This position is under the directsupervision of the Operations Director of OHSU Center for the Advancement ofResuscitation Education (CARE) and works directly with the CARE Senior Trainer.
This position requires an AmericanHeart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) Instructor certification.
Duties include: leading BLS trainingsessions, demonstration of high-quality CPR techniques for adult and pediatricpatients, demonstration of proper AED use, demonstration of relief-of-chokingtechniques, providing feedback and coaching to course participants,administering standardized performance evaluations of knowledge and techniques,set-up and break-down of teaching stations.
CARE provides CPR competencytraining to OHSU faculty, healthcare staff and students as stand-alone coursesand in concert with Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) or PediatricAdvanced Life Support (PALS) courses.
Key Responsibilities include but arenot limited to:
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