Welcome

Tri-County EMS

Tri-County EMS - a not for profit organization founded in 1976; one of six regional emergency medical services councils in Maine.

Tri-County EMS was founded in 1978 to support the development of the EMS system in Maine. Over the past 30 years our EMS system has experienced many advances. Tri-County EMS has provided the leadership, resources, and innovative thinking to meet the challenges of advancing contemporary emergency medical care throughout our region.

Our Regional EMS System includes:

  • 39 EMS Services - covering 3 counties
  • LifeFlight EMS Helicopter
  • 5 Hospitals and emergency departments
  • 4 Trauma System Hospitals
  • 1 Trauma Center
  • Cardiac Cath Lab Activation Program
  • EMS Medical Direction
  • Central Maine Regional Resource Center

 Upcoming Courses and Conferences and News

 

Stay Updated. Learn What's New. "Like" our Facebook Page. Click our badge below

EMS Jobs as of February 2, 2015

Capital Ambulance

Paramedics: Capital Ambulance in Bangor, Maine is looking for energetic and ambitious paramedics interested in working for a progressive ambulance service in a progressive health system. There are currently full-time openings and we are interested in candidates that are interested in working in a system that focuses on being recognized as a best-in-class organization. We give employees the tools they need to be successful. Our staff is presented with unique opportunities to work in concert with LifeFlight of Maine as a component of the Ground Critical Care Transport and Eastern Maine Medical Center Neonatal Transport teams. We offer very competitive salary and benefits. If you think that you are up to this challenge please apply online at Careers at Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems and select the company "Affiliated Healthcare Systems." Please apply for all positions that you are interested in. If you would like more information, please contact Joe Kellner

Supervisor of Ground Transport Clinical Services: Capital Ambulance is looking for a strong and experienced leader to serve as our Supervisor of Ground Transport Clinical Services. This individual will have direct oversight of all clinical operations and imperatives, work through shift leadership to select and evaluate Paramedic and Advanced EMT level providers, track and report clinical quality measures, directly contribute and adhere to organization's budget as it relates to clinical operations and other areas of responsibility, ensure patient safety through the development of policies, training and measurement tools, and develop long-term clinical strategies that will enable Meridian Mobile Health and Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems to meet long term strategic goals in an evolving world of healthcare delivery. We offer very competitive salary and benefits. If you think that you are up to this challenge please apply online at Careers at Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems and select the company "Affiliated Healthcare Systems." Please apply for all positions that you are interested in. If you would like more information, please contact Joe KellnerJoe Kellner at jkellner@emhs.org

Supervisor of Ground Transport Operations: Capital Ambulance is looking for a strong and experienced leader to serve as our Supervisor of Ground Transport Operations. This individual will have direct oversight of all daily operations and imperatives, work through shift leadership to select and evaluate Emergency Medical Technicians and wheelchair transportation technicians, track and report out daily, weekly and monthly utilization statistics. This individual will contribute and adhere to organization's budget as it relates to operations and other areas of responsibility, ensure overall safety through the development of policies, training and measurement, develop long term operational strategies that will enable Meridian Mobile Health and Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems to realize long term strategic goals in an evolving world of healthcare delivery. We offer very competitive salary and benefits. If you think that you are up to this challenge please apply online at Careers at Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems and select the company "Affiliated Healthcare Systems." Please apply for all positions that you are interested in. If you would like more information, please contact Joe Kellner



Turner Rescue is currently accepting applications for EMS providers, EMTs and Paramedics. Applications are available at the Town of Turner website www.turnermaine.com or at the Turner Town Office. Please send your application, a current resume and your licensing information to: Toby Martin, Chief;Turner Rescue, 11 Turner Center Road, Turner, ME 04282

Franklin Memorial Hospital The Emergency Department at Franklin Memorial Hospital, Farmington, ME is currently accepting applications for EMTs or Advanced EMTs to work in their ED. The positions are listed as Emergency Department Tech 1. The job description and application process can be found on the hospital website at Franklin Memorial Hospital


EMS Licensing Education Tri-County EMS is organizing an Advanced EMT course and an EMT to start in March 2015. If you would like to be notified of the course details, once they are finalized, call our office at 795-2880.
CEH info

EMS Update:

Maine EMS QI Rules The Maine EMS QI Rules beome effective on February 1, 2015. Copies of these rules can be found on the Maine EMS website.

