Paramedic Jobs


Paramedic Job Overview


In a paramedic job, you’ll be the first responder when people are injured or ill. Paramedics and emergency medical technicians respond to 911 calls, evaluate the patient’s situation, then prepare and transport patients to the hospital.

Paramedic Education


To pursue a paramedic career, all states require candidates to complete a formal training program. Paramedics must complete the EMT-Basic and EMT-Intermediate (also known as Advanced EMT) training levels as well as paramedic training in advanced medical skills. Training programs, which are available from community colleges and technical schools, typically take 1,300 hours and may take up to two years to complete.

Paramedic Certification


EMT and paramedic certifications are issued by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians. While requirements vary by state, all states require paramedics and EMTs to be licensed. You may have to pass a state exam and background check before you can be hired for paramedic work.

Paramedic Job Market


EMT and paramedic employment will expand by 33 percent from 2010 to 2020, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). That’s much faster than the average job. With no end to car accidents, natural disasters and violence in sight, demand for qualified candidates to fill EMT and paramedic jobs won’t decline. Rural areas and small towns need part-time and volunteer EMT and paramedic workers.

As Baby Boomers age, more age-related health emergencies will increase the demand for emergency responders as well as patient transportation to healthcare facilities.

Paramedic Salaries


The median paramedic salary was $30,710 in 2011, the BLS reports. The top earning paramedics made $53,050, while the lowest 10 percent earned $19,880.
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Adventist Health System Daytona Beach, FL, 32114
JOB SUMMARY: The paramedic will deliver safe and effective care under the direct supervision of a physician or registered nurse, and in compliance with established policies, procedures and standards of care, is responsible for utilizing judgment based on knowledge acquired through didactic and clinical training in emergency care to meet the needs of the Emergency Department patient. Knowledge: ...
MountainView Hospital
Schedule: PRN/Per Diem Description TriStar Summit Medical Center–Hermitage, TN Paramedic – Emergency Department TriStar Summit, part of HCA’s TriStar Health, is a 188-bed facility accredited by The Joint Commission. Serving the residents of Davidson, Wilson and surrounding counties since 1994, TriStar Summit has built a strong reputation for providing quality patient care in a friendly and com...
Job Description SLMC- Paramedic, Emerg Dept, Full-time(Job Number:00476-2471) Work Location:United States-Florida-Port St Lucie-St. Lucie Medical Center - Treasure Coast Schedule:Full-time Description Paramedic - Emerg Dept, Evenings, Full-time (.9) St. Lucie Medical Center Port St. Lucie, FL Facility Description: St. Lucie is a 229 bed acute-care, full service medical center and a leadin...
QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE: Valid state driver’s license in good standing required. Loss of same must be reported to Supervisor immediately. Current AHA CPR certification; Current AHA ACLS certification; Current AHA PALS certification; Current EMT-P or MICN certification. CEVO (within 6 months) Must complete the following on-line training prior to first day of employment: ICS (operations); CBRNE (oper...
Description St. Mary's Medical Center is a 463-bed acute-care hospital with more than 1550 employees providing medical, surgical, obstetrical, oncology, pediatric, trauma and emergency services for every stage of life, from its very beginnings through every phase of childhood and adulthood. Our combination of advanced medical technologies, highly trained personnel, and compassionate commitment ha...
Description St. Mary's Medical Center is a 463-bed acute-care hospital with more than 1550 employees providing medical, surgical, obstetrical, oncology, pediatric, trauma and emergency services for every stage of life, from its very beginnings through every phase of childhood and adulthood. Our combination of advanced medical technologies, highly trained personnel, and compassionate commitment ha...
Job Description Paramedic - Emergency Dept - Per Diem(Job Number:02873-5882) Work Location:United States-Florida-Atlantis-JFK Medical Center - Palm Beach Schedule:PRN/Per Diem Description Assists with pt care in the ED under the direction of the RN. Can perform emergency care procedures including assisting with Advanced Life Support under the direction of the physician. Qualifications High ...
Job Description Paramedic - Emergency Dept - Full-time(Job Number:02873-5941) Work Location:United States-Florida-Atlantis-JFK Medical Center - Palm Beach Schedule:Full-time Description Assists with pt care in the ED under the direction of the RN. Can perform emergency care procedures including assisting with Advanced Life Support under the direction of the physician. Qualifications High sc...
