To coordinate and conduct credentialed courses and exams, to
include American Heart Association, Basic Cardiac Life
Support/Advance Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advance Life
Support, AED Training, and First Aid courses. Administrate all
activities of an American Heart Association Training Site, as well
as UPMC Pinnacle Health programs to include coordinating and
scheduling volunteer instructor efforts and record keeping.
+ Incorporate leading/evidence-based practice in quality/safety
into every day work.
+ Commit to high quality, safe work; encourage others to have
+ Identify processes/systems that could lead to inefficient
practices, unsafe conditions, errors or adverse events.
+ Avoid shortcuts to ensure quality and safety measures are not
+ Encourage patient and family involvement in processes
+ Speak up with other service partners to ensure high quality
and safety. Report serious events/incidents per policy.
+ Process course records and fees for all courses, internal and
external, that are conducted
+ Plan, coordinate, instruct, and follow up on courses as
prescribed by individual agencies, according to department needs,
to include, but not be limited to, BCLS, AED, ACLS, PALS, and First
+ Provide inventory control of course-related textbooks and
+ Actively practice behaviors associated with UPMC Pinnacle
Service Excellence expectations. Smile at and greet everyone
enthusiastically, treat everyone with respect, dignity and respect.
Be an ambassador for UPMC Pinnacle.
+ Know and follow all organizational/departmental
+ Maintain records for all instructors within the CTC
+ Maintain mannequins and educational equipment in working order
and in accordance with sanitation guidelines
+ Coordinate and manage the delivery of Advance Cardiac Life
Support, BCLS, Pediatric Advance Life Support, AED, First Aid
courses and other AHA programs as directed.
+ Assume responsibility for personal development and
+ Provide Quality Assessment and continuing education for all
instructors within the CTC structure.
+ Demonstrate competency in the assessment, range of treatment,
and knowledge of growth and development as it relates to the age of
patients being treated
+ Promote educational programs to healthcare professionals and
public, as well as Industrial First Aid.
+ High School Diploma or equivalent Required.
+ Graduate of an AMA/CAAHEP-accredited Paramedic Training
Program preferred or Graduate of an accredited school of
professional nursing and licensed as an RN in the Commonwealth of
Pennsylvania or a Bachelor Degree in the Health or Science
+ 1 year of experience Preferred. One year as a BCLS Instructor
preferred. One year as an ACLS Instructor preferred.
**Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:**
+ BCLS Certification at the healthcare provider level.
Certification as a BCLS Instructor or obtain within six months of
+ Certification as a BCLS Instructor Trainer and Regional
Faculty or obtain within minimum time frames established by
American Heart Associations.
+ Certification as an Emergency Medical Technician or obtain
within six months of date of hire.
+ Successful Completion of an ACLS Provider Course with in the
past two years or complete within six months of hire date.
+ Certification as an ACLS Instructor or obtain withinone year
of date of hire. Certification as a Pediatric Advance Life Support
Instructor or obtain within one hear of hire date.
+ Certification as an AHA HeartSaver First Aid Instructor or
obtain within one year of date of hire. If a Paramedic: a.
Certified by the Pennsylvania Department of Health as an
EMT-Paramedic. b. Certified as an NREMT-P by the National Registry.
OR IF an Registered Nurse, Licensed by the Commonwealth as a
**Clearances must be dated within 90 days**
+ Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
+ Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor
+ Basic Life Support Instructor (BLSI)
+ Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
+ Driver's License
+ National Registry Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic
(NREMT-P) OR Paramedic OR Registered Nurse (RN)
+ Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
+ Act 33 with renewal
+ Act 34 with renewal
+ Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal
+ **UPMC is an Equal Opportunity