CAREERS

GROW YOUR CAREER AT
A GROWING COMPANY

No matter if your EMS career is just starting, or you’re a seasoned professional in the industry, there’s a place within the Priority Ambulance family of companies for those who are dedicated to serving others. We adhere to the highest standards of ethics in EMS profession and are committed to delivering the best care to our patients and the communities we serve. We offer comprehensive benefits, competitive wages, paid time off and professional training and support. The cornerstone of our culture is fixed on safe, accountable, friendly and efficient services and our mission to be the EMS employer of choice in America.


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CAREERS

GROW YOUR CAREER AT
A GROWING COMPANY

GROW YOUR CAREER AT A GROWING COMPANY

No matter if your EMS career is just starting, or you’re a seasoned professional in the industry, there’s a place within the Priority Ambulance family of companies for those who are dedicated to serving others. We adhere to the highest standards of ethics in the EMS profession and are committed to delivering the best care to our patients and the communities we serve. We offer comprehensive benefits, competitive wages, paid time off and professional training and support. The cornerstone of our culture is safe, accountable, friendly and efficient services and our mission to be the EMS employer of choice in America.


FIND YOUR EMS CAREER PATH

We take pride in the various career paths we offer our employees. The EMS industry is growing, and demand for qualified professionals in all areas of our business is on the rise. Providing career-advancement tracks is important to us and enhances our value as an employer when we can train and promote from within our ranks. We are also committed to fostering the next generation of EMS leaders and offer highly specialized training for individuals interested in management roles.


Become a Priority EMTBecome a certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) through Priority-sponsored EMT Academies or local educational institutions.

Work as an EMT in the Priority FamilyBegin working as an EMT within the Priority family of companies – 11 companies with operational hubs in eight states.

Become a Priority ParamedicBecome a certified Paramedic through a company-sponsored Paramedic Academy. Opportunity to provide higher levels of emergency medical care and advanced patient interventions.

Work Toward Paramedic PromotionWork as a paramedic with a goal toward promotion. Paramedic promotion opportunities include Paramedic Supervisor and/or Field Training Officer.

Complete Priority-Sponsored Management TrainingApply for company-sponsored management training with an eye toward promotion to Operations Manager; complete Ambulance Services Manager classes.

Promote to Operations ManagerComplete company-sponsored Executive Training, earn a promotion to Operations Manager, and apply for company-sponsored executive leadership training through the Priority Ambulance Leadership Foundation.

Job TitleCompanyCityStateZIP
Dispatcher - Utica, NY APPLY
Kunkel AmbulanceUticaNY13501
Paramedic - Utica, NY APPLY
Kunkel AmbulanceUticaNY13501
AEMT CC - Utica, NY APPLY
Kunkel AmbulanceUticaNY13501
EMT - Utica, NY APPLY
Kunkel AmbulanceUticaNY13501
Billing Representative APPLY
Kunkel AmbulanceUticaNY13501
Cash Posting Clerk APPLY
Kunkel AmbulanceUticaNY13501
Position:  Dispatcher
Location:  Utica, NY
Company:  Kunkel Ambulance
 
Definition:
 
Under the direction of the Dispatch Supervisor, a Dispatcher will be responsible for the deployment and tracking and movement of units on an ongoing basis throughout the day per local System Status Management Plan. They will broadcast orders to crews regarding runs, emergencies and general information. 
 
Dispatchers will operate radio, telephone, or computer equipment relay information or orders to proper individuals or members of management. 
 
In addition, the dispatcher, under Emergency Medical Dispatch protocol, will be required to take caller information, determine the nature of the run request, dispatch runs (emergent and non-emergent) to the crews in an appropriate and timely manner, and record pertinent information.
 
Minimum Requirements:
  • Must possess a high degree of personal integrity and responsibility.
  • Currently licensed, certified or registered by the appropriate state agencies.
  • Currently certified in Emergency Medical Dispatch by MPDS or other appropriate organization.
  • Must have the ability to work effectively with minimal supervision, using good judgment.
  • Must have the ability to work in a fast paced, hectic, high pressure environment.
  • Must have the ability to simultaneously manage multiple activities without error.
  • Must have superior spatial orientation ability in order to be able to read and interpret maps.
  • Must have good computer skills and be able to type at least 30 words per minute.
  • Must have the ability to work efficiently and interact in a constructive and professional manner       with other employees, public safety personnel and medical staff.
  • Must have the ability to interact effectively and professionally with patients, customers, clients, family members, bystanders, and the general public in such a manner as to reflect positively on the company.
  • Must demonstrate a level of skill and ability consistent with the provision of quality customer care.
  • Prefer previous or current certification as Emergency Medical Technician.
Physical Requirements:
  • The ability to reach, push and pull.
  • The ability to sit for long periods of time.
  • The ability to use phones and radios to communicate with callers, crews and other staff
  • The ability use mouse or keyboard to input data into computer over long periods of time.
  • The ability to view graphic and text data on multiple computer screens for long periods of times.
  • The ability to complete all job duties during any and all hours of the day and night.
Reports To:
  • Dispatch Supervisor or Communications Director as appropriate for all operational activities.
 
