Career Starter - calaveras County
Emergency Medical Technicians and ParamedicsAssess injuries, administer emergency medical care, and extricate trapped individuals. Transport injured or sick persons to medical facilities
Annual Median Wage:
$32,406.40 ($15.58 per hour)
Critical Thinking Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Active Listening Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Coordination Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
Speaking Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Service Orientation Actively looking for ways to help people.
Customer and Personal Service Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
Medicine and Dentistry Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
English Language Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Public Safety and Security Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
Education and Training Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
Treat medical emergencies.
Implement advanced life support techniques.
Operate diagnostic or therapeutic medical instruments or equipment.
Inform medical professionals regarding patient conditions and care.
Monitor patient progress or responses to treatments.