Global Medical Response, Inc.

EMT academy- Bronx in Bronx, NY
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Global Medical Response (GMR)

Bronx, NY

EMT Academy


This Global Medical Response sponsored EMT Academy runs 10-weeks and starts January 3rd, 2022. Interviews will occur in early-December 2021.


Application deadline – December 1st, 2021


Earn While You Learn (EWYL) to be an Emergency Medical Technician

Global Medical Response is offering a unique opportunity for individuals interested in a rewarding career in pre-hospital medicine.


What is an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)?

The primary focus of an EMT is to provide basic emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system. This individual possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care and transportation, and functions as part of a comprehensive EMS response under medical oversight. An EMT performs interventions with the basic equipment typically found on an ambulance and is a link from the scene to the emergency healthcare system.


About the Program:

The eligible candidate will be hired as an employee within the GMR family of companies and compensated a training wage while attending the GMR EMT Academy.  The Academy is a full-time rigorous 10-week program, which qualifies the employee to take the New York State (NYS) Department of Health Emergency Medical Technician exam. There is no cost for the class and all books, tuition, fees and uniforms will be paid by GMR.  Upon successful completion of the class, all tests and state certification, the employee will be transferred to an EMT position with an increase to the EMT compensation rate. The class starts January 3rd, 2022 and will last 10 weeks. It will be a full-time schedule and run Monday through Friday for 8 hours a day. This course will be taught in person.


The right candidates must:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Have proof of a HS diploma or GED
  • Valid Driver’s License preferred  
  • Have all required immunizations
  • Successfully complete the pre-employment screening which includes motor vehicle and criminal background checks, drug testing and a physical agility test.
  • After successful completion of the full-time course, the employee will be eligible to take a written and skills test offered by the NYS Department of Health (NYS EMT-B) and will be required to work for GMR family of companies for a period of at least one year.


Upon receipt of the state EMT certification, employees will be assigned their full-time shift. They will also qualify for benefits including:

  • Excellent benefit package including medical, dental, life, vision, disability and 401(k) plan with company match
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) hours
  • Opportunities for professional growth
  • Response to nationwide disasters



Global Medical Response is an equal opportunity employer and as such, affirms in policy and practice to recruit, hire, train and promote, in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status or status as a protected veteran.

Reasonable accommodation will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures.


This document in no way constitutes a contract of employment.  This description is not intended to be an exhaustive listing of all skills, duties, or responsibilities associated with the job.  Management reserves the right to revise the job, or to require that other or different tasks be performed, should circumstances change (i.e., changes in personnel, workload, or technological development).

EEO Statement

Global Medical Response and its family of companies are an Equal Opportunity Employer including Veterans and Disabled


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