Here is an excerpt from Beth’s note: “Don has become an integral part of the JMH ED family! Everyone throughout the hospital knows Don and even where “Don’s desk” is located in the ED. He is even a stop on every ED tour! Don is the epitome of selfless hard work and team spirit. He is always willing to help out. He is friendly, courteous and compassionate with all patients and will assist patients and visitors as appropriate.
This transport-capable paramedic unit was initially stationed there at the request of JMMC in order to secure immediate transport of a certain population of critical patients.
In a short period of time the surrounding towns began calling on Alpha Five to provide “paramedic intercepts” as part of their 911 response and the moniker “The Johnson Medic” soon became commonly used.
Originally the service to the hospital and the towns was provided on a 12 hour (peak hour) basis. Soon the hospital and the surrounding towns realized Continue reading →