News & Announcements
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.
Kathy Barton, Chairperson of the Saratoga County EMS Council and Deputy County EMS Coordinator was honored by NYS Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno as one of New York’s Women of Distinction. The award was made for Kathy’s work with the USART Team at Ground Zero. Click here for Senator Bruno’s press release. Congratulations to Kathy on this most excellent achievement!
Sherry Doubleday, Assistant Captain of General Schuyler Rescue Squad was one of 12 women selected for the “Capital Women Sustaining the American Spirit” award presented March 19th in a special ceremony at the Governor’s Mansion in Albany. “A member of the General Schuyler Rescue Squad for 17 years, Sherry has served as Assistant Captain for the past two years. Her time and energy as an EMT have touched countless lives and inspired others to lend their talents to the organization. Her efforts truly reflect the tradition of the brave, the proud, and the courageous women who exemplify excellence in EMS in New York State.” Congratulations to Sherry on this outstanding achievement!
FDNY Commissioner Thomas Von Essen’s letter of thanks to Saratoga County EMS for assistance with WTC coverage.
Round the clock ambulance coverage at the Mohawk Tire Recycling yard (abandoned) on Schoolhouse Lane next to the GE Silicones plant in Waterford was discontinued on 3-12-02 at 8:30 am. The site burned from Saturday (March 9) until Tuesday (March 12). The Waterford Rescue Squad is extremely appreciative of all the agencies that provided mutual aid assistance to stand by at the scene. The Saratoga EMS Council presented an award to the dedicated members of the Waterford Rescue Squad for their excellence at the May 2nd meeting of the Squad.