Denver Health Paramedic Instructor in Denver, Colorado

Job Summary Under minimal supervision, trains Denver Health Paramedic Division employees, Denver Fire Department employees, and members of the public in current pre-hospital emergency medical care theory and technique. Develops, designs, and implements new training courses. Researches and compiles information in instructional area. Accesses and prepares appropriate educational materials.

Minimum Qualifications Education: Graduation from high school or possession of a GED certificate.

Experience: Typically, one year of advanced life support ambulance experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of a variety of audio/visual aids for the classroom setting. Able to interact in a professional manner with other personnel and ancillary services. Able to speak clearly and persuasively in positive and negative situations. Able to listen and recall information. Able to communicate clearly verbally, in writing, and using electronic media. Able to problem-solve. Knowledge of paramedic and first-responder protocols, policies and procedures. Knowledge of incident command system. Ability to design and implement student progress evaluations, including written tests and practical exams.

Certifications and Licenses: Possession of a current Colorado Emergency Medical Technician -Paramedic (EMT-P) Certificate issued by the State of Colorado. OR Graduate EMT-Paramedic must successfully complete certification requirements, as specified in the State EMS Rules, within six months of the successful completion of Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment approved training course to continue to function under the provisions of Colorado Code of Regulations: Rule 500, 3-CCR-713-6. All Certificates and Licenses must be kept current as a condition of continued employment.

Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver’s 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.

As Colorado’s primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.

Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.

We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

“Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Facility: Rita Bass Trauma Institute, 190 6th Ave.

Area of Interest: Paramedic Division

Shift Type: Varies

Requisition ID: 48443

Employment Type: Full-Time

Minimum: $22.58

Experience Required: 1 - 3 Years

Mid-point: $28.22

Education Required: High School Diploma/GED

Maximum: $33.87

Certification/Licensure/Registrations Required: CO EMT-P Cert. Issude by the State of CO