Suburban EMS

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2925 William Penn Highway, Suite 301
Easton, PA 18045


Business Description

Locations in Palmer Township, Forks Township, Plainfield Township, Bangor Borough and Stroudsburg Borough. Suburban EMS provides reliable, professional, state of the art emergency medical services in 19 municipalities. We cover 232 square miles and serve a population exceeding 142,000 people with over a million seasonal visitors annually. A designated 501(C)(3) non-profit, we are an independent organization not affiliated with municipal governments.

The Mission of Suburban EMS is to respond promptly with exceptional skill, flexibility, and compassion to the needs of each person we serve. Our actions will convey high competence and caring whatever the circumstance, providing a memorable sense of security and reliability. We provide all of our services in a professional manner while maintaining the dignity of those we serve. Our trained staff continuously strives to learn, improve, and grow in enhancing the delivery of emergency medical services to those we serve.

In addition to our emergency mission, Suburban EMS provides valuable non-emergency transport service to local hospitals, assisted and senior care living facilities, hospice organizations and rehab facilities. Patients are transported by ambulance as well as via wheelchair van services. Our PUC license allows us to provide non-medically related paratransit services including social engagements.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Needed

We’re looking for employees who are or have…
• dedicated
• responsible
• reliable

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Operations Administrator

Administrators within the company are certified EMTs or paramedics. These positions are chosen from our supervisors when an opening is available. These positions have a $10,000 base salary jump.

An EMT administrator earns $70,000 annually and a paramedic earns $90,000.

Blue arrow showing progression from Supervisor Supervisor

Supervisors within the company are certified EMTs or paramedics. The position has an immediate base pay jump of $5,000 to their salary.

Average EMT supervisor earns around $45,000 annually and a paramedic supervisor earns around $65,000 annually.

Blue arrow showing progression from Paramedic Paramedic

A paramedic requires a one-year education. Suburban EMS sponsors employees to attend this program and will work around the employee’s schedule to accomplish this process. They then provide a higher level of care to those that are sick and injured.

Base salary $52,000

Blue arrow showing progression from Emergency Medical Technician Emergency Medical Technician

An Emergency Medical Technician requires certification. Suburban EMS pays an employee to attend school and acquire this certification. This position is then responsible for the needs of those who are sick and injured.

Base salary $36,000

Blue arrow showing progression from Stretcher Van Operator Stretcher Van Operator

A stretcher van operator requires no certifications, they simply have a more thorough onboarding process then a paratransit operator. These employees move customers via stretchers for their appointments.

$30,000 base with overtime opportunities

Blue arrow showing progression from Dispatcher/Paratransit Operator Dispatcher/Paratransit Operator

Two options exist with minimal certifications. One is a dispatcher which requires a longer onboarding period. This position advises our units of where the needs are. The second is a paratransit operator who moves customers with wheelchairs.

$26,000-$35,000 annually