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A Paid EMT Training Position

EMSA is partnering with Oklahoma State University for EMSA Advantage – an unrivaled opportunity for High School/GED Equivalent Graduates who are interested in getting their EMT certification. Applicants must be a high school graduate or have GED equivalent, must be 18+ years of age and must have a valid driver’s license for a minimum of 2-years to be considered.  This cannot be an intermediate license or a permit.

EMSA Advantage trainees sign a contract to work full-time for EMSA for 18-months once training is complete.

  • Phase 1- Basic EMT instruction will begin in the classroom setting and will last approximately 9-weeks. Trainees will be full-time employees and paid $12.75 per hour during this time.
  • Phase 2- Once training and NREMT testing is complete, trainees will begin EMSA’s specialized Orientation/Academy to become system credentialed. Trainees’ pay will increase to $16.19 per hour during this time. This phase will last approximately 4-weeks, including classroom and field internship.

This program is highly condensed, so 100% attendance is required.

What this means to YOU!

  • NO tuition.
  • NO school-related out-of-pocket expenses.
  • NO student loans to repay.

Program Details:

  • Full-time position
  • 16-week paid program
  • Paid exam costs
  • Uniforms provided
  • 3-4 classes each year in both Tulsa & OKC
  • 15-20 students per class

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One-of-a-kind partnership with OSU

EMT trainees getting paid to learn

Largest & most clinically advanced EMS system in Oklahoma

Unmatched training that best prepares EMTs for their EMS career

Amazing exposure to high acuity calls