Advancing the EMS profession
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EMS Careers

Members of the EMS profession provide direct care to patients as EMTs and paramedics.  Some EMS professionals have advanced training as critical care or community paramedics, while others serve as supervisors, managers, directors, or chiefs at their EMS agency.  Information below is provided about positions within EMS.

EMS Training Levels

  • Emergency Medical Responder

  • Emergency Medical Technician

  • Advanced Emergency Medical Technician

  • Paramedic

Careers in EMS