Contract Writer, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

United States
Min. Experience:
Mid Level

Higher Learning Technologies (HLT) is accepting applications for contract writers with strong subject matter expertise in one or more of the subject areas relevant to the American Heart Association's Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Provider Course, including:

* Apply the BLS Survey, Primary, and Secondary Assessments systematically to evaluate adult patients

* Perform or evaluate high-quality CPR, including effective chest compressions and use of a manual defibrillator

* Recognize and perform comprehensive management of respiratory arrest

* Use a "systems of care" approach according to the American Heart Association for the management of ACS and Stroke, including appropriate transfers

* Recognize and manage the most common bradyarrhythmias and tachyarrhythmias

* Recognize and manage cardiac arrest including post-cardiac arrest care, termination of resuscitation, family involvement, and ethical considerations

* Employ effective team dynamics including effective communication

* Autonomously direct resuscitations in the Team Leader role

* Evaluate ongoing resuscitative efforts and implement post-arrest care

You will write ACLS test-prep questions and detailed rationales based on ACLS Provider Course materials, prerequisite skills, case checklists, and ACLS writing guidelines provided by HLT. You will ensure content accuracy and understanding while adhering to the writing guidelines. Ideal candidates will:

* Be a health care provider experienced in ACLS. 

* Be proficient in core rhythm identification and ACLS pharmacology.

* Have a current ACLS certification, or recent certification(after 2010). Writers will be expected to write content according to the most recent evidenced-based resuscitation science (2015 Update).

* Have written and/or edited multiple-choice assessments for nursing or other medical examinations.

* Be willing to complete a sample item with guidelines provided by HLT.

* Possess excellent writing and editing skills and a good understanding of English grammar and punctuation.

* Be experienced working and writing in an online environment and have the necessary computer skills.

Resume and sample item required for consideration. Item writers will be paid $30 per approved item (including rationale). Work can be done remotely.

About HLT

Higher Learning Technologies, based in Iowa City, Iowa, started as an EdTech company back in 2012.  Today we develop mobile and online educational solutions for motivated learners as they prepare for key milestones in their educational journey. We target the multi-billion dollar market for higher education, with a focus on high-stakes exams and classes. Mobile devices is one of the fastest growing phenomenons in history and HLT has emerged as a market leader with the most popular, highest grossing and most downloaded of all test prep apps on both android and apple devices.

As a young company committed to transforming the way learners experience education, our status quo is constant motion. This requires us to embrace change and be bold and imaginative in how we work. The same is true for who we hire. We need smart, tenacious, team-centric people who share our curiosity of the world and bring a learning-obsessed mindset. We need problem solvers who love tackling big challenges and can flex quickly to rapidly moving parts. We need drivers who own their actions and have the propensity for getting things done.

Although what got us here won’t get us there, we hold tightly to a set of core values to Innovate, Captivate, and Educate. These ideals are the heartbeat of our company, and we are rigorous in identifying these qualities in the people we hire.

Check out our products or visit us on Facebook. We look forward to hearing from you!

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