Apply Today This posting will close on November 28, 2022. SUMMARY DESCRIPTION: The Field Coordinator is responsible to, and will assist the Old Dominion EMS Alliance (ODEMSA) Executive Director in coordinating the Central Virginia EMS system; in organizing, planning, and implementing programs and projects to serve the regional EMS system; and in fulfilling ODEMSA’s goals... Continue Reading →
PEARL #1 in Protocol 6-4: Shoulder Dystocia has been removed at the request of the ODEMSA Medical Direction Committee. An updated version of this protocol can be found on under "Services" and "Regional Documents/Forms" and on the ODEMSA smartphone app. Click on this post to view the announcement.
The Old Dominion EMS Alliance, in partnership with VCU Center for Trauma and Critical Care Education, will offer an Emergency Pediatric Care (EPC) course at Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad on November 5th and 6th, 2022 from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM each day. Please see the course flyer for additional information, including a QR code... Continue Reading →
Due to pilot shortages, the Virginia State Police Med-Flight programs in Chesterfield and Abingdon are temporarily reducing coverage in their respective regions from 24 hours a day to 16 hours. The Med-Flight program will operate from 0800-2400 hours each day.
On May 25th, 2022 at 8:00 am Bon Secours Chester Emergency Center (a satellite of St. Francis Medical Center) will open its doors to begin accepting patients. The Chester Emergency Center is a freestanding emergency department located in Chesterfield County near the intersection of Route 1 and Route 10 at 12021 Rt 1, Chester, VA... Continue Reading →
On March 21, 2022, the Virginia Office of EMS announced a partnership with Vector Solutions to deliver free continuing education to Virginia EMS providers. Select the following link to be redirected to the Virginia Office of EMS webpage. Read the webpage carefully and follow all instructions to reduces errors. Click here to learn more!
Help us recognize the best in the region by nominating a colleague for a Regional EMS Award. Through May 1, you can submit your nomination for one or more colleagues for the chance to receive one of twelve ODEMSA Regional EMS Awards. High School Seniors also have the opportunity to apply for an award along with a $1,000 scholarship.
Grant Season is upon us! This is a friendly reminder that the deadline for the Rescue Squad Assistance Fund (RSAF) grant submissions is March 15, 2022 at 5pm. Funds are out there but cannot be awarded if you do not apply. This is a great opportunity for your agency to seek financial assistance for your... Continue Reading →
To view the new Traumatic Cardiac Arrest protocol (Protocol 4-15), click this post and scroll down. Protocol 4-15 can also be found and viewed on the ODEMSA smartphone app.