Full time Offered Salary :

LECTURER – EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES /SHORT MEDICAL COURSES PROGRAMMES AT RED CROSS, NAIROBI

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Job Description

OVERALL JOB DESCRIPTION

The  Lecturer should be able to contribute to the development and delivery of academic provision in Paramedic Science/Emergency Medical Technician and related disciplines including associated academic operational responsibilities as required ensuring an excellent student experience.

The job holder should be able to support the development and implementation of the Institute strategic initiatives. He/she participate in research, knowledge exchange, skills transfer and public engagement to enhance the reputation of the Institute.

 

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To participate with other faculty in the development of teaching, learning and assessment strategies
  • To contribute to student support in administrative guidance and welfare
  • To represent both the EMS courses and the institute in student recruitment activities, including participation in marketing activities
  • To enhance the institute’s ability to engage with industrial and external partner contacts through effective networking to build relationships for future activities.

To pursue research activities which enhance the external revenue of the Institute, publications and to deliver various forms of consultancy and other services as determined by the Strategic direction of the Institute

  • Contribute to the development and improvement of policy and practice through involvement in professional/industry associations, accreditation authorities, conference organizations, advisory bodies, and national or international delegations
  • To maintain and develop areas of expertise (curriculum review and development) for the growth of the department and the institute
  • To undertake both general Health & Safety responsibilities in accordance with the Health & Safety Policy and in addition, to provide such supervision as is necessary to ensure the health and safety of the students
  • To lecture in all disciplines related to Emergency Medical Services, pre and post hospital care, humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Management
  • To undertake other such responsibilities as may be required from time to time

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A University Degree in; Paramedicine, Nursing, Clinical Medicine or Bachelor of Medicine/Surgery from a recognized University
  • 3 years of professional teaching experience
  • AHA/BLS/ACLS/ATLS/PHTLS trainer certification is an added advantage
  • Evidence of Research and publications an added advantage

3Skills and knowledge

  • Evidence of the delivery of high quality student centered learning and teaching
  • Knowledge of Emergency Medical Services Instructor training
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven skills on proposal development
  • Extensive knowledge on Research and Development
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ethical and honest
  • Team Player
  • Proficient in Computer applications
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