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    First EMT job in IFT

    Hi everyone. I just got my first job as an EMT with a private ambulance company. It is IFT and I know a decent amount of information regarding the position but was hoping for some advice. I know that a lot of things depend on the specific company, but if anyone has any tips for a new EMT, they...
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    Orange County, CA Ambulance Companies: part-time for Care? Doctor's? Lynch? Help!!!

    Hi all, idk where to work bc I'm hearing so much **** back and forth about all of the companies. YES, sadly I'm stuck in OC (despite living in LA county), but OC also covered my ambulance license charges so there was that. If ANYONE can recommend any other companies out there or give some...
  3. AlexTheChamberlain

    Tucson Area EMS?

    I've been looking into moving out to the Tucson area for a little while, and was wondering how the 911 system is set up out there. Just laying it all out: What cities does AMR cover and what cities do fire departments cover? Does AMR extend into areas of the county outside of city? Is the...
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    LA County DHS Ambulance

    Hello, I'm trying to find more info on this ambulance job. I found the job posted on governmentjobs.com. It says it's IFT. Does anyone work here or has worked here? Any info would be great. Thank you so much!
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    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...
  6. 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!)...
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    AMR Sutter Alameda County

    Hello all, I am currently looking for a job with AMR's IFT division with Sutter in Alameda county. Does anyone happen to know who I can contact for job openings or to inquire about the hiring process? I have tried several emails and phone numbers and gotten no where with any of them. Thanks!
  8. SnigySnackJack

    Ethical crisis

    So without naming any names, I'm currently on a 24 hour shift today on a private bls rig. I just cleared a call, but felt extremely worried and uneasy about the whole thing. And its got to do with balancing job protection and patient advocacy. And I fear it also delves into legal aspects of both...
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    New EMT working for IFT Company

    Hi everyone! I'm a new EMT in SoCal, and I'll be starting my first job with a company that runs IFTs in the Valley. (This seemed to be the most flexible option for me while I'm still in school) I wanted to know if anyone had any helpful tips/advice they could offer about starting out in the...
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    Other healthcare providers and DNR orders

    Lately I have been seeing a lot of healthcare providers from outside of EMS mess up when it comes to do not resuscitate orders and I need to vent a little. I should mention I work for a large IFT company. It seems that other healthcare providers do not understand how important a DNR is. Everyone...