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State EMS OfficesGeneral Information: State EMS OfficesEMS Careers
EMT Career CenterWeblink for EMT Career CenterEMS Careers
Abstract- Change in F/T EMS Provider Career Satisfaction in Their 1st 3 Yrs of EmploymentThis study endeavors to describe the change in full-time EMS provider career satisfaction in their first three years of certification.EMS Careers
National Emergency Medical Services Workforce Data DefinitionsNHTSA's tool to improve the quality and consistency of EMS workforce data nationally and to facilitate data-driven EMS workforce planning and research.EMS Data
Ambulance Response TimesMatt Zavadsky presentation on ambulance response timesEMS Data
Transport Destination Decisions Aren't Always Clear CutWhen their are multiple potential destinations for transport always consider Patient's Choice, Protocols, Emergency Department Status and Geography.Legal
Documenting Patient RefusalsExplains why documenting patient refusals can protect you and your serviceLegal
Front-Line Heroes Subject to Budget Cuts, Pay DisparityDiscusses impact of budget cuts and lack of dedicated funding on EMS systems.Pay / Benefits
Compensation, Benefits and SatisfactionTo determine the compensation, benefit package, and level of satisfaction with the benefits of NREMTs in 2001. Pay / Benefits
Allied Health Workforce and Services IOM Dec2011examines the current allied health care workforce and considers how that workforce can contribute to improving health care access, quality, and effectivenessPolicy Development
EMS Workforce Agendaprovides a vision for the future and to suggest strategies to help ensure a robust and capable EMS workforce in the 21st century Policy Development
EMS ProfessionalismEncourages all EMS practitioners to behave professionally on and off duty.Policy Development
EMS Workforce AssessmentThe intent of this assessment is to provide guidance to the national EMS community in ensuring a viable EMS workforce for the future. Policy Development
Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Recruitment and Retention ManualStudy polled Rural EMS about personnel issues including, retention, recruitment, community acknowledgement & inadequate medical directionRecruitment & Retention
Issues in Staffing EMS-Nat’l Survey of Rural and Urban EMS Directorsexplores rural-urban differences in medical oversight and recruitment & retention of EMTs & paramedics as reported by a survey of local EMS directorsRecruitment & Retention
Dealing with Workplace BullyingWorkplace Issues: Article on how to deal with bullies in the workplaceRecruitment & Retention
Intro to Recruitment & RetentionThis text is designed to aid volunteer rescue squads with their recruitment of new members and the retention of your existing members. Recruitment & Retention
Transition Assistance ProgramDepartment of Defense's official website providing information for servicemembers on transitioning from military service.Veterans