- Source: JEMS.com
- Published: 5/8/2017
You might be an EMT if…you are willing to take on a high-stress profession that requires state-mandated training to respond to life and death decision-making calls and be willing to accept a lower-than-normal salary than other first responders.
EMTs are often the lifeline for patients between the location of the incident and the hospital. The hours are long and the job often requires 24-hour shifts.