Global Medical Response (GMR)
This Global Medical Response sponsored EMT Academy runs 10-weeks and starts mid November 2021. Interviews will occur in mis to late October.
Application deadline – November 19th
Earn While You Learn (EWYL) to be an Emergency Medical Technician
Global Medical Response 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 an 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 healthcare system.
About the Program:
The eligible candidate will be hired as an employee within the GMR family of companies and compensated a training wage while attending the GMR EMT Academy. The Academy is a full-time rigorous 10-week program, which qualifies the employee to take the New York State (NYS) Department of Health Emergency Medical Technician exam. There is no cost for the class and all books, tuition, fees and uniforms will be paid by GMR. 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 class starts mid November 2021 and will last 10 weeks. It will be a full-time schedule and run Monday through Friday for 8 hours a day. This course will be taught in person.
The right candidates must:
Upon receipt of the state EMT certification, employees will be assigned their full-time shift. They will also qualify for benefits including:
Global Medical Response is an equal opportunity employer and as such, affirms in policy and practice to recruit, hire, train and promote, in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status or status as a protected veteran.
Reasonable accommodation will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures.
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 development).
Global Medical Response and its family of companies are an Equal Opportunity Employer including Veterans and Disabled