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Lab Assistant - EMT/AEMT

  • Kingsport, Tennessee, United States
  • Staff
  • Staff Part-Time
  • Temporary
  • Closing on: Feb 6 2023

Title: Lab Assistant - EMT/AEMT

Employee Classification: Part-Time/Temporary

Institution: Northeast State Community College

Department: Health Professions

Campus Location: Northeast State at Kingsport

Salary: $20.00 hourly, up to 20 hours per week

Job Summary

Reporting to the Dean of Health Professions, the EMT Lab Assistant assists with the preparation and clean-up of laboratory and provides instruction and support to students at the assigned clinical site and/or campus lab.

Job Duties

• Assist students at the assigned clinical site and/or lab on campus

• Provide oversight of clinical experiences for students enrolled in the Program, travel to clinical sites two to three days a week as needed

• Adhere to applicable accreditation commission standards or agencies regulations, the college’s policies and procedures, and the Program’s curricula

• Provide competent, consistent, and safe instructions to the students

• Demonstrate professional attitudes and behavior in the following areas:

o Appearance

o Timeliness

o Adherence to policies and standards

o Management of conflict

o Ethical judgment

o Self-directed learning for professional growth

o Interactions with patients, public and health care professionals

• Support instructor using appropriate techniques related to adult learning to include:

o Demonstrations

o Skills training

o Quizzing and discussion

• Provide basic counseling and support skills to facilitate learning and progress

• Assist in evaluating the student’s performance according to established standards and criteria

• Maintain communication with Northeast State Community College Program Director and instructors

• Provide appropriate level of supervision to student in clinical setting

• Complete other assignments as directed by supervision. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Currently licensed as a Tennessee EMT without history of revocation, denial, or suspension
  • Minimum of one year of experience practicing in the prehospital environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • AAS degree in a related field from an accredited institution
  • One or more years of teaching experience
  • Conversational ability or fluency in a second language

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Technology Skills: MS Office suite; digital records management systems; general operating systems and data information systems
  • Ability to communicate with individuals from a wide range of diverse socioeconomic backgrounds (students, family, staff, governmental officials), both orally and in writing
  • Capable of managing time and workload to meet strategic planning, budgeting, and any other assigned deadlines
  • Dependability
  • Responsive to primary stakeholders’ requests
  • Professional demeanor, communication, and attire
  • Proficient functioning in a team-oriented environment

For assistance regarding the job ad, application process, or application status, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 423-354-5183 or

Special Instructions to Applicants: To be considered for a position at Northeast State, you must create an online application. A resume and unofficial transcripts are required; a cover letter is optional. You will also be required to provide the contact information for a minimum of three (3) professional references. Your skills, abilities, qualifications, and years of experience will be evaluated using only what is recorded on your application. Please note that attaching a resume does not substitute for completion of the application form. Part-time work experience is calculated at 50% of full-time experience.

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