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Life Support Instructor - PRN

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Date Posted: Mar 29, 2021
Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 608421
Job Family: Education, Training & Development
Status: Part Time
Shift: On Call
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 51011028344007-Medical Education
Location: Atrium Corporate Operations


Job Summary

Teaches American Heart Association Emergency Cardiovascular Care courses to staff and other participants in accordance with the most current guidelines and core curricula set forth by the American Heart Association; courses include but are not limited to: Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), and/or ECG for ACLS.

Essential Functions

  • Promotes standards of excellence through teamwork, caring, integrity, respectful communication, and maintenance of a safe and professional environment.
  • Implements current, traditional, and innovative teaching methodologies in accordance with appropriate course objectives.
  • Communicates any outstanding issues to the program director/coordinator.
  • Functions as a team member to assure meeting the goals and objectives of the course.
  • Participates in a comprehensive evaluation process for course(s), students, and curriculum.
  • Reviews completed course evaluation forms and reviews with coordinator/director if necessary.
  • Evaluates and makes recommendations for any necessary alteration in course delivery, timeframe and other educational nuances to improve learner outcomes.
  • Shares student and faculty evaluative feedback with other instructors in a constructive, positive manner, as applicable.
  • Performs other work-related duties as assigned.

Physical Requirements

Responsible for working in a safe manner. Requires full range body motion. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 50 lbs. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.

Education, Experience and Certifications

Current American Heart Association Provider and Instructor level certification(s) in BLS, ACLS, and/or PALS. Required to attend instructor updates or renewal courses as needed or required by the Community Training Center (CTC) or by the Satellite Training Center (STC). Registered with the Community Training Center or another AHA training center. Prefer a minimum of 4 years of experience teaching life support, and similar years experience in healthcare related to the discipline being taught. Utilizes computer, audiovisual material, simulated laboratory, and teaching equipment competently. Seeks assistance from the Instructional Technology Coordinator and Learning Resource Specialist as needed. Selects and uses equipment appropriately.