Emergency Medical Services

Emergency Medical Services Careers

Graduates may find employment working as emergency medical technicians (EMTs) or paramedics in fire departments, hospitals, private ambulance services, air medical services, federal agencies, and private corporations.

Starting Wages: $22,800 - $33,000 per year*

*Source: Iowa Workforce Development

Potential Employers

Area Ambulance Service Cedar Rapids, IA
CARE Ambulance, LLC Iowa City, IA
Mason City Fire Department Mason City, IA
North Benton Ambulance Service Vinton, IA
Waterloo Fire Rescue Waterloo, IA
Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare Waterloo, IA

Program Contacts

Administrative Secretary

Amy Rieck
Health Education and Services Center 222
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Program Coordinator/Advisor

John Cockrell
Health Education and Services Center 222D
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Program Faculty

Greg Helmuth
Health Education and Services Center 222C
319-296-2329 ext.1401
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Bryan Renfro
Black Hawk Hall 102
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