EMT Trainee Program

EMT

Through a collaborate effort with Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC), this program offers a pathway for individuals to become Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) while maintaining full-time employment with Evangelical Mobile Medical Services (ERMMS). This training program provides an immersive educational experience to become a confident and experienced EMS provider.

Evangelical Regional Mobile Medical Services (ERMMS) is a regional EMS system in parts of Union, Snyder, and Northumberland counties operating or staffing 6 Mobile Intensive Care Units (MICUs), 4 Basic Life Support Ambulances, 1 Medic Unit, and 1 Wheelchair Van. The combined services respond to over 13,000 calls each year.

What is an emergency medical technician?

  • Provides emergency medical care to individuals in need
  • Assesses, stabilizes, and transports patients who are in need of routine medical transports or who are experiencing life threatening emergencies
  • Utilizes basic medical equipment to provide care to ill or injured people 

Program sessions begin periodically, typically twice a year.

Minimum Requirements

  • 16 years old
  • Interest in becoming an EMT
  • 18 month commitment to ERMMS

Benefits

  • Full-time employee of ERMMS
  • Free EMT training
  • Service to the community
  • Enter a rewarding profession

Classes

  • Held are held at ERMMS Education Center located at 21 Susquehanna Valley Mall Drive
  • Classes are Monday – Thursday, 8 am–5 pm for the duration of the 10 week program. 

Additional Details

  • Tuition and all associated fees of the EMT class are paid for by ERMMS.
  • The hourly rate for an EMT Trainee is $15/hr and upon transition to a Full Time EMT, your rate will increase to $16.20/hr.  
  • A $7,500 sign on bonus with a 3 year work commitment is also available. (Paid out after completion of training program.)

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