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Hackensack Meridian Health BLS Instructor - Per Diem in Edison, New Jersey

BLS Instructor - Per Diem

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JFK Medical Center

Job Location


Position Type

Per Diem

Standard Hours Per Week




Shift Hours


Weekend Work

No Weekends Required

On Call Work

No On-Call Required

Holiday Work

No Holidays Required


How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our healthcare teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.
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.


A Day in the Life of an BLS Instructor at Hackensack Meridian Health includes :
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.


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.
If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

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