American Medical Response Reviews

Updated Jul 3, 2020

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2.9
44%
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American Medical Response President Edward “Ted” Van Horne
Edward “Ted” Van Horne
227 Ratings
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  • "low pay, some trucks are busy for the full 24 hours, dangerous post moves at night(in 61 reviews)

  • "Long hours, often get off late due to high call volume(in 27 reviews)

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  1. "Busy"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - EMT-B in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at American Medical Response part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Never boring always something going on

    Cons

    Can be unpredictable hours and events

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  2. "Good Company"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Emergency Medical Technician in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at American Medical Response full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The overtime opportunities were plentiful.

    Cons

    "Veteran mentality" of other emts

  3. "Feels like family"

    4.0
    Former Employee - EMT-Basic in Colorado Springs, CO

    I worked at American Medical Response part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Rewarding at times can get repetitive.

    Cons

    Pay is lacking. Start at minimum and barley go up

  4. "Competitive pay for hard work"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Paramedic in Evansville, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at American Medical Response part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Lots of shift options, hours always available

    Cons

    work hard with few resources and don't expect to get off work on time

  5. "Good stepping stone"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Business Development Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at American Medical Response full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    flexible hours. decent training good people

    Cons

    Low pay. long hours. can get very slow

  6. "EMT"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - EMT in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at American Medical Response full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great people to work with. supportive supervisors and management. An overall great team based experience.

    Cons

    Hours can be rough with the lack of units. Pay isn’t sustainable for San Diego. Expect to work two full time jobs.

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  7. "Great Place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Administrative 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at American Medical Response full-time

    Pros

    Competitive Pay and great team environment

    Cons

    Parking is a struggle at times.

  8. "Great company"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - EMT 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at American Medical Response full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    New Management brought us back to life. It’s paying attention to us and what we need that’s made the biggest impact.

    Cons

    I don’t have any at this time b

  9. "Foot In the Door"

    3.0
    Former Employee - EMT-Basic in Orlando, FL

    I worked at American Medical Response full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Its EMS, good crews, decent equipment

    Cons

    Worn down trucks, More IFT calls then units available

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  10. "Pay is slightly above average, but not worth it"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Paramedic in New Haven, CT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at American Medical Response full-time

    Pros

    Pay slightly above average than other places

    Cons

    Terrible culture. Supervisors sleep any employee who's Willing and will only have their backs

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