EMT Lead Instructor - Chicago, IL

Emergency Medical Technician - Basic
LifeLine Ambulance LLC. - Skokie, Illinois

Jun 30, 2020

Application Deadline:
Jul 15, 2020

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$20-25 Based on Experience hourly

Job Description


Driven by care, the LifeLine philosophy permeates far beyond a slogan. Established in 2008, LifeLine has rapidly blossomed into a regional industry leader. Our staunch reputation is built on reliability, safety and innovation. Proudly serving our communities in Illinois and Michigan, LifeLine’s progressive expansion is reshaping medical transportation.

Title: EMT Lead Instructor

Status: Full Time – Hourly, non-exempt

Reports To: Director of Career Development

The Opportunity :

LifeLine Ambulance is seeking a qualified EMT Lead Instructor for its EMS academy. The EMT Lead Instructor works directly under the Director of Career Development instructing EMT classes. EMT Lead Instructor is responsible for planning, scheduling, instructing the classes, and arranging guest speakers/instructors/tutors for the program.


  • Manage daily class activities
  • Manage the learning environment
  • Monitor student attendance
  • Provide evaluations and feedback to students, course coordinator, and medical director
  • Manage discipline and grievance issues
  • Maintain records as required by EMS system, Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT)
  • Deliver didactic content, direct and control classroom discussions, conduct practical skills development sessions, evaluate student performance on cognitive, affective and psychomotor skills
  • Create & grade quizzes, tests, projects and homework assignments
  • Design/develop and effectively use testing instruments
  • Mentor students and instructors
  • Adhere to the course syllabus
  • Design/develop and effectively use lesson plans
  • Create & engage innovative opportunities for our students with outside agencies and programs
  • Maintain office hours and participate in department meetings and seminars

Additional Information

What we offer:

  • Competitive Pay, PTO, overtime opportunities
  • A variety of elective benefits including Medical, dental, and Vision insurance, and 401K
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Uniforms
  • On-site continuing education
  • Family culture based on open communication
  • EMS career advisers

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18+
  • Education: Illinois Lead Instructor License & Illinois EMT or Paramedic License
  • Experience: 3+
  • Current IDPH EMT-B or Paramedic licensure
  • Current IDPH Lead Instructor licensure and National Association of Emergency Medical System Educators (NAEMSE) Instructor, Part I Certification
  • A minimum of three (3) years’ experience as a licensed EMT-B or Paramedic
  • Previous EMT-B or EMT-P teaching experience
  • (American Heart Association) BLS Instructor Certification (preferred but not required)
  • Must be personable with good organizational and communication skills
  • Must have the ability to work in a fluid environment and demonstrate improvisational skills
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of HIPAA, OSHA, and other related areas
  • Keeps a flexible schedule in order to be available when needed
  • Must be able to present information to adult learners in a controlled environment

Contact Informaton

Human Resources

LifeLine Ambulance LLC.
3737 Chase Ave
Skokie, Illinois 60076
phone: 312-949-9500

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