EMS Reserve Program
What is the Reserve Program?
It is a volunteer program that allows certified and credentialed EMS providers the opportunity to serve their community in such a capacity. Sedgwick County EMS will provide all training and assessment necessary to assure Reserve readiness for their duty assignments, which include but are not limited to disaster support, standby medical services, and 3rd person ambulance crew experience. All Reserves are subject to all applicable Sedgwick County and EMS departmental policies.
Selection of Members
- All candidates must apply and undergo pre-selection screenings similar to paid personnel.
- Members selected to become a part of the reserve program will undergo the same post-offer employment testing as paid employees.
Minimum Work Requirements
EMS Reserve personnel
- will be required to ride out as a third technician on an ambulance at least 24 hours per calendar quarter.
- will be required to work at least three standby events per calendar quarter.
- will be required to attend a monthly meeting.
- shall be scheduled through the Reserves Supervisor or Operations Manager.
- Sedgwick County EMS will provide an orientation to reserve members to delineate goals, safety precautions and procedures, expectations, and standard of conduct expected.
Removal from the Program
- Reserve members may be removed from the program for any of the following reasons:
- Unprofessional conduct either while representing EMS or off-duty
- Failure to meet minimum work requirements for two consecutive quarters
Please contact the Workforce and Special Operations Coordinator for more details.