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BLS | ACLS | PALS
We have opening, continues seeking instructors for all American Heart Association disciplines.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Pediatric Advanced Life Suport
Basic Life Support Health Care Provider
* American Heart Association instructor card is not necessary, we can train and certify the right person.
Teaching locations are only located at our New Jersey Centers, Mostly in our Bergenfield, NJ Location.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
All applicants must have the following medical licenses/certificate/s to apply:
EMT, Paramedic, RN, BSN/RN Graduate, Preferably with acute/critical care experience
Instructor Certification Requirements:
Preferably applicants must currently be certified in BLS and ACLS through the American Heart Association. A PALS certification is also preferred. However if you do not have a PALS certification, we will provide the PALS provider course as part of training.
Applicants with Active/Expired BLS, ACLS and PALS Instructor Certification are preferred.
If you do not have your BLS, ACLS and PALS Instructor Certification in order to teach these courses through the American Heart Association, we will provide that training.
Healthforce Culture is describes as:
Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused
Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative
Outcome-oriented -- results-focused with strong performance culture
People-oriented -- supportive and fairness-focused
Stable -- traditional, stable, strong processes
You will be expected to teach a minimum of 4-6 days per month. This will include some mornings, some evenings, and some weekends. We will work with your schedule in advance when determining which days you will be teaching. We have flexibility and experience doing this with other full-time medics/RNs.
**NOTE: We can easily work around a full-time paramedic schedule.
40 hours per week (4-5 days a week)
+overtime and commissions.
Per Diem American Heart Association Heartsaver/BLS Instructor
An American Heart Association Instructor has the ability to teach any American Heart Association Courses and Renewal Courses.
Before beginning the Instructor training process, candidates must have a current provider course card for their chosen discipline, and must align with an American Heart Association Training Center that is accepting new Instructors in their chosen discipline.
American Heart Association Instructor training consists of
The Instructor candidate takes the self-directed online Instructor Essentials course in his or her chosen discipline.
The Instructor candidate takes the faculty-led, classroom-based Instructor course in his or her chosen discipline.
A faculty member monitors the Instructor candidate as he or she teaches the first course in his or her chosen discipline.
Once payment has been remitted to HealthForce business office (online or in-person) an Instructor Course Manual will be available for pick up at our office during normal business hours. We can mail it to your doorstep at an additional cost. This manual can be referenced for the online Essentials Course.
Pricing: The cost of the course includes:
The classroom course
Training center alignment
Qualifications: Current American Heart Association current BLS provider. Requires current license or certification and current practice in a healthcare occupation, knowledge are within the provider scope of practice, such as but not limited to registered nurse, respiratory therapist, and paramedic. Minimum of two (2) years working experience in a healthcare occupation. Current practical experience in performing the skills taught and the ability to communicate the skills to students in a clear and precise manner.
Per Diem American Heart Association ACLS/PALS Instructor
The ACLS/PALS Instructor Lead functions as a leader in all components of Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) courses or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) including (but not limited to): primary responsibility for lecture of all required American Heart Association (AHA) class content, initial Mega code demonstration; group control skills; knowledge and facility with all ACLS/PALS clinical and medical devices and equipment; setting up and using educational presentation tools; creating, presenting, and leading case-based scenarios, case discussion stations, skills instruction and skills evaluation stations, practice stations, remediation stations, and written examinations; the educational philosophy of the ACLS/PALS Program; and relevant policies and procedures for conducting AHA courses.
Qualifications: Current American Heart Association ACLS/PALS Instructor card, Current American Heart Association BLS Instructor card. Requires current license or certification and current practice in a healthcare occupation where ACLS/PALS skills and knowledge are within the provider scope of practice, such as but not limited to registered nurse, respiratory therapist, and paramedic. Minimum of two (2) years working experience in a healthcare occupation or field requiring utilization of ACLS/PALS required. Current practical experience in performing the skills taught and the ability to communicate the skills to students in a clear and precise manner. Minimum of one (1) year experience as an American Heart Association ACLS/PALS Instructor preferred. Minimum of at least 2 years experience as a BLS American Heart Association instructor.