PRN Instructor Paramedic Education

Cleveland Clinic

Akron, OH

Job posting number: #7151731 (Ref:ccf18509241)

Posted: June 1, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


  • Plans laboratory sessions, identifying equipment needs and enlisting evaluators.
  • Offers one-on-one tutoring on practical skills in the paramedic lab during posted lab hours.
  • Offers one-on-one tutoring on didactic material.
  • Instructs assigned EMS courses in the classroom and laboratory setting.
  • Maintains accurate inventory of all paramedic program supplies and equipment.
  • Evaluates new EMS products and equipment.
  • Makes recommendations to Program Director regarding equipment/product purchases.
  • Assists with class coverage, monitoring lectures, and lecturing as necessary.
  • Assists with written test administration and evaluation.
  • Evaluates students in clinical/field internship rotations as necessary.
  • Submits student evaluations to the Clinical Coordinator.
  • Assists EMT and Paramedic instructors in scheduling equipment for classroom instruction and practicals.
  • Establishes cooperative working relationship with community health and EMS organizations and agencies.
  • Maintains current licensure/certifications possessed upon affiliation with the Medical Center throughout tenure of duty.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Follows Hospital and department policies and procedures with special attention to attendance and punctuality, confidentiality, dress code and display of ID badge, and safety.
  • Completes mandatory education and training in order to maintain organization and department-specific competencies and requirements.


  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Associates degree preferred.


  • State of Ohio Paramedic Certification required.
  • BLS required.
  • ACLS required.
  • State of Ohio EMS Instructor (EMS-I) – required within one year.
  • Basic Life Support Instructor – American Heart Association (BLSI) – required within one year.
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Instructor - American Heart Association (ACLSI) -required within one year.
  • PALS required within one year.
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support Instructor - American Heart Association (PALSI) - required within one year.
  • ITLS Instructor (International Trauma Life Support) instructor certification – required within one year.
  • National Registered Paramedic- preferred

Work Experience:

  • Five years EMS experience as a paramedic. Teaching experience preferred.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Join Cleveland Clinic Akron General where research and surgery are advanced, technology is leading-edge, patient care is world-class, and caregivers are family. Through providing the communities in and around Summit County with top-quality patient care, Akron General earned the No. 1 hospital ranking in Akron and the No. 7 hospital ranking in Ohio, according to the U.S. News & World Report. Here, you will work with and learn from some of our best caregivers, receive endless support and appreciation, and build a rewarding career with one of the most respected healthcare organizations in the world.

Under the direct supervision of the Program Director, the Paramedic Instructor will assist the Program Director in the coordination, implementation and on-going evaluation of the Paramedic Education Program.

At Cleveland Clinic, we know what matters most. That's why we treat our caregivers as if they are our own family, and we are always creating ways to be there for you. Here, you'll find that we offer: resources to learn and grow, a fulfilling career for everyone, and comprehensive benefits that invest in your health, your physical and mental well-being and your future. When you join Cleveland Clinic, you'll be part of a supportive caregiver family that will be united in shared values and purpose to fulfill our promise of being the best place to receive care and the best place to work in healthcare.
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By embracing and understanding the diversity EVERY ONE brings, Cleveland Clinic has created an inclusive culture that promotes innovation, growth, and new ideas. This has enhanced our ability to attract the best global talent to provide the best patient experience possible. Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Smoke/drug free environment.

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