AMR - the Premier Medical and Safety Training Providers in Buffalo and WNY

AMR has been providing quality medical education in Western New York for over 30 years. At AMR Academy, we believe in Learning for Life. Whether you're studying for a course for the first time or are an experienced professional looking to recert, AMR works with you to ensure you have the education and skills to become successful each day.

Our Academy's programs are taught by experienced educators and practitioners and our students range from physicians, PAs, nurses, NPs, all levels of EMTs and allied health providers, to community organizations and the general public. Programs are available at our Training Center or through our Traveling Classroom, hosted at a location of your choice. We're committed to providing high quality, cost effective educational programs that will exceed your expectations, and endeavor to become your educational provider of choice, truly offering Learning for Life.

Click the links below for more information or to register online. Groups of 10 or more, please call us at 716-882-8400 to receive our group rates.

NY EMT-Basic Certification Course Overview

Train Today To Save A Life Tomorrow

Now Offering a No Cost NYS EMT Basic Certification Course


Train Today to Save a Life Tomorrow

AMR Medical Services has a unique opportunity for goal-oriented individuals to achieve NY Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification training. Are you ready to begin a rewarding career in Emergency Medical Service?

We will provide the NY EMT Basic Certification Course to qualifying individuals at no cost. Upon successful completion of the program and obtaining their NY certification, the candidate will be offered an opportunity to apply for a position with AMR. City of Buffalo residents are encouraged to apply.

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American Medical Response
481 William L Gaiter Pkwy
Buffalo, NY 14215

We don't have any classes on the schedule at this time. Check back soon as we hold training sessions periodically throughout the year.

  • Business casual attire and shoes with non-slip soles are required – no elevated heels. You will be participating in a lifting skill assessment, written math and English comprehension test and initial interview.
  • You MUST provide proof of HS graduation or GED, possess a valid NY Driver’s License, and have completed the course application at the time of the Open Enrollment Session.

EMT-BASIC Position Qualifications

To qualify for the NY EMT course the candidate must meet the following criteria:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have the ability to communicate verbally; via telephone and radio equipment
  • Have ability to lift, carry, and balance up to 125 pounds (250 with assistance)
  • Have the ability to sit stand and crawl
  • Have the ability to interpret written, oral and diagnostic form instructions
  • Have the ability to use good judgment and remain calm in high-stress situations
  • Have the ability to be unaffected by loud noises and flashing lights
  • Have the ability to function efficiently throughout an entire work shift without interruption
  • Have the ability to read English language manuals and road maps
  • Have the ability to interview patient, family members and bystanders
  • Have the ability to document in writing all relevant information
  • Have the ability to converse in English with co-workers and hospital staff as to status of patient

EMT-BASIC Course Objectives

At the conclusion of the course the EMT-Basic must demonstrate competency in:

  • Patient assessment
  • Trauma care
  • Managing medical emergencies
  • Utilizing Basic Life Support equipment
  • Use of a semi-automatic defibrillator
  • Airway management
  • Hemorrhage control
  • Fracture and spinal stabilization
  • Managing environmental emergencies
  • Emergency childbirth
  • CPR

Upon completion of the course and after obtaining NY Certification, candidates will be eligible to apply for employment. Qualifying candidates for employment must possess a valid NY Driver’s License with a good driving history and successfully complete the pre-employment screening process, which consists of drug testing and background check of both criminal and motor vehicle operation histories.

As a Full-Time Employee You Will Become Eligible For:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Coverage
  • Supplemental Short- and Long-term Disability
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • 401k
  • Paid Time Off (vacation/sick time)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Growth opportunities with a national company serving more than 37 states
  • Company support to further your training as a paramedic

For more information, please call: 716-882-8400.