ETMC EMS Education Coordinator in Waco, Texas


Provides EMS related educational opportunities to individuals involved in pre-hospital patient care. Works somewhat independently to initiate, coordinate and teach the various State and nationally approved EMS related initial and on-going training opportunities.


  • Prepares outline of instructional program and studies and assembles material to be presented.

  • Presents lectures and discussions to groups to increase students' knowledge or vocational competence.

  • Tests and grades students on achievement in class.

  • Teaches continuing education classes for all EMS personnel.

  • Conducts workshops and demonstrations to teach such skills related emergency medical services

  • Teaches basic courses in ITLS, ACLS, PALS, BLS etc. all related to emergency medical services.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Interpersonal - Maintains confidentiality.

Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.

Team Work - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed; Recognizes accomplishments of other team members.

Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.

Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


EMS Instructor for 1-3 years

Previously coordinate EMS initial certification or on-going education.

Excellent human relations and oral/written communication skills.


  • State and Nationally Registered Paramedic

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor

  • Basic Trauma Life Support and / or Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support Instructor

  • Texas Department of Health Coordinator

  • Texas Department of Health Examiner

  • Texas Department of Health Instructor

Language Ability:

Ability to read, analyze and interpret education related material. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Math Ability:

Ability to calculate figures as they relate to teaching certain topics within the EMS curriculum.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and interpret a variety of instructions in different formats. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Word; Excel and PowerPoint. Experience in the use of audio-visual equipment.


Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Coordinates instructors and examiners used in the provision of educational opportunities.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather);outdoor weather conditions; extreme cold (non-weather) and extreme heat (non-weather). The employee is occasionally exposed to work in high, precarious places.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and sit. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.


The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.


  • Teach card classes, ACLS, PALS, BLS, ITLS – in cooperation with the Office of Clinical Services (OCS)

  • Manage FRO education – in cooperation with the OCS

  • Attend hospital meetings/clinical liaison and report to the OCS Director

  • Attend and participate in Regional Advisory Council meetings

  • Participate in Waco Area employee continuing education courses

  • Coordinate/Instruct a yearly EMR Course in the Waco Area

  • Assist as needed with the ETMC EMS FTO Program

  • Assist when needed with the ETMC EMS CQI Program

  • Operations assistance (as needed with compliance concerns)