Is it hard to get an EMT job?
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Also to know is, how long does it take to get hired as an EMT?
|EMR||2-4 weeks/55-65 hours|
|EMT||3-11 weeks/120 hours|
|AEMT||The EMT program PLUS an additional 350 hours|
|Paramedic||Two years/1,200 to 1,800 hours|
Likewise, what jobs can you get as an EMT Basic? Other Careers For example, having basic EMT skills can be useful for firefighters, police and military service members. Hospitals sometimes hire individuals with EMT-Basic training as emergency room technicians. In addition, EMT-Bs can go on to become paramedics, dispatchers or managers of emergency response teams.
Similarly, you may ask, is it worth being an EMT?
Yes, being an EMT is worth it. It depends is the answer really. I have an easy job as a paramedic. So it really depends where you work, your reaction to bad jobs, and what you think you should be paid.
Is EMT a good career choice?
A career as an EMT is best suited for those who enjoy working with others and have excellent problem-solving and listening skills. EMTs must often be detectives of sorts, having to figure out what is wrong with a patient after sorting through information that may not be as complete as one might like.