Catholic Health Initiatives Mercy College - EMT and Paramedic Instructor in DES MOINES, Iowa

Mercy College - EMT and Paramedic Instructor


Job Summary:

The purpose of this position is to assist the College in fulfilling its mission by facilitating student acquisition of the required knowledge, attitudes, and skills, necessary for success in the student's chosen career in health sciences.

Essential Duties:

  • Provides teaching, supervision and evaluation of student learning experiences.

  • Provides individual advisement and guidance for intellectual and professional development of students.

  • Collaborates with other faculty, preceptors, field faculty, and clinical agencies to provide optimum learning opportunities for students.

  • Assists American Heart Association courses, including course scheduling, instructor-development and scheduling and serving as an organizational resource.

  • Develops, implements and revises learning activities in a limited area.



  • Bachelor’s degree or a combination of education, training and tested experience.

  • Paramedic Certification.

  • National Registry Certification

  • EMS instructor endorsement

  • Demonstrated ability in managing, leading or training others.

  • Demonstrated ability to utilize appropriate, varied, and innovative classroom/clinical teaching strategies.

It is Mercy College of Health Sciences’ policy to conduct all academic programs and business activities in a manner that is free from unlawful discrimination and to provide equal opportunity for and equal treatment of students and employees regardless of race, color, age, ethnicity, religion/creed, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, genetic information, sex, marital status, disability or status as a U. S. veteran or any other factor protected by law. Inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies may be directed to the Vice President, Enrollment Management and Student Affairs or the Human Resources’ Business Partner at 515.643.3180, 928 6 th Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50309, .

Job Education


Daily Schedule varies

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0131608