TUCSON, Ariz. — Union employees at Southwest Ambulance, a Southern Arizona company owned by Rural Metro, are considering a possible strike that could impact service.
Members of Local ...
About 5 percent of emergency calls are from Spanish speakers, and the department wants to recruit more bilingual employees to bridge the language barrier
SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Siouxland Paramedics is seeking to recruit EMS providers that can help bridge a Spanish language barrier.
Operations Director Brian Jacobson told Sioxlandmatters.com ...
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In this week’s Inside EMS Podcast, hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson wonder if EMS is safe from outsourcing ...
Outsourcing work done by Americans to overseas companies has been a strain on the U.S. economy for more than a decade. While EMS providers might feel comfortable that the provision of our services ...
Like most health care positions, securing a paramedic position is a cyclical event. It seems like every decade or so we swing from feast to famine, then back to feast again. Trying to get hired ...
By Charles D. Perry
The Sun News
HORRY COUNTY, S.C. — Four longtime Horry County Fire-Rescue employees are suing the agency for not following through on promised pay raises, according ...
By Jayme Fraser
HOUSTON, Texas — Rapid growth and a changing health care market have increased competition among some suburban emergency service providers, driving ...
Akron Beacon Journal
NORTON, Ohio — The city’s fire chief said that by increasing his full-time staff, Norton actually can save money and stay within its budget for next year.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA — Sleep-deprived paramedics in regional South Australia are demanding roster changes because they fear they could be a danger to patients.
An on-call system is used in ...
By Susan Weich
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
TROY, Mo. — Directors for the Lincoln County Ambulance District decided Wednesday to continue rolling base closures in the wake of the second ...
By Ashleigh Livingston
LYON MOUNTAIN, N.Y. — The Lyon Mountain Fire District will increase EMS service beginning in February.
At a meeting on Monday, the Fire Commission ...
LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles County fire chief said he will overhaul the agency’s hiring procedures in response to an investigation that found a large percentage of firefighters ...
Military personnel and police were on hand to help with ambulance services after EMTs, nurses and health workers held a four-hour strike in response to not receiving pay raises
ENGLAND — Thousands of health workers, including nurses, midwives and ambulance staff, have taken part in the first strike over pay for more than 30 years.
But disruption was ...