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There is height requirements for the applicant for EMT's? height is important? or life saving skills?
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My Height is 5"4 Philippines: My friend told me that there was a job opportunity for EMT's there in Makati City, they are looking for EMT's with experience, because Makati is business center in our…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Timothy G. Donovan Feb 20, 2013.

 

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Timothy G. Donovan replied to danilo narciso's discussion There is height requirements for the applicant for EMT's? height is important? or life saving skills?
"I've had two very petite female partners (5' & 5'-1") and both were very good lifters and providers for that fact.  There were certain things that they had difficulty with of course but then there were things they could…"
Feb 20, 2013
Justin P replied to danilo narciso's discussion There is height requirements for the applicant for EMT's? height is important? or life saving skills?
"I've seen many instances where a short partner is quite helpful (squeezing into the back of a wrecked car to hold c spine comes to mind) sometimes its a challenge to lift a manual cot with a short partner but I put them on the foot end (which…"
Feb 18, 2013
Ernel Protacio Rodriguez,NREMT-B replied to danilo narciso's discussion There is height requirements for the applicant for EMT's? height is important? or life saving skills?
"I am only 5'1 inch. I've been everywhere in this world. Jobs that my height is not expected to work at.(except in military service,how I wish)..I just can't stop to comment on this thread because I am effected.as I said, Everywhere in…"
Feb 7, 2013
Skip Kirkwood replied to danilo narciso's discussion There is height requirements for the applicant for EMT's? height is important? or life saving skills?
"I can see where height could matter, but not be a specific criteria.   One of the elements of our physical ability test is the ability to lift a 90 lb. curl bar 48" off the ground, carry it a distance, and place it back in position - which…"
Aug 4, 2011
Marco Kiel Bonto replied to danilo narciso's discussion There is height requirements for the applicant for EMT's? height is important? or life saving skills?
"I'm having the same dilemma.. I would really love to be an EMT. Will our height be a hindrance for us? What countries have height requirements for EMTs?"
Aug 4, 2011
Michael Lee Reisman Maj-Ret RNNP left a comment for danilo narciso
"Always do what is right, even when they try to trash you for speaking out. Remember the truth is the truth.  This is for you my brother and sister EMS medics around the globe. Here is my experience at Bagram Airbase with 2 bad companies,one had…"
Jul 26, 2011
Rogue Medic replied to danilo narciso's discussion There is height requirements for the applicant for EMT's? height is important? or life saving skills?
"I have worked with several people only 5 feet tall. Some of them lift much better than people 6 feet tall.   Height is not what matters. Even if it were a problem, there are many ways of working around it.   There are patients/situations…"
Feb 17, 2011
danilo narciso replied to danilo narciso's discussion There is height requirements for the applicant for EMT's? height is important? or life saving skills?
"   Take care my brother, Mabuhay!"
Feb 11, 2011
Andre Jefferson replied to danilo narciso's discussion There is height requirements for the applicant for EMT's? height is important? or life saving skills?
"If you're working by yourself and in a 6 foot silo, then I see the relevance. But working with people with various heights makes that mute. That should be on a worksite issue and not a general employemnt requirement. All…"
Feb 8, 2011
danilo narciso replied to danilo narciso's discussion There is height requirements for the applicant for EMT's? height is important? or life saving skills?
"@ Alexander Woo: Hi alexander, I really appreciate your comment, Thank you.    "
Feb 8, 2011
Alexander Woo replied to danilo narciso's discussion There is height requirements for the applicant for EMT's? height is important? or life saving skills?
"Maybe they were just asking you, your height; so they can get a uniform for you. I hope you went on with the interview. If you didn't like the question; ask her, why did you ask that? Snapping back about the right man for the job, is great…"
Feb 6, 2011
Kalynne replied to danilo narciso's discussion There is height requirements for the applicant for EMT's? height is important? or life saving skills?
"I have trouble lifting the cot to its highest extension.  I have to stand on my tiptoes.  It is the only disadvantage to being on the short side but, if I am being honest, it is a disadvantage."
Feb 6, 2011
Leigh Lloyd replied to danilo narciso's discussion There is height requirements for the applicant for EMT's? height is important? or life saving skills?
"I'm 5'2'' I am an EMT and have been for 3 years now. it's all about heart and dedication I think. good luck. in your hunt."
Feb 3, 2011
danilo narciso replied to danilo narciso's discussion There is height requirements for the applicant for EMT's? height is important? or life saving skills?
"Sir Kirkwood,   I agree for that Sir Kirkwood, thank you."
Feb 3, 2011
Skip Kirkwood replied to danilo narciso's discussion There is height requirements for the applicant for EMT's? height is important? or life saving skills?
"I have some very successful field medics that are 5'4" or less.  As long as you are strong enough to do the lifting, it shouldn't matter."
Feb 3, 2011
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There is height requirements for the applicant for EMT's? height is important? or life saving skills?

