Emergency Medical Services

Power County Ambulance District

Chief

Di Jones
Office: (208) 226-5605
Fax: (208) 226-7829
Email: djones@co.power.id.us

Station 1

560 N Oregon Trail Road
American Falls, Idaho 83211
(208) 226-5605

Station 2

120 S Main St
Rockland, Idaho 83271
(208) 548-2678

All of Power County is served by E-911, dispatched from the Power County Sheriff’s department dispatch center.

In the event of an emergency, please dial 911.

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 EMT’s

An EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) is trained to quickly respond to emergency situations.  These situations include medical issues, traumatic injuries and accident scenes.

Power County Emergency Medical Services is located in American Falls, Idaho.  Power County EMS has approximately 40 EMT’s who work very hard to help the citizens of the community when they are in need.  Their are EMT’s on call 24/7, in which they respond to about 650 calls a year.

In addition to responding to EMS calls the EMT’s are obligated to continue education and practice scenario situations, in order to maintain their skills.  Basic EMT’s are required to obtain 140 hours of training and pass both the written and practical portions of the National EMT-Basic Exam.  Advanced EMT’s are required to obtain 250 hours of training and pass the written and practical portions of the National EMT-Advanced Exam.

If you are interested in helping your community during times of emergency and becoming an EMT, visit EMS’ website where you can obtain information about getting involved with Idaho’s Emergency Medical Services.

http://healthandwelfare.idaho.gov/Medical/EmergencyMedicalServices/tabid/117/Default.aspx

You may also contact Chief Di Jones with any questions regarding becoming an EMT.

Also, don’t forget to like our page on facebook https://www.facebook.com/powercountyems/.

Star of Life

EMS symbol

The star of life is the universal symbol for Emergency Medical Services.  The six branches of the star are symbols of the main tasks accomplished by rescuers.

  1. Detection: The first rescuers on the scene observe the scene, understand the problem, identify the dangers and take appropriate measures to ensure safety on the scene.
  2. Reporting: Professional help is called for, dispatch is connected with the victims, providing emergency medical dispatch.
  3. Response: The first rescuers administer first aid and immediate care to the best of their abilities.
  4. On scene care: The EMS personnel arrive and provide immediate care to the extent of their capabilities on-scene.
  5. Care in transit: The EMS personnel continue to transfer the patient to a hospital by ambulance or helicopter for specialized care, while continuing medical care during the transportation.
  6. Transfer to definitive care: Appropriate specialized care is provided at the hospital.

 

Employee Portal

https://caiportal.co.power.id.us/emp/

Employee Scheduling

http://whentowork.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EMS Secure Area