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    Someone help me: Ambulance or ER Job?!

    I'm currently working as a full time ER tech and part-time on a rig (911). If I had to choose between the two I would go for the tech position hands down. Where i'm working it's the opposite, hospital will sponsor me thru medic school so it was obviously a no brainer for me. Compare both and see...
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    AmeriCare wants to hire me, but I have another interview...

    I know people that work at both companies and from what i've heard Premier would be a better option
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    How should I dress for a written exam?

    Definitely not jeans and a t-shirt. I would recommend business casual at the very least
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    Emergency Ambulance (Orange County)

    Always picking up new guys and right now is a good time to apply. Main station is Brea (daycars,cct,911) and we have Placentia & Yorba Linda (911)
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    Emergency Ambulance (Orange County)

    Yes there are many other options but if you wanna run 911 and get great experience i definitely recommend EAS. If you wanna run IFT's and don't care for 911 then it's not the place for you. I applied here with the intention to get hours for medic school and lots of ALS contact. Mission...
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    Ambulance Driver Certificate test for California

    Found this link a while back. Just click on the "study" tab and it'll start right up
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    Emergency Ambulance (Orange County)

    Maybe this thread will answer most of your questions. Seems to me like you should be more worried about the written test rather than the skills. Good luck on your interview!
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    AmeriCare Interview

    Agreed..unless they specifically said "wear a polo" I wouldn't. My last interview i felt underdressed after seeing the previous guy walk out in a suit. You can't go wrong with button up (plain) slacks (no jeans) a tie and dress shoes (polished) :cool:
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    Emergency Ambulance (Orange County)

    Nice hope it goes well... As far as skills go i've heard they do basics = ABC's, CPR, BVM and splints.. nothing too crazy. My buddy is out of town but i'll get back to you with more info once i hear from him.
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    Emergency Ambulance (Orange County)

    Thanks I've heard nothing but great things about the company! It's always good to hear positive feedback from previous employees :D
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    Emergency Ambulance (Orange County)

    Bummer -_- My buddy at Americare says there always picking up new guys.. you should give them a call
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    Emergency Ambulance (Orange County)

    I applied online on 2/6 and got a call back the next day. From what i heard they hired a lot of people so i must have applied at the right time. I would definitely call them back and do a follow up. When did you guys apply?
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    California ambulance cert practice exam

    How'd you do on the test?
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    Emergency Ambulance (Orange County)

    Thanks! just got a call back today and i start next week. Did you used to work for EA?
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    California ambulance cert practice exam