Pre-Hire Asessment

Candidates who apply to Trinity EMS, Inc. are required to complete a Pre-Hire Assessment evaluating both EMS cognitive knowledge and practical skills. Pre-Hire Assessments are held at the Trinity Education Center in Chelmsford.

On average, the Pre-Hire Assessment takes between 4 and 6 hours.*

Pre-Hire Assessment Process

All candidates will be asked to complete the following during the Pre-Hire Assessment:

  1. Written EMS cognitive evaluation based on the most recent Massachusetts Statewide Treatment Protocols, the 2015 American Heart Association BLS guidelines, as well as EMS general knowledge
  2. Practical Skills Stations (based off NREMT skill evaluation forms)
      • Assessment of a Trauma Patient
      • Assessment of a Medical Patient
      • Cardiac Arrest Management/AED
      • Long Bone Immobilization
  3. Scenario-based oral peer review board
  4. Human Resources interview

Paramedics will also be asked to complete the following skills stations in addition to the skills listed above:


*-Duration of Pre-Hire Assessment may vary based on many different factors and is subject to change without notice.

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