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EMT/Paramedic

Job Title and Job Description

EMT/Paramedic

EMT/Paramedic for an ambulance service, providing emergeny and non-emergency care and transport to people.

What are some related career opportunities and job titles in your company or in your career area?

EMT * Paramedic * RN * LPN

What new technology will be important?

What education or training did you have to prepare for this career?

a four month to two year training and educational program; depending what your ultimate goal is, and where you plan to go for your educational/training qualifications.

What education or training do you recommend for students today who want to enter this field?

CPR, first aid, health fitness, anatomy, physiology

When you were in high school, did you know that you would enter this field?

No, Ive been with the company for only about a year and a half.

Skills Profile

Skills UsedRating (5=Most Important thru
1=Not Important)
Comments

Artistic 1-Not Important 
Athletic / Physical 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Bilingual 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important 
Computer Technology 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important 
Coordination / Using Hands, Tools, and Equipment 1-Not Important 
Creative Thinking 1-Not Important 
Interpersonal 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Investigative / Fact Finding 1-Not Important 
leadership and Supervising 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Logical Thinking 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Math 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Mechanical Understanding 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important 
Sales and Negotiation 1-Not Important 
Scientific and Experimental 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Social Service / Helping Skills 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Teaching / Instructing 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Verbal Communication 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Understanding Nature, Plants, Animals 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Understanding Yourself 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Writing 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
 

Interview By: EMT/Paramedic