1. J

    Advice: 911 (Non-Transport) to IFT and Back to 911 (Transport)

    Hey Y'all. Any advice for someone going back to a 911 agency after a stint in IFT?? The story goes that I got my start at a small agency that was essentially an EMT Assessment Unit (yes, we exist), and worked there for a year and a half before moving across the country and working at an IFT...
  2. D

    Nurse or Medic?

    Is it better to become a nurse or paramedic if you like to work on the ambulance? I have done 8 years of NYC 911 the system is different there than I have recently encountered in NJ. out of experience who can guide me in the rightful direction. I am debating on Nursing or Paramedic, I want to...
  3. B

    What do Palm Desert & Riverside (SoCal) Opportunities Look Like?

    This summer, I'll likely be transferring my paramedic license from out of state to look after my grandfather for a year or two. I'm a fairly green medic used to a broad scope of practice (but fine with a limited scope), and I'll be bringing a bachelor's with me. My career goal is mostly to get...
  4. EMTshred

    So Cal AMR Paramedic Jobs

    Been a member here for a few years now and finally got around to earning that P Card. Wanted to get some input (if possible) on peoples experience on AMR Ventura County vs. AMR San Bernardino County. Ive seen their scopes of practice, so for me living in Los Angeles , the biggest thing for me...
  5. O

    Training Coordinator

    Hello Everyone, The company I work for is a small IFT company that recently started to do some backup 911 calls for the local 911 system, so my question is, besides the common things like VS and report taking how can I better prepare the EMTs to run 911, We have a drivers training program and...
  6. J

    The cup holder

    So I work a service that is primarily 911 with some transfers, what is your go to cup holder. The usual suspects always work but what if you have something that the suction canister will just bounce around. I have three but two pictures Suction canister (obvious one) Spray bottle holder (with...
  7. FirstResponder


    You had to see this one coming... What are your thoughts on these two new TV shows that have come out recently? It was a matter of time before the Fire & EMS side of things showed their faces in the day-to-day operations of the pre-hospital/ 911 system life. "Cops" has been on TV forever now...
  8. DragonClaw

    LFW: DFW or Houston area 911 EMTB?

    Hopefully in a few months I'll have my certification in hand. I'm looking to live in the outliers Houston or DFW, willing to do some commuting. I've looked at EMTB jobs, but how do I know which ones do 911 calls? Are they all through the city directly or are they contracted out to other...
  9. S

    ALS companies in the Bay Area

    Hello everyone, I’m an EMT currently working BLS in the Bay Area and I live in Santa Clara County. Does anyone know the ALS companies specifically in Santa Clara County? And ALS companies in the rest of the Bay Area that hires EMT's? Thanks
  10. P

    Schaefer Ambulance Service

    Another one bites the dust.
  11. S

    Paramedic position - Golden, Colorado (closes 9/3/18)

    Calling all experienced and independent Paramedics: Apply at https://careers-amr.icims.com/jobs/3147/paramedic-basic/job AMR Golden consists of two dedicated 24/7 ALS type I, 4x4 ambulances staffed by 6 EMT Basics and 6 Paramedics on a rotating 48/96 schedule. These two crews respond to all...
  12. C

    EMT Jobs Houston area

    Good afternoon all, I just moved from California to Texas and looking for an EMT job in the Houston area.. I haven't had very much luck, Since i don't want to work on a sketchy fraud taxi or AMR... Im hoping to get on another 911 service if possible. I have almost 2 years of experience in EMS...
  13. J


    any advice on how to deal with your first real bad call?
  14. A

    IFT or 911?

    I've seen many threads with this topic. I am a new EMT and have one more day of training with an IFT company. However, due to submitting various applications to different companies, I have an offer for a 911 company as well. I don't know which to pick. I understand IFTs are what you make of it...
  15. Mya

    Columbia, SC EMS companies anyone knows about?

    I've just recently moved to Columbia, SC and was wondering which companies anyone recommends OR knows anything about? I had an interview with Richland county EMS but heard their scheduling sucked and that Lexington county ems pays more (I have no idea how much so if anyone knows please tell me!)...
  16. A

    "Fresh out of EMT school" Tips and tricks for the new EMT

    Hello everybody!! My name is Albert Reyes and I am an EMT here in the city of San Jose, Ca for the past 16 years with seven of those being an FTO. I have a passion to help new EMTs when transitioning into their first day in EMS. Because of this passion I have recently published a book called "...
  17. deadhead

    Emergency Ambulance Service is hiring again

    FYI, Emergency Ambulance is seeking applicants for EMT positions working out of our Brea, CA office. Day and Evening shifts are available with the possibility of 24-hr shifts becoming available later. EAS provides transportation in the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metropolitan Area and...
  18. M

    Ohio medic looking to move to the carolina's

    Hi everyone, quick question for Carolina people. My wife and I are looking to move south. I've been an Ohio medic for 6 years and want to know your opinion on medic jobs. There seems to be a lot of 911 agencies hiring in North Carolina but I've noticed they pay is better in South Carolina. Which...
  19. E

    Contra Costa 911 System

    Hey everybody! So I'm one of many EMTs that have recently been hired on to Coco AMR and was just wondering if anybody has any insight or advice from working in the system. Have there been any major changes since the new contract with fire (besides the cool wraps and new patches)? Any info in...
  20. D

    Intoxication at Home, AMS?

    I work for a 20 some unit private ambulance company running 911's and some private-line transports returning from ER visits and such. I also work nights in a college city in PA. Dispatched for the possible alcohol poisoning, AOS to find male standing upright by own power, CAOx4 with a GCS of...