UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine
Los Angeles, CA, USA
ResponsibilitiesThe UCLA Center for Prehospital Care at the David Geffen School of Medicine in the Department of Emergency Medicine is seeking EMS Program Faculty to join our EMS Education team. EMS Program faculty work under the Assistant Paramedic Program Director or EMT Program Director and collaborate closely with the Associate Director, Medical Directors and the management team within the UCLA Center for Prehospital Care. EMS Program Faculty work as a part of a high functioning team to support all aspects of the program including but not limited to: coordinating, developing and providing lectures in the EMT/Paramedic primary, hybrid, preparatory, refresher and continuing education programs, collaborating on the development and delivery of psychomotor skills and simulation programs, supporting the clinical/field internship portion of the program, innovating and researching new learning methods to promote student success. EMS Program Faculty will be a student advocate in the learning process, create an active learning environment, and maintain a high level of industry competence. The incumbent will be responsible, creative, collaborative, innovative, and ready to teach in all aspects of our programs. Qualifications1. Current licensure as a Paramedic, Physician Assistant, Registered Nurse or higher in State of California (or ability to obtain licensure). 2. Ability to obtain Paramedic Accreditation in the County of Los Angeles. 3. Baccalaureate degree in health related field, nursing, health care administration, health care education, emergency medical services or a related field (preferred). 4. Minimum of three (3) years EMS work experience on an ambulance, fire department or in a hospital emergency department. 5. Minimum of one (1) years of teaching experience in emergency medical services or equivalent health care setting. 6. Previous experience coordinating, delivering, and evaluating education courses. 7. Detailed knowledge and formal training in education theory and the use of simulation to meet learning objectives. 8. Demonstrated experience with distant education programs and supportive technology (ie. Adobe Connect, LMS, etc.) as an instructor and/or student (preferred). 9. Detailed knowledge and skill in prehospital care procedures and techniques. 10. Detailed knowledge of EMT and Paramedic and related program course policies, objectives, and requirements (preferred). 11. Detailed knowledge of Primary, Recertification, and Preparatory training programs. 12. Detailed knowledge of all pertinent provider level skills and the ability to provide instruction of same including being able to perform and effectively teach required skills. 13. Excellent communication and instructional presentation skills with the ability to translate complex concepts into understandable parts. 14. Must be able to work independently and follow through on assignments with attention to detail and minimal direction. 15. Proven experience demonstrating organizational, multi-tasking, and "follow through" skills. 16. Interpersonal skills to excel in relations with supervisors, staff, students, and the public. 17. Skill in working and collaborating effectively as part of a team. 18. Must have valid unrestricted Driver's license and be available to drive personal vehicle to off-campus locations for courses and special projects. 19. Must be able to work day, evenings and/or weekends as programs are scheduled and required to meet student learning needs. 20. Must be able to frequently sit, walk, stand, lift, carry, and balance at times in excess of 125 pounds. Hand-Eye and motor coordination is necessary. The work can involve light lifting (from 10 to 20 pounds maximum) to very heavy lifting (50 pounds occasionally, no maximum) and can involve climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, handling, fingering, feeling, talking, hearing, and seeing (including the ability to perceive differences in colors, shades, or harmonious combinations or to match colors is required). UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.