What do Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians do?

Drive ambulance or assist ambulance driver in transporting sick, injured, or convalescent persons. Assist in lifting patients.

  • Drive ambulances or assist ambulance drivers in transporting sick, injured, or convalescent persons.
  • Remove and replace soiled linens or equipment to maintain sanitary conditions.
  • Place patients on stretchers and load stretchers into ambulances, usually with assistance from other attendants.
  • Accompany and assist emergency medical technicians on calls.
  • Earn and maintain appropriate certifications.
  • Replace supplies and disposable items on ambulances.
  • Report facts concerning accidents or emergencies to hospital personnel or law enforcement officials.
  • Administer first aid, such as bandaging, splinting, or administering oxygen.
  • Restrain or shackle violent patients.

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Necessary Skills

  • Critical Thinking
  • Active Listening
  • Service Orientation
  • Speaking
  • Monitoring
  • Coordination

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