CAREERS

GROW YOUR CAREER AT A GROWING COMPANY

No matter if your EMS career is just starting, or you’re a seasoned professional in the industry, there’s a place within the Priority Ambulance family of companies for those who are dedicated to serving others. We adhere to the highest standards of ethics in EMS profession and are committed to delivering the best care to our patients and the communities we serve. We offer comprehensive benefits, competitive wages, paid time off and professional training and support. The cornerstone of our culture is fixed on safe, accountable, friendly and efficient services and our mission to be the EMS employer of choice in America.


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CAREERS

GROW YOUR CAREER AT
A GROWING COMPANY

GROW YOUR CAREER AT A GROWING COMPANY

No matter if your EMS career is just starting, or you’re a seasoned professional in the industry, there’s a place within the Priority Ambulance family of companies for those who are dedicated to serving others. We adhere to the highest standards of ethics in the EMS profession and are committed to delivering the best care to our patients and the communities we serve. We offer comprehensive benefits, competitive wages, paid time off and professional training and support. The cornerstone of our culture is safe, accountable, friendly and efficient services and our mission to be the EMS employer of choice in America.

FIND YOUR EMS CAREER PATH

We take pride in the various career paths we offer our employees. The EMS industry is growing, and demand for qualified professionals in all areas of our business is on the rise. Providing career-advancement tracks is important to us and enhances our value as an employer when we can train and promote from within our ranks. We are also committed to fostering the next generation of EMS leaders and offer highly specialized training for individuals interested in management roles.


Become a Priority EMTBecome a certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) through Priority-sponsored EMT Academies or local educational institutions.

Work as an EMT in the Priority FamilyBegin working as an EMT within the Priority family of companies – 11 companies with operational hubs in eight states.

Become a Priority ParamedicBecome a certified Paramedic through a company-sponsored Paramedic Academy. Opportunity to provide higher levels of emergency medical care and advanced patient interventions.

Work Toward Paramedic PromotionWork as a paramedic with a goal toward promotion. Paramedic promotion opportunities include Paramedic Supervisor and/or Field Training Officer.

Complete Priority-Sponsored Management TrainingApply for company-sponsored management training with an eye toward promotion to Operations Manager; complete Ambulance Services Manager classes.

Promote to Operations ManagerComplete company-sponsored Executive Training, earn a promotion to Operations Manager, and apply for company-sponsored executive leadership training through the Priority Ambulance Leadership Foundation.

Job TitleCompanyCityStateZIP
EMT Trainee - Knoxville, TNPriority AmbulanceKnoxvilleTN37912
Dispatcher - Knoxville, TNPriority AmbulanceKnoxvilleTN37912
Paramedic - Knoxville, TNPriority AmbulanceKnoxvilleTN37912
EMT - Priority Ambulance - KnoxvillePriority AmbulanceKnoxvilleTN37912
Paramedic - Loudon County, TNPriority AmbulanceLenoir CityTN37771
Position: EMT Trainee Course 
Location: Knoxville, TN
When: Summer 2021
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Position:  Dispatcher
Location:  Knoxville, TN
 
Definition:
 
Under the direction of the Dispatch Supervisor, a Dispatcher will be responsible for the deployment and tracking and movement of units on an ongoing basis throughout the day per local System Status Management Plan. They will broadcast orders to crews regarding runs, emergencies and general information. 
 
Dispatchers will operate radio, telephone, or computer equipment relay information or orders to proper individuals or members of management. 
 
In addition, the dispatcher, under Emergency Medical Dispatch protocol, will be required to take caller information, determine the nature of the run request, dispatch runs (emergent and non-emergent) to the crews in an appropriate and timely manner, and record pertinent information.
 
