Medshore Ambulance Service believes that one of the most   important aspects of our organization is employing the right people.  Medshore has a responsibility to ensure that personnel that serve you, are knowledgeable and of the highest ethical and professional standards.

Every applicant at Medshore undergoes an extensive:

1. Personal Interview

2. Written Examination

3. Character Reference Check

4. Criminal Background/Medicare Fraud Abuse Check

5. Drug Testing

6. Driving Record Review

7. Department of Transportation Physical

8. T.B. Testing

Upon completion of the aforementioned items, the applicant is scheduled for an orientation program conducted by the Compliance & Professional Standards Department.  The orientation program encompasses classroom and third person ride-a-long with a Medshore Field Training Officer.  Each new employee is on a six-month probationary status and evaluated at 90 days and six months to determine their suitability.

Professional training is an on-going process at   Medshore.  All EMT’s and Paramedics must recertify every three years.  Medshore conducts a South Carolina State approved Inservice Education Program that exceeds the National Registry and State recertification   requirements.  All training is conducted in our state of the art training center on a monthly basis.

In addition to maintaining their state and/or national registry certification, Medshore requires all Paramedics and EMT’s to maintain current certifications in the following:

Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS– Paramedics Only)

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS– Paramedics Only)

Medshore conducts all specialty training in-house.  We also conduct in-house EMT and EMT-I programs and offer the above listed specialty programs to the public, physicians, skilled nursing facilities and other healthcare agencies.

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