Paramedic Preceptor

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Classification:Temporary Service Casual
Grade:Grade 78
Work type:Temporary
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:Kenai Peninsula College
Location: Anchorage
Categories: Health Profession

Position Summary: A Paramedic Clinical Preceptor is a licensed Mobile Intensive Care Paramedic (MICP) or a Nationally Registered Paramedic (NRP) who meets the requirements to mentor paramedic students during their clinical learning experiences.

The University of Alaska Anchorage, through Kenai Peninsula College (KPC) located in Soldotna, Alaska and Matsu College (MSC) located in Wasilla, Alaska offer one of the most challenging, and successful paramedic programs in the nation. The programs are offered as an AAS degree program only. The programs are taught over three contiguous semesters (fall, spring, and summer) averaging between 1600 and 1700 hours in total length with students dividing their time between didactic and lab sessions, in-hospital and fire department clinical experiences, and completing the degree at a large metropolitan fire department or EMS service in the continental United States. 

A Paramedic Clinical Preceptor is a licensed Mobile Intensive Care Paramedic (MICP) or a Nationally Registered Paramedic (NRP) who meets the requirements below, and who mentors paramedic students during their clinical learning experiences in the manner prescribed by signed written memorandums of agreement between the educational institution and the affiliating agencies. 

Acceptance into the pool does not guarantee that an applicant will actually be called upon to work. Should a representative of the department call you, an interview may be arranged. Following that, an offer may be extended for a period of time determined by the department. 

It is expected that a preceptor be available to work a minimum of one (1) shifts per month. 

This position is primarily at Anchorage area hospitals and/or at Mat-Su Regional Hospital; mileage to and from the job site is not provided.

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Please electronically submit the following documents with your application 

1. Cover letter:  Indicate if you are a current State of Alaska MICP or National Registry Paramedic (NRP).
2. Resume, including the title, first and last name, phone number and email address of three (3) professional references. 
3. Current license as a MICP or NREMT-Paramedic, MD, RN, PA-C or NP 
4. Current copies additional medical certificates re: ACLS, PALS/PEPP, ITLS/PHTLS and Helathcare CPR certification cards. 

If you have questions about the position please call 907-262-0378. 

Condition of hire: Upon being hired, employees must pass a state & federal background check, urine drug test, and show proof of current immunizations as outlined in UAA Southcentral Paramedic Program Handbook and required by hospital MOA's.  

 

Special Conditions of Employment: Acceptance into the pool does not guarantee that an applicant will actually be called upon to work. Should a representative of the paramedic program call you, an interview may be arranged. Following that, an offer may be extended for a period of time determined by the paramedic program administration.   

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