Minimum Requirements:
  • Must possess a high degree of personal integrity and responsibility.
  • Currently licensed, certified or registered by the appropriate state agencies.
  • Currently certified in Emergency Medical Dispatch by MPDS or other appropriate organization.
  • Must have the ability to work effectively with minimal supervision, using good judgment.
  • Must have the ability to work in a fast paced, hectic, high pressure environment.
  • Must have the ability to simultaneously manage multiple activities without error.
  • Must have superior spatial orientation ability in order to be able to read and interpret maps.
  • Must have good computer skills and be able to type at least 30 words per minute.
  • Must have the ability to work efficiently and interact in a constructive and professional manner       with other employees, public safety personnel and medical staff.
  • Must have the ability to interact effectively and professionally with patients, customers, clients, family members, bystanders, and the general public in such a manner as to reflect positively on the company.
  • Must demonstrate a level of skill and ability consistent with the provision of quality customer care.
  • Prefer previous or current certification as Emergency Medical Technician.
 
Physical Requirements:
  • The ability to reach, push and pull.
  • The ability to sit for long periods of time.
  • The ability to use phones and radios to communicate with callers, crews and other staff
  • The ability use mouse or keyboard to input data into computer over long periods of time.
  • The ability to view graphic and text data on multiple computer screens for long periods of times.
  • The ability to complete all job duties during any and all hours of the day and night.
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Reports To:
  • Dispatch Supervisor or Communications Director as appropriate for all operational activities.
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Paramedic (EMT-P)
Location:  Knox County, TN
 
Priority Ambulance is seeking paramedics to serve in Knox County serving hospital and medical facility clients. Our business is expanding is Knox County, and we need additional team members that share our mission of exceptional patient care and friendly customer service. Flexible full- and part-time schedules are available.
 
Our team is a supportive family that works together to deliver exceptional patient care with a smile. Our management team goes the extra mile for its employees working alongside them and making sure they have the resources they need to serve our patients
 
We show that we value the talent and dedication of our team by offering competitive salaries, great benefits, flexible schedules and continuing education opportunities to help them set and achieve professional goals.
 
Priority Ambulance is a member of the Priority Ambulance family of companies, the fastest-growing private ambulance service in the country. Being a part of a rapidly-growing, innovative national team brings Priority employees additional opportunities for career advancement, continuing education and training.
 
Job Summary
Functions as Paramedic on ALS and CCT Ambulances as directed. Safely operates vehicle to/from pick up and drop off locations. Provides ALS patient care and movement. Documents all transports completely per company SOP. Adheres to all company policies and procedures.
 
Qualifications
High School Diploma or GED
Valid Driver’s License
State of Tennessee or National Registry Paramedic Certification
AHA Basic Life Support Certification
AHA Advanced Life Support Certification
Physically Able to Perform Job Duties
 
Compensation
Competitive Pay
Including Pay for Prior EMS Experience
Vacation, Sick & Holiday Pay
Health, Dental, Pharmacy & Vison Insurance
Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability & Life Insurance
401k Retirement Savings Program
Company Provided Uniforms
Ongoing Continuing Education
 
Schedule and Basing
 
Variety of 8, 10, 12 and 14-hour day and night shifts 24/7/365 based at Knox County headquarters, 910 Callahan Drive, Suite 101, Knoxville, TN 37912. Full and part time position now available.
 
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Position: EMT (Basic or Advanced)
Location:  Knox County, TN
Company:  Priority Ambulance
 
The Priority Ambulance family is seeking EMTs to serve in Knox County serving hospital and medical facility clients. Our business is expanding is Knox County, and we need additional team members that share our mission of exceptional patient care and friendly customer service. Flexible full- and part-time schedules are available.
 
Job Summary
The EMT functions on BLS and ALS Ambulances as directed. Safely operates vehicle to/from pick up and drop off locations. Provides BLS patient care and movement. Documents all transports completely per company SOP. Adheres to all company policies and procedures.
 
