Hi all. I'm moving down to Houston in May/June of this year and I'd like to find a 911 EMS agency to work PRN or volunteer at.
As a little background, I'll be a third-year medical student when I move, interested in emergency medicine and EMS. I've been a paramedic since 2007 and worked on a...
My last system did this
Alpha: EMS non-emergent, dispatched first responders in outlying areas only (also non-emergent).
Bravo: EMS code 3. Dispatched first responders only in outlying areas (also code 3).
Charlie/Delta/Echo: EMS code 3, first responders code 3 (everywhere in the county).
He basically covered it. I worked for MCHD for a year and know folks at MCHD and HCEC.
I'd recommend all the same places. MCHD and HCECs would be my top picks. I did some student shifts at HCEC there and it was definitely a gun and knife club type place. Lots of trauma, overdoses, MVAs, etc...
I'm starting up a student organization that provides volunteer BLS coverage for campus and community events at my university. I've got the go ahead from the powers that be but now the biggest hurdle is getting funding to buy the equipment. <_<
Do any of you fine folks have experience with...