Summit Fire Emergency Medical Services

Emergency Medical Services

The Summit Fire Emergency Medical Services division provides emergency medical services, including 911 response and patient transport, to residents and visitors of Summit County.


Summit Fire & EMS medic unit


Mission

The Summit Fire Emergency Medical Service is a community-owned provider of prehospital emergency care and medical transportation utilizing the best people, practices and equipment possible within our integrated public safety and emergency health-care system.

Vision

The Summit Fire Emergency Medical Service will continue to show leadership in the provision of emergency medical care and transportation. We will meet or exceed regional, state and national benchmarks in prehospital care through strong employee involvement and a continual focus on our community. We will serve with a commitment to individual and organizational learning. We will continually evaluate and embrace changes that will benefit our customers while being a cooperative partner in the local emergency medical and trauma services system.

Values

Our core values include service, respect, education, accountability, honesty and integrity.

Service

The employees of Summit Fire Emergency Medical Service are committed to providing customer service that is greater than expected. We are devoted to community service. Such service will be provided in a professional manner, while keeping safety the utmost priority. Every job, task, and patient will be approached with a high degree of dedication.

Respect

Summit Fire Emergency Medical Service employees are dedicated to treating everyone they contact with respect and kindness. We are especially committed to treat one another professionally and with respect and kindness. Every person who works here is respected as an individual with unique ideas and a life outside of work. Every employee is part of the team and committed to teamwork.

Education

We are patient advocates committed to excellence in patient care. Therefore we are committed to the highest standards of training and continuing education. Every employee has the right to a sense of accomplishment and to have their career development encouraged.

Accountability

We are committed to being responsible for our actions. Our values will be upheld through personal accountability, value-based decisions, leading by example, and by encouraging behavior based on our values. All employees are familiar with and are expected to uphold our values.

Honesty & Integrity

Our employees hold the highest regard for honesty and integrity. We are committed to following the highest standards of ethical conduct, fairness, and truth.