EMS Clinical Coordinator
Job Title Code
Salary Range (Full-Time)
$53,000+ (commensurate with education and experience)
Hourly Rate (Part-Time)
$25.48 per hour
Coordinates clinical and field internship sites including orientation of field preceptors to the EMS learning outcomes. Evaluate and assess clinical sites depending on program need. Collaborates with clinical sites to prepare and orient students. In cooperation with the SOHS Clinical Contract Coordinator, ensures clinical contract status of field internship sites. Schedules students in com-munity agencies for practicum learning experiences. Available to teach assigned courses. Teaching assignments may be on site, skills lab or offsite locations in practicums which include evening and weekend programs. Participates in college-wide activities and outside recruitment. Ensures program compliance with TX-DSHS. Works closely with Program Director and faculty to maintain standards in training students according to the approved EMS curriculum.
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• Understand principles and practices related to the development, management and administration of EMS systems and programs.
• Ability to organize, implement and direct all aspects of an EMS quality assurance program. Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned operations.
• Requires professional demeanor, good communication, interpersonal, organizational, and written skills and the ability to work with students and staff from diverse backgrounds.
• Advanced knowledge of computer technology to access data, generate report, maintain records and communicate with others.
• Oral and written communication skills in order to support interaction with individuals from varying backgrounds. Strong knowledge and experience providing effective customer service. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to create strong professional relationships with colleagues, staff and clients.
Normal physical job functions performed within a standard office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with physical challenges to perform the essential duties and responsibilities. EMS patient manikin/simulators can weigh up to 150 lbs.
Minimum Knowledge and Experience
• Associate’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution in Emergency Medical Technology, Fire Science, or Nursing. Bachelor’s degree or higher in health-related field desired.
• Three (3) years of experience as an EMT or Paramedic in a fire department, private EMS, air ambulance or three (3) years as a Nurse in critical care, emergency dept required. EMS experience preferred.
• Must have current certification/license as a Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) EMT or Paramedic and CPR (from AHA). NREMT-Paramedic or EMT preferred. Current certification in ACLS desired.
• Official transcripts plus evidence of EMS or nursing certification/license will be required.
*** Will be subject to a criminal background check. Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check. ***
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Collaborates with clinical sites to prepare and orient students to these community agencies. Collaborates with program director and SOHS clinical contracts specialist to secure clinical contractual agreements according to college policy and procedures.
• Responsible for coordinating, scheduling, and orienting all EMS students to practicum assignments. Meets with community agencies to discuss their changing needs and requirements for student practicums and provides information to program director and faculty.
• Coordinate clinical and field internship sites including orientation to field preceptors to the EMS learning outcomes. Evaluate and assess clinical sites depending on program need. Evaluate preceptors for appropriate clinical levels.
• Maintain student course, immunization records, and clinical and criminal background check and/or fingerprinting check records.
• Ensure compliance of EMS clinical field sites with Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) and COAMESP guidelines.
• Collaborate with Program Director and faculty on clinical internship sites. Collaborates and informs faculty of new and current community agency information.
• Participates in recruitment and retention activities. Engages in college professional development activities. Performs other duties as assigned.
• Completes required Dallas College Professional Development training hours per academic year.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Incumbents may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Position requires regular and predictable attendance.
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