10 Alternative Jobs for EMTs & Paramedics in 2019

10 Alternative Jobs for EMTs & Paramedics in 2019

Learn What Other Jobs You Can Get with EMT-B or Paramedic Certification Becoming an EMT or Paramedic is a strong career choice. EMS is a growing field and jobs are plentiful across the country. Furthermore, you help people every single day and there are plenty of opportunities to grow within the field. For example, some […]

How to Get an Ambulance Driver’s License

Are you interested in seeking an ambulance driver’s license? Before we take a closer look, let’s start with some background information about ambulance operators. They typically assist other EMS personnel with loading and unloading patients from the ambulance. At times, they may need to perform CPR or assist with other general duties. In California, ambulance […]

EMT to Police Officer: Career Guide for Joining the Force

EMT to Police Officer: Career Guide for Joining the Force

How to Become a Police Officer: Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary The world needs more good police officers, and your training as an EMT may help you become just that. While the connection between police officer and EMT may not be immediately clear, there are several. Police are typically the first […]

Why Medical Schools Love EMTs

EMT to Doctor: How to Prepare For Medical School

Being an EMT Offers the Best Clinical Experience for Pre-Med Students For those with an interest in medicine, becoming a doctor is often the ultimate goal. As a doctor, the pay is much better, the responsibilities are greater, and then you have the opportunity to change the entire medical industry through your work (plus, it’s […]

Firefighter EMT Jobs

EMT to Firefighter: Career Guide for Firefighter EMTs

How to Become a Firefighter EMT: Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary They’re the first line of defense against disasters. They wait 24-hours a day just in case they’re needed. And they’re the first to rush into literal flames to save another human being’s life. Few careers are as heroic as being […]

EMT to Paramedic: A Career Guide for Aspiring Paramedics

EMT to Paramedic: Career Guide for Aspiring Paramedics

How to Become a Paramedic: Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary Working as a first responder is one of the most noble (and helpful) career paths a person can follow. From the start of your shift to the last minute of your day (and sometimes during off-hours as well), you’re the first […]

How to Become an EMT Instructor

How to Become an EMT Instructor

Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary For people who suffer life-threatening injuries, EMTs play an essential role in saving their lives. The services provided my medical first responders are priceless. However, these men and women don’t become Emergency Medical Technicians on their own. Someone has to train and certify them before they […]

Best Cities to Work as an EMT in 2019

The Top 35 Best Places for EMS work Based on Culture, Location, and Salary In a previous article, we detailed the 25 highest paying cities in the United States for Emergency Medical Technicians. (We also explained how we arrived at that number). But for a growing number of job hunters, salary is no longer automatically […]

The 25 Best Paying Cities for EMTs in 2019

A career as an Emergency Medical Technician is one that comes with a lot of upsides. EMTs are in high demand across the country (which means job security), they can find jobs just about anywhere in the country, and they go to bed every night knowing that they played a part in saving lives. What’s […]

HOW TO PASS THE EMT EXAM

HOW TO PASS THE EMT EXAM

Everything you need to know about completing your NREMT certification So you’ve decided to become an EMT. Great! You’re now one EMT boot camp and exam away from an exciting new career as an emergency medical technician. Unfortunately, deciding to become an EMT is as far as some people get, often because they let themselves […]