The Emergency Medical Science (EMS) Preceptor at Guilford Technical Community College is responsible for supporting student success by creating an optimum learning environment, responding to student needs, managing effective preceptor activities, modeling employability skills, demonstrating professionalism, developing cooperative work relationships with other faculty and staff, supporting college administrative requirements, and maintaining competency in their instructional field. He/she will be responsible for quality preceptor experiences and for effective participation and interest in the total affairs of the college
The EMS Preceptor works in collaboration and conjunction with the EMS Curriculum program and supports program functions by precepting students in a clinical environment. He/she will also work to maintain program compliance with accreditation standards in accordance to Guilford Technical Community College (GTCC), North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services (NCOEMS), American Heart Association (AHA), and the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). This position reports directly to the Director of the EMS Program.
Certification– the Preceptor will have the educational background needed to meet accreditation/approval, certification and departmental requirements.
North Carolina Paramedic Certification
Associate degree in Emergency Medical Science (EMS) from a regionally accredited college or university.
Level I EMS Instructor certification
EMS-Specific instructor certifications: Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Basic Life Support (BLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS), etc.
One-year full-time experience as a Paramedic in a 911 EMS service
Letter of recommendation from current employer stating that the applicant can function as a EMS preceptor within that agency.
Greater than one year of relevant field experience in Emergency Medical Science (EMS).
Community College teaching or training experience preferred.
Internal Number: 4384
About Guilford Technical Community College
Guilford Technical Community College offers more than 80 programs of study and continues to support success through innovative education, training and partnerships. The college offers associate degrees, diplomas and certificates as well as noncredit courses in professional development, personal enrichment, job training, career development and basic education. As the third largest of 58 community colleges in the North Carolina Community College System, GTCC serves more than 40,000 students annually from its Jamestown, Greensboro, High Point, Aviation and Donald W. Cameron campuses as well as its Small Business Center in Greensboro and High Point.