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A majority of EMS1 respondents are split between two shift options – do you agree?
Low-cost options for improving dispatch, scheduling and resource management
Understanding shift culture and respecting it can go a long way in navigating the first responder lifestyle
Gainesville officials hope the new work schedule will enhance first responders’ work-life balance and boost recruitment
“Our call volume is increasing but we’re not getting the downtime,” Scotland County Public Safety Director Robert Sampson said
Aiken County EMS says data since shift change shows 7 days with no “status zero” incidents, times when ambulances were not available
Do you want someone that is tired and angry on the front lines representing your department?
Rutherford County EMS Director Carl Hudgens obtained county commissioner and mayoral support for progressive recruitment strategies
Leaders at Rutherford County EMS say the previous practice of 24/48 shifts did not leave providers enough time to satisfy a healthy work-life balance
How technology can automate response planning needs to minimize added stress to crew
Our co-hosts discuss the effect of falling call volumes on EMS staffing levels and how agencies can prepare for the future
Can police, fire and EMS overcome the challenges we faced in the 2010s to prosper in the 2020s?
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Manually calculating hours worked, tracking PTO requests and verifying daily schedule questions is time consuming, and vulnerable to human error