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.


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
Paramedic - Florence, ALShoals AmbulanceFlorenceAL35630
Dispatcher - Florence, ALShoals AmbulanceFlorenceAL35630
EMT - Florence, ALShoals AmbulanceFlorenceAL35630
Paramedic - Bessemer, ALShoals AmbulanceBessemerAL35022
EMT (Part Time) - Florence, ALShoals AmbulanceFlorenceAL35630
Advanced EMT - Florence, ALShoals AmbulanceFlorenceAL35630
EMT - Bessemer, ALShoals AmbulanceBessemerAL35022
Driver - Bessemer, ALShoals AmbulanceBessemerAL35022
Position:  Paramedic (EMT-P) – 911 Unit
Company:  Shoals Ambulance
Location:  Lauderdale County / City of Florence
 
Shoals Ambulance is seeking Paramedics to serve in its 9-1-1 operation in Lauderdale County and the City of Florence, as well as provide interfacility service within the county.
 
Shoals Ambulance
Shoals Ambulance has been the 9-1-1 ambulance service partner to Lauderdale County since 2013. Our team is a supportive family that works together to deliver exceptional patient care to our community. From every EMT and paramedic to our dispatchers and support teams, our team members are valued and supported with the training and resources they need.
Shoals Ambulance is a member of the Priority Ambulance family of companies, one of the fastest-growing private ambulance services in the country. Being a part of a rapidly-growing, innovative national team brings Shoals 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
  • State of Alabama Driver’s License
  • State of Alabama 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 & Vision Insurance
  • Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability & Life Insurance
  • 401k Retirement Savings Program
  • Company Provided Uniforms
  • Tuition Assistance for EMT & Paramedic Training
  • Ongoing Continuing Education
 
Schedule and Basing
Variety of 12-hr, and 24-hr day and night shifts 24/7/365. Based at Shoals Ambulance headquarters in 310 E. Dr. Hicks Blvd, Florence, AL 35630. Full- and part-time positions are now available.
 
Apply now
Position:  Dispatcher
Company:  Shoals Ambulance
Location:  Florence, AL
 
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.
Apply now
Position:  Emergency Medical Technician - Basic (EMT-B) – 911 Unit
Location:  Lauderdale County / City of Florence
Company:  Shoals Ambulance
 
Shoals Ambulance is seeking Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT-B) to serve in its 9-1-1 operation in Lauderdale County and the City of Florence, as well as provide interfacility service within the county.
 
Shoals Ambulance
Shoals Ambulance has been the 9-1-1 ambulance service partner to Lauderdale County since 2013. Our team is a supportive family that works together to deliver exceptional patient care to our community. From every EMT and paramedic to our dispatchers and support teams, our team members are valued and supported with the training and resources they need.
Shoals Ambulance is a member of the Priority Ambulance family of companies, one of the fastest-growing private ambulance services in the country. Being a part of a rapidly-growing, innovative national team brings Shoals employees additional opportunities for career advancement, continuing education and training.
 
Job Summary
Functions as EMT on ALS and BLS 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 Alabama Driver’s License
  • State of Alabama or National Registry EMT Certification
  • AHA Basic Life Support Certification
  • CPR certification
  • Physically Able to Perform Job Duties
 
Compensation
  • Competitive Pay
  • Including Pay for Prior EMS Experience
  • Vacation, Sick & Holiday Pay
  • Health, Dental, Pharmacy & Vision Insurance
  • Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability & Life Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Program
  • Company Provided Uniforms
  • Tuition Assistance for EMT & Paramedic Training
  • Ongoing Continuing Education
Schedule and Basing
Variety of 12-hr, and 24-hr day and night shifts 24/7/365. Based at Shoals Ambulance headquarters in 310 E. Dr. Hicks Blvd, Florence, AL 35630. Full- and part-time positions are now available.
Apply now
Position:  Paramedic (EMT-P) – 911 Unit
Company:  Shoals Ambulance
Location:  Lauderdale County / City of Florence
 
Shoals Ambulance is seeking Paramedics to serve in its 9-1-1 operation in Lauderdale County and the City of Florence, as well as provide interfacility service within the county.
 
