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EMS Instructor

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants are to thoroughly complete the online application and attach the following required documents: resume and cover letter. In addition, applicants are required to attach a copy of current license under “Other Documents”. Applicants who fail to attach the required documents, as listed above, will not be considered for the position. For application assistance or questions, please contact Human Resources at 405) 682-7886, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

Position Information

Position Information (Default Section)

Posting Number Adjunct_0401659
Classification Title Adjunct Professor
Working Title EMS Instructor
Datatel Position ID HEPR6ADJERMS1A
Annual Hours As needed or assigned.
Placement Range $690 per Credit Hour OR $29.75 per contact hour depending upon assignment.
Position Type Adjunct Faculty
Job Category
General Description

The EMS instructor at Oklahoma City Community College has the primary responsibility of instruction. Secondary responsibilities include supporting the integrity of curricula, encouraging student success, and promoting the mission of the division to which the instructor belongs as well as the College as a whole.

This is a safety sensitive position and is subject to: Mandatory pre-employment and random drug testing; and pre-employment background check.

What position does this position report to? EMS Program Director
What position(s) reports to this position?

None

Job Duties (Position Specific)

The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

Job Duties (Duties Assignment Statement)

An EMS Instructor is primarily responsible for supporting student learning by providing quality instruction in courses that the instructor and the dean/director agree will be taught. Quality instruction includes clear course objectives, prepared and relevant class activities, effective and understandable presentations of learning materials, fair and understandable grading practices (credit classes only), timely responses to students, and a positive atmosphere in the classroom.

An EMS Instructor may be conduct instruction in the classroom, clinical, or lab.

In addition to the primary responsibility for supporting student learning, an EMS Instructor is expected to:

Participate in the adjunct orientation each semester.

Ensure that students receive quality education and are provided with every possible learning opportunity.

Exhibit appropriate professional attire (business casual) and behavior.

Serve as an appropriate mentor and role model for students.

Provide a safe learning environment for students and patients.

Follow all EMS Program guidelines and expectations.

Provide ongoing and appropriate instruction and discussion for each experience to include, but not limited to, appropriate affective behavior, proper skill techniques, pathophysiology, laboratory findings, expected signs & symptoms, patient management, and medications.

Document and notify EMS Program Director of any problems or student absences that occur.

Course(s) this position may teach include:
EMT and Paramedic Labs
EMT and Paramedic Program Courses
Clinical Instruction

Job Duties (Safety / Policy & Procedures)

Abide by the policies and procedures published in the Board of Regents Policies and College Policies & Procedures.

Contribute to a safe educational & working environment.

Adhere to established safety and health procedures and practices for the purpose of providing injury and illness prevention for self and others.

Complete quarterly health and safety training pursuant to OCCC’s established safety and health procedures and practices.

Participate in all applicable OCCC emergency, evacuation and shelter in place drills and be prepared to take action and assist others in taking appropriate action should a health or safety emergency occur.

Minimum Education/Experience

Valid license to practice as a Paramedic with National Registry Certification. Other health care providers may be approved by the EMS Program Director if appropriate.

Minimum of two years of EMS experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

If hired as a classroom EMS Instructor, an associates degree and a State EMS Instructor Certification is required.

Demonstrated positive human relations and communication skills.

Basic computer skills, proficient in the use of Microsoft Office or similar software.

Flexible teaching style to accommodate individual learning styles.

Committed to helping students achieve their goals to be successful and attain a college education.

Knowledge of or willingness to learn computer programs used in the department and on campus (such as MineOnline and Moodle).

Organization and attention to detail.

Support and willingness to teach in a competency-based instructional system.

Ability to work independently and coordinate work with colleagues and peers.

Ability to work well as a team member in a clinical unit.

Ability to communicate and articulate concepts in an organized manner both verbally and in writing.

Ability to read and understand content in order to assist students when they are having difficulty interpreting concepts.

Ability to interact in an effective and encouraging manner with students individually and in groups.

Ability to be available for office hours and provide means of communication with supervisor(s) and/or the department or division office.

Must be punctual.

Must be reliable.

Physical Demands/Working Conditions

1. GENERAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Medium work: This position requires the person to occasionally exert up to 50 pounds of force and frequently exert up to 20 pounds of force and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to grasp, lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.

2. PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:
This position requires the person to frequently communicate with and listen to students, faculty, staff, and others to perform the essential functions of the position. Must be able to exchange accurate information in various situations.

This position requires the person to frequently move about the classroom and lab area to assist students and perform the essential functions of the position.

This position requires the person to frequently remain in a standing and stationary position.

This position frequently requires the person to operate a computer, other office equipment and mobile devices to prepare instructional documents, answer email correspondence, and complete other activities necessary to perform the essential functions of the position.

This position requires the person to use upper and lower body to exert force up to 50 pounds to push, pull, grasp, and/or lift materials or equipment.

This position requires the person to perceive attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.

This position requires the person to frequently position self to work with classroom and lab equipment to instruct or assist students.

3. VISUAL ACUITY:
This position requires the person to judge, observe and assess the accuracy, neatness, thoroughness of work assigned or to make general observations.

4. WORKING CONDITIONS
This position’s essential functions are performed both indoors and outdoors.

Preferred Qualifications

None

Required Training
Work Hours

Day, evening and/or weekend as required by section assignment.

Department Division of Health Prof.
Job Open Date 07/01/2017
Job Close Date 06/30/2018
Open Until Filled No
HR Contact Alicia Silva
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are to thoroughly complete the online application and attach the following required documents: resume and cover letter.
In addition, applicants are required to attach a copy of current license under “Other Documents”.
Applicants who fail to attach the required documents, as listed above, will not be considered for the position.
For application assistance or questions, please contact Human Resources at 405) 682-7886, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a valid license to practice as a Paramedic with National Registry Certification? (Applicants must attach a copy of the license under "Other Document. Other health care providers must attach valid equivalent license under "Other Document.)
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a minimum of two (2) years of EMS experience.
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please describe how your experience meets the minimum two (2) years of EMS experience requirement.

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Other Document
  3. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript