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ACLS/PALS Instructor

Methodist Health System Omaha, NE
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Job Description

  • Purpose of Job
    • Provides guidance, support, and structure to the learning process of Basic Life Support (BLS)/Advanced Life Support (ALS).
  • Job Requirements
    • Education
      • High School Diploma or General Educational Development (G.E.D) required

    • Experience
      • Prior Instructor experience preferred.

    • License/Certifications
      • ACLS Instructor:
        • American Heart Association Advanced Cardio Life Support (ACLS) certification required at time of hire.
        • American Heart Association Advanced Cardio Life Support Instructor (ACLS.I) certification required within 90 days of hire.
      • PALS Instructor:
        • American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification required at time of hire.
        • American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support Instructor (PALS.I) certification required within 90 days of hire.

    • Skills/Knowledge/Abilities
      • Strong verbal and written communication skills for instruction training and positive interaction with students.
      • Able to work in a diverse environment.
      • Able to work as a team member, share information with others, and facilitate the open exchange of ideas and information.
      • Requires the ability to provide transportation to other campus and/or work-related locations within a reasonable timeframe.
      • Skilled in the use of personal computers, Microsoft applications, and standard office equipment.
  • Physical Requirements
    • Weight Demands
      • Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force.

    • Physical Activity
      • Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
        • Balancing
        • Climbing
        • Carrying
        • Crawling
        • Crouching
        • Distinguish colors
        • Kneeling
        • Lifting
        • Pulling/Pushing
        • Reaching
        • Standing
        • Stooping/bending
        • Twisting
        • Walking
      • Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
        • Hearing
        • Repetitive Motions
        • Seeing/Visual
        • Speaking/talking
      • Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
        • Fingering/Touching
        • Grasping
        • Keyboarding/typing
        • Sitting

    • Job Hazards
      • Not Related:
        • Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) Blood or Body Fluid (BBF)
        • Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)
        • Equipment/Machinery/Tools
        • Explosives (pressurized gas)
        • Electrical Shock/Static
        • Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)
        • Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means)
      • Rare (1-33%):
        • Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)
        • Mechanical moving parts/vibrations
  • Essential Job Functions

    • Maintains educational standards set by the American Heart Association and outlined policies and procedures of the Community and Technical Colleges (CTC) and those set forth by Nebraska Methodist College (NMC).

    • Demonstrates appropriate and professional role modeling to facilitate learning in the classroom setting by demonstrating professional behavior at all times.

    • Provides appropriate instruction specific to the age and culture of the participant, to ensure understanding and comfort level of content.

    • Creates a safe environment by maintaining the established standards on cleaning and disinfecting of equipment and reducing the risk of infectious transmission through participant education, assessment and monitoring.

    • Communicates effectively with participants, peers and supervisor utilizing effective communication, conflict resolution and problem solving skills that promotes an environment of cooperation.

    • Assists and mentors Basic Life Support (BLS)/Advanced Life Support (ALS) Instructors to allow for continued professional growth.

    • Report concerns regarding the Basic Life Support (BLS)/Advanced Life Support (ALS) program content, equipment and other related issues to the Basic Life Support (BLS) / Advanced Life Support (ALS) Coordinator to allow for continuous improvement of the program.

    • Sets up, conducts and cleans up the classroom, equipment, and other sites used.

    • Maintains responsibility for continued educational growth and maintaining Instructor status in order to maintain the knowledge and skills necessary to deliver safe, effective instruction.

    • Promotes the Basic Life Support (BLS)/Advanced Life Support (ALS) programs provided by the American Heart Association (AHA) to interested consumers to encourage knowledge of Basic Life Support (BLS)/Advanced Life Support (ALS) in all environments.

    • Must attend mandated meetings as called by Nebraska Methodist College Administration and Basic Life Support (BLS) / Advanced Life Support (ALS) Coordinator.

    • Performs all other duties as assigned.





Job Details

Date Posted October 23, 2018
Date Closes December 22, 2018
Requisition 10463
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At NE Methodist College
Department Basic Life Support
Shift Daytime
Hours Typically 9am-2 or 4 pm hours per week
SOC Category 00-0000.00
Location