Paramedic Instructor

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Job location: Miami, FL


Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2019-05-16
Req: R100032243
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The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful purpose to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value.  Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The University has been named on Forbes's Best Employers list for two consecutive years, and is the only university in Florida to receive this honor.

The University of Miami -Gordon Center for Research in Medical Education (GCRME) has several opportunities for (Temporary Medical) Paramedic Instructors. The incumbent will provide didactic instruction and psychomotor skills training in PEH courses to a diverse population of learners at the provider and instructor level. Teach Advance Life Support Competition. Maintains current knowledge of the latest evidence for the subject matters being taught. Participates in annual instructor update. Sets up and breaks down, puts away equipment, furniture, etc., as required by course. Assists in equipment and supply inventory maintenance. Contributes as a member of at least one performance improvement committee. Participates in GCRME presentations to a variety of community , political and medical audiences. Promotes positive communications about eh Center and its programs within the allied health care community and contributes to the Center's responsiveness to constituent agency educational needs.

Education and Research –
  • Provides didactic instruction and psychomotor skills training in PEH courses to a diverse population of learners at the provider and instructor level.
  • Teaches a minimum of 10 courses per term
  • Administers written tests and skills performance evaluations of PEH course learners.
  • Provides remedial tutoring of learners with identified deficiencies in performance of course requirements.
  • Barring a conflict of interest, participates in the planning, development and/or implementation of the Center’s annual Advance Life Support Competition.
  • Maintains current knowledge of the latest evidence for the subject matters being taught.
  • Participates in annual instructor update

Administrative

  • Sets up and breaks down, puts away equipment, furniture, etc., as required by course.
  • Assists in equipment and supply inventory maintenance.
  • Contributes as a member of at least one performance improvement committee.

Public Relations 

  • Participates in GCRME presentations to a variety of community, political and medical audiences.
  • Promotes positive communications about the Center and its programs within the allied health care community and contributes to the Center’s responsiveness to constituent agency educational needs.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications (Essential Requirements):
  • High School or equivalent
  • Current Florida license as EMT/Paramedic
  • Minimum of one year of emergency or critical care (pediatric or adult) experience.
  • Current AHA Provider/Instructor certification in BLS, ACLS; additional current certification in PALS, PHTLS or PEPP preferred.
  • Minimum of 1 year of formalized instructional experience.
  • Competent level of knowledge of course content for all disciplines to be taught, including GCRME-developed curricula.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

 

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University of Miami School of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.



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Job Status:

Part time

Employee Type:

Temporary-Intermittent

Pay Grade:

h85

 

 

 

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Posted: 6/27/2019
Application Due: 8/26/2019
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