News & Announcements
All local ambulance agencies have been sent an invite by SEMS (Saratoga Emergency Medical Services) to participate in an MCI drill to kick off at 8:00 am from the SEMS station on West Avenue in Saratoga Springs on Saturday, September 28th. This is a joint drill in conjunction with Saratoga Hospital and will involve a scenario never before tested in this area. Additionally, new technology will be employed to assess infection control and effectiveness of PPE. REMO has approved 3.0 CEU’s for participants. Location and incident details will be released the morning of the incident. A critique and lunch will follow. If you are able to send an ambulance and/or crew, please call SEMS at (518) 584-2109.
Washington County will host an EMS Leadership Conference at the Washington County Municipal Center (383 Broadway in Fort Edward). The conference opens at 5 pm Friday, September 13 and continues all day Saturday, September 14, 2002. Brochures were mailed August 6th to all Saratoga County Ambulance Corps. If you did not receive one, contact the Saratoga County Office of Emergency Services at (518) 885-2232, email the Leadership Conference Coordinator at email@example.com, or call (518) 677-3794 for further information.
Washington County EMS announced an EMT-I course starting September 3, 2002 at the Easton Greenwich Rescue Squad (Rte 29 in Greenwich). The course will run Tuesdays and Thursdays. Contact Mark Spiezio for further info by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (518) 677-3794.
ACC is offering copies of health-related video conferences at a cost of $5 shipping and handling per tape. A list of tapes currently available is on the ACC ConEd website.
The Albany Medical Center Cardio-Pulmonary Surgery ICU is looking for motivated emergency service personnel to work as cardiac patient care associates. There are full and part time job openings, all shifts available with flexible scheduling. 36 or more hours per week eligible for full time benefits including health & dental insurance plus paid time off. Call Susan Dillon at 262-3141 for more information.