Assists in managing all responsibilities as described in the American Heart Association (AHA) Program Administration Manual. Assists in coordinating and instructing AHA Advanced Life Support training programs for healthcare professionals. Assists with the supervision of instructors in all disciplines; and may also be a current instructor in at least one discipline. Represents the training center and is the primary point of contact for the AHA.
Bachelor's degree in business, management, education, or healthcare related field is preferred.
1 year of teaching experience and hi-fidelity simulation is preferred.
Current American Heart Association (AHA) BLS, and/or ACLS, and/or PALS Instructor Certification is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Verbal and written communication skills. Basic computer skills preferred.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Contributes to the achievement of established department goals and objectives and adheres to department policies, procedures, quality standards and safety standards. Complies with governmental and accreditation regulations.
Participates in multidisciplinary quality and service improvement teams as appropriate. Participates in meetings, serves on committees and represents the department and hospital/facility in community outreach efforts as appropriate.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Assists in recruitment, training, of instructors and other support staff as assigned. Assists in the clinical and marketing efforts of the Clinical Simulation Center, and other special projects upon request.
Assists in the planning and instruction of continuing education courses for healthcare professionals within the AHA guidelines.
Assists the lead in operational aspects of the AHA training programs. Assists the lead in smooth operations of daily activities, including resources, faculty, and logistics.
Develops practices and policies for program administration.
Maintains instruction/training aids and equipment.
Participates in other quality education programs for healthcare providers, including NRP, Code Blue Preparedness, In Situ, Advanced refresher courses and conferences.
Plans training for faculty development.
Provides recommendations for budget and purchase of equipment, supplies and materials.
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