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Job Title NEMSA Instructor
Location New Orleans, LA
Department Corporate / Administrative & Support
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Shifts hiring Full-time

Job Opening – NEMSA Instructor - New Orleans, LA

The National EMS Academy, a division of Acadian Ambulance, has an immediate opening for a full-time NEMSA Instructor at the New Orleans Louisiana Campus. This position is responsible for planning, delivering and evaluating education for EMT/Paramedic and refresher/continuing education classes.

NEMSA 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



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