Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Instructor

"The Office of Emergency Management's (OEMs) mission is the protection of lives and property through exacting communications to decision-makers, with the total coordination of resources, on-location and on-time, not only during a crisis but daily. OEM uses the “whole community” approach; meaning collaborative preparedness activities among public and private entities which are data-driven, thereby sustaining a local alliance of partners who offer unique contributions to resiliency.

We are seeking a full-time Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Instructor to create, prepare, and deliver educational content to the local EMS system providers. Instructors will also gain a basic knowledge of quality assurance processes and solution implementation. Key essential functions of this position involve protocol development, procedure research, and accurate record tracking. This position also assists with oversight of the American Health Association (AHA) program.

Position Duties:

Develop and review content with medical direction. Deliver content system wide to our EMS partners utilizing various methods. Ensure accurate records are kept after each class.
Assist the Education Manager with maintaining instructor records, issuing cards, and answering questions about AHA policies and procedures.
Collaborate with medical direction to gain access to academic resources. Follow the Quality Assurance (QA) workflow to identify trends in the EMS system.
Participate in situational projects based on the needs of the office
Travel (approximately 50% of work time) within the community
Perform all other duties as assigned


Minimum Required Qualifications

Resident of the United States of America
Valid driver's license; which must be maintained throughout employment
Bachelor of Science (BS) or Bachelor of Education degree or higher; Emergency Medical Services major preferred
At least four (4) years of experience working in Paramedicine and/or Emergency Medical Services
Advanced knowledge of medical equipment including EMS training manikins
ACLS, BLS, and PALS certifications
Wisconsin Paramedic license or able to obtain within 3 months of hire is required
Proficient at utilizing Microsoft Office Suite software, data collection, analysis, and general use of office equipment
Experience with public speaking and conducting presentations
Able to lift/carry/push/pull up to 50 pounds on a regular basis
Able and willing to travel (approximately 50% of work time) within the community


Additional Preferred Qualification:

National Paramedic Registry within six (6) months of hire required
Wisconsin Paramedic license with Critical Care Endorsement
ACLS, BLS, and/or PALS Instructor Certification
Understanding of incident command structure, emergency medical dispatch, and exposure to specialized areas of EMS (critical care, tactical, and community paramedic)


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of basic Emergency Medical terminology; knowledge of common Emergency medical services forms and reports; skilled at analysis/reasoning, communication/interpretation, math/mental computation, reading, sustained mental activity (i.e. auditing, problem solving, composing reports). Ability to maintain sensitive or confidential information, explain and gather information, answer queries, or aid internal and/or external contacts. Ability to persuade, conform or recommend course of action with internal and/or external contacts. Ability to perform with a high degree of authority in securing understanding and cooperation with internal and/or external contacts. Ability to read, write and comprehend simple instructions, reports, short correspondence and memos, speak effectively before both internal and/or external group.

This Promotional Examination is open to qualified current employees of Milwaukee County Government only. The selection process will be job related and will consists of one or more of the following: education and experience evaluation; written, oral, or performance tests or assessment methods.

APPLICANTS MUST POSSESS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF FILING APPLICATION.

Candidates will be asked to submit a full account of their training and experience, and may be asked to take a written or performance test as part of the selection process.

Milwaukee County provides a competitive benefits package.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing."
We are seeking a full-time Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Instructor to create, prepare, and deliver educational content to the local EMS system providers. Instructors will also gain a basic knowledge of quality assurance processes and solution implementation. Key essential functions of this position involve protocol development, procedure research, and accurate record tracking. This position also assists with oversight of the American Health Association (AHA) program.

Position Duties:

Develop and review content with medical direction. Deliver content system wide to our EMS partners utilizing various methods. Ensure accurate records are kept after each class.
Assist the Education Manager with maintaining instructor records, issuing cards, and answering questions about AHA policies and procedures.
Collaborate with medical direction to gain access to academic resources. Follow the Quality Assurance (QA) workflow to identify trends in the EMS system.
Participate in situational projects based on the needs of the office
Travel (approximately 50% of work time) within the community
Perform all other duties as assigned


Minimum Required Qualifications

Resident of the United States of America
Valid driver's license; which must be maintained throughout employment
Bachelor of Science (BS) or Bachelor of Education degree or higher; Emergency Medical Services major preferred
At least four (4) years of experience working in Paramedicine and/or Emergency Medical Services
Advanced knowledge of medical equipment including EMS training manikins
ACLS, BLS, and PALS certifications
Wisconsin Paramedic license or able to obtain within 3 months of hire is required
Proficient at utilizing Microsoft Office Suite software, data collection, analysis, and general use of office equipment
Experience with public speaking and conducting presentations
Able to lift/carry/push/pull up to 50 pounds on a regular basis
Able and willing to travel (approximately 50% of work time) within the community


Additional Preferred Qualification:

National Paramedic Registry within six (6) months of hire required
Wisconsin Paramedic license with Critical Care Endorsement
ACLS, BLS, and/or PALS Instructor Certification
Understanding of incident command structure, emergency medical dispatch, and exposure to specialized areas of EMS (critical care, tactical, and community paramedic)


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of basic Emergency Medical terminology; knowledge of common Emergency medical services forms and reports; skilled at analysis/reasoning, communication/interpretation, math/mental computation, reading, sustained mental activity (i.e. auditing, problem solving, composing reports). Ability to maintain sensitive or confidential information, explain and gather information, answer queries, or aid internal and/or external contacts. Ability to persuade, conform or recommend course of action with internal and/or external contacts. Ability to perform with a high degree of authority in securing understanding and cooperation with internal and/or external contacts. Ability to read, write and comprehend simple instructions, reports, short correspondence and memos, speak effectively before both internal and/or external group.

This Promotional Examination is open to qualified current employees of Milwaukee County Government only. The selection process will be job related and will consists of one or more of the following: education and experience evaluation; written, oral, or performance tests or assessment methods.

APPLICANTS MUST POSSESS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF FILING APPLICATION.

Candidates will be asked to submit a full account of their training and experience, and may be asked to take a written or performance test as part of the selection process.

Milwaukee County provides a competitive benefits package.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing."

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The Wisconsin EMS Association
26422 Oakridge Drive

Wind Lake, WI 53185-1402

(414) 431-8193

WEMSA@wisconsinems.com