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Heartbeat of New Orleans

At New Orleans EMS, we are more than just an emergency medical service provider - we are the heartbeat of this vibrant city. For decades, we have proudly served as the 911 provider of emergency medical services in the City of New Orleans, responding to the call of duty with unwavering dedication. Our mission is clear: to provide exceptional prehospital emergency medical care and make a positive impact on the lives of our community members.

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Leaders in Prehospital Care


We don't just respond to emergencies; we set the standard for excellence in prehospital care. With over 69,000 calls for service and providing crucial assistance to over 50,000 patients annually, our extensive call volume is a testament to the trust our community places in us.

New Orleans EMS is more than a lifesaving service; we are a pillar of stability in times of crisis. Our dedicated team of paramedics, EMTs, and Advanced EMTs works tirelessly to ensure that the people of New Orleans receive the highest quality medical care when they need it most. Our commitment to excellence extends beyond immediate response - we are leaders in clinical guideline development and mass casualty incident planning in our region of Louisiana. This means that we are not only equipped to handle everyday emergencies but also have the expertise to manage large-scale incidents, providing peace of mind to our community.

Join Our Lifesaving Team


If you share our dedication to serving the community and making a meaningful impact, we invite you to explore the opportunities at New Orleans EMS. Whether you're a seasoned paramedic with years of experience or a skilled EMT looking to grow in your career, we have a place for you on our team. We value diversity, professionalism, and a commitment to continuous learning.

Working with New Orleans EMS is more than just a job; it's a chance to be part of a legacy of excellence in emergency medical services. Together, we can continue to be the lifeline that New Orleans relies on in times of crisis, making a positive difference in the lives of our fellow citizens.

To be part of the New Orleans EMS team, you must meet certain qualifications:

  • Current certification by both the National Registry and the Louisiana Bureau of EMS.
  • Possession of a Class D Louisiana driver’s license with a clear driving record for 2 years prior to applying.

Join us, and together, we'll continue to be the heartbeat of New Orleans.