Utilizing various methods of instructional delivery, the EMS Instructional Assistant will assist program faculty in providing instruction and evaluation of psychomotor skills as delineated in the program curriculum, National and Virginia EMS Education Standards, and the National EMS Scope of Practice. Employees will work varying shifts as needed to support program goals including possible evenings and weekends. A minimum of 12 hours per month required (4 hours per month for those also serving as adjunct faculty within the program). Employee will act as a lab proctor during scheduled EMS lab activities providing instruction, evaluation, and proper documentation of psychomotor skills or clinical preceptor in the clinical environment. Provide regular quality feedback to program faculty regarding psychomotor progress and curriculum. Participate in ongoing professional development activities. Work effectively and collaboratively in a diverse educational environment. Utilize high levels of energy, creativity, and motivation to foster learning. Demonstrate current knowledge of EMS education standards. Adhere to EMS program policies, Tidewater Community College policies, and the Virginia Community College System as well as the Virginia Office of EMS rules and regulations.
Current National Registry or Virginia certification as an emergency medical technician (EMT) or higher. Experience as an EMT or higher in a paid or volunteer EMS agency. Knowledge of current EMS education standards and local protocols. Maintain proficiency in all skills included in the scope of practice for the level certified (i.e. ACLS instructors shall maintain ability to teach ACLS courses/skills, paramedics shall maintain ability to teach all skills associated with the paramedic level of certification etc.). Effective interpersonal and written communication skills. Ability to evaluate skills performance and provide simulation activities, tutoring, and remedial assistance to students. Ability to maintain professional appearance and demeanor. Strong computer skills. Commitment to the community college philosophy. Ability to collaborate with faculty, staff, and students in a diverse educational environment.
Internal Number: 27168
About Tidewater Community College
Virginia's Community College's educate 240,000 credit students annually and over 170,000 non-credit students at 23 Community Colleges with over 40 campus locations throughout the Commonwealth. Our mission is to provide comprehensive higher education and workforce training programs and services of superior quality. These programs are financially and geographically accessible to meet the individual, business, and community needs of the Commonwealth.