Shoals Ambulance
Shoals Ambulance has been the 9-1-1 ambulance service partner to Lauderdale County since 2013. Our team is a supportive family that works together to deliver exceptional patient care to our community. From every EMT and paramedic to our dispatchers and support teams, our team members are valued and supported with the training and resources they need.
Shoals Ambulance is a member of the Priority Ambulance family of companies, one of the fastest-growing private ambulance services in the country. Being a part of a rapidly-growing, innovative national team brings Shoals 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
  • State of Alabama Driver’s License
  • State of Alabama 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 & Vision Insurance
  • Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability & Life Insurance
  • 401k Retirement Savings Program
  • Company Provided Uniforms
  • Tuition Assistance for EMT & Paramedic Training
  • Ongoing Continuing Education
 
Schedule and Basing
Variety of 12-hr, and 24-hr day and night shifts 24/7/365. Based at Shoals Ambulance headquarters in 310 E. Dr. Hicks Blvd, Florence, AL 35630. Full- and part-time positions are now available.
 
 
Apply now
Position:  Emergency Medical Technician - Basic (EMT-B) – 911 Unit
Location:  Lauderdale County / City of Florence
Company:  Shoals Ambulance
Status:  Part-Time
 
Shoals Ambulance is seeking Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT-B) to serve in its 9-1-1 operation in Lauderdale County and the City of Florence, as well as provide interfacility service within the county.
 
Shoals Ambulance
Shoals Ambulance has been the 9-1-1 ambulance service partner to Lauderdale County since 2013. Our team is a supportive family that works together to deliver exceptional patient care to our community. From every EMT and paramedic to our dispatchers and support teams, our team members are valued and supported with the training and resources they need.
Shoals Ambulance is a member of the Priority Ambulance family of companies, one of the fastest-growing private ambulance services in the country. Being a part of a rapidly-growing, innovative national team brings Shoals employees additional opportunities for career advancement, continuing education and training.
 
Job Summary
Functions as EMT on ALS and BLS 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 Alabama Driver’s License
  • State of Alabama or National Registry EMT Certification
  • AHA Basic Life Support Certification
  • CPR certification
  • Physically Able to Perform Job Duties
 
Compensation
  • Competitive Pay
  • Including Pay for Prior EMS Experience
  • Vacation, Sick & Holiday Pay
  • Health, Dental, Pharmacy & Vision Insurance
  • Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability & Life Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Program
  • Company Provided Uniforms
  • Tuition Assistance for EMT & Paramedic Training
  • Ongoing Continuing Education
Schedule and Basing
Variety of 12-hr, and 24-hr day and night shifts 24/7/365. Based at Shoals Ambulance headquarters in 310 E. Dr. Hicks Blvd, Florence, AL 35630. Full- and part-time positions are now available.
 
Apply now
Position:  Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-A) – 911 Unit
Location:  Lauderdale County / City of Florence
Company:  Shoals Ambulance
 
Shoals Ambulance is seeking Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT-A) to serve in its 9-1-1 operation in Lauderdale County and the City of Florence, as well as provide interfacility service within the county.
 
Shoals Ambulance
Shoals Ambulance has been the 9-1-1 ambulance service partner to Lauderdale County since 2013. Our team is a supportive family that works together to deliver exceptional patient care to our community. From every EMT and paramedic to our dispatchers and support teams, our team members are valued and supported with the training and resources they need.
Shoals Ambulance is a member of the Priority Ambulance family of companies, one of the fastest-growing private ambulance services in the country. Being a part of a rapidly-growing, innovative national team brings Shoals employees additional opportunities for career advancement, continuing education and training.
 
