Advanced Life Support Training Specialist
PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF FIRE AND RESCUE - Woodbridge, Virginia
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POSITION #: 794063
DEPARTMENT: FIRE & RESCUE
The Prince William County Fire and Rescue system is looking for an extremely motivated self-starter to join our fast-paced, dynamic and growing combination career and volunteer department. This is an exciting career opportunity for an Advanced Life Support Training Specialist who will be responsible for day-to-day operations of the department's CAAHEP (CoAEMSP) accredited paramedic program as well as assist in continued development and evaluation of other ALS programs. Individuals with educational and clinical experience will further the program's growth and success.Apply today to join the elite ranks of an innovative fire-based paramedic program with a history of success. If you have what it takes, APPLY NOW! Please submit your application through www.governmentjobs.com/careers/pwcgov.PREFERRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE ALS, Education, Training and / or Curriculum Development.ENTRY SALARY: $50,485.50 - $68,094.00/yr.NOTE: The selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment background check.
GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK, TYPICAL TASKS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
The statements in this class specification are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by incumbent(s) assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK:
Performs difficult professional and administrative work coordinating Advanced Life Support (ALS) education programs. Work involves research, development and presentation of ALS training programs, program planning, implementation and evaluation, and identification and assessment of training needs.
Delivers and coordinates the delivery of Advanced Life Support (ALS) training programs; Plans, monitors, develops, initiates and evaluates ALS programs and curriculum; Researches new and existing curriculum and make recommendations for the training program; Coordinates staffing, materials and teaching equipment for ALS training; Works in cooperation with the Commonwealth of Virginia and other local jurisdictions on Emergency Medical Services training issues; Liaises between County Department of Fire and Rescue, other County agencies, healthcare facilities, and higher educational institutions related to the ALS training programs; Consults with a contracted Medical Director, EMS Operations, supervisors, and employees to ensure quality ALS training programs; Establishes and maintains the Department's ALS Continuing Education Program; Studies data and prepares statistical analysis of quality assurance issues; Writes and presents reports supporting future program needs and recommendations; Develops grant application proposals and funding requests for ALS training programs; May serve as a Department's representative for related local, regional, and state education committees; Previews, evaluates, and recommends educational materials and supplies for purchase. Assists in development, coordination and oversight activities related to Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP) accreditation. This includes preparation of applications, coordination of site visits, and general program maintenance needs to maintain accreditation compliance.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Education, Emergency Medical Services, or a related field; and 2-3 years experience in Advanced Life Support Education program coordination or Advanced Life Support education curriculum development; and 1-2 years presenting adult education curriculum.
- Age: N/A
- Education: Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Education, Emergency Medical Services, or a related field
- Experience: 2-3 years experience in Advanced Life Support Education program coordination or Advanced Life Support education curriculum development; and 1-2 years presenting adult education curriculum.
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