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ACLS & PALS Clinical Instructor, Per Diem
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UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
The UCLA Center for Prehospital Care is the leading emergency and prehospital academic center on the West Coast. One of only four centers of its kind in the nation, the Center is dedicated to advancing the systems and methods of EMS. We teach, test, and certify the people who provide care to the ill or injured prior to hospital admission. ACLS and PALS Instructors provide lecture presentations, and skills instruction according to American Heart Association Community Training Center standards. Courses are provided for the UCLA Medical Center, and general medical community at large. Responsibilities include providing demonstrations, acting as a student advocate in the learning process, creating an active learning environment, ensuring course requirements, and objectives are met, assisting in the development of educational objectives as well as testing methods, and other duties as assigned. This is a 10% per diem position.

Job Qualifications
The ideal candidate will have a current license as a paramedic, registered nurse, medical doctor, or respiratory therapist; a minimum of one year of clinical working experience, minimum of one year of relevant teaching experience, current AHA Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider (CPR) certification, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) provider & instructor and/or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) provider & instructor certifications. Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) provider and instructor certifications are preferred (can be trained). Applicants must have a valid unrestricted California driver license and be able to drive personal vehicle to off campus locations. Applicants must have good physical stamina, endurance, and body condition that would not be adversely affected by frequently having to walk, stand, lift, carry, and balance at times, in excess of 125 pounds. Hand-Eye and motor coordination is necessary. The work can involve very heavy lifting (50 pounds frequently, no maximum) and involves climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, handling, fingering, feeling, talking, hearing, and seeing (including the ability to perceive differences in colors, shades, or harmonious combinations or to match colors is required). Applicants must have excellent communication skills, be able to work both independently and in a team setting, be able to follow through with minimal direction, and be available to work weekdays, weekday evenings, holidays, and/or weekends.

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.