EMT - Emergency Response - Located in Tucson, AZ
Posted on: May 15, 2022
Located in Tucson, AZ
More Information about this Job:
EARN WHILE YOU LEARN TO BE AN EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN!!
AMR is offering a unique opportunity for individuals interested in
a rewarding career in pre-hospital medicine.
91% of AMR students that successfully completed the course are
still currently happily employed, so far 20% of them have taken the
opportunity to pursue their Paramedic certification.
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 a full-time employee and
compensated a training wage while in attendance at the EMT Academy,
sponsored by AMR. The academy is a rigorous six-week program which
qualifies the employee to take the National Registry of EMT exam.
Upon successful completion of the National Registry EMT exam, the
employee will apply for an Arizona State EMCT-EMT Basic
Certification. There is no cost for the class and all books,
tuition, fees, and uniforms will be paid by AMR. Upon successful
completion of the class, all tests and state certification, the
employee will be transferred to an EMT position.
Program begins on June 20 th , 2022. Employees will attend classes
at our AMR's Tucson location and will participate in an instructor
led hands-on training five (5) days a week, Monday through
Candidate prerequisite requirements:
- Be at least 18 years old
- Have a HS diploma or GED
- Have a valid Driver License
- Have all required immunizations and provide supporting
documentation of such.
- Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)
- Hepatitis B
- Chicken pox (Varicella)
- Tetanus/Diphtheria/Pertussis (TDAP)
- Meningitis vaccination
- TB/PPD - Negative TB/PPD skin test within the last 3
- Successfully complete the pre-employment screening which
includes motor vehicle and criminal background checks, drug testing
and a physical agility test
- Successfully complete a Reading Assessment administered by Pima
College and meet entrance standards
What happens after passing the course?
After successful completion of the course, the employee will be
eligible to take a written and skills test through the National
Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT). Once certified
by the NREMT, the employee will then submit the required
documentation to the state to obtain their Arizona EMCT-EMT Basic
Upon receipt of the State of Arizona EMCT-EMT Basic certification,
the employee will receive their full-time position assignment
within the AMR Tucson business unit. They will also qualify for
- Excellent benefit package including medical, dental, life,
vision, disability and 401(k) with company match
- Paid Time Off (PTO) hours
- Opportunities for professional growth
This document in no way constitutes a contract of employment. This
description is not intended to be an exhaustive listing of all
skills, duties, or responsibilities associated with the job.
Management reserves the right to revise the job, or to require that
other or different tasks be performed, should circumstances change
(i.e., changes in personnel, workload, or technological
Global Medical Response and its family of companies are an Equal
Opportunity Employer, which includes supporting veterans and
providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with a
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