Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

Assess injuries, administer emergency medical care, and extricate trapped individuals. Transport injured or sick persons to medical facilities.

Key Competencies * Concern for Others * Stress Tolerance * Self Control * Integrity * Dependability * Adaptability/Flexibility * Cooperation * Leadership * Attention to Detail * Initiative

Representative Tasks * Administer first aid treatment or life support care to sick or injured persons in prehospital settings. * Assess nature and extent of illness or injury to establish and prioritize medical procedures. * Operate equipment, such as electrocardiograms (EKGs), external defibrillators, or bag valve mask resuscitators, in advanced life support environments.


Health Care & Social Assistance, Government,

Job Family Healthcare Practitioners and Technical

Sample Job Titles Ambulance Driver-Paramedic, Emergency Department Technician (ED Technician), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Emergency Medical Technician, Basic (EMT, B), Emergency Medical Technician/Driver (EMT/DRIVER), Emergency Room Technician, EMT Intermediate (Emergency Medical Technician, Intermediate), EMT, Paramedic (Emergency Medical Technician, Paramedic), EMT-I/85, EMT-I/99, EMT-P, EMT/Dispatcher (Emergency Medical Technician/Dispatcher), EMT/Paramedic (Emergency Medical Technician/Paramedic), First Responder, Flight Paramedic, Full-time Paramedic, Healthcare Specialist, Medical Technician, Multi Care Technician (Multi Care Tech), Paramedic, Rescue Worker.