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"Hello. Let me be the first to welcome you to Philly. If you are a paramedic, once you get reciprosity, I would suggest 911 services in the counties surrounding the City of Philadelphia (Bucks, Montgomery, Delaware, and Chester). The services inside…"
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EMS and addiction

12, 24, 36, 48...Yes, I know sounds like a football game right? For those of us who work in EMS they represent the shifts we work. Yes, I said shifts not hours per week. In any given week, many of us put in 100 hours or more. We actually get paid for doing a job that we love and that is hard to find these days, however, for some of us those long hours come with consequences. Such as broken relationships and families, risk of burn out and last but not least, addiction.We have all been on that…See More
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EMS and addiction

12, 24, 36, 48...Yes, I know sounds like a football game right? For those of us who work in EMS they represent the shifts we work. Yes, I said shifts not hours per week. In any given week, many of us put in 100 hours or more. We actually get paid for doing a job that we love and that is hard to find these days, however, for some of us those long hours come with consequences. Such as broken relationships and families, risk of burn out and last but not least, addiction.We have all been on that…See More
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EMS and addiction

12, 24, 36, 48...Yes, I know sounds like a football game right? For those of us who work in EMS they represent the shifts we work. Yes, I said shifts not hours per week. In any given week, many of us put in 100 hours or more. We actually get paid for doing a job that we love and that is hard to find these days, however, for some of us those long hours come with consequences. Such as broken relationships and families, risk of burn out and last but not least, addiction.



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