• Training & Development Specialist

    Requisition ID
    US-MI-Grand Rapids
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • More Information about this Job

    POSITION TITLE:  Training & Development Specialist                                                  FLSA STATUS: Exempt

    DEPARTMENT:      Education/Operations                                                                       LOCATION: Grand Rapids, MI



    SUMMARY: The EMS Education Coordinator will provide primary instruction, coordination, and support for Emergency Medical Technician – Basic, Paramedic and/or other EMS training and education.



    • Coordinate and instruct continuing education courses for recertification and licensure, ACLS and CPR training/testing.
    • Coordinate in-services on an as needed basis according to performance trends found in the QI audit.
    • Maintain current knowledge of clinical demands and work expectations in the out-of-hospital setting.
    • Responsible for maintaining all training institute standards. Establishes and maintains compliance with applicable statutes, regulations and rules according to each training institute.
    • Recruit/train/mentor additional instructors, as necessary, for initial and continuing education programs.
    • Maintain accurate and complete course records and documentation.
    • Maintain database of current certifications for all employees.
    • Report all clinical services activities including expenses, revenues, course schedules and progress reports.
    • Maintain the training room and equipment, including repairs of damaged equipment and proposed purchases of upgrading devices.
    • Conduct training for job applicable certifications and recertification’s (ACLS, PALS, PHTLS, etc.)
    • Perform other teaching assignments as required.
    • Schedule adjuncts and equipment for classes as needed.
    • Act as a student advocate by promoting the wellbeing of the students.
    • Promote a strong and positive professional image for the position, the staff and training center.
    • Find innovative solutions for training both in quality and quantity of education and students.
    • Monitor instructors for quality of training and students for quality of education.
    • Ensure proper course coordination for all courses.
    • Adhere to all company policies, procedures and compliance standards.
    • Be prepared to perform in the capacity as a field Paramedic at any time.
    • Assist with the development of a training plan to correct or remediate deficient areas of performance
    • Complete CE audits for state license renewal.



    • Other duties as assigned



    • State licensed Paramedic with a minimum of three (3) years teaching, field training or supervisory experience.
    • Approved licensure and/or certification as an EMS educator.
    • Must be AHA ACLS, PALS Instructor or become one within 6 months of hire.
    • Must be a PHTLS instructor or become one within 6 months of hire.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Ability to travel as necessary.
    • Must have a valid driver’s license and a driving record in compliance with the Safety and Driving policies.
    • Minimum of at least three (3) years field experience as a Paramedic.
    • State EMS Instructor License (IC) or become one within 12 months.




    Occasionally:      Lifting, pushing, pulling, reaching, climbing, kneeling, stooping, bending, leaning, upper and lower body flexibility, running distance, multiple physical activities performed at the same time.

    Frequently:        Touching, walking inside and outside, typing 30 wpm, balancing, carrying no greater than 25 pounds, seeing, and sitting for prolonged periods.

    Constantly:         Hearing/listening, clear speech, sitting.



    Frequently:         Judgment, reasoning, memorization and analyzing, reading (simple and complex) and math skills (simple and higher)

    Constantly:         Clerical, writing (complex), decision making and problem solving



    Occasionally:     Outside, confined areas, temperature changes.

    Constantly:         Work alone and around others, face-to-face and verbal contact with others, extended day, inside.

    EEO Statement

    EOE including Veterans and Disabled


    We are an EOE/AA employer and AMR selects the best individual for the job based on job related qualifications, regardless of race, color, sexual orientation, national origin, gender, age, veteran status, ancestry, marital status, or disability.


    AMR is a federal contractor seeking priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings.


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