Will “Patient Carrier” be Replaced By Robots? 🤔
25% Chance of Automation
“Patient Carrier” will almost certainly not be replaced by robots.
This job is ranked #227 out of #702. A higher ranking (i.e., a lower number) means the job is less likely to be replaced.
Drive ambulance or assist ambulance driver in transporting sick, injured, or convalescent persons. Assist in lifting patients.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 53-3011.00
- The Mean Annual Wage in the U.S. is $ 25,600.00
- The Mean Hourly Wage is $ 12.00
- Currently, there are 17,300 people on this job
☝️ Information based on the reference occupation “Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians”.
Also Known As…
- Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians
- Medical Van Driver (Medi-Van Driver)
- First Responder
- EMS Driver (Emergency Medical Services Driver)
- Emergency Vehicle Operator
- Emergency Care Attendant (ECA)
- Driver Medic
- CPR Ambulance Driver (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation Ambulance Driver)
- Ambulance Driver
- Ambulance Attendant
- Wheelchair Van Operator First Responder
- Vehicle Operator Technician
- Transport Medic
- Mobile Medical Van Advanced Practitioner
- Mobile Health Vehicle Operator
- Medical Driver
- Medic Technician
- Hospital Carrier
- EMT Ambulance Attendant (Emergency Medical Technician Ambulance Attendant)
- Emergency Vehicle Technician
- Emergency Vehicle Operations Instructor
- Emergency Medical Technician-Basic (EMT-B)
- Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
- Class B Driver
- Certified Emergency Vehicle Technician
- Certified Emergency Vehicle Operations Technician (CEVO Technician)
- Ambulance Operations Supervisor
Tasks for “Patient Carrier”
- Place patients on stretchers and load stretchers into ambulances, usually with assistance from other attendants.
- Restrain or shackle violent patients.
- Replace supplies and disposable items on ambulances.
- Administer first aid, such as bandaging, splinting, or administering oxygen.
- Remove and replace soiled linens or equipment to maintain sanitary conditions.
- Drive ambulances or assist ambulance drivers in transporting sick, injured, or convalescent persons.
- Earn and maintain appropriate certifications.
- Accompany and assist emergency medical technicians on calls.
- Report facts concerning accidents or emergencies to hospital personnel or law enforcement officials.
Related Technology & Tools
- Blood pressure recorders
- Two way radios
- Personal computers
- Protective gloves
- Protective face shields
- Rigid splints
- Multi-line telephone systems
- Safety goggles
- Oxygen administration equipment
- Mechanical stethoscopes
- Patient stretchers
- Desktop computers
- Patient restraints
- Microsoft Word
- Microsoft Excel
- Spreadsheet software
- Mapping software
- Word processing software