Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

The first choice for first responders

When others are in need, you’re at your best. At Allina Health, you’ll find support, flexibility and growth opportunities to make your best even better. Join a diverse team of dynamic, committed professionals who support each other and always put patients first. Discover multiple ways to grow your skills.

Based in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, with facilities throughout the region including western Wisconsin, Allina Health operates in one of the nation’s most vibrant, livable areas. A place where you can build the career you want—and you and your family can be part of thriving community.

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Build your career as a Paramedic, EMT or Dispatcher. We provide advanced life support, basic life support and scheduled transport service to more than 100 Minnesota and Western Wisconsin communities—from urban centers to small towns and more. Which means there’s a place for you to provide much-needed care, connect with colleagues and grow your career.


Why Allina Health: More to explore

  • A major regional health system. With a team 30,000 strong, Allina Health operates 10 hospitals / 13 campuses, more than 90 clinics, 52 rehabilitation centers, 15 pharmacies and more.
  • Commitment to communities. Allina Health has a 130-year connection to our diverse communities. We make a difference through local health initiatives, volunteerism and revitalization efforts in the places where we operate. Allina Health EMS strives to develop and maintain strong relationships with community partners. Learn more about our community report.
  • Innovative health delivery. We meet our patients where they are, whether it’s virtually, in a community hospital, or at a walk-in clinic inside a Hy-Vee store.
  • Industry leading technology Allina Health EMS is an early adopter of new technologies and care modalities. Recent innovations include mobile app suite for communications, drug and treatment info, clinical protocols, and more.
  • Whole-person care. The Allina Health commitment to Whole-Person Care—mind, body, spirit and connection to community—defines our approach and how we shape our offerings.
  • Pathways to advancement. Our large health system provides opportunities for you to explore your career goals—either as a paramedic, or in another health care area within the Allina Health care system.
  • Work-life balance. Our whole-person approach applies to employees, too. Each of us should be engaged in challenging, important work—while also leaving time for family, free time and personal pursuits.
  • Opportunities to grow your skills.  Allina Health EMS provides state-of-the-art complementary continuing education, including monthly morbidity and mortality rounds with the medical director.
  • Support to do your best work. We employ three full-time Quality Analysts, an EMS Epidemiologist and an EMS Data Steward to improve our care and ensure the wellness of our providers. We’re also one of the few agencies in the country to employ a non-denominational EMS chaplain to serve providers in need.

Allina Health EMS is one of only nineteen Emergency Medical Services nationwide to be both CAAS & ACE Accredited.

  • The Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services (CAAS) recognized Allina Health for adhering to the industry’s best practices and highest standards.
  • The International Academies of Emergency Dispatch recognized Allina Health as an Accredited Center of Excellence (ACE).

Other awards and recognitions Allina Health and its employees have been recognized by many organizations for their efforts to improve health care. View more awards and recognitions.

Allina Health is proud to be the official orthopedic partner of Minnesota United FC. Our orthopedic and sports medicine specialists serve as Minnesota United team physicians to make sure the Loons are in peak condition.

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