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Basic Job Descriptions for NY EMS Levels

Basic Job Descriptions for NYS EMS Levels

Certified First Responder (CFR) - (I want to take a course)

An Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) may function in the context of a broader role, i.e., law enforcement, fire rescue or industrial response. With a limited amount of equipment, the EMR answers emergency calls to provide efficient and immediate care to ill and injured patients. After receiving notification of an emergency, the EMR safely responds to the address or location given, using the most expeditious route, depending on traffic and weather conditions. The EMR must observe traffic ordinances and regulations concerning emergency vehicle operation.
 

Basic EMT - (I want to take a course)

Emergency Medical Technicians-Basic (EMT-B) respond to emergency calls to provide efficient and immediate care to the critically ill and injured, and to transport the patient to a medical facility.  After receiving the call from the dispatcher, the EMT-B drives the ambulance to address or location given, using the most expeditious route, depending on traffic and weather conditions. The EMT-B must observe traffic ordinances and regulations concerning emergency vehicle operation.

Advanced EMT

Paramedic