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From EMT to Contract Paramedic: EMT Career Guide

How to Become an Contract Paramedic: Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary Some employers—like AMR services, fire stations, and hospitals—need EMTs and paramedics 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. But what about situations where EMTs and paramedics are only needed temporarily or seasonally? Medical first responder who can answer the […]

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From EMT to Industrial Paramedic: EMT Career Guide

How to Become an Industrial Paramedic: Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary EMT certification and experience are often used for working in ambulances or hospitals, but for those looking to step off the beaten path, that same experience can lead to other exciting and unique job opportunities with additional training. This guide […]

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From EMT to Offshore Paramedic: EMT Career Guide

How to Become an Offshore Paramedic: Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary For people with EMT experience, some career changes may require a complete change of pace and retraining for a new set of responsibilities. Others simply involve a change of location. EMT certification and experience can potentially apply to a variety […]

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From EMT to Emergency Dispatcher: EMT Career Guide

How to Become an Emergency Dispatcher: Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary Before an EMT or a paramedic can respond to a scene, an important step must first take place: someone has to call in the emergency, and an Emergency Dispatcher must take that call. Emergency Dispatchers play a vital role in […]

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From EMT to Radiologic Technologist: EMT Career Guide

How to Become a Radiologic Technologist: Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary One of the most important diagnostic tools in a hospital is the radiologic scanner—machines that use radiology (x-rays) and magnets (MRIs)to look inside patients. A radiologist makes the official diagnosis from the images, but before that happens, a Radiologic Technologist […]

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From EMT to Biological Technician: EMT Career Guide

How to Become a Biological Technician: Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary EMTs and paramedics serve on the front lines of healthcare—directly assisting and saving patients in the field—and the tools, techniques, and medicines they use are developed by another vital healthcare professional: the Biological Technician. While EMTs and paramedics work by […]

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From EMT to Veterinary Technician: EMT Career Guide

How to Become a Veterinary Technician: Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary EMTs and paramedics are experts at helping people after a medical emergency. But people aren’t the only ones who need help from time to time. The United States is home to millions of pets, and almost all of them will […]

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From EMT to Medical Equipment Repairer: EMT Career Guide

How to Become a Medical Equipment Repairer: Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary Wherever you work in the medical industry—whether you’re a doctor, nurse, EMT, paramedic, or other healthcare professional—there’s one problem they all experiences at some point in their careers… broken equipment. The medical field is filled with breakthrough technology and […]

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From EMT to Health Information Technician: EMT Career Guide

How to Become a Health Information Technician: Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary EMTs and paramedics work directly with patients daily. It’s part of what makes the job exciting, because no one can predict who will need treatment or why. But some EMTs may find that while they love emergency medicine, they […]

Hospital workers

From EMT to Emergency Room Technician: EMT Career Guide

How to Become an ER Technician: Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary EMT certification is an excellent first step towards a fulfilling career in emergency medicine. Many EMT-certified professionals will choose to work as medical first responders throughout their entire career. Some may continue their EMS training to grow in their field […]