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EMS Educator

  • Job ID: 711679639
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Center for Emergency Medicine
  • Department: Education
  • Location: 230 Mckee Place, Pittsburgh PA 15213
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $24.78 to $42.84 / hour


The candidate will coordinate, supervise, teach and expand the American Heart Association ECC programs offered at the Center for Emergency Medicine, BLS, ACLS, PALS while providing mentorship to existing instructors.  They will also be the responsibility lead for all CEM supplies, equipment and facility management that support our program activities including simulation, classroom scheduling and laboratory equipment.  This position will be standard business hours.  Occasional weekend shifts will be required.


  • Organize, coordinate, develop and deploy medical education at the Center for Emergency Medicine to include: AHA, NAEMT, ITLS, USDOT, PA DoH, UMBC, ARC and proprietary courses. Supervise and manage a one-hundred plus person instructor pool: maintain competencies, serve as steward of records, recruit instructors from pool to staff educational programming. Serve as liaison between Center for Emergency Medicine and AHA, NAEMT, PA DoH, ARC and other education authorities for medical continuing education.
  • Manage and curate organizational website and social media platforms related to program offerings and current events. Organize, coordinate and supervise management and maintenance of educational facilities and equipment: Skill lab rooms, equipment, cardiac monitors, simulation manikins, and classroom technologies through both one?s individual action and the management of program assistant personnel when available. Collaborate with program faculty to manage use of facility classrooms, lab rooms, conference rooms and other spaces through the use of a web-based reservation system.
  • Function as the primary resource at CEM to external stakeholders and customers: coordinate and schedule educational programming upon request. Develop and grow the AHA Community Training Center and NAEMT offerings at CEM increasing the frequency and seat capacity for AHA and NAEMT courses: Healthcare BLS, ACLS, PALS and other programs as directed. Communicate with professional demeanor consistent with CEM and UPMC Values of dignity and respect, caring and listening, responsibility and integrity, excellence and innovation, and quality and safety, and respond to requests or other communication within 72 hours of contact.



  • Required: High School Diploma/GED
  • Preferred: EMS Educational Methodology Credential: PA DOH BEMS EMS Instructor OR National Emergency Medical Services Educator Certification (NEMSEC) OR NAEMSE Instructor I and/or II course OR PA State Fire School Instructor OR out of state equivalents. NAEMT Instructor: AMLS, PHTLS disciplines. American Red Cross Instructor.Skills preferred: EMS teaching experience in both the initial certification and continuing education domains. Associate or higher degree, in Health Science, education or related field. Supply management, procurement experience. Supervision of personnel or team oversight. Public speaking, interacting with public/clients. Planning and delivery of education, community health, and/or public events. Office productivity tools (MS Office). Learning Management Systems (Canvas, Blackboard, etc.) instructor level use. A/V equipment use and troubleshooting. Simulation Facilities and Equipment management. Familiarity with Laerdal simulation manikins and products.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Paramedic (must be eligible and obtain PA reciprocity within 90 days of hire), OR Registered Nurse. AHA Instructor (BLS, ACLS, PALS or must obtain with in 90 days of hire). 3 years of experience in a patient care setting (hospital, clinic, EMS, QRS, etc.).

  • Paramedic OR Registered Nurse (RN)

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more.

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