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Associate Educator, American Heart Association

Denver Health
tuition reimbursement, retirement plan
United States, Colorado, Denver
777 Bannock Street (Show on map)
April 07, 2024
We are recruiting for a Associate Educator, American Heart Association to join our team!

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Department

Nursing Education

Job Summary

Under general supervision the Associate Educator delivers instruction for the American Heart Association (AHA) certification courses on Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) to healthcare providers and members of the public. The AHA Associate Educator job entails creativity and the ability to follow standard curriculum set forth by the American Heart Association.

Responsibilities

* Delivers instruction of AHA programs to the community and healthcare professionals. * Recognizes age specific considerations to address the needs of the population served. * Cleans equipment after each use. Conducts the contracted American Heart Association course(s) according to the guidelines of the American Heart Association. * Administers and grades written examinations. * Completes all paperwork after the course as required. Completes all assigned training center duties such as processing of rosters, printing of cards and spot skills checks. Verifies adequacy of equipment (quantity and functionality). * Communicates any concerns or unusual incidents that may have occurred during the class or client contact. * Uses a variety of audio/visual aids in the classroom setting: including, but no limited to; slide and film projectors, LCD projectors, VCRs, and overhead projectors. * Evaluates and adjusts teaching/training methods to accommodate student's needs. * Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge of AHA guidelines. * Knowledge of a variety of audio/visual aids for the classroom setting. * Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and various aspects of injury prevention. * Ability to interact in a professional manner with other personnel and ancillary services. * Ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive and negative situations. * Ability to listen and recall information. * Ability to communicate clearly verbally, in writing, and using electronic media. * Ability to design and implement student progress evaluations, including written tests and practical exams. * Previous experience in nursing, prehospital or other medical fields. * Ability to build rapport with students. * Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills. * Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Computers and Technology

* Familiarity with medical software and equipment.

Education & Experience

* Graduation from high school or possession of a GED certificate. Required * Qualified Licensed Provider with minimum 2-year Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) provider certification. Required * Licensed Paramedic in the state of Colorado required; RN or MD considered in lieu of Paramedic licensure.

Credentials

* Basic Life Support (BLS) Instructor Certification Required

Advance Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Instructor Certification: Required Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS) Instructor Certification: Required

All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.

Denver Health is an integrated, high-quality academic health care system considered a model for the nation that includes a Level I Trauma Center, a 555-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 10 family health centers, 18 school-based health centers, Rocky Mountain Poison and Safety, a Public Health department, an HMO and The Denver Health Foundation.

As Colorado's primary, and essential, safety-net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided billions in uncompensated care for the uninsured. Denver Health is viewed as an Anchor Institution for the community, focusing on hiring and purchasing locally as applicable, serving as a pillar for community needs, and caring for more than 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.

Located near downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.

We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. As an EOE, Denver Health does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Shift

Work Type

PRN/Intermittent

Salary

$26.86 - $39.06 / hr

Benefits

  • Outstanding benefits including up to 27 paid days off per year, immediate retirement plan employer contribution up to 9.5%, and generous medical plans

  • Free RTD EcoPass (public transportation)

  • On-site employee fitness center and wellness classes

  • Childcare discount programs & exclusive perks on large brands, travel, and more

  • Tuition reimbursement & assistance

  • Education & development opportunities including career pathways and coaching

  • Professional clinical advancement program & shared governance

  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer+ free student loan coaching and assistance navigating the PSLF program

  • National Health Service Corps (NHCS) and Colorado Health Service Corps (CHSC) eligible employer

Our Values

  • Respect

  • Belonging

  • Accountability

  • Transparency

All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.

Denver Health is an integrated, high-quality academic health care system considered a model for the nation that includes a Level I Trauma Center, a 555-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 10 family health centers, 19 school-based health centers, Rocky Mountain Poison & Drug Safety, a Public Health Institute, an HMO and The Denver Health Foundation.

As Colorado's primary, and essential, safety-net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided billions in uncompensated care for the uninsured. Denver Health is viewed as an Anchor Institution for the community, focusing on hiring and purchasing locally as applicable, serving as a pillar for community needs, and caring for more than 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.

Located near downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.

We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

Denver Health values the unique ideas, talents and contributions reflective of the needs of our community. For more about our commitment to diversity visit:

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