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Job Description

IDOC CPR Instructor

Position Title: IDOC CPR Instructor
Department: Workforce Solutions & Comm Ed
Supervisor: Workforce Solutions Project Coordinator

Description of Essential Functions (critical tasks):

Job Summary: The person in this position will be responsible for teaching American Heart Association (AHA) based courses within Illinois correctional facilities to IDOC staff members as stipulated by the agreement in place with Lake Land College and the IDOC during the employment period. Employee will work autonomously with IDOC correctional facility training staff members to schedule and provide training. Employees are expected to complete all college-generated and/or AHA paperwork associated with the course being taught.
  • The IDOC Regional Instructor Trainer and Coordinator will provide AHA approved CPR instruction during their employment as provided for under the agreement in place between Lake Land College and the IDOC. Employees must have current AHA instructor-level certification in either basic CPR, first aid, and AED (At the time of writing called "Heart Saver"); or, healthcare provider CPR, first aid, and AED (At the time of writing called "BLS Provider"). Instructors are expected to maintain said certification, and any updates required to do so, at their own expense.

Specific Functional Job Requirements

Education: Must have current instructor certification in AHA basic or healthcare provider CPR, first aid, and AED training. If instructing healthcare-level or instructor level courses, instructor must be willing to align with Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Care Center.
Experience: Prefer two years' experience instructor AHA CPR courses, and/or background in medical field related occupation, such as Emergency Medical Technician, Nursing.
Knowledge: Understanding of importance and relevance of CPR in workplace setting.
Skills Have high degree of organizational ability and be detail oriented. Possess a current valid Driver's License.
Personal: Must be able to pass IDOC background check. Able to work with and communicate effectively with students. Must be able to coordinate training with IDOC personnel via phone or email. Must be willing to work within correctional facility setting. Must be able to drive and have reliable transportation method, or secure alternative mode of transport.
Physical: Be able to lift 40-60 lbs.
Machines and equipment used: Must understand care and maintenance of training equipment and consistently assess for needed repair or replacement when necessary. CPR mannequins, Automated External Defibrillator Trainers. First Aid training aids (eg. EPI pen trainers, bandages), Bag-Valve-Masks and Personal Protective Equipment used for Basic Life Support training.

General Employment Statement

A. Length of training and Probationary Period: 90 days
B. Hours of Work Day: 29 hrs a week max
C. Group Affiliation: Part-time Nonexempt Grade Level:
D. Condition of Employment: Department of Corrections
E. Position: N

Job Demands

Some = 1-3 hours/day Frequently = 4-6 hours/day Very Frequently = 7+ hours/day

Job Demand None Some Freq Very Freq

Physician Requirements

Physical Requirements Required

Hazards/Exposure to:

Type Required

Hazards/Exposure to:

Judgment and Reasoning Required

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