Hackensack Meridian Health

  • Instructor

    Job ID
    Shore Care Nurses
    Shore Care
    Job Location
    Position Type
    Per Diem
    Weekend Work
    Weekends as Needed
    On Call Work
    No On-Call Required
  • Overview

    The BLS, ACLS & PALS Instructor teaches American Heart Association (AHA), Basic Life Support (BLS),  Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) and/or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) courses. Core responsibilities include instruction, remediation, and evaluation related to BLS, ACLS & PALS courses.


    Education: High school diploma/GED

    • Current American Heart Association BLS, ACLS or PALS Instructor Certification required
    • Recent clinical experience required; minimum of 2 years' experience in an emergency, critical care, or field setting preferred.
    • Prior educator/instructor experience preferred; prior instructor experience in BLS, ACLS or PALS education preferred.
    • Valid Driver’s License
    • Must be able to lift 45 lbs.



    • Adhere to all HMH/AHS policies and educational philosophies and to those of regulating organizations (i.e. AHA).
    • Demonstrate effective teaching skills, and be responsive to students' needs and concerns; adapt teaching style to meet the students' learning needs
    • Willing to travel to off-site courses locations within the communities served by HMH.
    • Punctual and prepared for all assigned courses; conduct self in a pleasant and professional manner at all times and adhere to Life Support Training Center dress code.
    • Maintain confidentiality with regard to students' progress and outcomes. Report any student issues to Lead/Coordinator in a timely manner.
    • Complete all required paperwork legibly and return completed paperwork and payments to Coordinator in a timely manner.
    • Ensure security of Training Center equipment; ensure proper cleaning and restocking of equipment after each class.
    • Attend instructor meetings as scheduled. Participate in instructor updates as required.
    • Promote a culture of collaboration and accountability in order to assure efficient operations and to provide education that improves patient outcomes throughout the community and region.
    • Work effectively and relate well with others, including supervisors, colleagues, and internal and external customers. Exhibit a professional manner in dealing with others and maintain constructive working relationships.


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