and Medical Department
Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
"Dedicated to doing our very best in
providing the support to enable our members
to provide the highest level of emergency
medical care to our community"
The fire service has
a rich history of
protecting the health
and safety of our
communities through an
â€œall hazardsâ€ response
model that includes the
delivery of pre-hospital
response provides early
such as heart attack,
emergencies, trauma, and
kick-off with Fox 10's
Cory McCloskey (YouTube)
Medical Services is responsible for the development,
implementation, and evaluation of programs necessary
to enable field providers to provide emergency
medical care to the citizens and visitors of Mesa.
The staff members of the EMS Division are committed
to delivering the highest quality service possible.
Deputy Chief Jerome Schirmer plans, coordinates,
and oversees the Mesa Fire Department Emergency
Medical Support program. Chief Schirmer also serves as
the Department's EMS Liaison.
The EMS Deputy Chief and members of the EMS Staff:
liaisons to other medical units, such as
hospitals, ambulance services, Department of
Health Services, and other public safety
implement, and evaluate training programs
for all Department medical providers.
manage the EMS budget.
selection process by which firefighters are
selected to become ALS providers.
concerns or complaints regarding the
delivery of pre-hospital care from employees,
the public, hospitals, and recommend
records of all State certifications and
coordinate the certification process.
community education programs on topics such
as EMS, CPR, and first aid.
research to evaluate and improve the patient
care delivery system.
contracts with educational facilities,
transportation providers, and medical
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Mesa Fire Department Emergency M
Mesa Fire Department
Emergency Medical Support
PO Box 1466
Mesa, AZ 85211
Hours: Mon-Thurs 6:30AM-5PM