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Albuquerque Ambulance Service

Albuquerque Ambulance

Albuquerque Ambulance Service (AAS) is the largest and busiest provider of​ emergency 9-1-1 and non-emergency medical services in New Mexico. AAS provides Advance Life Support (ALS) paramedic/EMT services to the citizens of Albuquerque, the Village of Corrales and Bernalillo County. AAS also provides mutual aid services for the surrounding counties of Valencia, Sandoval, and Santa Fe. AAS provides services to the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, the Albuquerque International Sunport, the Sandia and Manzano Mountains, Kirtland Air Force Base, Sandia National Laboratory, and medical transportation throughout New Mexico.

AAS is a nonprofit ambulance service and is a division of Presbyterian Healthcare Services. AAS is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services (CAAS).​

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We're Hiring

We're the largest 911 service provider of emergency and non-emergency medical care in the state of New Mexico. Our benefits are day-one effective and include health, dental, vision and life insurance, long and short-term disability, and paid time off up to 25 days annually.

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Positions we have available include:

  • Paramedic
  • EMT (Intermediate)
  • EMT (Basic)
  • Dispatch - System Status Controllers
  • Logistics Tech
  • Education Coordinators
  • Mechanics

Paramedic and EMT Application Process

All applications will be reviewed for minimum qualifications and all EMT and paramedic applicants are required to take and pass an EMT-Basic or paramedic assessment. Candidates who are offered employment will be required to complete and pass a background check, pre-employment fitness test, drug screening, and occupational medicine testing before starting orientation. Orientation is held four times a year and all employees are required to complete two weeks of classroom orientation, followed by field training.

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Out-of-State Paramedic Applicants

All out-of-state paramedic applicants must be eligible to obtain a temporary New Mexico paramedic license. Applicants are required to take and pass a paramedic assessment. If an applicant is selected for hire, the applicant will be required to submit a completed application to the NM EMS Bureau to obtain a temporary New Mexico paramedic license by start date. Candidates who are offered employment will be required to complete and pass a background check, pre-employment fitness test drug screening, and occupational medicine testing before starting orientation.

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Orientation Process

AAS orientations are held six times a year. All EMTs and paramedics begin in a two week classroom orientation, then team up with a field supervisor to train and work out in the field. After training and orientation, employees are partnered with another EMT or paramedic to work in the field. All new paramedics who clear the orientation period are assigned to a float pool that bids every month by seniority on shifts for the following month. All paramedics will be moved to permanent shifts as quickly as possible, with a maximum time of six months in the float pool.

Benefits

AAS offers an excellent compensation and benefits package. Relocation bonuses are available for out-of-area paramedics.

Benefits start on the first day of employment and are available for full-time and part-time employees. These include health, dental, vision, life insurance, long and short-term disability, and paid-time off. We also have an employer contribution and matching program for retirement.

For more information regarding salaries and benefits, please contact:

For Paramedics:
Emily Vatthauer, Recruiter
Phone: 505-923-6736
Email: evatthaue@phs.org​​

For EMTs:
Lucille Hinojos, Recruiter
Phone: 505-923-6722
Email: lhinojos@phs.org​​

Paramedic Scholarship Program

This program is available for current AAS employees who are interested in becoming a paramedic. The AAS employee must have completed the required probationary period, be in good standing and have been accepted into an eligible paramedic program (currently eligible programs for scholarship are the CNM EMS Program or UNM EMSA). During your paramedic training, you will be paid your full-time salary but you will work part-time. Upon successful completion of the paramedic program, NREMT testing, and obtainment of a New Mexico paramedic license, you must agree to work for AAS for three years, or the equivalent of 6,240 hours.

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