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switching careers

I need some advise, I want to work in E.R.and have hands on work, what type of career would I need to do this? I don't want to be an R.N.

Your Professional Title/Credentials: Veterinary Assistant

Are You Still In School? NO

Are You Working? yes

Re: switching careers

my suggestion is check with your area hospitals to see who they have working in the er. then decide which job you want to train for.
i'll bet you'll find out the jobs are go to be doctors,pa's, r.n., and n.a.'s., phlebs., x-ray techs, resp. therepist and my be emt's.
i would go for the r.n. better pay more job security more job opps in the future.

Your Professional Title/Credentials: RMA-LPN

Are You Working? NO

Re: switching careers

Some ERs use ER Techs which often can be EMT-Intermediates with IV cert. My husband has NREMT-P cert and he could pick up ER Tech shifts if he wanted to (and if they were hiring).

I'd check the hospital HR job listings or descriptions to see. The local community colleges probably offer EMT training and if you read the program descriptions they may indicate what level you need.