Coordinator EMS Program - San Juan College in Farmington New Mexico

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San Juan College

Farmington, New Mexico

United States


Detailed Job Description

This position is responsible for coordinating the clinical components of the EMS program.


San Juan College is committed to serving the needs of our students through a process of continuous quality improvement. We uphold and affirm the following iCARE values:

• Innovation
• Collaboration
• Accountability
• Respect
• Excellence

Duties & Responsibilities


• Advocates, develops and documents collaborative links between the academic program and clinical sites, including regular contact and supervision of students on site; collaborates with preceptors to design experiences which enrich the relationships between academic and clinical education.

• Maintains and updates contracts, memoranda of understanding, and other documentation necessary to support clinical sites.

• Researches and develops agreement with new clinical sites.

• Schedules student clinical and field experiences.

• Develops and implements clinical preceptor training.

• Coordinates the continuous and ongoing review of clinical effectiveness.

• Meets with students and preceptors.

• Instructs and teaches classes in the classroom and in the skills lab; develops and implements assessment strategies; grades student tests and assignments.

• Develops student learning, teaching and testing materials.

• Coordinates EMS course schedules.

• Coordinates EMS refresher courses.

• Maintains and balances budgets.

• Orders and obtains EMS equipment and supplies; maintains and repairs equipment.

• Maintains professional board certifications and licensures; maintains active memberships in professional organizations; remains informed of current trends in the profession.

• Will Occasionally act on behalf of the program director in their absence.

• Performs related duties.


• Knowledge of EMS principles, practices, and standards.

• Knowledge of EMS evaluation and treatment equipment.

• Knowledge of contracts, memoranda of understanding, and other documentation necessary to manage clinical operations.

• Knowledge of EMS clinical training principles.

• Knowledge of student advising principles.

• Knowledge of curriculum development principles.

• Knowledge of effective teaching strategies.

• Knowledge of program and learner assessment principles.

• Knowledge of accreditation standards and processes.

• Knowledge of college policies and procedures.

• Skill in the operation of computers and job related software programs.

• Skill in decision making and problem solving.

• Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public.

• Skill in oral and written communication.

• Skill in working effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.


The Director of EMS Program assigns work in terms of very general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures and the nature and propriety of the final results.


Guidelines include New Mexico EMS rules and regulations, Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions, contracts and memoranda of understanding, and college and program policies and procedures. These guidelines require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application.


• The work consists of varied instruction and management duties. Strict regulations and the variety of tasks to be managed contribute to the complexity of the position.

• The purpose of this position is to direct the EMS program’s clinical training component. Success in this position results in the efficient and effective provision of instruction to students and to compliance with accreditation standards.


• Contacts are typically with co-workers, other college personnel, faculty, staff, students, clinical site preceptors, EMS professionals, representatives of accreditation agencies, vendors, and members of the general public.

• Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, to resolve problems, to provide services, to negotiate or settle matters, or to motivate or influence persons.


• The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing or stooping. The employee frequently lifts light and occasionally heavy objects, climbs ladders, distinguishes between shades of color, and utilizes the sense of smell.

• The work is typically performed in an office or classroom. The employee may be exposed to contagious or infectious diseases. Work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, gloves, etc.




MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field. • Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years experience or service. • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of New Mexico for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

Starting Salary


Special Instructions to Applicants

All applicants subject to criminal background investigation prior to employment.

Keyword Phrases

  • Coordinator EMS Program
  • Inspire and Support Life Long Learning
  • Innovative, Dynamic Learning College
  • Commitment to Excellence
  • Program Administrators and Coordinators
  • Academic Administration
  • Emergency Medical Services
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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