The Denver Health Paramedic Division is the sole provider of emergency medical services for the City and County of Denver, Colorado. Our mission is to provide professional, compassionate and clinically excellent care to every patient, with every encounter, through a culture of integrity and continuous improvement.
As a division of Denver Health and Hospital Authority, we provide 911 services to residents of Denver, as well as the cities of Glendale, Sheridan, Englewood, and the Skyline Fire Protection District. The Denver Health Paramedic Division employs 215 paramedics, 20 emergency medical technicians (EMTs), a command staff of 31, and nearly an additional 100 employees in communications, education, vehicle, and administration support. We responded to more than 117,000 calls for Emergency Medical Services in 2018
Through the Rita Bass Trauma and EMS Education Institute, Denver Health Paramedics provides for EMT training and paramedic training, as well as continuing education and community training. In 2015, 32 new paramedics and 82 new EMTs graduated from our prestigious program. Visit our education page to learn how to become a paramedic through our paramedic school.
Hometown: Born and raised in Greeley, CO
What you do for a living: Denver Paramedic
Favorite Food: Tacos and green chili.
If you were a pro baseball player, what would your “walk up song” be? Gangsta Paradise by Collio
Favorite vacation destination: Vegas and Hawaii
What do you enjoy about your job: The business of the system, diversity of the calls, and training people who want to be successful here.
Tell us something people may not know about you: I cannot swim!
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