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July 21, 2016- Draft Policy Available for Public Review

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency is re-releasing EMS Policy No. 3202, Medical Priority Dispatch System Assignments for public comment to accommodate additional revisions addressing Protocol 33 in Sections XI and XII. The period for submitting public comments is extended to August 29, 2016. The re-released draft policy may be viewed or downloaded from the SJCEMSA website Draft Policies page. Completed comment forms should be submitted by email to Annika Navalta at anavalta@sjgov.org or by U.S. Mail to the San Joaquin County EMS Agency, PO Box 220, French Camp, CA 95231. Questions may be directed to Rick Jones, EMS Analyst at rrjones@sjgov.org.

July 11, 2016 - Employment Opportunity

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency is currently recruiting for an EMS Trauma Coordinator. Visit the Employment Opportunities web page for more information.

July 8, 2016 - EMS Policy Memo - Use of Hemostatic Dressings and Tourniquets

Effective immediately, the San Joaquin County EMS Agency has issued Policy Memorandum No. 2016-02 to provide guidance on the application of hemostatic dressings and tourniquets in the prehospital setting. EMS Policy Memorandum No. 2016-02, Use of Hemostatic Dressings and Tourniquets, may be viewed on the policies page.

July 7, 2016 - EMS Liaison Agenda for meeting on July 14, 2016

The EMS Liaison Committee is scheduled for Thursday, July 14, 2016, at 0900 hours.  The meeting will be held in the Health Plan of San Joaquin, Community Room, 7751 South Manthey Road. French Camp, CA 95231.  Attendees are encouraged to park in the adjacent SJGH parking Lot #1. See link for map.

A full agenda packet will not be provided at the meeting. A full agenda packet may be viewed and downloaded from the EMS Agency's committee web page.

July 5, 2016 - Paramedic Preceptor Applications Due by July 31, 2016

The 2016 Paramedic Preceptor applications are due by July 31, 2016.  Applications are available on the Paramedic Preceptor Authorization & Re-authorization page. The application to the EMS Agency must be submitted with a letter of recommendation from your ALS employer verifying that you are in good standing with that employer and the employer intends to use you as a paramedic preceptor. Click here for flyer details.

July 5, 2016 - Employment Opportunity

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

June 14, 2016 - San Joaquin County EMS Active Threat Plan

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has completed the San Joaquin County EMS Active Threat Plan. The purpose of the San Joaquin County EMS Active Threat Plan is to develop common procedures for the deployment and use of a Rescue Task Force (RTF) to quickly move victims of an active shooter/hostile event (ASHE) to an area to receive medical care.  The plan may be viewed or downloaded from the Policies page.

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