Job titles for EMS personnel include Ambulance Technician, Paramedic and Emergency Medical Technician. Some of their work consists of providing CPR to patients, life support, water rescue and more. They can also work in search and rescue as well as extrication.
EMS workers are in high demand- With the aging population constantly increasing, early discharges of patients, in addition to many hospitals closing across the United States, EMS (Emergency Medical Services) workers are in very high demand these days. EMS can also provide non-urgent emergencies (primary care checkups) as well.
They have enough personnel with them on board the ride-along. The more staff EMS has, the more they will be able to provide help to those in need. Vehicles are completely stocked with equipment needed to help stabilize/treat the patient while being inside the ambulance.
They don’t get stopped by police when speeding. Also, drivers on the road are required to pull over or stop in order for the ambulances to pass through quickly.
Flexible Schedules/Volunteering- Some EMS workers work either part-time or full-time. There are also volunteer EMS workers, but they don’t get paid like regular employees do. Volunteering does come in handy though because it will look great on a job seeker’s resume.
Workers get recognition from the community- kids from schools across the United States either buy or create generous gifts to the EMS workers so they could show appreciation and thank them for the great job they have done for the community.