Summary: Under the supervision of the Medical/Laboratory Director and Center Management ensure donor suitability, product integrity and the continued good health of donors through the compliance with Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations and Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) Manual guidelines. A Traveling CMS may require routine travel up to 100%. Primary responsibilities for role: Pr...
Summary: Under the supervision of the Medical/Laboratory Director and Center Management ensure donor suitability, product integrity and the continued good health of donors through the compliance with Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations and Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) Manual guidelines. A Traveling CMS may require routine travel up to 100%. Primary responsibilities for role: Pr...
Position Summary: Provides Advanced Life Support including medical evaluation, treatment and stabilization of the critically ill and injured; responds to emergency rescue situations involving potential loss of life or bodily injury; maintains control, manages and directs patient care at the scene of a pre-hospital emergency; provides training and instruction to lesser trained personnel; performs ...
Job Description Paramedic Transporter, PRN(Job Number:00102-4356) Work Location:United States-Florida-Fort Pierce-Lawnwood Regional Medical Cntr-St. Lucie County Schedule:PRN/Per Diem Description The Paramedic functions under the direction of the Registered Nurse and Medical Director. The Paramedic provides patient care within a defined scope of practice that included patient care and observa...
EMTs, PARAMEDICS AND COMMUNICATORS FULL AND PART TIME POSITIONS AVAILABLE! Click below to view our full posting of EMS positions: https://www.virtualhrassistant.com/Trinitas/posting.cfm?listByJobCat=6...
Job Description Paramedic PRN(Job Number:00102-4634) Work Location:United States-Florida-Fort Pierce-Lawnwood Regional Medical Cntr-St. Lucie County Schedule:PRN/Per Diem Description The Paramedic functions under the direction of the Registered Nurse and Medical Director. The Paramedic provides patient care within a defined scope of practice that included patient care and observation, specifi...
Summary: Under the supervision of the Medical/Laboratory Director and Center Management ensure donor suitability, product integrity and the continued good health of donors through the compliance with Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations and Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) Manual guidelines. A Traveling CMS may require routine travel up to 100%. Primary responsibilities for role: Pr...
Summary: Under the supervision of the Medical/Laboratory Director and Center Management ensure donor suitability, product integrity and the continued good health of donors through the compliance with Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations and Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) Manual guidelines. A Traveling CMS may require routine travel up to 100%. Primary responsibilities for role: Pr...
Now Hiring! If you are qualified, motivated, and committed to providing high-quality patient care and customer service, consider employment with Spearfish Regional Hospital. Find more information about these positions at www.regionalhealth.com and apply on-line. We offer excellent benefits and competitive pay. *Registered Nurses - Med/Surg, ED, Hospice, Home Care, Surgery *Paramedics (Certified) *...
Summary: Under the supervision of the Medical/Laboratory Director and Center Management ensure donor suitability, product integrity and the continued good health of donors through the compliance with Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations and Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) Manual guidelines. A Traveling CMS may require routine travel up to 100%. Primary responsibilities for role: Pr...
Summary: Under the supervision of the Medical/Laboratory Director and Center Management ensure donor suitability, product integrity and the continued good health of donors through the compliance with Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations and Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) Manual guidelines. A Traveling CMS may require routine travel up to 100%. Primary responsibilities for role: Pr...
Summary: Under the supervision of the Medical/Laboratory Director and Center Management ensure donor suitability, product integrity and the continued good health of donors through the compliance with Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations and Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) Manual guidelines. A Traveling CMS may require routine travel up to 100%. Primary responsibilities for role: Pr...

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Paramedic/EMT

Salaries

$20,800.00 - $52,200.00
Typical Salary for Paramedic/EMT
(289 Respondents)
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Education / Training

Some College Coursework Completed
32.6%
Bachelor's
21.9%
Associates
20.2%
Certification
15.7%
Vocational
4.5%
Master's
3.4%
(178 Respondents)
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