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  1. Amberlamps916

    AMR santa barbara, San Luis Ambulance, or Hall

    North county is more chill and laid back than south county in my opinion. The overall culture is pretty chill. Some of the people here haven't worked anywhere else so they don't truly realize how good they have it when it comes to private EMS. My viewpoint is that yes, private EMS is generally...
  2. Amberlamps916

    AMR santa barbara, San Luis Ambulance, or Hall

    The pay is actually pretty decent and the overtime is there if you want it. We have medics making up to $160k. Making six figures is not out of the realms of possibility here. Base pay is 60ish for a brand new medic I believe. And no, it's time and half. I mean if you pick up anything extra...
  3. Amberlamps916

    AMR santa barbara, San Luis Ambulance, or Hall

    San Luis runs an extreme skeleton crew model and don't give any consideration for UHU. They run their crews into the ground and the employees are not unionized. They can give you a transfer to Stanford with less than one hour left in your shift. They cascade post 24 hour stations when calls...
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    AMR santa barbara, San Luis Ambulance, or Hall

    If you end up in north county, here is a list of relatively affordable places to live- SB County: Lompoc, Vandenberg Village, Los Alamos, Orcutt, Santa Maria, Guadalupe SLO County: Oceano, Nipomo, Arroyo Grande, Grover Beach, Pismo Beach, Atascadero, Templeton, Santa Margarita, Paso Robles...
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    AMR santa barbara, San Luis Ambulance, or Hall

    San luis is going down hill. They can force you without any extra incentive and have no fatigue policy. They are cost cutting and no longer pay double-time for pager car shifts. Overtime is non-existent. Santa Barbara pays you double-time for forces and triple-time for forces on a holiday. They...
  6. Amberlamps916

    $20,000 sign-on bonus plus housing assistance

    Yep, that's a county unit in Solvang.
  7. Amberlamps916

    $20,000 sign-on bonus plus housing assistance

    They have Cal-star, which is transitioning over to integration with ground ops. Flight medics are on the horizon. SB is beautiful, yes, but I have a soft spot for SLO county. A lot of the north county employees live there
  8. Amberlamps916

    $20,000 sign-on bonus plus housing assistance

    I wish more people would give this place a chance. Take it from someone who has worked in 4 other California counties.....this place is another world when it comes to Private EMS. Add the cherry of the beautiful central coast on top of it.....
  9. Amberlamps916

    $20,000 sign-on bonus plus housing assistance

    I don't know the exact details regarding the housing assistance. Give them a call for more info.
  10. Amberlamps916

    $20,000 sign-on bonus plus housing assistance

    Brand new medic is $21.50 an hour. Top step is $31.50 New contract negotiations next year.
  11. Amberlamps916

    California Questions

    24 hour shifts aren't very hard to come by. Some 12 hour shifts post and some are housed out of stations. No cascading of units for posting. The northern part of the county and SLO county are actually relatively affordable when compared to Santa Barbara city. Check out places like Lompoc, Santa...
  12. Amberlamps916

    California Questions

    Yes as well as seven 24 hour shift stations. Modified Kelley schedule with a stretch of six consecutive days off once a month.
  13. Amberlamps916

    California Questions

    40 hours
  14. Amberlamps916

    California Questions

    Overtime is unlimited and you can pick up shifts for double time. We had somebody clear $160,000 last year. Also, they offer paid internships at top step EMT rate. Give them a call for more info.
  15. Amberlamps916

    $20,000 sign-on bonus plus housing assistance

    It's a 3 year contract with $10k up front.
  16. Amberlamps916

    California Questions

    I think starting is in the mid $20s an hour
  17. Amberlamps916

    $20,000 sign-on bonus plus housing assistance

    Santa Barbara County
  18. Amberlamps916

    California Questions

    It's California's best kept EMS secret: 6 out of the 9 fire departments are BLS No MICNs EMTs can be given BLS 911 calls by the Paramedic Pit crew CPR Vents No bed delay Every crew has assigned transfer times Flex crews are put last up for calls 30 minutes before end of shift No OT...
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    California Questions

    $20,000 sign on bonus plus housing assistance for AMR-Santa Barbara County
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    California Paramedics Hourly pay

    AMR Santa Barbara County had a few medics pull between $130-160k last year. OT is unlimited 10k sign on bonus

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