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Part-Time Lab Assistant – Paramedic
Summary
Title:Part-Time Lab Assistant – Paramedic
ID:931
Department:Emergency Medical Education
Division:Health Professions
Location:Other
Closing Date:N/A
Description

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

 

Division: Health Professions

Department: Emergency Medical Education

Job title: Part-Time Lab Assistant –Paramedic

Reports to: Director

Position type: Part-Time, average of 10 hours per week, no more than 29 hours per week

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Job Purpose: Provide instructional support to faculty in lab sessions.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide technical guidance in the performance of specific educational tasks in EMR, EMT and Paramedic courses.
  • Observe and document student performance of tasks assigned by the instructor(s), (i.e. patient assessment, fracture management, running scenarios and simulations).
  • Ensure safety practices are followed by students.
  • Follow required safety procedures in handling of needles and waste products.
  • Monitor student use of college owned simulation mannequins and equipment used by students, report when equipment is malfunctioning, needing repair or replacement.
  • Enforcing all rules and regulations, per the program and college’s guidelines and other enforcement agencies that govern student practices of KCKCC.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the respective supervisor or director.
  • Set up and tear down practical skill stations.
  • Paramedic Lab Assistants must be able to work effectively in scenario/simulation based education (evaluate students critical thinking, discuss the pathophysiology of scenarios, guide students through debriefings of scenarios and provide appropriate feedback for student growth).
  • Paramedic Lab Assistants must be capable of instructing EMR/EMT students at the appropriate curriculum level. 
  • Work schedule will be part-time, maximum of 29 hours per week with an average of 10 hours per week.
  • Must be able to work day and evening classes and an occasional weekend day.
  • Work a minimum of 45 hours per semester to continue employment.
  • May consult with program faculty, staff and students.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Must know and be able to teach proper techniques in EMS using efficient communication                             skills.
  • Must have the ability to work with individuals of various backgrounds and abilities.
  • Applicant must be able to lift 100lbs. on a regular basis.
  • Applicant must be able to work mornings, afternoons, and evenings with an occasional weekend day.
  • Applicant must be caring and compassionate, must be able to evaluate students to gauge                           competency levels.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Certification by the Kansas Board of EMS as a Paramedic.
  • Applicant must have experience at their certification level in a clinical or field setting.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Associate’s degree of higher preferred.
  • Applicant must have proper knowledge of radio communications.
  • Applicant must have excellent working knowledge of EMS operations and ICS/IMS.
  • Applicant must have BLS certification. Additional certifications in cardiac, pediatric and trauma care helpful.
  • Instructor certification helpful.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit.  Occasionally the employee will bend or twist at the neck more than the average person.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift items.  The employee is directly responsible for safety, wellbeing, and work output.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as the ability to read handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.

            1.  Employee is regularly required to talk to student or hear responses from students or faculty.

            2.  Employee regularly is required to stand, walk, sit, use hands/fingers to handle or feel objects                                   such as tools, keyboards, mannequins, etc., and reach with hands and arms to push or pull                                           equipment.

            3.  Employee must be able to life 100 pounds such as emergency bag, equipment mannequins or                               books.

SALARY:   Current salary based on certification at the Paramedic level.

(If a current KCKCC employee is selected for this position, consideration will be given to current salary.)

APPLY BY: Until position(s) are filled

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of position given this title and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job related duties through their hiring department. Specific job related duties assigned by hiring department shall be consistent with the representative essential functions listed above and shall not be expanded in role or scope.

PLEASE COMPLETE A KCKCC APPLICATION WHICH MAY BE FOUND AT WWW.KCKCC.EDU UNDER EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES.  IF A POSITION REQUIRES A DEGREE, PLEASE ATTACH COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS/AND OR/ DEGREE CERTIFICATE TO YOUR APPLICATION.  OTHER ATTACHMENTS SUCH AS COVER LETTER OR RESUME CAN ALSO BE UPLOADED AND ATTACHED TO THE APPLICATION.

                                     

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