The Denver Health Paramedic Division is the sole provider of emergency medical services for the City and County of Denver, Colorado. Our mission is to provide professional, compassionate and clinically excellent care to every patient, with every encounter, through a culture of integrity and continuous improvement.
A division of Denver Health and Hospital Authority, we provide 911 services to residents of Denver, as well as the cities of Glendale, Sheridan and Englewood and the Skyline Fire Protection District. The Denver Health Paramedic Division employs 215 paramedics, 20 emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and has a command staff of 31. We responded to 106,715 calls in 2015.
Through the Rita Bass Trauma and EMS Education Institute, Denver Health Paramedics provides training for EMTs and paramedics, as well as continuing education and community training. In 2015, 32 new paramedics and 82 new EMTs graduated from our prestigious program.
Hometown: Kennesaw, Georgia
What you do for a living: I am a Vehicle Support Technician for the Denver Health Paramedic Division
Favorite food: Tamales
If you were a baseball player, what would your “walkup song” be: Careless Whisper by George Michael
Favorite vacation destination: Anywhere there is a large body of water.
What do you enjoy about your job? The people, the environment, and being able to work towards my lifelong career with the Paramedic Division.
Tell us something people may not know about you: I have Vitiligo, resulting in a white strip in my hair and my beard.