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9. Our Careers Grow with You
It's not unusual to hear our staff say they've been with us for 20, 30 or even 45 years! Having a career in Ambulance can be like having 10 or more different careers over the course of a lifetime, with each career path suited to your current interests and work/life balance requirements. Perhaps Extended Care Paramedic, Lauren Cowgill best sums this up. "A career in Ambulance gives me a great work/ life balance," says Lauren. "I enjoy the opportunity to pursue other interests such as travel and sport. Ambulance allows me to do that, while also developing my career. I'm only 29, but I already feel I've been able to explore so many avenues within Ambulance and I'm excited about all the other opportunities open to me in the future."
10. You will make some Lifelong Friends
Given the type of work we do, it's inevitable that close friendships will form with those people you work with. Intensive Care Paramedic, Craig Watkins joined Ambulance 11 years ago and reflects on the friendships he's made over the years. "After 11 years I still love what I do. I've had the privilege of meeting some amazing people and I get to work with some of my best friends." This job doesn't end when your shift finishes - the friendships you make will carry on over the course of a lifetime.
10 Signs You Should be an EMT
Becoming an EMT is a popular career choice. Before choosing to become an EMT, it’s best to determine if this career choice is right for you. Picking a career based on salary alone is never the right decision. Picking a career choice because other people want to you to is also a poor reason. The old adage is true, “Do what you love and you will never work a day in your life.” Choosing to become an EMT should be choosing to pursue a personal passion.
Becoming an EMT is admirable. Providing medical is a...