JOB SUMMARY: The Learning Specialist responsibilities will be to instruct American Heart Association (AHA) courses in Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiovascular Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, First Aid and other classes to employees. The position is responsible for providing high quality instructions to employees while demonstrating professionalism and accountability. Instruction will be to participants renewing certification or obtaining it for the first time.
Certifications from the American Heart Association in the disciplines of Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).
Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: B.S/B.A. degree in an Allied Health Discipline. Certification/License for discipline, Emergency Medical Technician, Advanced healthcare provider (AEMT, Paramedic,RN). Ability to teach effectively in a learning environment. American Heart Association BLS, ACLS, PALS instructor certifications.
Work Experience: Three (3) years teaching experience and certification American Heart Association protocols.
Equipment Operated: Audiovisual equipment
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Communication Skills: Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking); Writing/Composing (Reports) Other Skills: Medical Terms Advanced Education:Advance Training (Specialty): AHA certifications in BLS, ACLS, and PALS.
Bachelor's Degree (Major): Allied Health Discipline
Work Schedule: Flexible
Responsible for classroom and clinical instruction of participants to include but not limited to: planning, developing and providing creative classroom and clinical learning experiences; teaching, coaching and mentoring in the classroom; writing and evaluating outcome based tests and competency performance assessments related to theory; writing, observing and evaluating competency performance exams; tutoring of and practicing with participants; and evaluating participant performance. Knowledge of education curricula and ability to provide instruction (teach). Ability to develop, manage and facilitate education programs. Ability to provide instruction in multiple methodologies, including but not limited to traditional classroom, teleconference, and web-based.
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.