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North Shore-LIJ provides exceptional opportunities for those interested in a fulfilling EMS career. Through our Center for Emergency Medical Services (CEMS), more than 500 EMTs and Paramedics provide vital pre-hospital emergency care in New York City’s five boroughs and Long Island – an area of over 1,800 square miles.

Our CAAS Accredited Agency responds to Emergent and Critical Care transport requests within our Core and NYC-911 divisions and it responds to more than 130,000 service requests every year

CEMS follows a High-Performance EMS model featuring a state-of-the-art ACE Accredited Communications Center that uses the TriTech Computer Aided Dispatch System, Certified Emergency Medical Dispatchers, and GPS tracking of all emergency service vehicles. We also act as the Health System's Emergency Management Command Center.

With us, you will have every opportunity to grow personally and professionally. We provide excellent education opportunities for both EMTs and Paramedics, with available clinical training including ACLS, PALS, BCLS, NRP, AMLS, CCEMTP, PEPP, PNCCT, and PHTLS. You’ll also be part of a community-oriented team that assists with special events including health fairs, professional and college sporting events, school and community visits, and special events such as the US Golf Open.

If you’re interested in an exciting EMS career with one of the area’s largest health systems, join us.