Emergency Medical Technician -Paramedic Lab Specialist

Job description

Category:: Casual
Department:: Division of Business and Career Technologies
Locations:: Skokie, IL
Posted:: Oct 14, 2020
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Part Time Staff
Position ID:: 125671

About Oakton Community College :

For 50 years, Oakton Community College has been the setting where thousands begin or continue their college or career studies. Educating people of all ages, from all walks of life and from more than 40 nations, Oakton focuses on improving the quality of life for everyone who enters its doors.

Job Description:

Basic Function and Responsibility

Under general supervision of the Division Dean and/or functional supervision of the Chair of Fire Science Technology, direct the operational activities and provide instructional support services in the laboratory. Provide supervision, guidance, and feedback for students and document student progress in the laboratory.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Programs and facilitates simulations and maintains post-simulation documentation.
  • Manage inventory of all supplies and equipment in EMT-P skills lab.
  • Assist with ordering equipment EMS materials and monitor supply budget. Maintain working relationship with vendors.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot all equipment in skills lab, including manikins, computers, projectors and medical equipment.
  • Assist in providing skill instruction and supervision in the skills lab with oversight by Paramedic Lead Instructor.
  • Serve as a resource and support for students in the EMT-P practice lab.
  • Participate in level appropriate EMT curriculum meetings as resource faculty and EMT-P skills lab.
  • Prepare and assemble all supplies and supporting sample medical documentation for EMT-P lab skill instruction classes and testing.
  • Provide feedback to Paramedic System Program Coordinator regarding laboratory skill and simulation program outcomes.
  • Maintain professional development (competencies in technology through training and attendance at conferences/workshops on simulation or related technologies).
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned by Program Chair, Coordinator or designee.

Supervision Received:

Administrative supervision is received from the Division Dean and/or the Dean's designate, the Chair of Fire Science Program and Paramedic Coordinator.


Minimum Qualifications and Working Conditions:

  • Current Illinois Department of Health (IDPH) License as a Paramedic
  • A minimum of two (2) year's experience as a licensed paramedic
  • Current IDPH Lead Instructor licensure and/or National Association of Emergency Medical System Educators (NAEMSE) Instructor, Part I Certification
  • Current AHA Basic Life Support CPR Certification
  • Fire Service Instructor I Certification or transcript of completion
  • Previous EMT-B or EMT-P training experience
  • Knowledge of computer software applications relevant to simulator functions and experience with clinical skills, EMT-B and EMT-P procedures.
  • Must possess proficient computer skills and have some knowledge of audio/visual equipment.
  • Strong oral and written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Occasional irregular work hours may be needed.
  • This position requires initiative, resourcefulness, professionalism, and cooperative interaction among colleagues

Physical Demands:

Work requires some lifting of items weighing up to 70 pounds, reaching with hands and arms, handling objects, tools, or controls; talk and hear; and the ability to stand and walk.

Preferred Qualifications

  • National Association of Emergency Medical System Educators (NAEMSE) Instructor, Part II
  • Three (3) year's experience as a licensed paramedic
  • Paramedic Preceptor
  • Fire Service Instructor II Certification or transcript of completion
  • AHA (American Heart Association) BLS Instructor Certification

Additional Information:

Schedule: 20 hours per week

Salary: $27.20 per hour

Application Instructions:

For further details, visit our website at www.oakton.edu and select the Employment link to view Employment Opportunities.

Please be sure to have a current resume, cover letter, and list of, at least, three (3) professional references with contact information prepared to submit with your application. One (1) of the references must be your most recent, direct supervisor.

Oakton Community College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution, committed to employing competent, qualified individuals. Oakton Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, age, marital status, military status, socioeconomic status, sex or gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation in admission to and participation in its educational programs, college activities and services, or in its employment practices.

Posted positions may be removed from the Oakton website without notice when it is determined that no additional applicants are required.




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Job No:
Posted: 10/15/2020
Application Due: 4/14/2021
Work Type: Full Time