Description of Position
This is professional, responsible work in providing instructional support and supervision to students in lab settings for the EMS program at Yavapai College. The EMS Lab Technician will serve as a supplemental instructor in the lab setting. This position is responsible for coordinating with the Lead Instructor and/or EMS Program Director for delivery and evaluation of required practical skills in the laboratory classroom setting; assisting with setup and breakdown of equipment and supplies; observe, evaluate, and document student performance on the skills covered in a particular lesson.
Pay structure based on current NREMT/AZ Certifcation:$20/hour - EMT Basic Level$25/hour - Paramedic Level
Job duties include:
This is a temporary part-time position working 0 - 19 per week as scheduled for days, nights and weekends.
- Reinforces clinical skills in patient care, laboratory, and/or simulation education settings.
- Ensures similar quality experiences in all clinical settings and works closely with the appropriate coordinator of clinical education.
- Maintains effective and frequent communication with professors by attending course meetings as scheduled.
- Acts as resource person for students in emergency service laboratory classrooms.
- Provides and/or prepare locations for students to perform emergency service practical skill drill exercises.
- Assists students to obtain proficiency in performing emergency service practical skill drill exercises.
- Evaluates student performance of emergency service practical skill exercises via on-campus validations and simulations.
- Ensures that equipment, materials, and other resources, such as instructional aids are available for classes
- Takes a lead role in upkeep and order of daily lab use
- Plans for equipment repairs when machines break down
- The EMS PT Tech will formulate scenarios, in conjunction with the lead instructor, that mirror real world patient care and incorporate psychomotor skills into said scenarios.
- The EMS PT Tech will assist in supervision of basic competency skills checkoffs in compliance with national accreditation standards.
- Attend a yearly in-service to maintain training standards and compliance with Department procedures and policies.
Minimum Expectations & Requirements
- Current National Registry and Arizona EMT or Paramedic certification (these certifications must be provided, as requested, to meet state and national accreditation requirements).
- Current Arizona driver license.
- Knowledge of pre-hospital emergency medical services or hospital emergency department experience with 2-years minimal working field experience.
- Knowledgeable about current national registry standards of care and protocols
- Demonstrated reliability and punctuality.
- Good communication and organizational skills.
- Good customer relations and skills.
- Exhibit patience and positive attitude in an academic learning environment.
- Ability to perform essential functions of an EMT or Paramedic per National Registry.
- Ability to work independently and be part of an effective team.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality and follow FERPA requirements.
- Ability to troubleshoot simulation and skills problems (after proper training is received).
Preferred Skills & Abilities
- Work experience in a community college/higher education work environment
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements and competencies listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Regular attendance as scheduled is an essential job function as it demonstrates dependability towards the performance of job duties.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 80 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.