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American Medical Response Reviews

Updated October 17, 2018
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American Medical Response President Edward “Ted” Van Horne
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Pros
  • "High call volume and good equipment" (in 16 reviews)

  • "Pros friendly and diverse environment, plenty of overtime" (in 12 reviews)

Cons
  • "Low pay for working a lot of hours in an area that is expensive to live in" (in 48 reviews)

  • "Long hours, often get off late due to high call volume" (in 23 reviews)

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  1. "EMT"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Palmdale, CA
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Palmdale, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at American Medical Response full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    great experience I loved it

    Cons

    they are not very flexible with your shift


  2. "Best in my career"

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    Former Employee - EMT-Basic in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - EMT-Basic in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at American Medical Response full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great colleagues, bosses with sense of humor, flexible scheduling, training and access to acquire CE hours to maintain certifications, chances to advance in certification level

    Cons

    Broken/missing equipment, rundown ambulances, dispatchers were in another city (sometimes complicated running calls)

  3. "EMT"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at American Medical Response full-time

    Pros

    Make your own schedule

    Cons

    Pay and dispatch and dispatch


  4. "It's ok, but not much growth potential unless you want to move to Denver."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    You are IT. One man band for everything.

    Cons

    Watch out for local non IT management.

    Advice to Management

    Be open and communicate with staff.


  5. "Its ok"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at American Medical Response full-time

    Pros

    Family like environment and fun at times

    Cons

    Low pay and long hours


  6. "Good Money...Bad Workplace"

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    Current Employee - 911 Dispatcher in Santa Rosa, CA
    Current Employee - 911 Dispatcher in Santa Rosa, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at American Medical Response part-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Salary and Benefits are good. Flexible (somewhat) work schedule.

    Cons

    The management is inconsistent. Unreal expectations to memorize and know a 40+ agencies worth of response information.


  7. "High call volume"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Knoxville, TN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Knoxville, TN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at American Medical Response full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Unlimited over time opportunities in knox co

    Cons

    Low staff low pay upper management cares less for thier employees. We are only a patch.

    Advice to Management

    Treat us like we are more than a patch, without us you lose contract.

  8. "Glad there was a management change"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at American Medical Response full-time

    Pros

    Pays the Bills, work with great people.

    Cons

    Call volume is more than the trucks can take care of.


  9. "EMT"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at American Medical Response full-time

    Pros

    Great people, Career advancement opportunities.

    Cons

    IFT.
    Dispatch had no idea how to do their job.


  10. "EMT"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at American Medical Response part-time

    Pros

    Flexible schedule; a variety of shifts; units football games; baseball games; concerts; teaching opportunities; attend medical response conventions

    Cons

    No holiday bonuses; minimal to zero team meetings

    Advice to Management

    have unit events to built morale


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