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  1. SandpitMedic

    What can you do in EMS besides work on an ambulance?

    Alaska makes it damn near impossible to get reciprocity as a full Paramedic. The process is about as out dated as ever, you need to give up your first born and a kidney, and they take 6 months-1 year. For a place with such a need for medical care you’d think it would be more streamlined.
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    Chance me: criminal history

    It depends on the state, and what you were convicted of. If you got a full on DUI, some companies can’t insure you for X number of years, and some states may have stricter requirements for certification. If you plead to a lesser charge your chances are better, and you’ll have a much easier...
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    TP-C, CCP-C, CPP-C ,TR-C, EM-C, EMT-T,

    Off topic, I agree with Canman on the alphabet soup name bs... Seems the more letters people put out there when it’s not necessary, the more full of **** the person actually is.
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    TP-C, CCP-C, CPP-C ,TR-C, EM-C, EMT-T,

    Bingo! I got the FP-C prior to getting hired as a HEMS medic, and I believe it helped me get hired both via the entrance exams and in showing I was dedicated and driven to succeed. Once hired it was a requirement to maintain, so there’s that answer. I have maintained my FP-C and NR-P (but not...
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    the 100% directionless thread

    Finals week... 1 down, 3 to go!
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    FDNY EMS Candidates

    Lots of work to get a job where the mayor treats you like ****. Is there not a better department to work for in the area, or are you guys just looking to lateral to suppression?
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    the 100% directionless thread

    Nice pic
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    National Ambulance UAE

    Well glad to hear it. Yeah those are some good guys. I’m surprised Jon and Chris went back home. Really solid dudes.
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    Working in Qatar

    That’s one heck of an update!!! Nice!
  10. SandpitMedic

    Cayman Islands EMS recruiting

    That would be an awesome gig. I don’t know if anyone there currently, nor ever heard of anyone who had worked there... probably a small pool of people. ETA: didn’t take me long to find this link: https://www.caymanmedevac.ky/ci-medevac-careers
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    National Ambulance UAE

    Glad to hear, I still have a medic buddy on CICPA and he still loves it. Anyone know what happened to the CICPA managers; Jon, Chris, Simon, etc.? Maybe I’ll reach out to my friend and see what he knows.
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    the 100% directionless thread

    This is the only thread left.
  13. SandpitMedic

    Coast Guard flight paramedic provides higher level of care in Alaska

    Like a boss! Great pictures!
  14. SandpitMedic

    Working in Qatar

    Still there bud? Hope you’re doing well.
  15. SandpitMedic

    Overseas employment

    Good re-read. Sure do miss it sometimes.
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    the 100% directionless thread

    NDMS?
  17. SandpitMedic

    Hurricane Florence

    Who is “they,” and why do you constantly use military terminology? Most of these folks have to google what you’re saying. You’re here, you’re in “the club.” It’s cool to speak plain English. You don’t have to use military jargon on an EMS forum. Welcome to the forum by the way.
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    the 100% directionless thread

    Ahhhhh... Wasn’t that refreshing? I just love the smell of professionalism. Thanks @akflightmedic
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    Hurricane Florence

    Be safe everyone. Should be worse than Harvey and near Katrina bad. I wish I was still in the game.
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