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Recruitment & Retention

The EMS1 recruitment and retention topic includes research into what drives providers from the profession, tips for finding, recruiting, hiring and onboarding EMS personnel, as well as strategies for protecting provider emotional and physical health and increasing job satisfaction for the long haul

21 Carroll County fire, EMS employees have either quit or been fired in the last 10 months
Jason Dyess: “Leadership is mostly a matter of the heart”
Guest host Rob Lawrence talks EMS advocacy: “We need voices. We need people. We need people to convey the message.”
The Lyme Affordable Housing Commission unveiled a plan to buy property near the firehouse to create housing for volunteer firefighters
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
Jessamine County EMS moved from 24-hour shifts to help fight fatigue in EMS personnel
Efforts in Lawrence work to turn around the shortage of EMS personnel
Scotia-Glenville Central School District officials approved the break on property tax to help with recruitment, retention
Funding from the Fireworks Tax Act will be used to reimburse EMS personnel, agencies for recruitment, retention programs