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Educator EMS Paramedic

at Centura Health

Posted: 12/30/2019
Job Reference #: 17118

Job Description

  • Requisition ID2019-17118
    US-CO-Colorado Springs
    Work Type
    FLSA Status
  • Welcome to Centura Health

    Welcome to the largest health ecosystem in Colorado and western Kansas. Welcome to living your mission among thousands of people on fire to live theirs too. Welcome to options, possibilities and values that guide exceptional care. Welcome to extremely important industry challenges and opportunities to solve complex problems. Welcome to highly intelligent teams, overflowing community and the wholeness of mind, body and spirit that is Centura Health.

    Flourishing Begins Here

    You have a purpose, unique talents and NOW is the time to embrace it, live it and put it to work. At Centura Health, we value incredible people with incredible skills – but your commitment to a greater cause is something we value even more.

    Responsible for the development, coordination and teaching of EMS courses/continuing education programs which meet established state and national Department of Transportation standards. Incorporate adult learning principles to provide formal and informal classroom lectures, practical field experiences, skills training and protocol reviews which enhance the delivery of prehospital care.

    What You Bring/Job Requirements

    In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:


    Associate’s Degree in Health-Related or Teaching-Related Field or equivalent education and experience considered


    Three years of experience in emergency medical services (EMS), preferably both in field (ambulance and/or fire agency) and in hospital; preferably familiar and connected to Colorado EMS.

    Two years of experience in developing educational programs and instructing students by using adult learning principles and instructional methodologies

    Ability to effectively communicate between emergency department staff and EMS, fire and rescue personnel

    Knowledge and experience in computer instructional technology and Microsoft Office Professional software

    Knowledge and experience in medical/trauma terminology, disease conditions, pharmacology, treatment modalities, therapeutic testing and interventions

    Ability to analyze raw data, find trends and prepare statistical reports.


    Colorado State Paramedic Certification or National Registry Paramedic Certification (with eligibility for reciprocity)

    Colorado State Assistant Instructor Course, Colorado State Primary Instructor Course and Course Administration upon hire or within one year of hire/transfer

    Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

    Basic Life Support Instructor Certification upon hire or within one year of hire/transfer

    Advanced Life Support (ACLS) Certification

    Advanced Life Support Instructor Certification upon hire or within six months of hire/transfer

    Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification

    Pediatric Advanced Life Support Instructor Certification upon hire or within six months hire/transfer

    If at the time of hire/transfer date candidate has BLS, ACLS, PALS Instructor Certifications than the basic BLS, ACLS and PALS Certifications are not required.

    Physical Requirements:

    Medium Work - (Exert up to 50lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 20lbs frequently, and/or up to 10lbs constantly)

    Your Connected Community

    When people and places align, incredible things happen. Just like the 21,000+ amazing associates who work here, every community within Centura Health’s connected ecosystem has its own unique history, story and personality.

    Penrose-St. Francis Health Services is a full-service, 522-bed acute care provider in Colorado Springs comprised of Penrose Hospital and St. Francis Medical Center. Penrose Hospital serves as the anchor hospital of Penrose-St. Francis Health Services with 364-licensed beds and the ability to provide tertiary (high tech) medical-surgical services with an emphasis on elective and outpatient care. Established in 1890, Penrose Hospital has grown to become a major health treatment and referral center, specializing in cancer care, cardiac care, emergency trauma care and physical rehabilitation. St. Francis Medical Center opened in 2008 to keep pace with the growing needs of the Colorado Springs’ community on the north side of the city. St. Francis Medical Center features 172-beds and offers a modern Birth Center, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Care Unit, Emergency Department, Level III Trauma Center, Imaging Services, Surgical Services and Critical Care Unit. It also serves as southern Colorado’s home base for the Flight For Life® Colorado air medical helicopter service. It’s an incredible time to join us as we celebrate more than a decade as one of Healthgrades “America’s 50 Best Hospitals” and Magnet Hospital designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for superior quality in nursing care. With 300+ days of annual sunshine, mild winters and easy access places like Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods and some of Colorado’s top destination resorts, you will enjoy an incredible lifestyle while having the career you’ve always wanted.

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    Application Instructions

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