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Emergency Medical Technicians

Also called: Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), First Responder

Where in the military? In the military: see titles from the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, or Navy.

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What they do:
Assess injuries and illnesses and administer basic emergency medical care. May transport injured or sick persons to medical facilities.
On the job, you would:
  • Administer first aid treatment or life support care to sick or injured persons in prehospital settings.
  • Assess nature and extent of illness or injury to establish and prioritize medical procedures.
  • Attend training classes to maintain certification licensure, keep abreast of new developments in the field, or maintain existing knowledge.

Knowledge

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Skills

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Abilities

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Personality

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Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Medical software
  • MedDataSolutions Regist*r
  • MEDITECH software Hot Technology
Presentation software
  • Microsoft PowerPoint Hot Technology
Information retrieval or search software
  • Epocrates
  • TechOnSoftware HazMatCE Pro

Education

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Job Outlook

Bright Outlook
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
Salary
$35,400
$23,490
$59,860
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