Job title: Primary Care Paramedic Instructor – Part Time

Company: Northwestern Polytechnic

Job description: BackgroundNorthwestern Polytechnic, Canada’s newest polytechnic, is recruiting individuals who spark creativity, drive innovation, are highly engaged and are eager to embrace our core values: innovation & responsiveness. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, one who is willing to turn risk into opportunity, Northwestern is your employer of choice. A recently aligned strategic plan identifies 1,3,5 and 10-year goals, tactics and actions that will ensure Canada’s newest polytechnic will be the most entrepreneurial in Canada.The DepartmentThe Emergency Services Department offers the Primary Care Paramedic (PCP) certificate program and is housed within the state of the art Health Education Centre located inside Grande Prairie Regional Hospital (GPRH).The RoleThe Emergency Services department is seeking 3 part-time sessional instructors that will provide online and lab instruction for the Primary Care Paramedic (PCP) certificate program. This appointment will run from August 15, 2024 – April 30, 2025. There may be an opportunity for contract extension to August 14, 2025, depending on student intake dates.To learn more about the Academic Staff, please click here: https://www.nwpolytech.ca/departments/asa/What We OfferNWP offers lifelong learning opportunities through professional development & wellness programs, a competitive salary and compensation package and a student-centered culture that is vital to our community. Consider joining Canada’s newest polytechnic, committed to being the most entrepreneurial polytechnic by 2034.Job RequirementsWe are seeking candidates for the position who hold a Primary Care Paramedic Certificate and who are registered with a current practice permit and in good standing with the Alberta College of Paramedics. Additionally, candidates must have at least two years of full-time experience in paramedic practice, and previous experience in EMS education is highly desired. Holding an Advanced Care Paramedic Diploma will be considered an asset, but is not a requirement for the position.Ideal candidates will embody professionalism and possess a positive attitude towards education. They should demonstrate excellent communication skills and the ability to effectively engage with students. Candidates should be capable of working both independently and collaboratively with colleagues and exhibit self-direction and motivation.Successful candidates will have the ability to provide guidance and direction to others, as well as demonstrate creativity in problem-solving. A strong awareness of the goals and vision of Northwestern Polytechnic and EMS education is essential.Candidates would ideally possess the following:

  • Basic Cardiac Life Support instructor
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support instructor
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support instructor
  • International Trauma Life Support instructor
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program instructor
  • First Responder Mental Health instructor
  • Development and delivery of Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCE)
  • Operating High-fidelity manikins and scenario development
  • Operating simulation management systems
  • Proficient with learning management systems and online instruction
  • Proficient in all aspects of Microsoft Office, Zoom, Teams, and Outlook

Candidates selected for an interview must provide their registration practice permit and all relevant certificates. The interview process will include a panel questioning session and a “teaching” segment. During this teaching session, candidates will be required to deliver a concise visual presentation on an EMS skill, to be revealed upon contact for an interview, and the presentation should be supported by documentation or handouts that would typically be provided to students. All supplies will be provided for the demonstration, and all candidates will be expected to demonstrate the EMS skill during the interview. Following the demonstration, candidates should be prepared to respond to questions related to the showcased skill.Final candidates for this position will be asked to undergo a security screening.How to ApplyOnly applications received electronically will be considered.Upon submission of CVs, please also include:

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  • a cover letter;
  • reference list;
  • a copy of unofficial academic transcripts;
  • proof of credentials, certificates, and
  • a teaching philosophy statement

To apply, go to http://www.nwpolytech.ca/careers and select the job posting. All job postings close at 11:59pm on the specified posting date.We review all applications to select candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs.Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. For general inquiries, please contact Human Resources at humanresources@nwpolytech.ca.Appointment Date From:8/15/2024Appointment Date To:4/30/2025Salary GradeOrganizational UnitNorthwestern Polytechnic -> School of Health -> Emergency Services DepartmentLocationGrande Prairie, AB T8V 4C4 CA (Primary)

Location: Grande Prairie, AB

Job date: Thu, 02 May 2024 07:56:46 GMT