Adjunct Faculty, Paramedic Program Clinical Coordinator 15 views

Job Overview

  • Salary Offer Commensurate with Experience
  • Experience Level Mid-Level
  • Total Years Experience 1-2
  • Education 2-year degree

Function of Position:

The part-time Clinical Coordinator reports to the EMS Education Manager of the Public Safety Training Facility and assists the Program Coordinator/Lecturer – Paramedic in clinical instruction in the class lab, hospital clinical, and field clinical setting. The Clinical Coordinator works with the Program Coordinator to ensure a continuation of learning when a student transitions from the didactic to clinical portion of the program. The Clinical Coordinator is responsible for the orientation, coordination, supervision, and evaluation of students in the clinical setting. The clinical coordinator must maintain strong working relationships with site supervisors, technicians and department directors at clinical locations. The clinical coordinator also shares responsibilities for directing clinical and field training experiences. As a faculty member of the Training Center, the part-time Clinical Coordinator participates on a multidisciplinary team dealing with public safety training and education issues.

Example of Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist with instruction/clinical and field preparation in the paramedic program in accordance with New York State Department of Health and the course Medical Director’s requirements
  • Provide orientation to students to give them understanding of responsibilities and requirements of the clinical portion of the course
  • Maintain student records as appropriate through FISDAP and other methods as needed
  • Provide clinical and field training sites with course related information and expected clinical student learning outcomes
  • Identify, recruit, and maintain adequate relationships with clinical and field training sites
  • Manage clinical and field agreements associated with clinicals
  • Develop and maintain clinical and field training manuals that include academic and personal requirements, grading requirements, and other information students need to successfully complete the clinical program
  • Monitor and report clinical clearance records for students (i.e.: health and immunization requirements, team lead clearance)
  • Conduct regular visits to clinical sites, with a minimum of one visit per site per year
  • Conduct monthly evaluation assessments on student performance through FISDAP
  • Coordinate collection and evaluation of student and site surveys and submit data to Program Director, Program Manager, and Medical Director
  • Assists with counseling students on their progress and problems during the program
  • Assist the Program Manager with planning content and curriculum of laboratory sessions in paramedic program
  • Assist the Program Manager with recruitment and scheduling qualified instructors for laboratory sessions in paramedic program
  • Assist the Program Manager with lab instruction in the paramedic program
  • Develops and implements student assessment strategies in the areas of cognitive, psychomotor and affective domains
  • Participates in long range planning and ongoing development of the program
  • Maintains relationship and cooperative involvement with the Medical Director
  • Responsible for the orientation/training and supervision of clinical and field internship preceptors
  • Schedule weekly office hours/class meetings to monitor student progress, present information, and answer questions
  • Answer e-mail correspondence from students regarding clinical activities in a prompt and knowledgeable manner
  • Participate in the selection committee for candidates for admission to the program and sit on the interview committee
  • Conduct annual graduate and employer satisfaction assessments of program based on accreditation standards
  • Maintain liaison with the EMS community and appropriate advisory committees
  • Maintain communication with program alumni
  • Keep informed of changes, advances, and problems in the prehospital emergency care discipline
  • Represent the Training Center at various functions as required
  • Comply with all necessary standards to maintain CAAHEP accreditation for the EMT-P program
  • Attend and participate in Advisory committee meetings
  • Perform other functions that may be assigned by the Manager of Emergency Medical Services Program

MCC Expectations:

  • Responsible for adhering to the College Code of Conduct
  • Responsible for contributing to and maintaining an inclusive, equitable, and collaborative College environment
  • Responsible for maintaining technological competencies utilized by the College
  • Commitment to the philosophy of a comprehensive community college
  • Commitment to professional growth


Required Qualifications:

  • Earned associate’s degree in EMS, education, health science, public safety, or an equivalent field from a regionally accredited higher education institution
  • Possess and maintain certification as New York State EMT-Paramedic
  • Experience teaching prehospital emergency medical care
  • Appropriate medical or allied health education, training, and experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the current National EMS Scope of Practice and National EMS education Standards
  • Extensive prehospital care experience as a fulltime EMT-Paramedic
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team
  • Commitment to the value of customer service
  • Proven basic managerial skills
  • Demonstrable knowledge of the prehospital care environment, structure, and regulations
  • History of continuing professional development
  • Professional writing and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency with technology, computer literacy
  • Ability to effectively utilize classroom and support technologies
  • Maintain instructor credentials for Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Life Support (BLS)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Earned bachelor’s degree in EMS, education, health science, public safety, or equivalent field from a regionally accredited higher education institution
  • New York State Department of Health Instructor Coordinator Certification
  • Nationally Registered Paramedic (NREMT-P) certification
  • Previous experience teaching EMS at advanced level
  • Experienced and effective program manager
  • Other instructor credentials for International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)