Johns Hopkins University Lead Instructor in Baltimore, Maryland
The HOPE Program currently teaches American Heart Association (AHA) courses, including Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) provider, PALS renewal, PALS instructor, and Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS). Each course is attended by approximately 24 participants. The AHA requires a minimum instructor-to-participant ratio of 1:6. Courses are typically held on the weekends. The AHA requires instructors to teach a minimum of two courses each year to maintain their instructor status. We are seeking a Lead Instructor (PALS Instructor).
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
The PALS Instructor will serve as an instructor for PALS courses. This includes:
Setting up and breaking down skills stations
Teaching material according to AHA standards
Completing teaching checklists
Evaluating learner performance of skills, patient management, and teamwork and communication
Providing remediation as needed
Complete required continuing education
Attend a minimum of one instructor update course every two years
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
High School Diploma/GED and at least one year of experience as a PALS instructor
One year of experience as a health care provider with pediatric patients
- Some college preferred
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities :
Demonstrated commitment to diversity
Knowledge of the content of American Heart Association pediatric resuscitation courses
Familiarity with instructor resources, including equipment for skills and teaching stations and Kids Kards
Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills
Demonstrated strong organizational skills, including the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
Excellent verbal and written communication skills as needed to interact effectively with learners, Simulation Center staff, and other stakeholders
Strong customer service skills
Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications:
Current licensure as a health care provider requires National Certification such as Registered Emergency Medical Technician-Intermediate, Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic, Respiratory Therapist, Pharmacist, Registered Nurse or Physician
Current certification as a Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) instructor
Ability to document legibly using writing instrument
Must be able to lift materials or equipment weighing up to 40 pounds to and from overhead locations
Must be able to work in a stationary position
Must be able to move inside the work space to access equipment and traverse between different work spaces to support simulation activities or perform other duties
Must be able to operate, prepare, inspect, and/or repair equipment
Must be able to position self to maintain equipment
Must be able to kneel/bend to retrieve and move materials
Classified Title: PALS Instructor
Working Title: Lead Instructor
Starting Salary Range: $24.87- $34.19/hr (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Casual / On Call
Schedule: M-F 8:30am-5pm (casual)
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: School of Medicine Campus
Department name: SOM Admin Sim Ctr General Administration
Personnel area: School of Medicine
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