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5 Warning Signs Your EMS Base Needs A Website

5 Warning Signs Your EMS Base Needs A Website

—And Why Social Media Isn’t Good Enough

Wouldn’t it be nice…

If doing a great job were enough?

Enough to get your air medical base or ambulance service noticed, enough calls to thrive financially, and enough cases to satisfy your trauma junkie cravings?

Because that’s the story we all tell ourselves, right?

If I do a really good job, we’ll get more calls and stay operational forever.
If I do my best, I can save lives and work this dream job forever.

Unfortunately, it’s all a big fat lie.

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10 Ways To Keep Your EMS Soul Alive

10 Ways To Keep Your EMS Soul Alive

Today is important.

Today is a benchmark for new year resolutions.

One week of the new year is ending.

Here’s what it means historically:

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Truth & Lies About EMS Who Fly

Truth & Lies About EMS Who Fly

I love magic.

Or at least…

I loved it when I was kid.

Creating illusions, pulling rabbits out of hats and making skyscrapers disappear in front of thousands of observers, fascinated me.

Right up until…

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3 Low Cost Ways to Resuscitate Your Dying EMS Base

3 Low Cost Ways to Resuscitate Your Dying EMS Base

–And Skyrocket Your EMS Outreach Results

3 pens, 2 hats, 1 outdated calendar…

and 431 fans awaiting your arrival at the local YMCA ball field.

Sound familiar?

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Future Flight Crew

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Future Flight Crew

Wouldn’t it be great…

If getting a flight job were easy?

As simple as, follow these 3 easy steps….

and here are your flight medic wings.

That would be really nice, right?

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10 Smart Questions To Ask In A Flight Interview

10 Smart Questions To Ask In A Flight Interview

Flight Interviews aren’t just about giving the right answers—they’re about asking the right questions.

Flight interviews are intimidating.

But what many nurses, medics and pilots don’t realize is…

A flight interview is a two-way street.

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10 Tips to Nail Your Flight Job Phone Interview

10 Tips to Nail Your Flight Job Phone Interview

Boom!

There it is.

The email you’ve been waiting for.

An invitation to interview with your favorite air medical flight program.

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Top 10 Reasons Your Best EMS Crews Quit

Top 10 Reasons Your Best EMS Crews Quit

“If you pay peanuts, you get monkeys.” -Sir James Goldsmith

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EMS Helicopter Shopping: Dead Wrong

EMS Helicopter Shopping: Dead Wrong

Helicopter shopping is a dirty little secret in Emergency Medical Services (EMS).

A taboo event everybody knows happens, but nobody ever talks about.

Why?

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The 20-60-20 Rule of Helicopter EMS

The 20-60-20 Rule of Helicopter EMS

—Fly-along day is an exciting time for wannabe flight crews.

If you’re considering an air medical career, fly-along day makes a lot of sense.

See the blood. Feel the turbulence. Smell the fuel.

What better way to figure out if a flight medic, flight nurse or EMS pilot career is for you?

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10 Warning Signs of Ambulance Induced Divorce Syndrome (AIDS)

10 Warning Signs of Ambulance Induced Divorce Syndrome (AIDS)

And How To Keep It From Ruining Your Life

Sometimes really smart people

do really dumb stuff.

If you work EMS or air medical,

this isn’t news.

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An Open Letter To EMS Who Want To Fly

An Open Letter To EMS Who Want To Fly

It hurts me to write this.

For years, I’ve been the “EMS fly guy.” Not only because I’m good at getting people hired, but because it’s the number one question on the top of every paramedic, pilot and nurse’s mind:

“How do I get paid to fly on a trauma helicopter?”

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The Shocking Truth About Why You’re Not Flying Air Medical

The Shocking Truth About Why You're Not Flying Air Medical

 

And What To Do About It!

Photo of chicken seeing itself as an eagle in a mirrorAir medical is one of the most desired career paths for EMS professionals…

–and one of the most competitive.

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