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How to let each other know that a fellow medic has died and process the death collectively
When implemented effectively, a peer support program can be one of the best resources for first responders to access help
Wallingford opted to remove the one year of experience qualification from future applications to open the EMS positions up to a broader pool of applicants
Wallingford officials removed the one-year experience requirement hoping it will lead to an increase in applicants
80% of the Reedy Creek Fire Department’s 185 staff members signed off on the deal, paving the way for a significant bump in starting pay and benefits
Medical transportation leader establishes ESG Working Group and invests in eco-friendly practices
Organization leaders canceled 50th anniversary celebrations to focus on taking care of their employees and the people they serve
49 city employees who refused to respond are facing disciplinary action, including termination
The Colo. grand jury indictment of two paramedics calls ketamine a “deadly weapon,” a category normally used for guns and knives in criminal complaints
Starting paramedic pay for paramedics is just below $13 per hour, well below other Tampa-area agencies
Officials are using American Rescue Plan funds to pay a $250 vaccination incentive for full-time EMS employees
Tybee Island officials look to Chatham Emergency Management Services for guidance, stability
The personal risks and magnitude of suffering with the pandemic are something no one should have to face alone
The new law provides for two types of leave for employees impacted by COVID-19
During this national emergency, EMS needs to find qualified caregivers to help maintain field response capabilities
A letter sent to the East of England Ambulance Service Trust warned of “psychological abuse” before three EMS providers died within a 10-day period
Automated scheduling technology can help public safety agencies with employee notification and cost recovery for emergency staffing
The action comes as fire departments and ambulance corps are finding it harder to recruit new members
Denison Fire Rescue officials announced they will be working with hiring firm, LifeNet Inc., to fill employment gaps in the department
The Dodge County Executive Committee understands the staffing need, but is still uncertain what the county’s role in the process should be
Dispatchers say the consolidated dispatch center is grossly understaffed and that mandatory overtime oftentimes means 16-hour double shifts
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Hiring more paramedics to staff engines in rural and suburban areas is one of two recommendations made by jurors following an investigation into emergency medical services provided by the county
Mad River Twp. Fire and EMS lost 12 experienced employees this week following the announcement that no changes in fire leadership were going to take place
The tipping point that led to the resignations was the way fire leadership handled the hiring and firing of former firefighter Steve Schaefer and investigation into the department that followed.
Focus on front-line operations, structured scalability and agency-specific enhancements
Here are five ways EMS is leading the way and doing more to prevent death by suicide
Informed by evidence EMS chaplain Russ Myers places a high priority on follow-up with EMS personnel and dispatchers after any pediatric patient transport