Are you interested in becoming certified and serving as an Emergency Medical Technician?
The Blairstown Ambulance Corps is looking for men and women 16 years of age and older for membership. You are not required to have a medical background, in fact most of our members do not work in the medical profession. The squad covers all costs for your training and education. We need people 24 hours a day, 7 days week, and our daytime hours are the most critical at this time. If you have any questions or would like more information call 908 362-9363.
Training & Qualifications
Volunteer members undergo approximately 220 hours of intensive training to become EMTs (Emergency Medical Technicians). EMT training includes all procedures necessary for basic life support, assisting paramedics with advanced life support, and defibrillator training. All trained members are required to maintain their qualifications with mandatory training on an ongoing basis. This consists of 48 continuing education training hours every 3 years to maintain the State EMT Certification. Many other mandatory squad hours include drills, maintenance of equipment, parades and other related classes.