APPLY NOW! AUSTRALIAN PARAMEDICS ABROAD PROGRAM 2023.
NOW HIRING Australian PARAMEDICS!
January 2023 intake application deadline December 15
NOW HIRING Australian PARAMEDICS!
REWARDING CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN U.S.
Priority Ambulance, one of the largest private ambulance services in the United States, currently has opportunities for paramedicine graduates from Australian colleges and universities to participate in an international EMS program in the United States. Priority Ambulance operates both emergency and non-emergency ambulance operations in more than 13 states across the United States.
In addition to standard ambulance services, many of our operations have specialty program such as Adult Critical Care Transport Units, Neonatal Care Transport Units, Tactical EMS Teams and Special Event EMS Teams. Priority Ambulance operates in a variety of settings, including urban, suburban, rural and wilderness locations.
Priority Ambulance also is currently developing a number of cutting-edge Community Paramedicine Programs that include the use of “Treat – No Transport” clinical protocols and telemedicine services through our sister company, Priority OnDemand. These programs also offer the opportunity for participants to be involved in clinical research regarding the effectiveness of these innovative programs.
REWARDING CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN THE USA
Priority Ambulance, one of the largest private ambulance services in the United States currently has opportunities for paramedicine graduates from Australian colleges and universities to participate in an international EMS program in the United States. Priority operates both emergency and non-emergency ambulance operations in more than thirteen states across the United States.
In addition to standard ambulance services, many of our operations have specialty program such as Adult Critical Care Transport Units, Neonatal Care Transport Units, Tactical EMS Teams and Special Event EMS Teams. Priority Ambulance operates ambulance operations in a variety of settings including urban, suburban, rural and wilderness locations.
Priority Ambulance is also currently developing a number cutting-edge Community Paramedicine Programs that include the use of “Treat – No Transport” Clinical Protocols and Telemedicine services through our sister company OnDemand Visit. These programs also offer the opportunity for participants to be involved in clinical research regarding the effectiveness of these innovative program.
FREE online bridging course in home country.
FREE boot camp in the United States to complete paramedic bridge training, including hands-on clinical rotations on ambulances and in local hospitals.
FREE testing and certifications fees to become a nationally registered paramedic in the United States.
Visa application assistance and paid visa fees.
FREE airfare to and from the United States.
24-month employment contracts at operations in 14 U.S. states. Opportunity to divide time between two geographic areas.
Work as a paramedic using full scope of your medical practice.
FREE apartment-style housing for first month and assistance obtaining permanent housing and vehicle lease.
Paid time off and sick time, plus flexible schedule and shift options to allow a positive work-life balance and time to explore.
Full-time pay and eligible to sign up for affordable health, dental and vision insurance.
WHO SHOULD APPLY?
PARAMEDIC GRADUATES LOOKING FOR INTERNATIONAL ADVENTURE AND MEDICAL EXPERIENCE IN THE U.S.
At Least 21 Years of Age with Australian Citizenship
B.S. Degree in Paramedicine (FULLY COMPLETED)
Current COVID AND Hepatitis B Vaccinations
Passport and Willing to Relocate to the U.S. for 24 Months
Experience as Ambulance Transport Officer-Attendant Preferred
START THE CONVERSATION & APPLY TO THE PROGRAM
1. Fill out an interest form online and schedule a 30-minute virtual program information session and interview.
2. Complete the full online application through Priority Ambulance human resources and provide documentation and checks.
3. Provisionally accepting in to the upcoming International EMS Workforce Initiative program and cleared to begin training. Priority Ambulance will provide assistance with the transition to life in the USA, including visa applications, obtaining a driver's license, finding rental housing, identifying cultural experiences and more!fill out the interest form
PHASE: OZ TRAINING
Complete online orientation in your home country
Qualifying candidates will complete a short online certification bridge training course while in Australia leading to testing and certification as a USA Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician.
PHASE: USA BOOTCAMP
MULTI-WEEK TRAINING BOOTCAMP IN THE USA
Attend a multi-week training session at FGTC’S Campus in Metro Atlanta, GA to complete USA Paramedic certification classroom work. Training will include obtaining the following national and international certifications: Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS), Cardiology Overview (ACLS),Trauma Overview (PHTLS), Pediatrics Overview (EPC); Difficult airway & cadaver labs; and Tactical Emergency Care (TECC). The bootcamp will also include additional required instruction and test prep to fully prepare students to complete the USA paramedic exams and practice within the medical scope in any state in the USA. The bootcamp will also include orientation to Priority Ambulance's company policies and protocols.
PHASE: FIELD EXTERNSHIP
complete field EXTERNSHIP at Priority operationS
Australian paramedics will complete a field internship include on-ambulance ride time with Field Training Officers at Priority Ambulance operations in the greater Atlanta area. The externship will include clinical rotations in local hospitals.
PHASE: USA PARAMEDIC CAREER
WORK AS usa PARAMEDIC with Priority Ambulance
After successful completion of this course and certification as a National Registry Paramedic, students will then travel at company expense to their final duty locations at Priority Ambulance operations across the country. Upon arriving at their duty station, Paramedics will attend a local orientation and additional supervised ambulance ride time to familiarize themselves to the local operation. The local operation will provide housing to Paramedic for one month and assist them in obtaining a discounted apartment and vehicle lease for the remainder of two-year service contract. Paramedics will have the option to move and explore a new area after one year.
The Faithful Guardian Paramedic Program is part of the Emergency Education Coalition and is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).
Priority Ambulance is a dynamic, rapidly growing company with current operations in 14 states. The company has been listed for five consecutive years on Inc. Magazine’s list of the 5000 Fastest-Growing Companies in America.
More than half of the company’s 600,000+ annual patient transports are in response to a public call to 9-1-1, while the balance of transports originate through requests from healthcare facilities. Throughout its national service area, approximately 4,100 highly trained paramedics and EMTs staff a fleet of 610 state-of-the-art ambulances and support vehicles with the latest medical equipment and technology.
ABOUT FAITHFUL GUARDIAN
If you are interested in receiving more information about this program and/or if you want to apply for entry to the program, please reserve an interview time with a representative of Priority Ambulance using the schedule application below.