Job Summary
Functions as EMT-A on ALS and BLS 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 Alabama Driver’s License
  • State of Alabama or National Registry EMT Certification
  • AHA Basic Life Support Certification
  • CPR certification
  • Physically Able to Perform Job Duties
 
Compensation
  • Competitive Pay
  • Including Pay for Prior EMS Experience
  • Vacation, Sick & Holiday Pay
  • Health, Dental, Pharmacy & Vision Insurance
  • Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability & Life Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Program
  • Company Provided Uniforms
  • Tuition Assistance for EMT & Paramedic Training
  • Ongoing Continuing Education
 
Schedule and Basing
Variety of 12-hr, and 24-hr day and night shifts 24/7/365. Based at Shoals Ambulance headquarters in 310 E. Dr. Hicks Blvd, Florence, AL 35630. Full- and part-time positions are now available.
 
Apply now
Position:  Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) – 911 Unit
Location:  Lauderdale County / City of Florence
Company:  Shoals Ambulance
 
Shoals Ambulance is seeking Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) to serve in its 9-1-1 operation in Lauderdale County and the City of Florence, as well as provide interfacility service within the county.
Shoals Ambulance
Shoals Ambulance has been the 9-1-1 ambulance service partner to Lauderdale County since 2013. Our team is a supportive family that works together to deliver exceptional patient care to our community. From every EMT and paramedic to our dispatchers and support teams, our team members are valued and supported with the training and resources they need.
Shoals Ambulance is a member of the Priority Ambulance family of companies, one of the fastest-growing private ambulance services in the country. Being a part of a rapidly-growing, innovative national team brings Shoals employees additional opportunities for career advancement, continuing education and training.
Job Summary
Functions as EMT on ALS and BLS 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 Alabama Driver’s License
  • State of Alabama or National Registry EMT Certification
  • AHA Basic Life Support Certification
  • CPR certification
  • Physically Able to Perform Job Duties
 
Compensation
  • Competitive Pay
  • Including Pay for Prior EMS Experience
  • Vacation, Sick & Holiday Pay
  • Health, Dental, Pharmacy & Vision Insurance
  • Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability & Life Insurance
  • 401k Retirement Savings Program
  • Company Provided Uniforms
  • Tuition Assistance for EMT & Paramedic Training
  • Ongoing Continuing Education
 
Schedule and Basing
Variety of 12-hr, and 24-hr day and night shifts 24/7/365. Based at Shoals Ambulance headquarters in 310 E. Dr. Hicks Blvd, Florence, AL 35630. Full- and part-time positions are now available.
 
Apply now
Position:  Driver (Wheelchair Van – Stretcher Van – Ambulance)
Company:  Shoals Ambulance
Location:  Bessemer, AL
 
Definition:
 
Provides scheduled and unscheduled medical transportation services and delivers the passenger to the appropriate location.
 
Responds to hospitals, nursing homes and other locations to provide medical transportation services.
 
Provides safe medical team and/or passenger movement from/to wheelchair/stretcher at home, hospitals, nursing      homes and other facilities.
 
Provides passenger safety monitoring , enroute to destination and during transportation to, from and/or between facilities.
 
Provides passenger monitoring per state law, adhering to company, local, regional, and state guidelines.
 
Performs other duties as directed.
 
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 CPR by the AHA or other appropriate organization.
  • Currently certified in First Aid by the ARC or other appropriate organization.
  • Must become certified as an Emergency Medical Technician within one year of hire.
  • Currently licensed with the appropriate level of state motor vehicle operator’s license.
  • Currently has a clean driving record as approved by company vehicle liability insurer.
  • Most successfully complete a CEVO ambulance driver safety classroom and practical course.
  • Must have the ability to work effectively with minimal supervision, using good judgment.
  • 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 passengers, 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 high quality passenger care.
 
Physical Requirements:                      
  • The ability to pass a DOT physical.
  • The ability to reach, push and pull.
  • The ability to sit or stand for long periods of time.
  • The ability to walk up and down stairs without difficulty.
  • The ability to bend, stoop, squat and kneel for long periods of time.
  • The ability to walk a distance of one quarter of a mile without difficulty.
  • The ability to complete all job duties during any and all hours of the day and night.
  • The ability to lift and maneuver 150 pounds without difficulty.
  • The ability to lift and maneuver 150 pounds up and down two flights of stairs without difficulty.
Reports To:
  • Field Supervisor or Operations Manager as appropriate for all operational activities.
 
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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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