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Title: Paramedic Program Opportunities
Due Date:
Location: Meadowlands
Description:

Program Overview:

Bergen Community College is pleased to announce that the Paramedic Science Program will begin in the fall 2014 semester at the Meadowlands campus located in Lyndhurst, NJ. All positions are non-tenured, non-ranked positions reporting to the Paramedic Science Director.  Our mission is to prepare competent entry-level Paramedics in cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills) and affective (behavior) learning domains. The curriculum is compact, allowing students to complete the entire education process in 11 months. All students come to the program with 26 credits of general education credits completed and graduate with an AAS degree in Paramedic Science.  The Paramedic Science Department is committed to high quality education.  Creative instructional strategies and student support mechanisms, along with state of the art teaching facilities, offer students an optimal environment for maximum application of the curriculum. If you are interested in joining our team, please follow the directions at the bottom of this posting.

Qualifications:

Paramedic Science Medical Director (Job Code  - PARAMEDIC MED DIRECTOR)

The schedule for this position is flexible but attendance on Monday and/or Thursday frequently is required.  The Program Medical Director is integral for curriculum regarding the emergency medicine validation of the material presented and for terminal competency of the students at the conclusion of the curricula.   Major Responsibilities:

  • Provide medical direction for the Paramedic Science Program in accordance with the National Education Standards and NJAC 8:41A.
  • Ensure that all instruction, course materials, and evaluations are medically appropriate and consistent with current emergency medical standards of care.
  • Review and assist the Program Director with quality assurance measures.
  • Collaborate with the Program Director, Clinical Coordinator, and faculty to assure that all students perform and demonstrate competence in all required skills prior to the completion of the Paramedic Science Program.

Qualifications for Paramedic Science Medical Director:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of medicine with a doctor of medicine degree (MD or DO).
  • License to practice Emergency medicine in the State of New Jersey.
  • Board certification in Emergency Medicine.
  • Completion of a Fellowship in EMS preferred.
  • Affiliation with an EMS Fellowship program preferred.
  • Familiarity with the design and operation of EMS systems.
  • Knowledge of EMS laws and regulations, EMS systems, and EMS education.
  • Previous experience or education in pre-hospital emergency care required.
  • Prior experience in medical direction of EMS systems and/or education programs preferred.
  • Current ACLS provider certification required. ACLS Instructor preferred.
  • Current PALS provider certification required. PALS Instructor preferred.
  • Medical Simulation experienced preferred.
  • Knowledge of competency-based education preferred.
  • Commitment to continual professional growth and development.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, problem solving skills, and leadership capabilities.

Lecturer - Clinical Coordinator (Job Code L-PARAMEDIC COORD)

This position is a non-tenured, full-time position reporting to the Paramedic Science Director.  The Clinical Coordinator position is integral for offering oversight to students during the clinical internship and field externship rotations. The Clinical Coordinator will have ultimate responsibility to ensure that all Paramedic Science students meet the minimum clinical skills and hour requirements included in the curricula.  Major responsibilities:

  • Develop, seek and maintain clinical and field experiences for the Paramedic Science Program in accordance with the National Education Standards and NJAC 8:41A.
  • Ensure that all clinical skills instruction, course materials, and evaluations are valid, reliable and consistent with current emergency medical standards of care.
  • Review and assist the Program Director with quality assurance measures.
  • Collaborate with the Program Director, Program Medical Director and faculty to assure that all students perform and demonstrate competence in all required skills prior to the completion of the Paramedic Science Program.

Qualifications for Lecturer - Clinical Coordinator:

  • Master’s Degree preferred, Bachelor’s degree required in related field.
  • Current NJ ALS license with a minimum of 8 years continuous NJ ALS experience required.
  • Demonstrated mastery of discipline; including but not limited to National Education Standards, National EMS Agenda for the Future, CoAEMSP Accreditation standards, NJAC 8:41 and NJAC 8:41A, and the NJ Paramedic Scope of Practice and Medication Formulary information. 
  • Current  AHA BLS CPR certification required
  • Current AHA ACLS Instructor certification required
  • Current AHA PALS Instructor certification required
  • Current ITLS instructor certification preferred
  • Completion of the NAEMSE Instructor Course Part 1 preferred. If not completed, successful completion within one (1) year of obtaining position.
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license from State of permanent residency required.
  • Medical Simulation experienced preferred.
  • Knowledge of competency-based education preferred.
  • Commitment to continual professional growth and development.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, problem solving skills, and leadership capabilities.

Adjunct Faculty - On campus clinical skills/medical simulation (Job Code ADJ-PARAMEDIC SIM)

Teaching Availability:  Monday, Wednesday and Thursdays
Adjunct faculty needed to instruct in the clinical skill lab class and medical simulation sessions included in the clinical internship courses.  The schedule for this position is flexible but availability on Monday, Wednesday and/or Thursday is required.  Major responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Program Director, Program Medical Director and Clinical Coordinator to assure that all students perform and demonstrate competence in all required skills prior to the completion of the Paramedic Science Program.
  • Ensure that all clinical skills instruction, course materials, and evaluations are valid, reliable and consistent with current emergency medical standards of care.
  • Assist the Program Director with quality assurance measures.

Qualifications for Adjunct Faculty - On campus clinical skills/medical simulation:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, Associates Degree required in related field.
  • Current NJ ALS license with a minimum of 5 years continuous NJ ALS experience required.
  • Demonstrated mastery of discipline; including but not limited to National Education Standards, National EMS Agenda for the Future, CoAEMSP Accreditation standards, NJAC 8:41 and NJAC 8:41A and the NJ Paramedic Scope of Practice and Medication Formulary information. 
  • Current  AHA BLS CPR certification required
  • Current AHA ACLS Instructor certification preferred. If not completed, successful completion within one (1) year of obtaining position.
  • Current AHA PALS Instructor certification preferred.  If not completed, successful completion within one (1) year of obtaining position.
  • Current ITLS instructor certification preferred.  If not completed, successful completion within one (1) year of obtaining position.
  • Completion of the NAEMSE Instructor Course Part 1 preferred. If not completed, successful completion within one (1) year of obtaining position.
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license from State of permanent residency required.
  • Medical Simulation experienced preferred.
  • Knowledge of competency-based education preferred.
  • Commitment to continual professional growth and development.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, problem solving skills, and leadership capabilities.

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Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.  All interested candidates should send a letter of intent (including the appropriate job code listed), curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, salary requirements and three professional letters of reference with current contact information.  Send materials by email with the job code of the position(s) you are interested in applying for in the subject line to employment@bergen.edu.