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American Medical Response EMT Basic in Independence, MO in Independence, Missouri

Job Title: Emergency Medical Technician

Status: Non-Exempt

American Medical Response a Global Medical Response company is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Full-Time Emergency Medical Technician.

Multiple shift options are available. Assistance with Paramedic school is possible.

With more than 38,000 employees, GMR teams deliver compassionate, quality medical care, primarily in the areas of emergency and patient relocation services in the United States, the District of Columbia and around the world. GMR was formed by combining the industry leaders in air, ground, managed medical transportation, community medicine, and industrial safety. We provide treatment and transport to nearly 5 million patients in over 4000 communities each year. In addition to air and ground transport GMR provides medical services at thousands of large scale events nationwide for a variety of customers including professional and collegiate sports, auto-racing, concerts, and festivals. GMR is also the medical provider for the Office of Emergency Management (FEMA), through which our Emergency Response Team crews deploy from operations nationwide to provide assistance in large scale disasters.

Independence is the fifth largest city in Missouri with a diverse population nearing 120,000. AMR Independence provides Advanced Life Support 911 coverage to the cities of Independence, Sugar Creek, and in Southern Platte County. This operation provides medical coverage for high profile events such as the Kansas City Mavericks Hockey games, NASCAR races at the Kansas Speedway, Mixed-Martial Arts venues, local high school athletics and many more. Members of this operation have been deployed through FEMA to serve in the wake of large scale natural disasters throughout the country.


Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or equivalent, valid driver’s license, driving record in compliance with AMR policy regarding insurability, current EMT license issued by the State of Missouri, and BLS/CPR certification. Successful candidates must submit to and have an acceptable background screening and be willing and able to work 12 hours shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays.

Physical Requirements

Must pass a Physical Agility Test and post offer drug screen. Must have good physical stamina, endurance and body condition that will not be adversely affected by frequently having to sit, walk, stand, lift, drag, hoist, balance and carry different types of equipment and other objects.


The company cost shares with employees to provide a competitive benefits package including Blue Cross and Blue Shield medical, Delta dental and VSP vision options. We offer a generous 401K employer match for full time and part time employees; Short term disability; Long term disability; life insurance; AD&D; and 24/7 access to an Employee Assistance Program are 100% company paid. Various non-funded benefit options through Met Life are also available. We offer competitive salaries and employee discount programs from companies like Ford, Verizon Wireless, Dell, Wells Fargo and many more. CEUs are provided by in-house instructors and local care partners free of charge to employees. Paid Time Off (PTO) accrues from the first day of employment for full-time employees.

Come join the team that cares for the world at a moment’s notice!!

To apply or learn more find us online at AMR.net/careers-training.

Global Medical Response and its family of companies are an Equal Opportunity Employer including Veterans and Disabled

Extended Job Title: EMT Basic in Independence, MO

Job ID: 2020-11303

Street: 3121 S Dodgion Ave

Post End Date: 12/31/2020