In the Department of Public Health, Office of Emergency Medical Services, this class is accountable for performing the most complex tasks in coordinating statewide Emergency Medical Services education and training programs.
Works under the limited supervision of a Public Health Section Chief.
May supervise/lead technical or clerical staff as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Coordinates emergency medical services training between credentialed field personnel and instructors; serves as liaison between state Emergency Medical Services office and educational organizations; provides technical assistance to communities, public service agencies, state and local governments and instructors; develops curricula and co-directs their implementation through community colleges; develops and implements training programs such as emergency training for school nurses; ensures quality of training and training outcomes through review and analysis of a variety of evidence-based data; evaluates training programs and instructors’ performance; produces a two day statewide EMS educational conference annually; speaks before groups regarding emergency training; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Knowledge of emergency medical services; knowledge of principles and practices of in service training; knowledge of education methods and techniques; considerable interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to utilize computer software.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Seven (7) years of experience in emergency medical services.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
1. Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in emergency medical services at a technical level. 2. One (1) year of the General Experience must have been as a full time instructor in an organized training program.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(16)-ADMIN & RESID (P-5)
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Emergency Medical Services Training Coordinator in Salary Group AR 25 approved effective June 4, 2010. (2012 SCOPE Review)