*Priority Ambulance strongly encourages providers to get their COVID vaccinations. We respect individual rights and will consider religious and medical exemptions to COVID vaccinations.
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PARAMEDIC
(Utica, NY Operations)
 
Kunkel Ambulance
Kunkel Ambulance has been serving the Mohawk Valley for over 75 years. We provide BLS Ambulance and ALS Ambulance Services. Our employees provide general transport, 911 response, special event and disaster response services in the Greater Utica area. Kunkel Ambulance values its employees and provides continuing education opportunities to assist our staff in furthering their career. We promote a “Team” environment where everyone has a chance to contribute to the betterment of the company and the communities we serve.
 
Job Summary
Functions as Paramedic on ALS Ambulances as directed. Safely operates vehicle to/from pick up and drop off locations. Provides ALS patient care and movement. Documents all transports completely per company SOP. Adheres to all company policies and procedures.
 
Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • State of New York Driver’s License
  • State of New York Paramedic Certification
  • AHA Basic Life Support Certification
  • AHA Advanced Life Support Certification
  • Physically Able to Perform Job Duties
 
Compensation
  • Competitive Pay
Including Pay for Prior EMS Experience & Paramedic Shift Differentials
  • Vacation, Sick & Holiday Pay 
  • Health, Dental, Pharmacy & Vison Insurance
  • Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability & Life Insurance
  • 401k Retirement Savings Program
  • Company Provided Uniforms
  • Tuition Assistance for EMT & Paramedic Training
  • Ongoing Continuing Education
 
Schedule and Basing
Variety of 8 and 12 hour day and night shifts 24/7/365 based at Utica station. Full and part time position now available.
 
Information and Interviews
Call/Text (315) 292-4772 or Private Message us on Face Book for detailed information regarding current open positions, available shifts, pay rates and to arrange either an in person or online Skype interview with our Human Resources department.
 

*Priority Ambulance strongly encourages providers to get their COVID vaccinations. We respect individual rights and will consider religious and medical exemptions to COVID vaccinations.
Apply now
EMT – Critical Care
(Utica, NY Operations)
 
Kunkel Ambulance
Kunkel Ambulance has been serving the Mohawk Valley for over 75 years. We provide BLS Ambulance and ALS Ambulance Services. Our employees provide general transport, 911 response, special event and disaster response services in the Greater Utica area. Kunkel Ambulance values its employees and provides continuing education opportunities to assist our staff in furthering their career. We promote a “Team” environment where everyone has a chance to contribute to the betterment of the company and the communities we serve.
 
Job Summary
Functions as EMT-Critical Care on ALS Ambulances as directed. Safely operates vehicle to/from pick up and drop off locations. Provides BLS patient care and movement. Documents all transports completely per company SOP. Adheres to all company policies and procedures.
 
Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • State of New York Driver’s License
  • State of New York EMT-CC Certification
  • AHA Basic Life Support Certification
  • AHA Advanced Life Support Certification
  • Physically Able to Perform Job Duties
 
Compensation
  • Competitive Pay
Including Pay for Prior EMS Experience & Paramedic Shift Differentials
  • Vacation, Sick & Holiday Pay 
  • Health, Dental, Pharmacy & Vison Insurance
  • Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability & Life Insurance
  • 401k Retirement Savings Program
  • Company Provided Uniforms
  • Tuition Assistance for EMT & Paramedic Training
  • Ongoing Continuing Education
 
Schedule and Basing
Variety of 8 and 12 hour day and night shifts 24/7/365 based at Utica station. Full and part time position now available.
 
Information and Interviews
Call/Text (315) 292-4772 or Private Message us on Face Book for detailed information regarding current open positions, available shifts, pay rates and to arrange either an in person or online Skype interview with our Human Resources department.
 

*Priority Ambulance strongly encourages providers to get their COVID vaccinations. We respect individual rights and will consider religious and medical exemptions to COVID vaccinations.
Apply now
EMT
(Utica, NY Operations)
 
Kunkel Ambulance
Kunkel Ambulance has been serving the Mohawk Valley for over 75 years. We provide BLS Ambulance and ALS Ambulance Services. Our employees provide general transport, 911 response, special event and disaster response services in the Greater Utica area. Kunkel Ambulance values its employees and provides continuing education opportunities to assist our staff in furthering their career. We promote a “Team” environment where everyone has a chance to contribute to the betterment of the company and the communities we serve.
 
