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Job Title: Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Job Summary: We are seeking a highly skilled and compassionate EMT to join our team. The EMT will be responsible for responding to emergency calls, assessing patients' conditions, and providing necessary medical care and transportation to the hospital. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, be able to work well under pressure, and have a strong desire to help others.


  • Respond to emergency calls and provide medical care to patients
  • Assess patients' conditions and determine the appropriate course of action
  • Administer medications and treatments as necessary
  • Transport patients to the hospital and provide ongoing care during transport
  • Maintain accurate and detailed patient care records
  • Communicate effectively with patients, family members, and other healthcare professionals
  • Ensure that all equipment and supplies are properly maintained and stocked
  • Participate in ongoing training and education to stay up-to-date on the latest medical techniques and procedures


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • EMT certification from an accredited program
  • Valid driver's license and clean driving record
  • Ability to lift and carry heavy equipment and patients
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and in high-stress situations
  • Willingness to work irregular hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 150 pounds
  • Ability to stand, walk, and bend for extended periods of time
  • Ability to work in adverse weather conditions
  • Ability to work in confined spaces and climb stairs

Salary: The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.


  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Paid time off and holidays

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Emt

What is the best way to find and hire a Emt near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Emt applicants. Employers posting their Emt job on Indeed get about 11 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Emt applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Emt are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 9 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 8 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Emt positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Emt role?
SMS has 87% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Emt job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Emts are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 114% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Emt applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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