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National EMS Academy Instructor

Covington, Louisiana
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The National EMS Academy, a division of Acadian Ambulance, has an immediate opening for a full-time NEMSA Instructor at the Covington Louisiana Campus. This position is responsible for planning, delivering and evaluating education for EMT/Paramedic and refresher/continuing education classes. This position will also be directly involved with EMS training for a governmental contract that is overseen by NEMSA.

As the largest privately-held medical transportation company in the nation, we serve areas of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas with reliable cutting-edge technologies.  With campuses throughout Louisiana and Texas, the National EMS Academy offers entry-level, continuing education, and refresher courses for a number of EMS career pathways, including EMTs and paramedics. We are a nationally-accredited EMS training facility and also an authorized American Heart Association Training Center for CPR and continuing education courses.

The National EMS Academy is dedicated to providing a positive learning experience for students, using a combination of classroom instruction and real-life simulation to create an exciting environment for learning.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Group Hospitalization/Dental/Vision/Prescription Program

  • Retirement Plan 401K/Employee Stock Ownership Program

  • Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

  • Voluntary Term Life Insurance

  • Vacation and Sick Leave

  • Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability Insurance

  • Direct Deposit

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Competitive Compensation


Specific duties include:

  • Curricula development and lesson planning

  • Deliver course material to learners either locally or via the distance learning network

  • Assist other faculty members as necessary in lesson delivery, skills instruction or student evaluation

  • Evaluate the effectiveness of both lesson content and the educational delivery system (i.e. exams, practical evaluations, etc.)

  • Maintain NEMSA equipment/supplies/property to assure safe and effective operation

  • Participate in teams/committees

  • Develop and maintain clinical affiliations

  • Schedule, oversee and evaluate learner clinical performance

  • Counsel and remediate learners as required

  • Maintain accurate/confidential records of student progress

  • Coordinate and deliver standardized courses (i.e. ACLS, PALS, BLS, etc.)

  • Maintain a working knowledge of the National Registry examination process

  • Participate in scheduled on-call rotations and duties



  • National Registry Certified Paramedic

  • Minimum of 5 years of clinical experience preferred

  • Associate Degree or higher preferred

  • Maintain state EMS instructor certifications and American Heart Association (BLS and ACLS)

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, organize and meet multiple concurrent deadlines independently

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Letter of recommendation 


Interested candidates should apply online at https://acadian.candidatecare.jobs/  




  • Health Care / Social Assistance
Posted: 2019-02-06 Expires: 2019-03-08

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