St. Vincent's Medical Center
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St. Vincent’s Medical Center is a 473-bed Magnet recognized community teaching hospital committed to continuing Christ’s healing ministry through its service to the greater Bridgeport, CT community. Our Emergency Department has a Trauma Level II designation, and is a primary Stroke and STEMI center. Our 66 beds are divided into multiple zones, including a separate Observation Unit, Fast-Track area, and Behavioral Health Crisis Unit. We pride ourselves on a culture of inclusivity, service and teamwork which extends throughout the department, from Providers who staff the unit 24/7 to our Unit Secretaries and Techs, who provide invaluable services to our patients.
This individual is responsible for the training and education in the CESI Paramedic Program at St. Vincent’s Medical Center, including ACLS, PALS, and PHTLS. The Education Specialist will provide instruction of educational programs offered at St. Vincent’s Medical Center within their scope of medical knowledge. Lead debriefing discussion at the end of simulation scenarios. He/she must provide a supportive climate and positive learning environment where students feel valued, respected, and free to learn in a dignified environment. Will determine learners who are having difficulty with subject matter and assist as necessary providing feedback to the learner or the course director. Assist with collecting reliable data for evaluating learners' performances through: observational ratings of learner performance (anecdotal notes, customized notations) and through formal assessment instruments (i.e. checklists). This person interacts with faculty, staff, students and the public on a continuing and regular basis as a representative of CESI. This individual will provide and implement solutions to enhance the delivery of simulation-based education through technological developments and creation of artifacts, such as moulage, props and wardrobe.
The day to day task will involve but are not limited to:
-Setting up and taking down of computers, all simulators, including screen-based simulation programs, procedural task training models, virtual reality simulators and full body computerized manikins, clinical and teaching equipment, and complex audio-visual systems.
-Provides and implements solutions to enhance the delivery of simulation-based education through technological developments and creation of artifacts, such as moulage, props, and wardrobe.
-Troubleshoots clinical simulation technologies associated audio visual equipment so that training courses run smoothly.
-Demonstrate the operation of equipment to others and maintains competence with the equipment.
-Maintaining and resupplying inventory and equipment as necessary
-Scheduling, organizing and maintaining the classroom space
-Performing other project support as needed to support classroom activities.
-Makes recommendations regarding the purchase of equipment, supplies, and materials.
-Supports the paramedic program in all areas; including community outreach programs; (example: National Guard and Boy Scouts) including conducting tours of the facility.
-Maintains the classroom space as a clean, safe, and optimal learning environment
-Trains internal and external customers in patient management such cardiac arrhythmias, airway management.
This position will report directly to the EMS Operations Manager.
o Bachelor’s Degree in healthcare preferred.
o Minimum of 2 years’ experience in healthcare
o Current unencumbered State of CT paramedic license
o CT EMS-I preferred
o BLS Provider certification
o ACLS Provider certification
o PALS Provider certification
o Must read, write, speak English proficiently