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The Next Step Center EMT Jobs for US Vets! Vets Helping Vets Since 1988 Become an Emergency Medical Technician, and you can help others when they need it most EMT Training If you’re ready for a challenging and rewarding career that can help save lives, consider becoming an EMT/Paramedic. EMT/Paramedics are the first responders in an emergency and their skill and training can make all the difference. EMT professionals and paramedics provide on-the-scene, immediate medical care to patients in emergency situations such as an automobile accident or heart attack. They also transport the sick or injured to a medical facility. EMTs and paramedics are typically dispatched to the scene by a 911 operator and often work with a First things first. To become an police or fire department. All EMTs must know how to assess an emergency EMT, the very first thing you scene, control bleeding, apply splints, assist with childbirth, administer oxygen need is a high school diploma. and perform CPR and other basic life support skills. This will get you into most emergency medical training Here at Next Step Center we offer Iraq and Afghanistan era veterans employment programs. and a basic EMT training program that qualifies you for the EMT I-Basic program certification and a job with one of the local companies. If you qualify, this There are three training levels program it is available to you at NO COST. In addition, this program guarantees for EMTs. They are basic, for qualifying candidates employment upon completion of the training and intermediate, and Paramedic. certification through our Job Development Program. EMT Basic is a training program that covers things emergency Requirements skills like trauma, respiratory, and cardiac problems. Once If you are a veteran who has separated (after Auguat 1991), possess a DD-214; you finish basic training, then possess a valid California Driver’s License; possess a social security card; posses a you must pass a written and high school diploma or a GED; are physically able to do the work, can pass a basic practical exam issues by either Math and Reading assessment test; have a clean driving record and can pass a the state or the NREMT drug screening an EMT career may be just right for you! (national registry of emergency medical technicians). For More Information EMT intermediate requires EMT jobs are currently in high demand. There is a shortage of qualified workers about fifty to three hundred and many available slots to fill. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, and fifty hours of training. This EMT employment is expected to grow faster than average. This is due to a takes a lot more time because number of factors including the need for twenty four hour care, the aging of the you are taught about population, and the encompassing communities who are banding together and medications, advanced devices replacing volunteer units with paid EMTs that service a number of neighborhoods (airway and circulation at once. According to the BLS, there will be a twenty percent increase in jobs /defibrillator machines), and IV available over the next ten years. Emergency Medical Technicians make a salary fluids. The requirements for of around $25,000. This number can vary widely depending on the job, the this level also vary greatly from location, and any sign on bonuses. While the earnings may appear small, they state to state. also often include a generous compensation package of healthcare and benefits; frequently they are similar or identical to those offered the policemen and EMT Paramedic training is even firemen in the area. more advanced and includes teachings in anatomy and For more information on starting a career as an EMT, contact Michael by email physiology. Usually this training at email@example.com. Phone 415-678-9965. Spend a few minutes is done at a community or talking with Michael Kissinger. Attend a Free orientation and personal briefing. junior college and can be part Then you’ll be on your way to deciding if being an EMT is the right career choice of an AS degree. for you. Request a Free registration application now. Remember, we want to give you the best opportunity to succeed in your career. Next Step Center is here to Remember, there is no cost to help you! Check us out online at www.nextstepjobs.com. Move ahead, so life qualifying veterans for the won’t pass you by. Contact the Next Step Center today! You are just a click away entry level training. from getting started in a promising new career but you must act today.
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