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Henderson ambulance company holding job fair, offering incentives

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- As the fight against coronavirus continues, Nevada's healthcare system is still under strain, dealing with staff shortages. Here's how one local company is trying to solve the problem.

From nurses in the hospitals to paramedics on the streets, there are not enough healthcare workers. Community Ambulance in Henderson is looking to hire to fill full-time and part-time positions for paramedics, EMTs, dispatchers, and special events techs during a job fair Thursday.

Community Ambulance in Henderson. (KLAS-TV)

Glen Simpson, a senior director with the company said the local, privately-owned company is offering incentives.

"Our employees will see upwards of a 14% raise, in addition, we're offering a sign-on bonus up to $10,000 if you join the team," he said.

The job fair is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 91 Corporate Park Drive, Suite 120, in Henderson, NV. You can get more information at this link.

            we're told shortages are straining a number of roles in the industry

            with us this morning, glen simpson, senior director, specialty care & innovation

q: current staffing challenges faced in ems?

q: how is community ambulance meeting those challeges?

            (incentives)

q: you guys staff major events on the las vegas strip?

it's at the company's headquarters by gibson and the 215 in henderson.

            current full-time and part-time openings: paramedic, emt, dispatcher, special events techs

            you can get a head start by applying online and rsvp.

            community ambulance has more than 350 employees and over 40 ambulances..

            the company provides standby services for major events in town.

they're also seeing increased interest from people who are thinking about a career change but aren't sure how to even start.

            we'll go over those specifics in the next half hour.

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