Job Summary
Functions as Emergency Medical Technician on BLS and ALS Ambulances as directed. Safely operates vehicle to/from pick up and drop off locations. Provides BLS patient care and movement. Documents all transports completely per company SOP. Adheres to all company policies and procedures.
 
Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • State of New York Driver’s License
  • State of New York EMT Certification
  • AHA Basic Life Support Certification
  • Physically Able to Perform Job Duties
 
Compensation
  • Competitive Pay
Including Pay for Prior EMS Experience
  • Vacation, Sick & Holiday Pay 
  • Health, Dental, Pharmacy & Vison Insurance
  • Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability & Life Insurance
  • 401k Retirement Savings Program
  • Company Provided Uniforms
  • Tuition Assistance for EMT & Paramedic Training
  • Ongoing Continuing Education
 
Schedule and Basing
Variety of 8 and 12 hour day and night shifts 24/7/365 based at Utica station. Full and part time position now available.
 
Information and Interviews
Call/Text (315) 292-4772 or Private Message us on Face Book for detailed information regarding current open positions, available shifts, pay rates and to arrange either an in person or online Skype interview with our Human Resources department.
 

*Priority Ambulance strongly encourages providers to get their COVID vaccinations. We respect individual rights and will consider religious and medical exemptions to COVID vaccinations.
Apply now
Position:    Billing Representative in Utica, NY

Definition:

The Billing Representative is responsible for the appropriate billing, coding, AR follow-up and cash posting of assigned accounts. 

Minimum Requirements:
  • High School Diploma
  • Associates Degree, Coding Certification, or related experience (preferred)
  • Must have the ability to properly perform job responsibilities as listed

Physical Requirements:
  • The ability to reach, push and pull.
  • The ability to sit or stand for long periods of time.
  • The ability to use a computer keyboard and write for extended periods of time.
  • The ability to lift and maneuver 35 pounds without difficulty.
  • The ability to complete all job duties.

Reports To:
Billing Manager for all billing and collection activities.

Specific Duties:
  • Demonstrates knowledge, understanding and compliance of company policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of (and compliance with) Federal, State and local laws, rules, regulations, and guidelines as they pertain to reimbursement, collections, and compliance.
  • Demonstrates complete knowledge of proper billing, coding and posting procedures.
  • Ensure security of buildings and all other company property.
  • Performs daily appropriate housekeeping duties.
  • Ability to work as a team member.
  • Complete and maintain appropriate training, certification and licensure for their position.
  •  Maintain a high level of customer service when dealing with patients, patient families, co-workers, clients, other healthcare providers and the general public.
  • Notify Billing Manager of any lapses in documentation resulting in less than full compliance with compliance and HIPAA standards.
  • Assists Billing Manager in ensuring that facility and other payor agreements are in compliance with internal standards and with federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and guidelines.
  • Maintains security and privacy of all company and patient information at all times in accordance HIPPA and all other local, state and federal regulations.
  • Is responsible for keeping billing and patient care records secure in accordance with proper HIPAA and document retention standards..
  • Reports to assigned shifts on time and properly groomed in appropriate business attire.
  • At all times sets an example of professionalism and places customer service, compliance and safety above all else.
  • Notifies Billing Manager of any questions, concerns or issues regarding billing, collections or compliance matters.
  • Perform other duties related to billing/coding and account management as directed or needed.

*Priority Ambulance strongly encourages providers to get their COVID vaccinations. We respect individual rights and will consider religious and medical exemptions to COVID vaccinations.
Apply now
Position:  Cash Posting Clerk
Location:  Utica, NY
Job Type: Full-time
 
Position Summary/Objective
Daily posting of cash to customer accounts and daily reconciliation of cash received for customer purchases.
 
Essential Functions & Responsibilities
  • Daily posting of cash to customer accounts
  • Scanning of checks and bank deposits
  • Application of checks, cash, credit cards and ACH payments to customer accounts
  • Daily reconciliation of cash
  • Handle Cash Sheet for Bank Reconciliation
  • Collaborate with credit reps and showroom staff on customer credits as necessary
  • Post and manage patient account payments.
  • Reconcile individual payer transmissions and/or lock box deposits in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Monitor and gather remittance advice or lock box deposits for manual and/or electronic posting procedures.
  • Post transactions manually when necessary.
  • Work exception and error listings associated with maintaining and processing the organizational receivables, such as, misapplied, unapplied payments, and returned checks. Researches unidentified payments.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all information under HIPAA guidelines.
  • Reporting daily status updates in cash transaction summary and opportunities identified
  • Resolves discrepancies by examining and evaluating data; selecting corrective steps and balancing batches properly.
  • Collect, sort and log daily batches on spreadsheets.
  • Audit accounts in order to resolve line item credits and incorrect adjustments on a daily basis.
  • Audit the integrity of manual payment posting and electronic payment posting daily.
  • Receives and processes incoming payments in the daily mail coming in to the department.
  • Other duties as assigned.
 
