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Director Paramedic Education Program

Cleveland Clinic Akron General
Akron, Ohio 44307
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  • Job Type
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    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

Under the direct supervision of the Medical Director and the Executive Director, Medical Education and Research, the Director of Paramedic Education Program is responsible for developing and implementing an educational program in order to train individuals to become Emergency Medical Technician- Basic (EMT-B) and Paramedics. 

Job duties include:

  • Directs and evaluates the work activities of the Paramedic Education Department (and EMT-B) to include the clinical coordinator, instructors and secretary. Interviews, hires, orients and trains staff. Provides feedback and discipline as required and manages personnel performance.
  • Designs, coordinates, implements, and evaluates the paramedic education program to include: developing curriculum, presenting lectures, and constructing valid and reliable testing instruments. Reviews and revises paramedic education curriculum as described by the governing agencies.
  • Recruits prospective students for the program. Monitors progress and issues disciplinary actions to students as needed.
  • Prepares re-accreditation documents for appropriate state and national governing agencies. Maintains paramedic certifications and instructor certifications.
  • Prepares and administers a budget in a manner conducive to hospital financial guidelines including organizations at the state and national levels.
  • Provides consultation to administration, medical staff, and nursing staff on pre-hospital issues.
  • Follows hospital and department policies and procedures with special attention to attendance and punctuality, confidentiality, dress code and display of ID badge.
  • Completes mandatory education and training in order to maintain organization and department specific competencies and requirements. Maintains applicable certification/licensure.


Bachelor's degree in a health care discipline or the equivalent experience. Masters degree preferred. Five years paramedic experience or a registered nurse with two years pre-hospital experience. Three years previous EMS teaching experience. Ohio Paramedic Certification and National Registry Certification. Maintains current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Instructor and Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Instructor certifications with PHTLS/BTLS PALS ABLES Instructor certification preferred. Excellent public speaking skills. Must possess a working knowledge of computer systems and data analysis. 


  • EMT
  • Manager/Director
  • Instructor
  • Paramedic
  • Nurse

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