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You must provide all information requested on the application form (resumes will not be considered as a substitute for the application). Initial screening by Human Resources for minimum requirements is based on your APPLICATION ONLY (supporting documents will not be reviewed during initial screening). Incomplete applications will not be considered by hiring committees. You will have an opportunity to upload supporting documents for committee consideration during this online application process.

Position Information

Posting Number:06001393
Position Title:Paramedic Lab Assistant (Part Time, Temporary Hourly, Non-Benefited)
Posting Date:09/17/2018
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled (notes):Open For Academic Year
Length of Position:Temporary, as Needed Basis
Anticipated Start Date:
Position Type/Employee Class:Temporary PT Hourly
Salary Level:Irregular Wage Salary Schedule
Starting Minimum Pay:$25.00/hr, non-benefited position, no guarantee of hours
Starting Maximum Pay:$25.00/hr, non-benefited position, no guarantee of hours
Hours per Week:Hours of the Week may Vary
Work Schedule:Work Schedule may Vary
Days of the Week:Days of the Week may Vary
Job Summary/Purpose:

The Paramedicine Program seeks a qualified individual to serve as Paramedic Program Lab Assistant. Lab Assistants will assist the paramedic course director in the education and evaluation of student performance in the lab experience.

Terms of Employment:
• This is a part-time (<.50 FTE) Temporary Hourly/Non-Benefited position
• Requires flexible work schedule, which may include evenings and/or weekends as well as travel throughout the district when needed.
• Upon hire, must pass criminal and/or driving history; only information relevant to the position will be considered.

Essential Functions:

1. Assist with instruction in the paramedic course lab under the direction of the paramedic course director/faculty member
2. Cooperate with other College personnel including the Paramedicine Program Director to assist students with career planning, job placement, and follow-up studies.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

1.Thorough knowledge in the field of paramedicine within the field of out-of-hospital emergency medicine
2. Knowledge of teaching and instruction of various audiences and group dynamics.
3. Visual ability, corrected, to enable instructor to observe, direct, and supervise students in classroom situations.
4. Familiarity with and ability to operate or oversee the operation of audio-visual equipment, including overhead projectors, film, sound systems, video, television, interactive video and audio equipment including computer-controlled mixed media presentations.
5. Ability to operate or oversee the operation of computers and other written materials.
6. Ability to verbally communicate effectively with others, using the English language, with or without the use of an interpreter.
7. Ability to communicate effectively in writing, using the English language, with or without the use of auxiliary aids or services. Familiarity with and ability to remain in communication with the Program Director, Paramedic Lead Instructor and other program staff and faculty on a regular basis.
8. Ability to review, understand and apply concepts presented in training programs, conferences, and/or professional literature.
9. Ability to work with Paramedicine Program Director, faculty, Department Chair, Instructional Dean and other COCC staff at all levels.
10. Willingness to travel and/or teach at various hours and locations, as required.
11. Ability to work cooperatively with and contribute to a diverse workplace through ideas or experience.

Physical Demands and Other Ergonomic Requirements:

Working hours are regular, per the established work schedule. Work is performed in an ordinary office, mostly sitting. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to function effectively indoors in an office environment engaged in work of primarily a sedentary nature with the ability to sit or stand at workstation for extended periods. The employee is regularly required to sit, use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms and requires near visual acuity to write, read written materials and computer screens, and sufficient hearing and speech ability for ordinary telephonic conversations. Occasional lifting under ten pounds for 15 percent of the time. Computer screen is used more than 75 percent of the time. All individuals are required to be able to perform the essential functions with or without reasonable accommodation.

Equal Opportunity / Non-Discrimination Statement

The goal of Central Oregon Community College is to provide an atmosphere that encourages our faculty, staff and students to realize their full potential. In support of this goal, it is the policy of Central Oregon Community College that there will be no discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, disability, sex, marital status, national origin, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran status or any other classes protected under Federal and State statues in any education program, activities or employment. Persons having questions about equal opportunity and nondiscrimination should contact the Equal Employment Officer, c/o COCC’s Human Resources office, 541.383.7216.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Education: AAS-Paramedicine degree or higher from an accredited institution of higher learning that includes course work equivalent to the uniform associate of applied science degree in Paramedicine as approved by the Oregon State Board of Education and offered by Oregon’s community colleges.
2. Experience: One year of paramedic pre-hospital emergency and non-emergency care experience.
a. Licenses: Oregon Paramedic
b. Certifications: Healthcare Provider CPR

Special Qualifications:

1. Education: Bachelor’s Degree in healthcare or education related field preferred.
2. Experience: Teaching experience in a Community College setting preferred.
3. Certifications: Current CPR Instructor certificate from the American Heart Association preferred.
– Current ACLS Instructor certificate from the American Heart Association preferred.
– Current PHTLS Instructor certificate from the National Association of EMTs

Special Instructions to Applicants:


NOTE: You may be required to upload required documents indicated in this posting at the time you apply. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at application. It is the responsibility of the applicant to upload all required documents, including transcript(s). If you have questions please contact Human Resources at 541-383-7216.

Is a Criminal History Check required?No
Is a Credit History Check Required?No
Open Until FilledYes

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