Trending Topics

Carly Alley

Carly Alley is the executive director for Riggs Ambulance Service in Merced, California. Earlier in her career, Alley served as a firefighter-EMT in the U.S. Forest Service while earning her paramedic certification. After being hired by Riggs, she transitioned to the agency’s tactical EMS program, where she spent 10 years as the team leader before moving into administration.

We can’t replace people, but we can grow new leaders
Keeping the strain on EMS providers front of mind
Organizations frequently have larger recruitment budgets that they do for retention, but is this the best approach?
If we want to keep up, it’s time we change gears and evolve from a traditional recruitment strategy
Linking field providers to organization vision by involving field supervisors in decision making and administrative training