Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics :

Assess injuries, administer emergency medical care, and extricate trapped individuals. Transport injured or sick persons to medical facilities.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $33,140.00
Average Time to Fill 55 days
Typical Education Certificate / Credential
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 4,595
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 13.95 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Customer Service
Work Ethic
Information Gathering
Critical Thinking
Oral Communication
Intellectual Risk-taking
Written Communication

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Assisting and Caring for Others

Administer blood or other fluids intravenously
Administer first aid
Administer medical injections
Position patients for treatment or examination
Administer non-intravenous medications
Administer intravenous medications
Administer basic health care or medical treatments
Administer radioactive isotopes
Administer anesthetics or sedatives
Apply traction to patients
Operate therapeutic medical instruments or equipment
Perform emergency medical procedures
Implement life support procedures
Fit medical supportive devices
Treat medical condition of patient
Assist individuals with mental or social disabilities, handicaps, or illnesses

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Customer Service
Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification
Basic Trauma Life Support (BTLS)
Public Health and Safety

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