Competencies, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to operate a 10 key (calculator)
  • Intermediate math skills
  • Adept in problem solving
  • Heavy data entry
  • Organizational skills and attention to detail a must
  • Develop and maintain excellent service with internal and external customers
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced team environment
  • Verify necessary information prior to issuing credits
  • Accurate and timely processing of credits
  • Manage a high-volume email account
  • Computer literacy skills, including Excel spreadsheets and Microsoft Office products.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Experience adjudication of payments to posting in patient accounts.
  • Payment Adjustment definitions and proper use.
  • Reconciles all payments with bank prior to posting to patient accounts.
  • Primary goal is to ensure maximum revenue potential and accuracy are met.
 
Experience:
  • Data Entry: 1 year (Preferred)
  • cash posting: 1 year (Preferred)
  • 10 Key Calculator: 1 year (Preferred)
Benefits offered:
  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Other types of insurance
  • Retirement benefits or accounts

*Priority Ambulance strongly encourages providers to get their COVID vaccinations. We respect individual rights and will consider religious and medical exemptions to COVID vaccinations.
Apply now

TRAINING ACADEMY

Our training academies are designed by experienced professionals to provide
the highest quality education and training to support your career in EMS.


EMT Basic Class - 2021

40-hour weekly schedule
(includes 80 total clinical hours)
Schedule TBD
Staggered start dates in 2021; class ends 8-10 weeks from start date

A&E EMS will provide all tuition, certification fees and classroom wage at no cost to the student. Our EMT Course follows the National Standard Curriculum as defined by the NREMT. 

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EDUCATION

Our training academies are designed by experienced professionals to provide
the highest quality education and training to support your career in EMS.

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CLASS NAME THEROS IPSO
UNUM WINGARDIUM LEVIOSA

XXX. XX, 2019 • X-X P.M.

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TRAINING ACADEMY

Our training academies are designed by experienced professionals to provide
the highest quality education and training to support your career in EMS.


EMT Basic Class - 2021

40-hour weekly schedule
Classes start Monday, July 19; class ends 8 weeks from start date

Various paid scholarship and apprenticeship options are available to remove financial burdens of starting your career in EMS! Our EMT Course follows the National Standard Curriculum as defined by the NREMT. 

APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED! Fill out our interest form to be notified of future classes. 

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INTERESTED IN OUR NEXT CLASS OPENING?

Our classes fill fast, but we are always planning for our next class of EMS students. Please fill out the form below, and we will let you know when our next class openings are available.

Paramedic Scholar Program

 Take your EMS career to the next level through our Paramedic Scholar Program. We’re offering current EMTs the chance to get paramedic certification for FREE with a flexible work schedule built around your studies. Plus, you’ll get paid for investing in your EMS education. 

 By advancing your certification level, you could earn 30-50% more than your current salary and open new opportunities for advancement in EMS, public safety and health care. 

The Paramedic Scholar Program removes some key barriers to advancement. We’ll pay tuition, reimburse cost of materials and provide an additional stipend for your weekly classroom/study time. 

Learn More & APPLY

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*KUNKEL AMBULANCE STRONGLY ENCOURAGES PROVIDERS TO GET A COVID VACCINATION. WE RESPECT INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS AND WILL CONSIDER RELIGIOUS AND MEDICAL EXEMPTIONS TO COVID VACCINATIONS.


LEADERSHIP FOUNDATION

The Priority Ambulance family of companies values EMS leadership and recognizes that commitment through the Priority Ambulance Leadership Foundation. The Foundation has developed a unique and distinctive path for career advancement to promising EMS leaders of the future. The year-long EMS Leadership of Tomorrow program offers educational and mentoring opportunities to qualified professionals in and outside of the EMS industry. Hands-on coursework is taught during weeklong sessions hosted quarterly at various locations throughout the country.

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MILITARY HIRING

The Priority Ambulance family of companies values and recognizes the dedication of military veterans and seeks to create opportunities for qualified team members. Transitioning from the military to a civilian career is a time of great change for our service members. We offer professional EMS tracks and training that draw upon prior experience and job skills and help former military members as they advance in their new careers.



MILITARY HIRING

The Priority Ambulance family of companies values and recognizes the dedication of military veterans and seeks to create opportunities for qualified team members. Transitioning from the military to a civilian career is a time of great change for our service members. We offer professional EMS tracks and training that draw upon prior experience and job skills and help former military members as they advance in their new careers.

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