System Entry Process

Prior to working as a provider for a member agency, you must complete the system entry process. Select your level of care to find out more about system entry

EMR/FR

EMR/FR need to complete the following:

  • Fill out system Entry Packet

  • Turn in Letter of Agency Affiliation

  • Turn in copy of EMR license, CPR Card and Drivers License

  • Complete skills sheet (done by agency training officer)

  • Turn in all paperwork to the office

EMT-Basic

EMT-Basic need to complete the following: 

  • Fill out system Entry Packet

  • Turn in Letter of Agency Affiliation and if needed a letter of good standing from previous system

  • Turn in copy of EMT license, CPR card and Drivers License

  • Complete written system entry test (click schedule test or call office to set up time)

  • Complete skills sheet (done by agency training officer)

  • Turn in all paperwork to the office

EMT-Intermediate

EMT-Intermediate need to complete the following: 

  • Fill out system Entry Packet

  • Turn in Letter of Agency Affiliation and if needed a letter of good standing from previous system

  • Turn in copy of EMT-I license, CPR card and Drivers License

  • Complete written system entry test (click schedule test or call office to set up time)

  • Complete scenario testing (click schedule test or call office to set up time)

  • Turn in all paperwork to the office

EMT-Paramedic/PHRN

EMT-Paramedic/PHRN need to complete the following: 

  • Fill out system Entry Packet

  • Turn in Letter of Agency Affiliation and if needed a letter of good standing from previous system

  • Turn in copy of EMT-P or PHRN license, CPR card, ACLS, Trauma Card (ITLS, PHTLS, TNCC or TNS), Pediatric Card (PALS or PEPP) and Drivers License

  • Complete written system entry test (click schedule test or call office to set up time)

  • Complete scenario testing (click schedule test or call office to set up time)

  • Turn in all paperwork to the office

ECRN

ECRN need to complete the following: 

  • Fill out system Entry Packet

  • Turn in copy of ECRN license, RN license, CPR card, and Drivers License

  • Complete written system entry test (click schedule test or call office to set up time)

  • Turn in all paperwork to the office

EMD

EMD need to complete the following: 

  • Fill out system Entry Packet

  • Turn in copy of EMD license, CPR card, and Drivers License

  • Turn in all paperwork to the office

 
 
 
 
 
 

Written Test Information

EMT-Basic

  • 40 Questions

    • 25% Cardiac​

    • 25% Medical

    • 25% Trauma

    • 12.5% Special Pop.

    • 12.5% General

  • Closed book, no time limit​

  • 3 Attempts

  • Must score a 80% or better

EMT-Intermediate

  • 50 Questions

    • 33% Cardiac​

    • 33% Medical

    • 33% Trauma

    • 10% Special Pop.

    • 12% General

  • Closed book, no time limit​

  • 3 Attempts

  • Must score a 80% or better

Paramedic/PHRN

  • 60 Questions

    • 27% Cardiac​

    • 27% Medical

    • 27% Trauma

    • 10% Special Pop.

    • 10% General

  • Closed book, no time limit​

  • 3 Attempts

  • Must score a 80% or better

ECRN

  • 60 Questions

    • 27% Cardiac​

    • 27% Medical

    • 27% Trauma

    • 10% Special Pop.

    • 10% General

  • Open book, no time limit​

  • 3 Attempts

  • Must score a 80% or better

 

Practical Test Information

 

For EMT-I, EMT-P and PHRN Only

This will consist of 2 practical scenario's given by the office staff. One trauma and one medical scenario will be done. You have 15 minutes per scenario. The scenario is to test you on your knowledge of protocols and not necessarily how well you do scenario's. You may schedule you practicals by calling the office or using the online scheduling function. You are permitted 1 re-attempt for the medical and trauma scenario's.

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Current Resource Hospital: OSF St. Joseph Medical Center