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EMT Academy

American Medical Response Springfield Full-Time
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American Medical Response (AMR)

Springfield, MA

EMT Academy

This American Medical Response Sponsored Academy begins October 7, 2019!

(Priotiy will be given to residents of Springfield, MA)

Earn while you learn to be an Emergency Medical Technician

American Medical Response - Springfield is offering a unique opportunity for individuals interested in a rewarding career in pre-hospital medicine.

What is an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)?

The primary focus of the EMT is to provide basic emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system. This individual possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care and transportation, and functions as part of a comprehensive EMS response under medical oversight. An EMT performs interventions with the basic equipment typically found on an ambulance and is a link from the scene to the emergency health care system.

About the Program:

The eligible candidate will be hired as an employee and compensated a training wage while in attendance at Western Mass Academy at AMR-Springfield. The academy is a rigorous five week program which qualifies the employee to take the Commonwealth of Massachusetts psychomotor and National Registry of EMT cognitive Emergency Medical Technician exam. There is no cost for the class and all books, tuition, fees and uniforms will be paid by AMR Springfield. Upon successful completion of the class, all tests and state certification, the employee will be transferred to an EMT position with an increase to the EMT compensation rate.

The right candidates must:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Have proof of a HS diploma or GED
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Have all required immunizations
  • Successfully complete the pre-employment screening which includes motor vehicle and criminal background checks, drug testing and a physical agility test

What happens after passing the course?

After successful completion of the course, the employee will be eligible to take a written and skills test offered by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and National Registry of EMTs and will be required to work for AMR-Springfield in a full-time capacity for a period of at least one year.

Upon receipt of the state EMT certification, employees will be assigned their full-time shift. They will also qualify for benefits including:

  • Excellent benefit package including medical, dental, life, vision, disability and 401(k) plan with company match
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) hours
  • Opportunities for professional growth
  • Response to nationwide disasters

This American Medical Response Sponsored Academy begins October 7, 2019!

Global Medical Response and its family of companies including American Medical Response is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Veterans and Disabled

 

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All About AMR, the nation’s leading medical transportation company

AMR serves more communities and customers than any other private ambulance service provider in the nation. But more importantly, AMR’s employees serve their local communities on a personal basis, as part of the community where they live and work. As medical professionals and as neighbors, your needs are our concerns.

With more than 17,000 paramedics, emergency medical technicians (EMTs), nurses, doctors, and support staff, AMR brings the strength of a national company to personalized care.

AMR’s national headquarters, located near Denver, Colorado, supports more than 250 community-based AMR operations nationwide. From Miami to Seattle, Hartford to San Diego, and hundreds of communities in between, AMR is ready to care for people and communities in need.

Our focus is clear, as stated our company’s values: Patient Focused, Customer Centered, Caregiver Inspired. These three phrases are at the heart of every call, in every community, every day.

From emergency 9-1-1 calls to non-emergency transports to specialized medical teams that serve remote wilderness areas, and more, AMR has the strength to provide patients and customers the right service at the right time. Our national reach and experience allow us to deliver the right service to communities as well, whether AMR manages the entire emergency medical system or engages in a private-public partnership to best serve an area’s need.

Understanding your needs. Connecting with best solutions.
That’s our business.
That’s our personal promise.

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