Hospital EMS Educator

  • Requisition ID: 171321
  • Department: 200733 Clinical Education
  • Schedule: Full Time - Eligible for Benefits
  • Shift: Day
  • Category: Nursing

Position Purpose

This position will function in coordinating and facilitating the education and Quality Improvement (QI) programs for the various EMT roles throughout the Acute Care Setting. Additionally, will assist the leadership in the ongoing revision and implementation of system wide policies and procedures, protocol development, protocol implementation, competency assessments and orientation to new personnel. This position will serve as a resource, educate, and instruct EMTs/ACTs and other health care personnel in clinical practice.




Nature and Scope

This position acts as a role model, resource and educational coach to the EMTs/ACTs, physicians and inpatient departments. This position is expected to provide staff with the tools and training to effectively provide patient care. They are responsible for implementation and documentation of orientation and professional development for all EMTs and ACTs in the acute care setting, including facilitation of traction training program. In addition, they are responsible for keeping abreast of technological advances in applicable areas and are well versed in appropriate clinical applications.


Incumbent is accountable for ensuring that staff understand how to perform in the assessment, planning, implementation of care, and evaluation of Neonatal, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult and Geriatric patients and families. They ensure that staff can demonstrate the ability to work with patient’s physical, motor/sensory adaptation, cognitive and psychosocial needs specific to the population being served, and meet standards of quality as measured by the Unit/Department age specific competencies.


Knowledge of all local and state laws regarding the regulation of emergency medical services is required for this position. Collaboration with other local emergency resources, agencies and services will assist with the success of this position.


In collaboration with the Clinical Nurse Educators, this position trains and develops the following positions, but may not be limited to: Acute Care Technician-Basic, Acute Care Technician-Advanced, Acute Care Technician- Hospital Paramedic, Emergency Department Technician, Emergency Medic intern, Emergency Trauma Technician, and Emergency Trauma Technician Senior.


This position does provide direct patient care.




The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.




Minimum Qualifications
Requirements - Required and/or Preferred




Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing and speaking English. Bachelor’s degree in a health-related field is preferred.


Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Paramedic. Prior experience and demonstrated ability in planning and conducting in-servicing education and training


Ability to obtain and maintain a State of Nevada Paramedic License. Paramedic/EMT Instructor certification required.


Current AHA BLS and ACLS certification required.

Computer / Typing:

Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.




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    Education Assistance

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    Paid Time Off

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    401(k) Company Match

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    Flexibile Work Environment

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