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Ambulance Drivers and Attendants
(SOC Code : 53-3011)
in California

Drive ambulance or assist ambulance driver in transporting sick, injured, or convalescent persons. Assist in lifting patients.

Employers usually expect an employee in this occupation to be able to do the job after Moderate-term on-the-job training (1-12 months) .

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Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
California 20141st Qtr$13.79$10.26$13.11$16.50

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
California 2012 - 20221,6001,90030018.860

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Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in State of California
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services 7,89163.9%
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 1,67514.7%
Outpatient Care Centers 7,5473.1%

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Training Programs (click on title for more information)[Top]
Program Title
Emergency Care Attendant (EMT Ambulance)

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Drive ambulances or assist ambulance drivers in transporting sick, injured, or convalescent persons.
Remove and replace soiled linens or equipment to maintain sanitary conditions.
Accompany and assist emergency medical technicians on calls.
Place patients on stretchers and load stretchers into ambulances, usually with assistance from other attendants.
Earn and maintain appropriate certifications.
Replace supplies and disposable items on ambulances.
Report facts concerning accidents or emergencies to hospital personnel or law enforcement officials.
Administer first aid, such as bandaging, splinting, or administering oxygen.
Restrain or shackle violent patients.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others` actions.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others` reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Relationships - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment.
Support - Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees.

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Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
Realistic - Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
Social - Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.

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