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EMT/EMS LaboratoryTechnician

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Temporary employees at Southwest work 25 hours per week. Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation and receipt of official college transcripts.

Posting Details

Posting Text

Title Temporary Help: Non-Exempt - STCC
Position Title EMT/EMS LaboratoryTechnician
Department STCC-Special Academic Programs (SA)
Position Summary

Southwest Tennessee Community College is a comprehensive, multicultural, public, open—access college. Southwest began operation on July 1, 2000, through legislation that consolidated Shelby State Community College and State Technical Institute at Memphis. Southwest has 6 campuses/centers from which it offers over 100 programs and over 20 technical certificate programs. We foster student success, transform lives, and increase the educational level of a diverse community in Shelby and Fayette counties. Southwest is a Tennessee Board of Regents institution, accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. We invite you to become a part of the Southwest Team!

• This is a part-time position that assists EMS students in the lab, and clinical areas in the Emergency Medical Services Program.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

• Prepares and delivers assistance with clinical and simulation lab needs to all instructors.

• Assists students with lab skills and practice.

• Maintains current license/certification in profession. Acts as a liaison between Southwest and the Clinical Affiliate.

• Maintains accurate student records for clinical and lab work.

• Attends faculty meetings, college assemblies, orientation activities, and other meetings as called by the President, Dean or Department Chair.

• Keeps abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, participating in professional conferences and checking with instructors for their outlines and updates.

• Participates in departmental and program meetings.

• Provides orientation to the student for the simulation lab.

• Attends practical (clinical site) with the student during the rotation or make random spot checks for student compliance.

• Trains preceptors in accordance with Southwest Paramedic Preceptor Training.

• May perform other duties as assigned by Program Director, Department Head/Dean.

Required Qualifications

• High School Diploma

Hold current provider certifications in:
• Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers
• Advanced Cardiac Life Support
• Pediatric Advance Life Support

• Have a current unencumbered Tennessee Paramedic License
• Three (3) years’ experience as a Pre-Hospital Care provider

Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Work Characteristics

• Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation.

• Ability to interact with diverse populations.

Pay Rate
Posting Date 03/20/2017
Closing Date
Open until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants

Temporary employees at Southwest work 25 hours per week.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation and receipt of official college transcripts.

Type of Appointment Other
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Employment Category Clerical/Support
Location Southwest Tennessee Community College (Memphis)
Location of Position
Posting Number 005522

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
    • No Response
  2. * Please select below which best fits your highest level of education:
    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Some college
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree or higher
  3. * Are you currently licensed as a Tennessee EMT-Paramedic, without history of revocation, denial, or suspension of licensure?
    • No response
    • No
    • Yes
  4. * Do you currently have a Tennessee EMT-Paramedic license?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Reference 1
  2. Letter of Reference 2
  3. Unofficial Transcript
  4. High School Diploma/High School Equivalency
  5. Additional Document (s)
  6. License/Certification