King County Medic One - Kent, Washington
- Application Deadline:
- $19.90 - $35.40 hourly
King County Medic One plans on hiring up to 6 in 2019! All testing, Firefighter & EMT written exams, must be completed through Public Safety Testing by March 31, 2019. Please make sure to have your personal history statement (PHS) completed and uploaded into your account by the March 31, 2019 deadline!
To learn more about the requirements for this position and to sign up to take the exams, please visit: https://www.publicsafetytesting.com/agency/view/details/dtsid/837/
King County Medic One is a public service organization, a critical link in our regional Emergency Medical Service system, providing high quality, advanced patient care. Founded in 1976, King County Medic One paramedics are trained by the world renowned University of Washington / Harborview Medical Center / Seattle Fire Department paramedic training program.
Due to the high standards of training and education established by the Seattle training program, Seattle was called the "Best place in the world to have a heart attack", after a "60 Minutes" story in 1974. To this day, the Medic One programs throughout King County are considered models for much of the world.
The Medic One System is a concept of advanced medical care that was born in the early 1970s in Seattle and now covers all of King County. King County Medic One is the sole provider of 911 ALS Paramedic services for South King County, an area comprised of approximately 500 square miles and population of roughly 750,000 people. Each year, The eight 24hr all ALS Paramedic staffed units in this area provide ALS only level response to approximately 15,000 calls for service.
All applicants must complete a separate application directly with King County! This application will be available starting March 1, 2019 and can be found via this link: http://www.kingcounty.gov/depts/health/jobs.aspx
King County is an equal opportunity employer.