Emergency Medical Services Division
Responsible for delivery of advanced life support services to residents and visitors to the County. Ensures high quality emergency medical care through quality assurance reviews, continual in-service training and updates, and public education. Also assists volunteer ambulance companies to provide a total medical system.
Medic 7 (Headquarters) Dept. of Public Safety 911 Public Safety Blvd. Dover, DE 19901 Phone: (302) 735-2180 FAX: (302) 735-2186
Medic 6 (Northern Kent County) 5100 Wheatleys Pond Rd. Smyrna, DE 19977 Phone: (302) 653-4690 FAX: (302) 653-4695
Medic 8 (Southern Kent County) Harrington Fire Dept. 20 Clark Street Harrington, DE 19952 Phone: (302) 398-4076 FAX: (302) 398-4876
Medic 9 (All of Kent County - Based at Headquarters) Dept. of Public Safety 911 Public Safety Blvd. Dover, DE 19901 Phone: (302) 735-2180 FAX: (302) 735-2186
Medic 5 (On-Duty Supervisor) Dept. of Public Safety Headquarters 911 Public Safety Blvd. Dover, DE 19901 Phone: (302) 735-2187 FAX: (302) 735-2186
Our mission is to be a leader in meeting the present and future health care needs of the citizens and visitors in out community through a network of high quality advanced life support services, education and prevention programs which share common goals and values.
Service: We are committed to help the sick and injured by providing superior service to our patients and our community with skill, concern and compassion.
Quality: Because our patients are our primary concern, we will strive to achieve excellence in everything we do.
People: The men and women who are our paramedics, and those associated volunteers, physicians, nurses and students are the source of our strength. They will create our success and determine our reputation. We will treat all of them with respect, dignity and courtesy. We will endeavor to create an environment in which all of us can work and learn together.
Stewardship: Fulfilling our mission requires that we use our resources wisely and with accountability to our publics.
Integrity: We will be honest and fair in our relationships with those who are associated with us, and other health care workers as well.
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Application for employment can be made through the Kent County Personnel Department located at
555 Bay Rd., Dover De. 19901 or by calling (302) 744-2310.
Requirements of the State of Delaware for employment as a Paramedic include: NREMT-P, AHA, ACLS, BCLS HCP, PALS/PEPP, and PHTLS/BTLS Adv. Your application will be kept on file for 1 year.
The Emergency Medical Services Division feels strongly about the importance of community education. The Department is involved in community, bicycle safety and first aid programs for children and seat belt checks in the local high schools. Kent County Paramedics have gone out to the community to do programs for schools, boy scout and girl scout troops, and organizations. In addition, the County's All Terrain Medical Response Team is available for demonstrations and community events. As National Emergency Medical Services Week approaches the department will be visible at events throughout the County. Anyone interested in having the Paramedics attend a community event in the central Delaware region, should contact Jennifer Graham at (302)735-2180.