Qualifications
High School Diploma or GED
State of Tennessee Driver’s License
State of Tennessee EMT Certification
AHA Basic Life Support Certification
Physically Able to Perform Job Duties
 
Compensation
Competitive Pay
Including Pay for Prior EMS Experience
Vacation, Sick & Holiday Pay
Health, Dental, Pharmacy & Vison Insurance
Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability & Life Insurance
401k Retirement Savings Program
Company Provided Uniforms
Tuition Assistance for Paramedic Training
Ongoing Continuing Education
 
Schedule and Basing
Variety of 8, 10, 12 and 14-hour day and night shifts, 24/7/365 based at Knox County headquarters, 910 Callahan Drive, Suite 101, Knoxville, TN 37912. 
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Paramedic (EMT-P) - 911 Unit
Location:  Lenoir City, TN (Loudon County)

The Priority Ambulance family is seeking paramedics to serve in the Loudon County 9-1-1 EMS system. Flexible full- and part-time schedules are available.

Priority Ambulance has been the emergency provider to the Knoxville community since 2014 and our exceptional staff has helped us continually improve performance and give back to our community through school training, support community organizations, festivals and events. Our community is our priority and that makes Priority Ambulance a great place to work.
 
Our team is a supportive family that works together to deliver exceptional patient care with a smile. Our management team goes the extra mile for its employees working alongside them and making sure they have the resources they need to serve our patients
 
Job Summary
The EMT-P functions as Paramedic on 911 response ambulance operating in Loudon County, Tennessee.   Safely operates vehicle to/from pick up and drop off locations. Provides ALS patient care and movement. Documents all transports completely per company SOP. Adheres to all company policies and procedures.
 
Qualifications
•  High School Diploma or GED
•  Valid Driver’s License
•  State of Tennessee or National Registry Paramedic Certification
•  AHA Basic Life Support Certification
•  AHA Advanced Life Support Certification
•  Physically Able to Perform Job Duties
•  Minimum One Year Prior EMS Field Experience
 
Compensation
•  Competitive Pay
•  Including Pay for Prior EMS Experience
•  Vacation, Sick & Holiday Pay
•  Health, Dental, Pharmacy & Vison Insurance
•  Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability & Life Insurance
•  401k Retirement Savings Program
•  Company Provided Uniforms
•   Ongoing Continuing Education
 
Bonus:
  • Sign on bonus available
  • Relocation assistance available
  • Reciprocity fees paid
 
Schedule and Basing
Variety of 12-hour and 24-hour shifts 24/7/365 based at Loudon County stations. Full and part time positions now available.
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TRAINING ACADEMY

Our training academies are designed by experienced professionals to provide
the highest quality education and training to support your career in EMS.


EMT Basic Class - 2021

40-hour weekly schedule
(includes 80 total clinical hours)
Class begins January 18, 2021; 16-week course

Priority Ambulance will provide all tuition, certification fees and classroom wage at no cost to the student. Our EMT Course is held in conjunction with Roane State Community College and follows the National Standard Curriculum as defined by the NREMT. 

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EDUCATION

Our training academies are designed by experienced professionals to provide
the highest quality education and training to support your career in EMS.

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LEADERSHIP FOUNDATION

The Priority Ambulance family of companies values EMS leadership and recognizes that commitment through the Priority Ambulance Leadership Foundation. The Foundation has developed a unique and distinctive path for career advancement to promising EMS leaders of the future. The year-long EMS Leadership of Tomorrow program offers educational and mentoring opportunities to qualified professionals in and outside of the EMS industry. Hands-on coursework is taught during weeklong sessions hosted quarterly at various locations throughout the country.

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MILITARY HIRING

The Priority Ambulance family of companies values and recognizes the dedication of military veterans and seeks to create opportunities for qualified team members. Transitioning from the military to a civilian career is a time of great change for our service members. We offer professional EMS tracks and training that draw upon prior experience and job skills and help former military members as they advance in their new careers.



MILITARY HIRING

The Priority Ambulance family of companies values and recognizes the dedication of military veterans and seeks to create opportunities for qualified team members. Transitioning from the military to a civilian career is a time of great change for our service members. We offer professional EMS tracks and training that draw upon prior experience and job skills and help former military members as they advance in their new careers.

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