Instructors Job Listing at American Medical Response in Portland, OR (Job ID 16405)

American Medical Response

American Medical Response

Location: Portland, OR
Application deadline: None
Type: Not specified
Career Level: Not specified
Salary Range: Not specified
Number of Jobs: 1
Relocation Available: No
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Summary:  Reporting to the NCTI Manager or Lead Instructor, the Instructor will provide assistance with the Emergency Medical Technician Basic, Paramedic and/or other EMS training and education, providing instructional support. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Confers with Lead Instructor to maintain current knowledge of clinical demands and work expectations in the out-of-hospital setting.

  • Consults with the Primary Instructor to support teaching outlines and determine instructional methods for laboratory skills practice and demonstrations, as well as individual remedial or tutorial programs.

  • Conducts course sessions covering specified areas required to support course objective/curriculum, statute or regulation and consistent with current science and accepted standards of clinical practice in the out-of-hospital setting.

  • Monitors progress of students in the educational program.

  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures.

  • Adherence to and compliance with information systems security is everyones responsibility. It is the responsibility of every computer user to: Know and follow Information Systems security policies and procedures. Attend Information Systems security training, when offered.  Report information systems security problems.

Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:



  • High school diploma or GED. 

  • Completion of an approved training program is required. 

  • Current State Licensure as a RN, LVN, LPN, Respiratory Therapist, Physician's Assistant, Physician, or past or current state certification as an Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic or Emergency Medical Technician - Basic or current Instructor certification is required. 

  • Instructor certifications in BCLS, ACLS, PALS or PEPP and PHTLS or BTLS are also preferred. 

  • Experience and certifications appropriate to subject matter being taught is required.

  • Kaiser Instructors will need BLS Instructor Card, PALS Instructor Card or ALCS Instructor Card.

  • As required by location, must have a valid drivers license and a driving record in compliance with the AMR Safety and Driving policy.        



  • 2 years of field experience is required.

  •  Additional course work in instructional methodology or adult learning theory is preferred. 


Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to write educational and grade reports, professional correspondence.

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from individuals or groups of students, managers and the general public. 

  • Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.


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