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.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- 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.
NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- 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.