You can make a difference in people’s lives every day. When you join UCLA Health, you’ll be working at an institution that provides leading-edge care to the people of L.A. and throughout the world. We provide our team members with the environment and support to do amazing work, because each and every one of them plays a vital role in our commitment to care.
As the Assistant Paramedic Program Director at the UCLA Center for Prehospital Care, you’ll be part of the west coast’s leading emergency and prehospital academic center and work closely with our world renown faculty Dr. Heather Davis, Dr. Baxter Larmon and Mr. David Page. The Center’s Paramedic Program serves the educational needs of the EMS community, providing paramedic traditional, hybrid, preparatory and refresher programs.
You will manage the day-to-day operations of the paramedic program as well as teach in the program. Duties include managing the syllabus, lecture schedule, student progress and counseling, student requirements, grades and class orientation. You will provide psychomotor skills program supervision, clinical supervision, field internship oversight, , competency verification, learning management system coordination, oversight of distance education programs, graduation planning, program evaluation, and implementation of affiliation agreements. You will also participate in program/curriculum planning, admissions, human resources, budgeting, accreditation activities and interfacing with stakeholders.
We’re seeking a customer-focused professional with the ability to obtain California licensure as a Paramedic, Registered Nurse, Physician’s Assistant or Physician. You must also possess:
Bachelor’s Degree in health services, education, sciences, business or a related field – Master’s preferred.
A minimum of three years clinical experience.
Five years experience as an educator, including two years in paramedic program instruction.
Experience with distributed/distance learning using Adobe Connect, Blackboard, Zoom or similar system preferred.
A background delivering fire based EMS educational programs.
Previous managerial experience, including budgeting.
Proficiency in student evaluations – cognitive, psychomotor and affective.
Knowledge of CoAEMSP accreditation.
Certification as a Basic Life Support and Prehospital Trauma Life Support Instructor.
Computer proficiency with MC Office.
Experience delivering large scale and high profile education programs.
Strong communication, negotiation, team-building and stress management skills.
Flexibility to work evenings, holidays, weekends, and on call.
UCLA Health is a world-renowned health system with four award-winning hospitals and dozens of primary care practices, specialty practices, urgent care centers and other ancillary locations throughout metro Los Angeles. Through the efforts of our outstanding people, we have become Los Angeles’ trusted provider of exceptional, compassionate patient care. If you’re looking to experience greater challenge and fulfillment in your career, you can at UCLA Health.