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PRN, EMS Instructor

Akron, Ohio
Job Type
3 Sep 2022
Join the Cleveland Clinic team, where you will work alongside passionate caregivers and provide patient-first healthcare. Cleveland Clinic is recognized as the No. 4 hospital in the nation, according to the U.S. and World News Report. At Cleveland Clinic, you will work alongside passionate and dedicated caregivers, receive endless support and appreciation, and build a rewarding career with one of the most respected healthcare organizations in the world.

Under the direct supervision of the Program Director, the Paramedic Instructor will assist the Program Director in the coordination, implementation and on-going evaluation of the Paramedic Education Program.

Cleveland Clinic provides what matters most: career growth, delivering world-class care to our patients, continuous learning, exceptional benefits and working for an organization that offers many long-term career paths. Join us and experience a culture where opportunities to advance and the support to get there go hand-in-hand.


  • Plans laboratory sessions, identifying equipment needs and enlisting evaluators.
  • Offers one-on-one tutoring on practical skills and didactic material to EMT and Paramedic Students.
  • Instructs assigned EMS courses in the classroom and laboratory setting.
  • Maintains accurate inventory of all paramedic program supplies and equipment.
  • Evaluates new EMS products and equipment.
  • Makes recommendations to Program Director regarding equipment/product purchases.
  • Assists with class coverage, monitoring lectures, and lecturing as necessary.
  • Assists with written test administration and evaluation.
  • Evaluates students in clinical/field internship rotations as necessary.
  • Submits student evaluations to the Program Coordinator.
  • Assists EMT and Paramedic instructors in scheduling equipment for classroom instruction and practical testing.
  • Establishes cooperative working relationship with community health and EMS organizations and agencies.
  • Maintains current licensure/certifications throughout tenure of duty.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Follows Hospital and department policies and procedures with special attention to attendance and punctuality, confidentiality, dress code and display of ID badge, and safety.
  • Completes mandatory education and training in order to maintain organization and department-specific competencies and requirements.


  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Associates degree preferred.


  • State of Ohio Paramedic Certification required.
  • BLS required.
  • ACLS required.
  • PALS required within one year.
  • State of Ohio EMS Instructor (EMS-I) - required within one year.
  • Basic Life Support Instructor - American Heart Association (BLSI) - required within one year.
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Instructor - American Heart Association (ACLSI) -required within one year.
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support Instructor - American Heart Association (PALSI) - required within one year.
  • ITLS Instructor (International Trauma Life Support) instructor certification - required within one year.
  • National Registered Paramedic- preferred

Work Experience:

  • Five years EMS experience as an EMT, Advanced EMT, or Paramedic.
  • Two years of Paramedic experience is required.
  • Teaching experience preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires full body motion to move and lift patients, manual finger dexterity with good eye-hand coordination; involves extensive standing and walking.
  • Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

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  • Job Reference: 703251860-2
  • Date Posted: 3 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Cleveland Clinic
  • Location: Akron, Ohio
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent