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Job Title NEMSA Instructor
Location Covington, LA
Department National EMS Academy
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Shifts hiring Full-time

The National EMS Academy, a division of Acadian Ambulance, has an immediate opening for a full-time NEMSA Instructor at the Covington Louisiana Campus. This position is responsible for planning, delivering and evaluating education for EMT/Paramedic and refresher/continuing education classes. This position will also be directly involved with EMS training for a governmental contract that is overseen by NEMSA.

The National EMS Academy is dedicated to providing a positive learning experience for students, using a combination of classroom instruction and real-life simulation to create an exciting environment for learning.

Specific duties include:

  • Curricula development and lesson planning

  • Deliver course material to learners either locally or via the distance learning network

  • Assist other faculty members as necessary in lesson delivery, skills instruction or student evaluation

  • Evaluate the effectiveness of both lesson content and the educational delivery system (i.e. exams, practical evaluations, etc.)

  • Maintain NEMSA equipment/supplies/property to assure safe and effective operation

  • Participate in teams/committees

  • Develop and maintain clinical affiliations

  • Schedule, oversee and evaluate learner clinical performance

  • Counsel and remediate learners as required

  • Maintain accurate/confidential records of student progress

  • Coordinate and deliver standardized courses (i.e. ACLS, PALS, BLS, etc.)

  • Maintain a working knowledge of the National Registry examination process

  • Participate in scheduled on-call rotations and duties.


  • National Registry Certified Paramedic

  • Minimum of 5 years of clinical experience preferred

  • Associate Degree or higher preferred

  • Maintain state EMS instructor certifications and American Heart Association (BLS and ACLS) 

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, organize and meet multiple concurrent deadlines independently

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Letter of recommendation 



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