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    Whats cooking in the international contract world 2019?

    Hey guy's, whats cooking in the international contract world in 2019? I'll post a few updates on rumors and contracts that I'm aware of. Feel free to post some of your own information. UAE - National Ambulance Company lost the primary public emergency contract a couple years back. CEO left...
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    Alaska Paramedic Job?

    I have looked into rotational stuff on northslope with a well known company in the area. The hourly pay was not as good as I had hoped. No day rate despite being on call 24/7 while ok project site. Only a little OT paid. Maybe I just found a bad contract...
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    BEST EMS Job/Agency in 2019?

    Yeah, that does sound pretty sweet! And yes, it's a very subjective thread, but hopefully enlightening ;-)
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    BEST EMS Job/Agency in 2019?

    Inclusion Criteria: Official EMS agency which hires paramedics and or EMT's nationally or internationally Exclusion Criteria: Cannot be "dual role" such as HSE and Paramedic or Fire Fighter and Paramedic or police officer and paramedic. Must be exclusive EMS. Based Upon 1. Pay 2. Benefits 3...
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    Hey Erik, It's been a decade since I worked there, I'm not sure who has the contract currently...

    Hey Erik, It's been a decade since I worked there, I'm not sure who has the contract currently. In the past Alpha star aviation, Abu Dhabi Aviation, PHI all had different contracts with SRCA HEMS. There have also been periods when the SRCA has contracted with no one, hires directly. Not sure...
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    To Degree or Not to Degree. That is The Question.

    A lot of replies here from people who USE to work in EMS, got degree's and changed career fields. Nursing and PA school are defiantly the classics. I have lost so many good co-workers and partners over the years, especially to PA school. What I find interesting is many of you still clearly care...
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    When the boy's don't wanna hydrate

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    Oh hey man, Sorry I;m like 6 months late to this. I shot you an email

    Oh hey man, Sorry I;m like 6 months late to this. I shot you an email
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    To Degree or Not to Degree. That is The Question.

    Any type of advocacy for paramedics not having at least an AA/AAS cracks me up.... Fire department and old people love the idea though! ;-)
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    Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) DMAT Paramedic

    Hey Guy's just an update on this, 1 year and 3 months since applying.... My 3 month long background investigation has been completed and I'm awaiting the next step. I'll keep this thread updated briefly so it may serve as a resource for others in the future regarding the process and the job.
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    Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) DMAT Paramedic

    Hey guys, I recently accepted an on-call paramedic position with HHS for the DMAT team and started the very slow on boarding process. I applied one year ago, got a tentative job offer letter a couple weeks ago. I signed my oath of office a week ago and today I got my security check form. It...
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    U.S. Paramedic to Ireland

    Sorry wrote that on my phone, no way to go back and spell check/edit lol. Anyway, many foreign health authority's will want your NREMT and your Paramedic program transcripts mainly. Those 2 things are the main concern. They also ask for my college and university transcripts. Some require...
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    U.S. Paramedic to Ireland

    I don't think so, at least not to foriegn health aa authority. Qatar liked to see CCEMTP and or FPC, but that was the employeer I believe not the health authority who isues licenses. In Queensland Australia their flight critical care paramedics (ICPs) must take a bachelor degree and a master's...
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    U.S. Paramedic to Ireland

    I'm a U.S. medic and expat that has worked for several years in multiple countries alongside UK medics, Aussie medics, SA medics, Irish medics, ect, and I do not agree with this statement at all. I worked under JRCALC in a couple different international environments. I'm also familiar with...
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    Primary 911 ALS within commuting distance from Seattle?

    Whidbey Island is hiring. Any idea what their shift patterns and salaries are like?
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    Cool I'll shoot you an email

    Cool I'll shoot you an email
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    Do you have a college degree, and is it EMS related

    1) Do you have a college degree? YES 1a) if yes, was it completed before you got into EMS? NO 1b) If yes, what is the higher degree you have earned? NA and lastly, is your degree EMS related (if not please, list your major / area of study) BS paramedicine MS Global Health. Living that 40k a year...
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    Wound Packing

    The z packs (gauze not antibioitcs lol) we carried had no hemostatic agent, they where just compressed gauze. Maybe that's why it's cheaper?
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    Tourniquets - Back in Fashion

    So how about The Abdominal Aortic Tourniquet? Looks very interesting
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