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The San Joaquin County EMS Agency's mission is to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of emergency medical services and disaster response for the citizens and visitors of San Joaquin County.

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Employment Opportunities:

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency is currently recruiting for a Pre-Hospital Care Coordinator. Visit the Employment Opportunities web page for more information.

 

LATEST NEWS


October 17, 2017 - PAO and PSR Courses Scheduled for 2018

The 2018 PAO & PSR Course schedule is now posted on the upcoming training & events page. Please note the PAO and PSR course schedules have been modified so that both classes meet at 0830 on the same days and the classes will overlap. The duration of the Policy Skill Review (PSR) portion may last from 4 to 5 hours and will not break for lunch. The Paramedic Accreditation Orientation (PAO) class will continue in the afternoon following a break for lunch. The class is expected to be 4-6 hours with the San Joaquin County EMS Agency Policies exam and ALS skills testing to follow. The exam is closed book and you must obtain a score of 80% or higher to pass and be issued a course completion certificate (CE certificate). Up to six (6) hours of instructor-based EMS CE will be offered. CA EMS CE provided by San Joaquin County EMS Agency CEP# 39-0001. View the PAO Schedule and PSR Schedule Flyers.

October 17, 2017 - 2018 Paramedic Preceptor's Conference Schedule

The 2018 Paramedic Preceptor's Conferences are scheduled for Monday, March 19, 2018, and Friday, September 21, 2018, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am, in the San Joaquin County EMS Agency Classroom.  Attending one conference per year is required to maintain your Paramedic Preceptor Authorization.  The format is round table discussion and will include the following topics: best practices, evaluation remediation, communication, roles responsibilities, and reportable offenses.  Up to two (2) hours of instructor-based, EMS CE will be offered. CA EMS CE provided by San Joaquin County EMS Agency CEP#39-0001.  The conferences are open to current Paramedic Preceptors and offered at no cost.  View the save the date flyer.  You can register online from our Training and Events webpage.

September 28, 2017 - Hepatitis-A Potential Health Advisory Issued by San Joaquin Health Officer

Health Officer Dr. Alvaro Garza, MD, MPH, has issued a health advisory regarding “Hepatitis A potential high in San Joaquin County Homeless.” Read the full advisory here.  For further information regarding this advisory, please contact Public Health Services Communicable Disease Program at 209-468-3822.

August 25, 2017 - Flu Vaccine Mandate Issued by San Joaquin Health Officer

Health Officer Dr. Alvaro Garza, MD, MPH, has issued an order directing all Health Care Workers, including prehospital care personnel, to receive a flu vaccination for the flu season (generally November 1 through April 30th).  Prehospital care personnel declining to be vaccinated will be required to wear a surgical mask to prevent droplet transmission to patients.  Click here to read the order for more information.  For further information regarding this order, contact Public Health Services at 209-468-3822.

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