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: Colorado Springs, Colorado
What do you love to do outside of work: Camping and Boating.
What you do for a living: Paramedic and EMS Education Coordinator
Favorite food: Steak
If you were a baseball player, what would your “walkup song” be: Glory Days by Springsteen
Favorite vacation destination: Cancun.
What do you enjoy about your job? Teaching EMS
Tell us something people may not know about you: I was an athletic trainer for the Harlem Globetrotters World Tour in 1989, before going to Paramedic School.