Mercy Clinic Branson & Urgent Care Opening

jhawkDistrict Notes

The new Mercy Clinic Branson and Urgent Care will be opening on Monday November 5th. The new urgent care is located on the southwest corner of the building and ambulance access is on the south side of the building. Please follow this map for instructions when accessing the facility. Be alert this weekend November 3rd and 4th that the old … Read More

Reference Guide Section Added to Policy Tech

jhawkDistrict Notes

We have added a “Reference Guide” folder in Policy Tech to house the Map Book and the Motorola Radio Guide. In the future, we will use this folder to house all reference material in an effort to streamline the “Forms” folder.  

NOTICE! CMCB Ambulance Driveway Closure

jhawkDistrict Notes

I have been informed CMCB will be closing a portion of the ambulance driveway beginning Wednesday September 26th and lasting until Thursday October 4th. Crews will be able to access the ER by pulling into the ambulance garage, but when leaving you will have to perform a 3-point turnaround and exit back through the entrance. From my understanding the entire … Read More

Professional Development Opportunity – Community Paramedic Course

ksharpeDistrict Notes

OTC is putting on their first Community Paramedic course. The Completion of this course and testing will allow students to license as a Community Paramedic in the state of Missouri. TCAD has budgeted to send one person to this class. If you are interested send an email to Katie by August 6th at 8am. See program information HERE.

INTERNAL JOB POSTING – FTO

ksharpeDistrict Notes

Job Title: Field Training Officer (FTO) Who Can Apply: EMT or Paramedic Qualifications: Completion of the TCAD FTO Train the Trainer class. One year experience with TCAD in current position. Closing Date: 07/24/2018 8am Interested applicants should forward letter of intent along with a letter of recommendation from their supervisor to: Katie Sharpe Human Resources Manager [email protected] 417-337-5519 fax

Recent Navigator Issues – Updated 3-26

Darryl CoontzDistrict Notes

It is apparent to us that Navigator is not working as it is supposed to. We had several write-ups over the weekend all with the same general complaint, no connectivity, no navigation. I have initiated a PULSE meeting with all the stakeholders (IT, OPS, Comm, Admin) who have anything to do with this problem. A PULSE meeting will be held … Read More

The Pre-Trip Checklist Hates Apostrophes

Darryl CoontzDistrict Notes

In case you have not figured it out, the pre-trip checklist will give you an error message whenever you enter an apostrophe, like O’Connor. If you enter anything other than letters it usually just blanks out your name. The key is to enter only letters, nothing else. This is a really OLD program we are using and will cost over … Read More

Stroke Patients

Matthew AumillerDistrict Notes

The Southwest Region EMS Committee Subcommittee on Stroke provided some information at the last meeting that I wanted to pass along. The Level 1 Stroke Centers are evaluating the DAWN study for thrombectomy in certain patients up to 24 hours from LKW. For this to work, they need a little more from us: Premorbid status (did the patient have deficits … Read More