The Emergency Medical Services Bureau of the Hamilton Fire Department is under the direction of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Coordinator Mark Mignery with medical direction provided by Dr. Joseph Khan, MD.
There are 3 advanced life support (ALS) transport units that provide emergency response 24 hours a day.
The EMS Bureau oversees:
EMS Continuing Education
The Hamilton Fire Department currently has 67 paramedics and 29 emergency medical technician (EMT)-Basics.
A paramedic is required to have 86 hours of continuing medical education in addition to Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification every 3 years.
An EMT-Basic is required to have 40 hours of continuing medical education every 3 years.
Hamilton Fire Department paramedics are certified in Pediatric Advanced Life Support.