Posts Tagged: Virginia Office of EMS

Virginia Beach EMS New “All Terrain” Medic Cart 15 Ready to Cover Special Events

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The Virginia Beach Department of EMS recently added a fully enclosed medic cart to supplement the 4 open designed medic carts run by the volunteer rescue squads. Cart 15 has a fully enclosed patient treatment area along with the driver/attendant cab and is  air conditioned-heated. Cart 15 can travel off road on the sand as well…

Meet April Everton-Nationally Registered EMT-Volunteering with the Virginia Beach Rescue Squad

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Give a shoutout to Virginia Beach Rescue Squad Volunteer EMT April Everton. After completing EMT training through the City of Virginia Beach Department of EMS, April started volunteering with Virginia Beach EMS in 2016 and currently responds to 911 emergency medical and trauma calls for help with Rescue Stations 8/14. She currently works as an…

Meet Heather McCannon-Virginia Beach EMS Public Safety Analyst

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The Virginia Beach Department of EMS announced the hiring of Heather McCannon as the departments new Public Safety Analyst. Heather previously worked as a crime analyst for the City of Norfolk Police Department. As an analyst, she was responsible for analyzing data, performing statistical analysis, and identifying patterns/trends to assist with directing, maintaining, and improving organizational functions….

VA Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads-German Paramedic Exchange Students Ride With VA Beach EMS

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During the September 2017 VA Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads Conference-Convention in Virginia Beach, the Associations Paramedic Exchange Program with our medic counterparts in Kassel, Germany were able to spend a few days riding with the Volunteer Rescue Squads of Virginia Beach. The VA Beach EMS Department arranged for multiple ride alongs on VA Beach EMS…

Congratulations Susan Palmer-VA Beach EMS Career Paramedic

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Recently the VA Beach Department of EMS announced that Susan Palmer has been hired as a career paramedic for the City of Virginia Beach. Susan Palmer has served with the VA Beach Department of EMS for over 15 years in an administrative capacity beginning in 2001 at the EMS Training Center. In 2005, Susan transitioned to…

Meet Emma Colley-Bayside High School Health Science Academy Student & VA Beach EMS Rescue Explorer Post 800 Volunteer

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Emma Colley Bayside High School Health Science Academy student-VA Beach EMS Rescue Explorer Post 800 volunteer is one step closer to her goal of one day working in the field of emergency medical care. ……Something stood in the way of Emma Colley’s pursuit of learning more about the medical world: the ability to use a…