Paramedics is a profession that is always in demand. Community always needs their services. In the hour of need, paramedics are even called from neighboring areas and cities to help people in distress. Paramedics is considered one of the hot jobs and it is a profession that keeps recruiting people all the time.
Increased incentives are being given to paramedic staff and EMTs to attract more young and talented people towards this profession. In daily life, when someone is rescued by a paramedic, they develop a tendency to help others and join the paramedic team.
Opportunities of growth for paramedic staff are not limited at all. Just like this post by Jason Ernest tells about the job opportunities for paramedic staff abroad:
Opportunities Abound for Paramedics Overseas
BY JASON ERNEST, NREMT-P ON NOV 22, 2013
Have you ever wanted to travel and see the world? Are you looking for something else out of your EMS career? If so, you might want to consider a job in a foreign country. Healthcare professionals are in short supply around the world, and that includes paramedics and EMTs. All you need to get started are a passport and sense of adventure.
Marcia Heroux Pounds at Sun Suntinel is throwing some light on the growth and potential of paramedic jobs in the overall job market:
Paramedics and emergency technicians among ‘hot’ growth jobs
May 28, 2013|By Marcia Heroux Pounds, Staff writer
A ride-along with fire-rescue as a student convinced Al Ugalde he was on the right career path.
“A little girl was not breathing. We transported her to the hospital. I was using a mask with a bag, and each squeeze of the bag was a breath for her. That little girl changed my life, to have such an impact on someone’s life,” said Ugalde, who later became a paramedic-firefighter.
Ugalde went to Palm Beach State College to take paramedic training, and then firefighter school. Those are decisions he does not regret.
“I fell in love with it,” said Ugalde, 42.
With many paramedic-firefighters in their 50s and nearing retirement, there are likely to be more job opportunities for both emergency medical technicians and paramedics in the near future, local schools and fire-rescue services say.
With the increase in wages, more and more people are looking favorably into this profession. Take a look at this video by Alex Brain about the news that stirred the paramedic profession a few months ago:
Paramedic jobs are increasing into the future and it is definitely a very wise career choice for young people.