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29-2041.00    Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  

    O*NET-SOC Title yes    1 match
    Alternate Occupation Titles yes    17 matches
    O*NET-SOC Description yes    1 match
    Tasks yes    5 matches
    Detailed Work Activities yes    10 matches


  • Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

Alternate Occupation Titles

  • Director of Ambulance Service and EMTs (Director of Ambulance Service and Emergency Medical Technicians)
  • EMS Director (Emergency Medical Services Director)
  • EMT Intermediate (Emergency Medical Technician, Intermediate)
  • EMT, 911 Primary Response Area (Emergency Medical Technician, 911 Primary Response Area)
  • EMT, Basic, Training Officer (Emergency Medical Technician, Basic, Training Officer)
  • EMT, Paramedic (Emergency Medical Technician, Paramedic)
  • EMT, Paramedic Student (Emergency Medical Technician, Paramedic Student)
  • EMT/Dispatcher (Emergency Medical Technician/Dispatcher)
  • EMT/Paramedic (Emergency Medical Technician/Paramedic)
  • Emergency Medical Tech, Field Training Officer (Emergency Medical Technician, Field Training Officer)
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
  • Emergency Medical Technician, Basic (EMT, B)
  • Emergency Medical Technician, Basic, Driver (EMT, B, Driver)
  • Emergency Medical Technician/Driver (EMT/DRIVER)
  • Fire Fighter and EMT (Fire Fighter and Emergency Medical Technician)
  • Firefighter/EMT (Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician)
  • Lead Dispatcher, EMT (Lead Dispatcher, Emergency Medical Technician)

O*NET-SOC Description

  • Assess injuries, administer emergency medical care, and extricate trapped individuals. Transport injured or sick persons to medical facilities.


  • Assess nature and extent of illness or injury to establish and prioritize medical procedures.
  • Coordinate with treatment center personnel to obtain patients' vital statistics and medical history, to determine the circumstances of the emergency, and to administer emergency treatment.
  • Coordinate work with other emergency medical team members or police or fire department personnel.
  • Drive mobile intensive care unit to specified location, following instructions from emergency medical dispatcher.
  • Maintain vehicles and medical and communication equipment and replenish first aid equipment and supplies.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Administer intravenous medications.
  • Administer non-intravenous medications.
  • Inform medical professionals regarding patient conditions and care.
  • Maintain medical equipment or instruments.
  • Maintain medical or professional knowledge.
  • Maintain inventory of medical supplies or equipment.
  • Operate diagnostic or therapeutic medical instruments or equipment.
  • Record patient medical histories.
  • Sterilize medical equipment or instruments.
  • Treat medical emergencies.