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EMS Training Officer - Kuwait

George Washington Medical Faculty Associates Washington Full-Time
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Position Summary
The EMS Training Officer works collaboratively to implement and oversee the continuing education program for the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) System on the U.S. bases in Kuwait.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned.

1.Implements and coordinates continuing education programs to include re-certification, specialized training, local host training, and outreach within the community
2.Provides and coordinates training for all EMS employees to include assisting with recertification
3.Participates in the orientation of new employees and conducts skills assessment and verification
4.Helps organize and participates in EMS and Fire Training Exercises and Drills
5.Provides support to and participates in military drills, and events as directed by the command.
6.Responsible for maintenance of training records, certifications and re-certifications for all employees.
7.Works collaboratively to identify EMS training needs, trouble shoots problems and works to develops appropriate interventions through CQI.
8.Continuously reviews training and development publications and materials to keep abreast of new and innovative techniques and training programs.
9.Serves as back up during staff shortages in both the paramedic and paramedic lead roles, and in either role responds to emergency medical calls and performs necessary rescue work.
10.Attends and participates in EMS management team meetings
11.Maintains training equipment in clean, safe and functional status through weekly checks and decontamination procedures
12.Personally monitors every instructor at least once a year for each discipline in which the monitoring instructor holds instructor certification. Feedback to be reported to Training Center.
13.Performs other related duties as assigned.

Requirements
Qualifications
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education:Associates Degree required and Bachelor’s preferred.

Experience:
The selected candidate must have a minimum of five years of field experience as an Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic. Of this, at least three years of training experience is required. Must also have experience in MS Office applications. The candidate must maintain a professional and customer-focused demeanor at all times. The candidate must understand medical terminology and be computer literate.

The selected candidate must have instructor certification in American Heart Association BLS, ACLS and PALS with a minimum of one-year experience in all disciplines. Requires current registration as EMT-P/Paramedic with the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT). Must have a current healthcare provider CPR certification and ACLS certification.

National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) instructor status in PHTLS, AMLS and EPC preferred.

Other Requirements: EVOC
Hazmat Operations
Fire or EMS Officer 1 (Preferred)
 

Recommended skills

National Registry Emergency Medical Technician
Health Facilities
Basic Life Support
Pediatric Advanced Life Support
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (Acls)
Emergency Medical Services
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The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates (MFA) is the largest multi-specialty physician practice in Washington, DC, that is conveniently located in one building. We are committed to providing the best possible, most comprehensive, and most convenient care to our patients. Our investment in medical technology allows us to serve our neighbors, our country, and our international community.

The MFAs practice is built upon a long-standing tradition of care and community partnership. Our academic medical and surgical specialties and multidisciplinary approach to treating patients has far reaching roots in the local and international communities.

The MFA recently embarked on a new direction in defining its role in the healthcare communityto accelerate the addition of cutting edge medical technologies and unsurpassed patient service to its practice. MFA world-renowned physicians teach the most current medical knowledge to medical students, residents, and fellows. Additionally, our physicians keep learning through our Continuing Medical Education classes, advancing the theory and practice of disease detection, diagnosis, and treatment.

In July of 2000, the MFA became a non-profit, 501 (c)(3) organization, governed by a physician and executive board of directors. Currently, with more than 270 doctors and 41 medical specialties, the MFA is the largest and most comprehensive physician practice in the District that is conveniently housed in a 316,000 square-foot facility, treating an average of 1,500 patients a day.

In the future, MFA healthcare services will continue to meet the needs of the areas diverse populations with superior and effective patient care. Patients can look forward to receiving care from the best doctors using the most patient-friendly and efficient technology available. We are currently in the process of incorporating an electronic clinical records system, launching the MFA to the forefront of both medical and patient services technology.

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