EMT Course Overview


Offer: STAR EMS is a premier provider of both emergent and non-emergent ambulance services in Oakland County, Michigan.  We are looking for highly motivated individuals to join our EMS team.

We are offering an 8-week EMT-B (Apprentice) Academy Program. This academy program will run Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm. Candidates will be educated to become Michigan Licensed EMT-B providers, and prepare to challenge the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT) Exam.

The Student will be paid ($9.25) per hour to attend the class and all materials are provided by STAR EMS.

There is no cost to the student when accepted to the program (read fine print below).

Class Schedule: March 30, 2018 to May 23, 2018.

Students that successfully complete the course, successfully pass the National Registry test, and obtain the State of Michigan EMT-B license will be offered the opportunity to interview for a full- time position with company benefits, at STAR EMS.

Fine Print: Students that are offered employment at STAR EMS will be required to complete 12 months (1 year) of continuous full- time employment in return for participating in the EMT-B Apprentice Program.

Course Overview: This course is a combination of lecture and practical skills. Students will learn proper response to medical emergencies, patient treatment in the field and proper transportation of sick or injured patients. This course is an approved EMT program by the State of Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. The course will consist of 204 hours of classroom instruction and 72 field clinical hours.

What does an EMT do? Emergency medical technicians (EMT’s) work as a team and conduct basic, emergency interventions to help save lives and reduce harm at emergency scene. Using an ambulance and stretcher, with a partner, EMT’s also transport non-emergent patients from hospitals to long term care centers and home. Some of the skills EMT’s perform include: Performing CPR, using an AED, oxygen &glucose administration, extricate patients and prepare them for transport, help people who are having asthma attacks, allergic reactions or drug overdoses by administering lifesaving medications such as Epinephrine & Narcan. Being an EMT is a rewarding job and there is plenty of room to grow!

Course Location: This course will be held at Star EMS Headquarters 63 Oakland Avenue, Pontiac, MI 48342

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