EMS Program Faculty


EMS Program Faculty work as a part of a high functioning team to support all aspects of the program including but not limited to: coordinating, developing and providing lectures in the EMT primary, hybrid, preparatory, refresher and continuing education programs, collaborating on the development and delivery of psychomotor skills and simulation programs, supporting the clinical/field internship portion of the program, innovating and researching new learning methods to promote student success.

EMS Program Faculty will be a student advocate in the learning process, create an active learning environment, and maintain a high level of industry competence. The incumbent will be responsible, creative, collaborative, innovative, and ready to teach in all aspects of our programs.

Current licensure as an EMT, Paramedic, Physician Assistant, Registered Nurse or higher in State of California (or ability to obtain licensure).

Ability to obtain EMT or Paramedic Accreditation in the County of Los Angeles.

Baccalaureate degree in health related field, nursing, health care administration, health care education, emergency medical services or a related field (Masters preferred).

Minimum of two (2) years EMS work experience on an ambulance, fire department or in a hospital emergency department.

Minimum of two (2) years teaching experience in emergency medical services or equivalent health care setting.

Previous experience coordinating, delivering, and evaluating education courses.

Detailed knowledge and formal training in education theory and the use of simulation to meet learning objectives.

Detailed knowledge and skill in prehospital care procedures and techniques.

Must have valid unrestricted Driver's license and be available to drive personal vehicle to off-campus locations for courses and special projects.

Must be able to work day, evenings and/or weekends as programs are scheduled and required to meet student learning needs.

Must be able to frequently sit, walk, stand, lift, carry, and balance at times in excess of 125 pounds. Hand-Eye and motor coordination is necessary.

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.