Emerging Infectious Disease (EID) Be sure to check the CDC website frequently for updates on planning, preparedness and response to EID. Although there are no cases in Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the United States, EMS Services and EMS Providers must continue to plan their response and practice with PPE.T Here is a good link http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/hcp/interim-guidance-emergency-medical-services-systems-911-public-safety-answering-points-management-patients-known-suspected-united-states.html Dr. Matt Sholl will be recording a PODCAST about Ebola and this will be on MEMSED. Also, Don Sheets has been working on a slide presentation, which will also be posted on MEMSED.

This is also flu season, so it is very important to remember that PPE applies for flu as well. Masking for coughs and excellent hand hygiene are essential to limit the spread of flu.

Maine EMS Awards Maine EMS is seeking nominations of worthy individuals to be recognized during EMS this May 2015. Nominations close on March 15, 2015. Nominations forms can be found on the Maine EMS website

EMS Refresher Course Tri-County EMS is organizing an EMS Refresher Course for late spring 2015. You will be able to attend one, some or all of the scheduled classes. Details will be available shortly. If you would like advanced notification, call our office at 207 795-2880 or send an email to Diane

Mandatory Reporting for Injuries to Children under 6 months or Otherwise Non-ambulatory The Maine Law requiring reporting of suspected child abuse was revised in the last legislative session to include mandatory reporting of all injuries sustained to a child under 6 months of age or otherwise non-ambulatory. These reporting requirements apply to all EMS providers. Please review this law with your staff, colleagues and any students you might be teaching or precepting. A copy of the revised law can be found at
Mandatory Reporting

Protocol Input Webinars The Medical Direction and Practices Board is seeking stakeholder input about future protocol changes. Monthly webinars will be used to assist with gathering this input. Two webinars have been held.The third, to review the pediatric section is in the process of being scheduled. The announcement and instructions for participating in the webinar can be found at this link.
Protocol Input Webinar

Maine EMS Community Paramedicine Pilot Project Update: Jay Bradshaw, Director of Maine EMS announced that all 12 Community Paramedic projects have been filled. All 12 projects are now in their implementation phase. Over the next two years,data will be gathered on these projects and then additional projects will be considered. EMS Services with projects underway include United Ambulance Service, NorthStar EMS, Winthrop Ambulance, Delta Ambulance, NorthEast Mobile Health Services, Crown Ambulance, Calais Ambulance and St. George Ambulance.

Maine EMS On-Line Learning System MEMSED Maine EMS (MEMS) continues to add new programs to the on-line learning site. All the protocol updates are now available and are worth credit. All EMS Providers are welcome to sign on to the MEMSED website and participate in this high quality, free EMS Education. CEH credits are awarded for all programs. To sign in on this site you will use your MEMSRR user name and password.
Learn More

Malignant Hyperthermia Free On-Line CEH educational presentation worth Maine EMS CEH Credit for EMS Providers
Learn More

Bath Salts Free On-Line educational presentation worth Maine EMS CEH Credit for EMS Providers provided by the Northern New England Poison Center
Learn More

 

View All Upcoming Continuing Education Classes

 Announcements

 Stay in Touch with Tri-County

Email Newsletter icon, E-mail Newsletter icon, Email List icon, E-mail List icon Sign up for our Email Newsletter
For Email Newsletters you can trust

News & Events

Revised Mandatory Reporting
Tri-County EMS Quality Council - April 2, 2015
Tri-County EMS Airway Review Team Meeting - February 11, 2015 at 1pm
MDPB Meeting - February 18, 2015 9:30 am Augusta
Maine Board of EMS - April 1, 2015 at 9:30 am Augusta
Maine EMS DNR and Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) form


more Events >>

Upcoming Courses

Applications being accepted for a spring AEMT
Applications being accepted for a spring EMT course
Continuing Education Programs Schedule
Need a CEH Request Form? NEW FORM
Blank Roster?




Contact

Tri-County EMS
300 Main Street
Lewiston, Maine 04240

Phone:(207) 795-2880 Fax: (207) 795-2476
E-mail: lebrunj@cmhc.org  [directions]

The office is open M-F 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM