Paramedic Career

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You are asked multiple times throughout your entire life “What are your educational or career goals?” Whether it is at a family gathering, job interview or simply speaking to a career adviser at your college. I’ve had the same career path and mindset since childhood. I’ve always wanted to work in emergency situations. As a child, I always wanted to be either a paramedic or a RN in a trauma unit. Both high pace, adrenaline fueled career paths. A lot of people ask why didn’t I take the Nurse route instead of deciding to become a Firefighter/Paramedic and the answer is pretty simple. I don’t just want to be a good Firefighter, or Paramedic or Nurse I want to be the best I can possibly be. Every action I take, is strategically thought out on how…show more content…
I will most likely wait a few months perhaps even a year before continuing to paramedic school simply because I want to be a phenomenal Firefighter and EMT. I want the experience under my belt that will help me make decisions as a paramedic. Becoming a Paramedic will definitely be a turning point in my life, I will be a Firefighter/Paramedic with a department for a few years before taking the step to continue my education. I will most likely complete a Nursing program and work my days off from the Fire Department as a nurse in a hospital. Later in life, I want to volunteer at St. Jude children’s hospital. Since childhood I have always wanted to help people, becoming an EMT didn’t just teach me what to do in an emergency situation, it also taught me how much I love helping people. From the children that were terrified of even having their temperature taken to patients screaming after a car accident, this is a career that not only takes courage but also compassion. I’ve heard multiple times in life “You’ll never be successful in life, until I don’t have to give you a dime to do what you do.” Working as a Firefighter/Paramedic and later in life a Nurse gives me the biggest sense of satisfaction and happiness, I couldn’t picture myself doing anything else in my

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