Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

Industry Areas

  • Outpatient Care Centers
  • Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
  • Taxi and Limousine Service

Day-to-Day Tasks

  • Drive ambulances or assist ambulance drivers in transporting sick, injured, or convalescent persons.
  • Remove and replace soiled linens or equipment to maintain sanitary conditions.
  • Place patients on stretchers and load stretchers into ambulances, usually with assistance from other attendants.

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Workweek Breakdown

The hours worked per week by people currently pursuing this career.

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  • 8.83% (21-34 Hours)
  • 91.17% (40 Hours)

Type of Work

The level of day-to-day involvement with data, people or things.

Data: Low
People: Medium
Things: High

Skills at a Glance

The levels of different skills helpful in this career.

Verbal skills: Low
Critical Thinking & Problem Solving: Medium
Equipment Operation & Maintenance: Medium
Math & Science Skills: Low
Technology Design & Control: Low
Leadership: Medium

Workplace at a Glance

The level of different environmental factors you would experience on the job.

Responsibility: High
Exposure to Job Hazards: High
Physical Activity: Medium
Decision Making: Medium
Repetitiveness: Low
Level of Competition: Low
Time Pressure: Low

Business Breakdown

The different sectors people in this career currently work in.

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