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Company: Central Florida Health
Location: Leesburg, FL
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Essential Functions: The AHA Instructor, under the direction of the UFHCF Corporate Director of Clinical Education, is responsible for teaching American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Life Support (PALS) training courses. The AHA Coordinator provides scheduling and class instruction opportunities to the AHA Instructor. The position is responsible for providing high quality instruction while demonstrating professionalism and accountability The AHA Instructor will:

  • Teach AHA certification classes effectively and with enthusiasm to engage students
  • Facilitate video presentations, instructor lectures, skills demonstrations, testing students, answering questions, remediating when appropriate, and completing post-course rosters, paperwork
  • Physically demonstrate correct mannequin skills on all mannequins (infant, child, adult) on the ground/floor and table
  • Submit all required documentation timely
  • Set up, clean, and store equipment appropriately and independently
  • Communicate effectively with AHA Coordinator, Clinical Education Director, fellow instructors, and UFHCF Team Members

Educational Requirements / Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent


  • Current license as Paramedic in the State of Florida required
  • American Heart Association provider certification required for:
    • Basic Life Support (BLS)
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
    • Pediatric Advanced Cardiac Life Support (PALS)
  • American Heart Association instructor certification required for:
    • Basic Life Support (BLS)
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
    • Pediatric Advanced Cardiac Life Support (PALS)

Special Skills/Qualifications/Additional Training/Experience Required

  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Must be computer literate and have ability to use email, and online programs regarding training classes and documentation
  • Minimum 2 years American Heart Association BLS, ACLS, and PALS instructor certification required
  • Minimum 2 years recent pre-hospital emergency medical services (EMS) response required

Who We Are:

UF Health Central Florida, formerly known as Central Florida Health and acquired by University of Florida Health in January 2020, is an award-winning, locally owned and governed not-for-profit health care system and the largest, most comprehensive provider of health care services in the region. We care for patients in Lake, Sumter, and Marion counties through inpatient acute hospital services at UF Health The Villages® Hospital and UF Health Leesburg Hospital, inpatient rehabilitation services at UF Health The Villages® Rehabilitation Hospital, adult inpatient psychiatric services at the UF Health Leesburg Hospital Senior Behavioral Health Center and diagnostic laboratory services at several locations.

As a premier health care provider, UF Health Central Florida takes pride in providing progressive, innovative technology, along with building strong relationships with patients, families, physicians and residents of the communities we serve.  Check out our available jobs and apply today! To learn more, visit www.CentralFloridaHealth.org.


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