Title 22 as it pertains to EMS education regulations
- Instructor’s certificates in ACLS, PHTLS, PEPP, PALS. Other appropriate instructor’s certificates may be required after hire
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The individual in this position must possess the following work experience qualifications:
- Possess EMS supervisory/administration experience (EMS educator, field preceptor, field supervisor, and or EMS administration roles).
- Possess demonstrated interpersonal communication skills (peer-to-peer and leadership roles).
- Possess a working knowledge of or have current status as adjunct faculty, or higher, position with a California Community College or University accredited by CAAHEP/CoAEMSP to offer EMS Paramedic level education.
- Possess an understanding and working knowledge of all Federal and State regulations, and reporting requirements, pertaining to EMS education. Current Adjunct Faculty Status with the Kern Community College District is preferred.
- Have an understanding of the United States Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT)/National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Education Standards or a willingness to learn.
- Possess California’s Title 22 as it pertains to EMS education regulation.
- Possess demonstrated teaching skills and experience in EMS education.
- Have EMT and Paramedic level lecture and skills performance ability.
- Working knowledge in the use of Field Internship Student Data Acquisition Project (FISDAP) software preferred.
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
- Lift objects weighing up to 75 pounds.
- Stand and walk for long periods of time.
- Frequent pushing, pulling, reaching, kneeling, squatting, and climbing.