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Rules and Procedures
- Follow traffic laws to a reasonable extent
- Do not use code (lights and sirens) unless responding to an emergency call
- Wear proper EMS related attire while on duty.
- Do not use personal vehicles while on duty.
- Do not use EMS provided ambulances while off duty.
- Do not commit any crimes, or aid in any crimes while on duty
- Alert police to any serious crimes you see being actively committed.
- Do not notify police of any recent drug use by patients, that is patient privacy protected health care information and is not to be shared with any outside parties.
- Avoid carrying firearms while on duty, tasers and flashlights are encouraged.
- Refill your med-kits and bandages whenever possible to try and stay full.
- Try and keep yourself busy and maintain RP during downtime.
- All junior EMT’s must be accompanied by a senior EMT unless given permission to ride solo prior to shift.
- Chain of command is Junior EMT > EMT > Senior EMT > EMT Supervisor > Medical Director.
- You have a Duty to Act, an obligation to provide care to patients when it is within your capabilities.
- Be professional but have fun
- Do not use helicopters while on duty, the current risk they prove does out outweigh the benefits.
- You can use the ambulance to transport patients to destinations, do not use the ambulance as a taxi. Civilian “ride alongs” are permitted if approved by leadership EMS.
On Scene Duties
- Your safety is priority, do not enter a dangerous scene until secured by police, make contact with the police before approaching a patient and ensuring there is no current threat. This is known as your “Scene size up”
- Upon a scene being deemed safe, and it becomes a medical or trauma situation you are in charge of the scene.
- Do not treat patients in roadways unless necessary, move all ambulatory patients to sidewalks as soon as possible.
- When receiving a call attempt to notify the caller that you are responding with a text back.
- Introduce yourself to the patient(s) and get their information in return.
- Treat patients in order of most serious perceived injury.
- Do not let a patient leave immediately after resuscitation, remind they they just had a serious injury, and need further treatment before leaving.
From the perspective of control, each unit is represented by an numeric callsign based on department. The following are the formats for each department:
All Other Units: 11-49