EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (EMT-B)
We are a dedicated, professional, customer service oriented group of health care professionals, looking to deliver the most compassionate patient care for our customers.
No experience required. You'll receive the best training from our knowledgeable staff. All your previous EMT experience counts, so you start where you left off with your previous company.
More than half of our calls are BLS emergencies, not just prescheduled doctor's appointments like you get with other medical transport providers. So come and join our fun team, and get the best exposure, training and experience for your next endeavor.
WHEELCHAIR VAN OPERATOR
The Wheelchair Van Driver provides compassionate care and transport for elderly, disabled and temporarily injured individuals. The position involves door to door, bed to bed and curb to curb transport. In certain cases, transporting citizens up and down stairs is required. The primary objective of the wheelchair van driver is to provide respectful medical transportation, while preserving the patients’ dignity and ensuring community safety.
HOW TO APPLY
What should you include with your application?
Please submit the following with your application:
- Copy of your current Washington State EMT-B Certification or NREMT, if available.*
- Copy of your 3 Year Driving Abstract, 1-2 weeks old. Your driving abstract is available from most Department of Licensing offices and is titled Employment Record. Or, do it online! Go to: www.dol.wa.gov, click on “Get Driving Record,” enter the appropriate information, request Employment Record.
- Current résumé.
- Copy of your course certificates. (EMT – B Course Completion and HIV/Infectious Diseases)
- Copy of your CPR and/or First Aid cards.
- Copy of current driver’s license.
Please mail, email, or fax your completed application packet to:
Tri-Med Ambulance, LLC
Attn: Kari Maggard, HR
18821 East Valley Highway, Kent, WA 98032
You may also submit your completed application and paperwork in person Monday thru Friday between the hours of 10am and 3pm at the address listed above.
Since its creation, Tri-Med has evolved from a startup ambulance company to a regional preferred ambulance provider because of its dedication to quality, safety and responsiveness. Tri-Med has a passionate dedication as a junior partner to all the fire departments it serves.
Tri-Med's goal is to continue the dedication and support it has for all its fire department clients. To support this goal and maintain its service, Tri-Med’s employees bring expertise in fire department relations, training, crew supervision, human resources, dispatch, patient care, safety, and billing services.
In recognition of these services, Tri-Med employees are provided with wages competitive within the EMS industry and are offered the benefits listed below.
- Medical, Dental and Vision Care
- Life Insurance
- Accidental Death and Dismemberment
- Section 125
- Employee Assistance Program
- Partial Tuition Reimbursement
- Paid Time Off
- Holiday Pay
- Employee Discount Program
At Tri-Med we greatly emphasize the importance of performance and strive to simplify employee’s day to day tasks so that concentration is on patient care. In doing so, every employee has access to software that permits electronic transmission and viewing of shift trade requests, shifts off requests and additional communication.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How can I get my EMT certification?
You must fulfill the following requirements to become an EMT:
- Be at least 18 years of age
- Have a high school diploma or GED
- Complete a Washington State Department Of Health (DOH) approved EMT course. The EMT course is a minimum of 110 hours classroom time, including 10 hours of hospital observation.
- Complete four hours of DOH-approved Infectious Disease training (this is included in the Basic EMT course).
- Successfully complete a DOH-approved written and practical skills examination.
- Be actively associated with a DOH-approved EMS service. This includes fire departments, police departments, private ambulance companies, and search and rescue organizations.
What kind of work can I get if I have my EMT certification?
The majority of EMTs in King County work either for fire departments (as firefighter/EMTs) or private ambulance companies and emergency rooms as "ER techs". A few work for law enforcement agencies, search and rescue organizations, or medical centers in private companies. Ambulance work is a great way to keep your EMT certification current.
Where can I take continuing education classes to keep my EMT certification current?
Most EMS agencies in King County have in-house Competency-Based Training (CBT) programs that will provide you with the required continuing education classes. 10 hours of continuing education per year is required to keep your EMT certification current.