In recognition of EMS (Emergency Medical Services) Week, REMSA and Care Flight recently held its annual EMS Week Awards.
REMSA and Care Flight celebrated and recognized outstanding clinical and service contributions to its ground and air EMS program with medal bar and ONE TEAM awards.
Temple Fletcher, Care Flight manager, kicked off the event by being honored for her 33 years of service to REMSA and Care Flight.
The Achievement Medal Award Bar
This award recognizes those who performed outstanding patient care in a time of need.
Nick Phillips, AEMT
Blake Miller, AEMT
Alex Waldron, Communications Specialist
Eddie Mutch, Paramedic
LeeAnne Goniea, AEMT
The Commendation Medal Award Bar
This award recognizes individuals who displayed exceptional clinical and/or customer-service competence while playing a major role in patient care resulting in improved patient outcomes.
Ben Haag, Paramedic
Tom Evans, AEMT
Tana Dixon, Flight Nurse
Geoff Rockhey, Flight Paramedic
Nick Lieberman, Paramedic
Andrew Murphy, Flight Nurse
Chad Midgley, Flight Paramedic
STARCARE was developed more than a decade ago by Thom Dick, a paramedic and journalist. This acronym provides guiding principles and a checklist that can be used to analyze actions within any patient care encounter. It stands for: safe, team-based, attentive to human needs, respectful, customer accountable, appropriate, reasonable and ethical.
Brian Hallauer, paramedic, and Chandler Curry, advanced emergency medical technician (AEMT), were selected for exemplifying these STARCARE values.
ONE TEAM Award
All REMSA and Care Flight employees are eligible for this award which recognizes the hard work and dedication across all departments and disciplines. Individuals are particularly committed to the organization’s mission, vision and values and consistently exemplifies the culture of ONE TEAM.
Jake Duffy, logistics supervisor and Josh Duffy, logistics supervisor were recognized for their extraordinary achievements, exemplifying the ONE TEAM culture.
The 45th annual National EMS Week started in 1974, when President Gerald Ford authorized EMS Week to celebrate practitioners and the important work they do in our nation's communities.
EMS Week brings together local communities and medical personnel across the country to honor the dedication of those who provide the day-to-day lifesaving services of medicine's "front line."
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