Emergency Medical Technician Student (EMT-S)

VMT Education - 507215 Winchester, Virginia Full-Time

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  • Entity: Valley Medical Transport (VMT)
  • Shift: Day

Who We Are

Valley Health System is a not-for-profit network of hospitals, urgent cares, physician practices, and services. Expanding across Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, we are devoted to the health of all who call our 18-county area home.

A vital resource for healthcare, we are the region’s largest employer, a dependable community partner, and are at the leading edge of clinical innovations.

We are looking for passionate, innovative, and caring people who will each bring their unique skills and perspectives to our workplace.

What You Will Do:

The Emergency Medical Technician Student (EMT-S) is an attendee of the Valley Health EMT-basic class and is responsible to read and understand materials, complete classwork timely, and prepare for the National EMT test. The EMT-S will be compensated for their hours of class time and field rotations. This position is designed to provide the EMT-S hands-on learning with in-class scenarios and field rotations. The EMT-S will be eligible for promotion to Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) after successfully passing the National Registry exam with a requirement of continued employment with VMT.
EMT-S is required to meet a minimum grade of 80% in order to remain eligible to test for their National Registry exam. Must attend every class or make prior arrangements to make-up all work due to the fast pace of the class.

What You Will Bring:


High School Diploma or GED required

Certification & Licensures
Valid drivers license required
BLS Certification (Basic Life Support) - American Heart ‘Healthcare Provider’ (HCP) - AHA approved required*
VA EVOC (Emergency Vehicle Operators Certificate) or approved equivalent required**
* New hires must have American Heart Association (AHA) appropriate certification prior to completion of EMT program
** Required by end of class

Satisfy and maintain the requirements for valid driver's license required
Have and maintain a driving record that is acceptable to the company’s insurance carrier required
Minimum of 18 years of age required
Basic level ability navigating in Microsoft Windows and ability to accurately gather and enter data into an electronic medical record in a timely manner required

What You Will Get:

At Valley Health, we believe everyone is a caregiver, and our goal is to create an environment where our caregivers thrive physically, financially, and emotionally. In addition to a competitive salary, our most popular benefits for full-time employees include:
• A Zero-Deductible Health Plan
• Dental and vision insurance
• Generous Paid Time Off
• Tuition Assistance
• Retirement Savings Match
• A Robust Employee Assistance Program to help with many aspects of emotional wellbeing
• Membership to Healthy U: An Incentive-Based Wellness Program

Valley Health also offers a health savings account & flexible spending account for childcare, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, and professional development. In addition, several perks come with working for the largest employer in the region, such as discounts to on-campus dining, and more.

To see the full scale of what we offer, visit valleyhealthbenefits.com.

Exclusions apply

We celebrate, support, and thrive on our differences for the benefit of our employees, our patients, and the communities we serve.
We are neighbors caring for neighbors, and our goal is always to help those we serve get well, feel well, and stay well.


Criminal Background Checks
VA State Police and/or WV State Background and Fingerprinting (WV Cares) (applicable state)
3rd party Background Check

WVOEMS - WV MorphoTrust Fingerprinting (Completed by department) or VAOEMS - VA MorphoTrust Fingerprinting (Completed by department) (applicable state)

FLSA Classification


Physical Demands
10 A Emergency Medical