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Coordinator Paramedic Practicum

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Posted: 12/08/2019

Job Description:
General Statement of Duties
The person in this position is responsible for coordination of paramedic students for experiential learning.  The coordinator is responsible to select and approve practicum sites, manage contracts, provide oversight of the practicum, orient students and supervisors regarding practicum, monitor students required hours and skills and serve as a liaison between the site and the college for communication.  This person will mentor and role model to student professional, ethical and competent practice. 
  • Maintain contracts with existing clinical partners and explore the development of new partnerships
  • Insures that all students are cleared to participate regarding all requirements (academic, health requirements/immunizations, drug screenings, etc.)
  • Communicates with students and on site supervisors regarding the details (dates and times of practicum), the clinical hours and minimum skills to successfully complete the practicum experience.
  • Reviews on site supervisor feedback and assessments to work towards success throughout the practicum.
  • Monitor student progress through FisDap and insure students are progressing to the fulfillment of practicum requirements.
  • Through communication with students and survey tools, determines quality of clinical site and facilitates development for clinical site or eliminates sites if quality not adequate.
  • Communicates with program director regarding any questions or concerns about practicum. 

Minimum Qualifications
  • National and/or state registration as a paramedic required, NREMT-P
  • Must possess a minimum of two years full time experience as a paramedic or its equivalent.
  • Bachelor's Degree
Desired Qualification
  • Previous teaching within a Paramedic Program
  • Master's degree
Equivalency Statement
Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as stated above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.

Additional Information:
Salary: $28.29 per hour
Employee Status: Part Time
Benefits: No
Hours per Week: 8
Number of Weeks: 52

Mount Wachusett Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

Application Instructions:
The following documents are required:
1. Resume
2. Cover Letter

Anticipated Effective Date: December 2019
Applications accepted up to and including December 24,2019
Applications received after December 24, 2019 MAY be considered until the position is filled.
Candidates may be subject to employment screening to include both a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) request and a Sexual Offender Registry Information (SORI).

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