Ambulances are strategically stationed at a number of locations throughout New Hanover County and are staffed by either two paramedics or Advanced EMTs.
Vehicles are staffed by a single Paramedic. These sport utility style units add versatility to response capabilities. They include a beach response truck that can transport patients off local beaches.
A program that puts paramedics on medically-equipped bikes. This team operates during public events in which traditional ambulance response may be delayed.
The bike team’s mobility has proven to be highly effective in reducing time to treatment for patients in crowds or areas of limited accessibility.
EMS Gators are often used as a transport resource for BERT. Gators are small All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) that are outfitted with stretchers. These Gators facilitate the safe extraction of patients out of crowded areas or off athletic fields.
NHRMC EMS provides five tactical paramedics to be part of the New Hanover County Sheriff’s ERT unit.
Responsibilities include providing medical coverage during high risk law enforcement situations.
An EMS-based team designed to respond locally, regionally, or statewide in order to provide medical support for large scale events or disasters.
Paramedics specially trained in skills like vehicle extrication, high angle rope rescue and hazardous materials. These paramedics become the medical component of area rescue teams.
The NHRMC Community Paramedicine program is dedicated to keeping our community healthy and helping patients manage their medical needs at home.
NHRMC Community Paramedics complete an additional 300 hours of specialized training and work collaboratively with multidisciplinary providers to fill resource gaps within the local community.