E.M.T.

Kaitlyn Woodell

3 jobs in the EMT medical feild

-The first one and a paramedic is a healthcare worker, that works in the pre-hospital and out-of-hospital environment, and working mainly as part of emergency medical services (EMS), such as on an ambulance.

-The second one is an ambulance dispatcher, is a professional telecommunicator, tasked with the gathering of information related to medical emergencies.

-The third one is an emergency room registered nurse, they do treat patients in emergency situations where they’re experiencing trauma or injury. These nurses quickly recognize life-threatening problems and are trained to help solve them on the spot.

Education needed

-The educational requirements to be a paramedic are rigorous. Many community colleges have two-year degree programs in paramedic training. Oftentimes there's a pre-requisite of college-level biology, math and English in order to be accepted in a paramedic program.

- A emergency dispatcher has to have completion of a postsecondary education program is not required to become an emergency dispatcher, though many employers require a state-approved training program. Other requirements vary by state, though certification is common.

-Becoming an RN requires the completion of a postsecondary program, usually an associate or bachelor's degree, although a few hospitals have teaching programs that offer diplomas. Aspiring nurses learn about topics such as anatomy and human development and gain extensive supervised clinical experience. Nurses also must be licensed in their states, which requires passing an exam.

Salary made

-(Paramedics):The BLS reports the median annual salary for EMTs and paramedics was $31,270 in 2013. The best-paid 10 percent in the profession made approximately $54,710, while the lowest-earning 10 percent made approximately $20,420.

-(Emergency Dispatcher): Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $31K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $35K. Police, Fire, or Ambulance Dispatchers bring in $37K after working for 10 to 20 years.

-(RN): The BLS reports the median salary for a registered nurse was $66,220 in 2013. The best-paid 10 percent of RNs made more than $96,320, while the bottom 10 percent earned less than $45,630.