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Paramedic Career Opportunities

Paramedic careers in Emergency Medical Services are growing rapidly and opportunities exist throughout the local area and nation. 

Graduates may be eligible to obtain employment at the following:

  • Ambulance services
  • Fire departments
  • Management
  • Education
  • Communications and Dispatch
  • Hospitals and Health Agencies
  • Other support services

Paramedics are equipped with highly technical equipment and sophisticated systems to meet the needs of today's society. Successful students must be committed to the demands it requires.

Demands of the Job:

  • Ability to multi task
  • Work well in chaos
  • Deal with stress
  • Communicate well
  • Perform tasks quickly

A Rewarding Career

Although responding quickly to emergency situations can be physically and mentally taxing, it can be very rewarding. Paramedics enjoy having a positive impact on their community and being able to serve those in need.