ACLS Instructor - Lead
Job ID: 104074 Date posted: August 11, 2020
- Sharp HealthCare
- Cardiac Training
- Clinical Technician Jobs
- Per Diem
The ACLS Instructor Lead functions as a leader in all components of Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) courses including (but not limited to): primary responsibility for lecture of all required American Heart Association (AHA) class content, initial Mega code demonstration; group control skills; knowledge and facility with all ACLS clinical and medical devices and equipment; setting up and using educational presentation tools; creating, presenting, and leading case-based scenarios, case discussion stations, skills instruction and skills evaluation stations, practice stations, remediation stations, and written examinations; the educational philosophy of the ACLS Program; and relevant policies and procedures for conducting AHA courses.
Required Skills and Qualifications
- High School Diploma or equivalent
- Current American Heart Association ACLS Instructor card
- Current American Heart Association BLS Instructor card
- Requires current license or certification and current practice in a healthcare occupation where ACLS skills and knowledge are within the provider scope of practice, such as but not limited to registered nurse, respiratory therapist, and paramedic.
- Minimum of two (2) years working experience in a healthcare occupation or field requiring utilization of ACLS required.
- Current practical experience in performing the skills taught and the ability to communicate the skills to students in a clear and precise manner.
- Minimum of one (1) year experience as an American Heart Association ACLS Instructor preferred or ability to successfully complete Sharp’s ACLS Lead Instructor competency program after employment.
- Education and training in a healthcare related position requiring ACLS provider skills, such as but not limited to registered nurse, respiratory therapist, and paramedic.
- Ability to meet shift commitment of a minimum of 3 shifts per month, including one weekend day.
“After nearly 10 years of working here, it's still one of the hardest jobs I've ever loved. If you find a niche here, you'll be working with some of the smartest in the industry. This is where they'll respect you for thinking outside the box and kindness matters. They expect consistency and hard work, but pay you well to do it.”