Emergency Medical Services

In case of emergency call 911.

About Giles County Ambulance Service

Giles County Ambulance Service (Emergency Medical Service) is a team of qualified medical service professionals that assist throughout the county for all your medical emergencies.

patch for Giles County EMS

EMS Contacts

EMS Director: Roy Griggs, EMT-P gilesems@energize.net

County Medical Examiner & EMS Medical Director: Joe Fite, MD

Administration / Billing: Chastity Hobbs emsoffice@energize.net

Contact Information

Emergency Line: Dial 911

Business Line: 931-363-8505

Fax: 931-424-0368

 

Supervisors / Medical Death Investigators

A-Shift: Danny Hardy, EMT-P

B-Shift: Dustin Blade, NRP, CCP, FP-C

C Shift: Tommy Gatlin, AEMT

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FTO (Field Training Officers)

Drew Laxson, EMT-P

Jimmy Martin, EMT-P

Kayla Schulte, CCP

Education and Training Instructor

Dustin Blade, NRP, CCP, FP-C

Locations

Main Station

639 East Madison Street

Pulaski, TN 38478

North Station

10351 Columbia Highway

Lynnville, TN 38472

photo of entrance to the South Station of Giles County EMS

South Station

166 Main St.

Elkton, TN 38455

Goals and Objectives

The Ambulance Service strives to maintain the highest quality of medical professional care possible for all the citizens of our county. We as a service take pride and commitment with each patient that we assist.

  • Our service is dispatched by the Giles County E-911 dispatch center.
  • Our service uses Type III ambulances for the response vehicles and is the only primary service for all the 911 requests throughout the entire county. We currently provide five full-time units and two backup units.
  • Giles County Ambulance Service currently holds positions for 35 employees.
  • We operate on 24 hours shifts with a rotation of three shifts, providing ALS and BLS care 24/7 from the Northern portion of the county to the Southern portion.

 

Training and Recognition

  • All medical employees are required to maintain certification in ACLS, PALS or PEARS, PHTLS, BLS and EVOC-VK along with monthly in-service education and training.
  • We are recognized for maintaining a Class A Service by the Tennessee Department of Health Division of EMS.
  • We are governed by the Rules and Regulations of the Tennessee Department of Health Division of Emergency Medical Services.
  • We are current members of TASA (Tennessee Ambulance Association)
  • South Central EMS Directors Association (SCEMSDA)

 

Support and County Relations

  • Giles County has mutual-aid agreements with Lawrence County EMS, Marshall County EMS, Maury Regional EMS and Lincoln County EMS. We assist these counties when needed as they do in return for our service.
  • We are supported by the Giles County Rescue Squad when their assistance is needed throughout the county.
  • We are also aided when needed by the Pulaski Police and Fire and the Giles County Sheriff Department.
  • We are supported by two aircraft companies: Air-Evac and Vanderbilt Lifeflight

Special Services

We offer services for special events. Contact us for more information on prices and availability.

 

Clinical Education

We welcome students to complete their clinical education at our station from various educational organizations.

Employment Opportunities

An listing of career opportunities will be updated as they come available. For more information on joining our team, click on the link below to complete our online application. You may return the application along with your resume to emsoffice@energize.net.

Giles County EMS is supported by two aircraft companies: Air-Evac and Vanderbilt Lifeflight.

Our service uses Type III ambulances for the response vehicles and is the only primary service for all the 911 requests throughout the entire county. We currently provide five full-time units and two backup units.

The Giles County Ambulance service was established in 1972. Prior to the launch of the county-owned service, private emergency transportation was provided by the funeral homes.