• EMT Basic in San Leandro, CA

    Requisition ID
    US-CA-San Leandro
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • More Information about this Job


    *Full Paramedic School Scholarships Available*


    LOCATION: San Leandro, CA (Serving Alameda, Contra Costa, Solana, & Santa Clara Counties)

    STATUS: Full-Time 


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    Develop the skills necessary for an accelerated transition into one of our many Northern California 911 Divisions (Contra Costa, San Mateo, Santa Clara, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Yolo, Placer, San Francisco, and more!) by working aboard BLS, CCT Paramedic, and CCT Nurse units!



    Located in the sought-after San Francisco Bay area, AMR San Leandro provides unparalleled and fast-paced service to Alameda, Contra Costa, Solana, and Santa Clara Counties. Unlike in most other BLS roles, our EMTs run high volumes of Interfacility Transfer calls and have opportunities to work special standby events, assist Critical Care Paramedics and Registered Nurses, provide back-up 911 services during surge volumes and even respond to disasters as part of our local and national Disaster Response Teams. Incumbents will receive comprehensive and unrivaled training that prepares them for a successful future in EMS.


    By joining the AMR San Leandro team, you will become part of the Global Medical Response family. With more than 38,000 employees, we deliver compassionate, quality medical care primarily in the areas of emergency and patient relocation services. Our Operation offers full benefits packages, advancement and transfer opportunities (Instructor, FTO, Associate Supervisor, Supervisor, etc.), and currently has a $1,000 sign-on bonus for external Full-Time hires!


    This is the ideal place to gain real hands-on patient care and EMS experience that will directly benefit your career – whether your dream is to become a 911 EMT, Paramedic, Registered Nurse, Physician’s Assistant, Physician, Fire Fighter, or Law Enforcement officer. Our leadership team is committed to supporting you and helping you achieve your goals!



    The successful applicant is motivated to become part of a team that delivers high-quality patient care and stellar customer service at a moment’s notice. This EMT is highly motivated and compassionate, providing the best care possible while ensuring the highest degree of safety for our patients. If this sounds like you, apply now to launch an exciting career with the nation’s leading EMS provider!


    *Certifications are not mandatory at the time of application. However, if an offer of employment is made, candidate will be required to obtain the following before our New Hire Academy begins. 

    • High School Diploma or Equivalent
    • CA State EMT Card
    • CA Driver’s License
    • CA Ambulance Driver’s License
    • Medical Examiner’s Certificate
    • American Heart Association BLS Card
    • Driving Record in compliance with AMR's Safety & Driving policy



    • Maintains a high degree of professionalism and provides exemplary customer service in all situations, while laser-focused on patient care. Maintains a cooperative working relationship with patients and allied healthcare/public safety personnel.
    • Appropriately operates medical equipment (such as gurneys, airway equipment/airway bags, IVs, splints, bandages, medications, etc.) in rendering proper emergency medical treatment to patients. Reads medication/prescription labels and directions for usage in a quick, accurate, and expedient manner. Discerns deviations/changes in eye/skin coloration due to patient's condition and to the treatment given.
    • Maintains complete and accurate documentation of patient assessment, statistical and billing information, treatment and services rendered, etc. as applicable to the system/operation assigned.
    • Communicates verbally with patients, family members, significant others, and bystanders in various environments. Communicates with dispatcher and EMS providers via phone or radio.
    • Operates a company vehicle in accordance with state requirements and our company policy regarding safe practices. Quickly and safely locates addresses using maps, street signs, address numbers, and knowledge of number systems & street layouts.
    • Ensures that unit remains in a state of readiness in terms of mechanical reliability, medical supply and equipment, cleanliness and appearance standards. Immediately reports any discrepancies in vehicle or equipment standards that could compromise the unit’s ability to complete a call. Appropriately operates communications equipment, cleaning equipment, office equipment, and tools. 
    • Adheres to and complies with medical treatment protocols, information systems security policies, and company policies & procedures. Maintains awareness of any changes in system components and/or company policy. Attends all mandatory trainings/in-services. Reports all problems and unusual occurrences immediately to the appropriate Supervisor or Manager.
    • Maintains the level and type of certifications consistent with performing tasks in the system to which assigned. Maintains thorough familiarity with treatment protocols, response requirements and quality assurance procedures in system in which assigned.
    • Maintains a professional appearance by adhering to hygiene and uniforms standards.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.  

    EEO Statement

    Global Medical Response and its family of companies including American Medical Response is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Veterans and Disabled.


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