KVH AMBULANCE SERVICE
of Klickitat Valley Health Ambulance Service is to provide the
highest quality patient care possible - 24 hours a day, 365 days
a year. Our professional staff of State certified Paramedics and
Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) are capable of providing Advanced
Life Support (ALS) care of major medical illnesses and traumas
to anyone in our service area of over 1,000 square miles.
is equipped with one ALS and one Basic Life Support (BLS) ambulance.
On-board ALS equipment includes a 12-lead EKG monitor with an
external pacemaker/defibrillator and automatic blood pressure
cuff, portable ventilator, intravenous (IV) medications and fluid,
advanced airway equipment and a wide assortment of dressings and
splints. Additionally, KVH Ambulance has a fully equipped reserve
ambulance, as well as on-line satellite communication with hospital
emergency room medical providers for medical direction during
employs 3 full time Paramedics, 3 full time EMTs, 1 part time
EMT Intermediate and 6 on-call EMTs. In addition to the normal
Paramedic certification, all of our Paramedics are trained in
Critical Care Transport and are Certified Health Care Assistants.
This allows them to assist the medical providers in the Hospital
and transport critically ill patients needing more complex medications
and medical equipment. Paramedics receive over 1000 hours for
training including classroom, clinical rotations in hospitals
and an internship with experienced Paramedics before becoming
certified. EMTs receive a minimum of 150 hours of training in
emergency medical conditions and treatment.
KVH Ambulance Service provides CPR, first aid and related courses
to the public on an ongoing basis, as well as First Response and
EMS training to fire district and police personnel. The Service
also provides ambulance standby services for public events.
for KVH Ambulance Service
Phone: (509) 773-1026
FAX: (509) 773-4723
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