Job Description

Job Title: Education Coordinator, STAT MedEvac (RN or FP-C)
Job ID: 691133
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Center for Emergency Medicine
Department: Admin STAT MedEvac
Location: 10 Allegheny County Airport, West Mifflin PA 15122

Description

Purpose:
To meet program goals, the Education Coordinator will assist the Education Manager, Medical Directors, and the rest of the Medical Operations team with the coordination of continuing education activities for the STAT MedEvac system. During routine operations, the Education Coordinator is expected to function as a flight nurse or a flight paramedic and adhere to the responsibilities of that position at a 1.2 minimum FTE commitment. This time may be adjusted based on a given education project/sessions with administrative approval.

The successful candidate will be placed according to years and months of experience for employment purposes.

Responsibilities:
  • Access protected health information and other patient information only to the extent necessary to complete his/her duties, and only share that information with individuals or entities with a 'need to know' specific to the patient information.
  • Adheres to all clinical, operational, safety, outreach, and employee health responsibilities of a flight nurse or flight paramedic
  • Assists the Education Manager and Medical Directors in the development and coordination of orientation and internal mandatory continuing education programs. Enhances clinical knowledge, skill maintenance and operational procedures in response to the STAT MedEvac Quality Improvement program recommendations and air medical industry requirements. Maintains a database regarding the STAT MedEvac orientation didactic sessions. Coordinates attendance and continuing education roster with Education Manager. Updates STAT MedEvac training calendar of external continuing education opportunities available for flight crew members. Assists with AED/CPR training of all non-clinical personnel in the administrative office building. Identifies areas for continuing education specific to the needs of the medical crews and STAT MedEvac system through documentation reviews, staff interactions, and customer needs to the Education Manager and Medical Directors.
  • Assists the Education Manager in ensuring STAT MedEvac meets clinical staff education needs as outlined by the Medical Directors, regulatory, and accreditation bodies. Performs other duties as assigned by the Education Manager, Senior Director Medical Operations/Chief Clinical Officer, and Director of Medical Operations
  • Communicates in a professional and effective manner with STAT MedEvac employees, administration and customers. Contacts and updates the Education Manager and Medical Directors as needed regarding continuing education attendance and other issues. Contacts and updates the Education Manager and Medical Director of any Pennsylvania Department of Health (PA DOH) continuing education issues. Contacts the Education Manager regarding all administrative issues, including audio visual equipment and technology needs.
  • Functions as a professional representative of the STAT MedEvac system and supports and upholds the mission, goals, and objectives of the system at all times. Utilizes proper channels for improvement of the system and will maintain a positive customer service approach at all times. Maintains a professional and neat appearance while working and representing STAT MedEvac during other functions. Maintains a cooperative, team-oriented working relationship with co-workers.
  • Maintains documentation and reports on all patient records that are disseminated to appropriate individuals or entities.
  • Protects the privacy of all patient information in accordance with STAT MedEvac Policies and Practices, as required by State and Federal Law.

Qualifications

Requirements: 
  • Flight Paramedic / Flight Nurse (RN):
    • Baccalaureate degree in any field preferred. 
    • Minimum of two (2) years of experience as a medical crew member required. 
    • The ability to manage staff with excellent skills in interpersonal conflict resolution is required. 
    • Must have a willingness to formulate, support, and implement program goals and objectives. 
    • The Education Coordinator must have superior clinical knowledge, skill, and judgement, with the ability to work productively and effectively within a complex Air-Medical/Critical Care Ground environment. 
    • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Power Point, Excel) is required. 
    • The Education Coordinator must possess demonstrated ability to initiate and direct multiple projects, initiate and manage contracts, and meet deadlines for assigned tasks.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Flight Paramedic:
    • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania certified Paramedic and national registry Paramedic required. 
    • Additional certifications may also be required at the discretion of the Education Manager in the following jurisdictions: Ohio, West Virginia, Maryland, New York, Delaware, Washington D.C. 
    • Flight Paramedic (FP-C) credential required.  
    • The Education Coordinator must possess and maintain current and in good standing all clinical certifications required of the Flight Paramedic job description (ACLS, PALS, NRP, ATLS, BLS, etc.)
    • Act 33 Child Clearance
    • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
    • National Registry Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic
  • Flight Nurse (RN)
    • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania registered nurse and pre-hospital nurse is required. 
    • Additional professional licensure may also be required at the discretion of the Education Manager in the following jurisdictions: Ohio, West Virginia, Maryland, New York, Delaware, Washington D.C. 
    • The Education Coordinator must possess and maintain current and in good standing all clinical certifications required of the Flight Nurse job description (ACLS, PALS, NRP, ATLS, BLS, etc.)
    • Certified Flight Registered Nurse (CFRN) 
    • Act 33 Child Clearance
    • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
    • Pre Hospital Registered Nurse (PHRN)
    • Registered Nurse (RN)

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $18.24 to $30.32

Union Position: No

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