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EMS Instructor

Req ID: 106695 

Entity: AMR 

Job Description


This position will take place on a per diem basis, 2-3 days per week. 

Job title:        EMS Adjunct Instructor   


General summary of duties:   Functions as an adjunct Instructor for identified courses.   Instruction may include skill labs, coordinating patient care scenarios, content delivery. Courses may include EMT, AEMT, Paramedic, and/or standardized courses (IE ACLS, PALS, PHTLS).


Supervisor:  EMS Program Manager


Duties include but are not limited to the following:


Job responsibilities and knowledge


  • Ensures that practice and theory are current according to national standards and current evidence informed practice.
  • Serves as an instructor/facilitator in skill labs using Program established teaching, evaluation, and testing tools.
  • Serves as an instructor/facilitator of patient care scenarios.
  • Maintains accurate documentation of student performance.
  • Evaluates students in all three domains (cognitive, psychomotor, and affective) and provides feedback to students as appropriate and agreed upon with the Lead Instructor.
  • Presents content for each course as mutually established with the Program Manager
  • Supervises students in the clinical areas as scheduled in conjunction with the Clinical Coordinator, as assigned.
  • Remains current with State and local EMS requirements, policies, and procedures.
  • Maintains Instructor status for standardized courses as mutually agreed upon.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Establishes and maintains positive working relationships within the organization based on experience and feedback obtained.
  • Utilizes tact and appropriate problem-solving process when dealing with issues identified.
  • Relays concerns and initiates problem solving in a timely manner.
  • Interacts positively with staff members and students.
  • Serves as a role model for students.
  • Uses discretion and maintains confidentiality regarding student information.


Fiscal responsibility

  • Executes assignments to achieve optimal productivity and efficiency.
  • Demonstrates an appreciation of cost factors in the routine performance of duties.
  • Assists staff with the maintenance of Program equipment.


Problem solving

  • Responds and adapts to changing expectations and reprioritizes as necessary to expedite Program needs.
  • Assumes responsibility for effectively addressing issues and solving problems.
  • Demonstrates good judgment in handling situations not covered by written or verbal instructions.


Knowledge, skills & abilities

  • Ability to deliver educational presentations applying principles of adult learning.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work with other employees, supervisors and external parties.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of privileged information gained as result of positon functions.
  • Ability to work independently and under pressure.



  • Associates degree preferred
  • AHA BLS Instructor preferred
  • AHA ACLS Instructor preferred
  • PHTLS or ITLS Instructor preferred
  • Instructor of either PALS or PEPP or EPC preferred
  • Completion of an approved Instructor course preferred



  • Minimum 3 years progressive experience in a field/clinical setting as an EMT or Paramedic
  • Experience as an adjunct instructor preferred


Licensure/certification: Certified EMT or Paramedic

  • NREMT Preferred
  • Current certification/licensure in the Program state


Physical demands/working conditions:  Requires prolonged sitting, lifting and bending, stooping and stretching.  Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator and other office equipment.  Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare and communicate appropriate reports.  Work is performed in a variety of settings to include field; emergency department and office environment.  Work may be stressful at times. 


EOE including Veterans and Disabled


Full time
Monterey, California 93940, US