Critical Care Paramedic

Critical care level transport medicine on a ground ambulance. In addition to all standard paramedic responsibilities, I transport specialty care patients requiring the use of IV pumps, ventilators, vaso-active medications etc.

Actual Career: Critical Care Paramedic

Healthcare / Health Services
Career Field:
Company Position:
TEXAS, Eastern Region

Required Level of Education:
Associate Degree
Actual Level of Education:
Bachelor’s Degree

Field of Study:
Clinical Management
Name of Educational Institue:
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TX)
Type of Educational Institute:
Public University
Length of Time in Career:
Seven Years
Annual Earnings, 1st Year:
Annual Earnings, Last Year:
60,000 – 70,000
Weekly Hours:
Ordinary Shift:
Required Travel Amount:
no traveling

Actual Comments from the holder of this Actual Career


How do you feel about this Actual Career?
I find it rewarding and challenging with room for expansion and growth.

Was your degree helpful in your career field?

In your opinion, what kind of education did you need to get this career?
To be a critical care paramedic, you should have at least an associates degree in paramedicine and 3-5 years of experience as a paramedic.

Experience, Skills, Specialized Training, Licenses, or Certifications:
In addition to my paramedic certification I have multiple specialty certifications including ACLS, PHTLS, PALS, CCEMT-P.

Just one more thing….
The shifts in EMS are generally 24hr shifts, 2-3 shifts per week.

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