My Height is 5"4 Philippines: My friend told me that there was a job opportunity for EMT's there in Makati City, they are looking for EMT's with experience, because Makati is business center in our country. So following day i went there and i am so excited coz i really need a job and also its my pleasure to work there, specially in my field (Pre-Hospital Care). But when i arrive to the agency that looking for EMT's, i feel bad!. HR ask me what is your height? suddenly my brain got freeze-up and…See More
Feb 3, 2011

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Employer/Affiliation
Paramedic/EMT-I/EMT-D
Primary Agency/Department Type
Paid Fire/EMS Department, Hospital
Primary Department/Agency Name
Ministry of Health in kuwait, EMS Department.
Years in EMS/Public Safety
10 to 11 years
Other Past or Current Departments
Job Title: Flight Medic
year: April 2010 to July 2010
Country: Kuwait
Area of operation: 1. Kandahar, Afghanistan 2. Baghdad, Iraq 3. Djibouti, Africa.

Job title: EMT
year: Dec. 22, 2009 to April 2010
country: Kuwait
Company name: MOH Kuwait

Job title: EMT-Paramedic
year: Oct. 7,2007 to Oct 10, 2008
country: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Company name: Al-Khodari Sons Co., Medical Dept.
Project: ARAMCO, SRAK and GLOBAL offshore/onshore

Job title: EMT-B
year: 2 Jan. 2007 to 20 Sept. 2007
country: philippines
Company name: PSEMS-BCDCC, bacolod city, Negros Occidental

job title: Rescue/ EMT
year: April 1999 to Aug. 2006
country: philippines
company name: DYA-Recoletos Rescue and Ambulance services, Bacolod City, Negros Occidental

Volunteer: Negros EMT/Rescue Association (NERA)
position: EMT and Rescue Asst. Instructor
year: Jun. 2005 up to present
country: Philippines

Volunteer: 602nd squadron Philippine Coast Guard Auxilliary (PCGA)
position: EMT and Rescue instructor
Year: 2000 up to present
country: Philippines

Volunteer: Rescue One Solution and Inc.
position: EMT instructor
Year: 2008 up to present
country: Philippines
My Training:
First responder with Ambulance Aide, Water Rescue and Basic High Angle Rescue Technique (1999), EMT-B (2000), Lifeguard (2000),Paramedic-Advance Care (2003 to 2005), Ambulance Driving (2005), BTLS (2005), EMT-ALS (2006), I.V. Therapy (2007), ACLS (2007), PHTLS (2008), Basic Occupational Safety and Health (BOSH) (2008), TacMed (2008), Flight Medic (2009), CPR Instructor course (2009), AHA ECG training course (2009), Water Search and Rescue Course (2009), EMT-Basic Course in MOH Kuwait (BSI Registered FS 37788),
About Me
jolly, flexible, hardworking in a line of Prehospital care and God fearing.
I Love Being in EMS Because
EMS job is my passion and my way of life...i love EMT's job!
Relationship Status
Married

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At 5:47pm on July 26, 2011, Michael Lee Reisman Maj-Ret RNNP said…

Always do what is right, even when they try to trash you for speaking out. Remember the truth is the truth.  This is for you my brother and sister EMS medics around the globe. Here is my experience at Bagram Airbase with 2 bad companies,one had an "Ugly American", the other involved in medical fraud.

At 1:38am on January 15, 2011, Abdurajak C. Lagoyo, EMT-B said…
College of Paramedic is in UK.
At 1:49pm on January 5, 2010, danilo narciso said…
hello aaron, im doing good...how about you? you are EMT-B from va, may ask where is that va? thank you
At 10:57am on January 3, 2010, aaron said…
just came bye to say hi & how are you doing today & i'm an emt-b from va & be safe out there
 
 
 
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