Who We Are
The El Paso Emergency Squad consists of 40 full and part time employees. Currently, the 12 full time employees consist of 9 Board Certified Critical Care Paramedics. Our part time staff includes EMT-Basics, EMT – Intermediates, paramedics, flight paramedic and nurses both ER and flight.
El Paso requires their advanced level providers to possess certifications in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), International Trauma Life Support Advanced (ITLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation for the Health Care Provider.
Providing a high level of service requires developing competence from pursuing rigorous educational opportunities. The El Paso Critical Care Transport team holds additional trainings which are taught by doctors, nurses and technicians of specialized fields presenting advanced skills. The trainings result in Critical Care teams treating and transporting the acutely ill or injured on interfacility transports for area hospitals.
El Paso Emergency Squad is a member of the McLean County Area EMS System. The majority of our 911 calls result in patients being transported to Carle BroMenn Normal IL. or OSF St. Joseph Hospitals Bloomington IL.le