About EMS West

1002 Church Hill Road, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania  15205

Main Office Number: 412-242-7322     Main Fax: 412-787-2340

1411 Million Dollar Highway, Kersey, PA 15846

Main Office Number: 814-834-9212     Main Fax: 814-781-3881


EMS West is a nonprofit (501.C.3) corporation which provides technical and financial assistance to the development of a coordinated emergency medical services system primarily throughout sixteen counties in western Pennsylvania.

Within its region, EMS West is responsible for:

  • Licensure of Ambulances
  • Training and Credentialing of EMS Personnel
  • Accreditation of Medical Command Hospitals and other Medical Command Facilities
  • Accreditation of Training Institutes
  • Quality Assurance within the EMS Community
  • Public Information and Education
  • Data Collection regarding EMS activities

We perform a dual role.  We represent the interests of the Department of Health of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and we represent the interests of both the general public and the EMS / Emergency Response community to the Department of Health. 

Additionally, we offer to the EMS community a major training conference, "EMS Update", every year in March.  We also host various activities to recognize the contributions made by EMS personnel.

Our office hours are 8:00am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday. Please note that EMS West follows the state holiday schedule.


2016-2017 ANNUAL REPORT

The annual reports list the activities and accomplishments for fiscal year 2016-2017. They are located below.

 

 

Follow the easy directions to our Pittsburgh office (located in the Robinson Township municipal complex):

   FROM THE EAST (INCLUDING I-79):

Take US22W/US30W toward the airport

Take the Ridge Road exit and turn right at the traffic light onto Campbells Run Road

Travel approximately ¼ mile and turn left onto McMichael Road

Travel approximately 500 feet and turn left onto Church Hill Road

Travel approximately 200 feet and turn right onto Zesta Drive

Our entrance is on the left –

   FROM THE WEST, TRAVELING EAST:

Take US22W/US30W toward Pittsburgh

Take the Ridge Road exit and turn left at the traffic light, crossing back over the Parkway

Turn right onto Campbells Run Road

Travel approximately ¼ mile and turn left onto McMichael Road

Travel approximately 500 feet and turn left onto Church Hill Road

Travel approximately 200 feet and turn right onto Zesta Drive

Our entrance is on the left – PLEASE PARK IN THE EAST LOT ACROSS THE STREET ON ZESTA DRIVE

Note: Blue awnings are above our front door.

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Our Kersey office is located on PA 255

 

 


EMS West Executive Board

 

Robert McCaughan, President

B.J. Pino, Vice President

Douglas Garretson, Treasurer

Dr. Greg Hellier, Secretary

 

Charles Cressley          Mark Giannetti          William Groft          Michael McAllister

William Plunkett          Greg Porter              Rodney Rohrer      Tracy Zents

Paul Paris, M.D. (ex officio)            Thomas McElree, Executive Director (ex officio)

 

EMS West Corporate Board

 

Richard Adobato          Eric Brewer          Emily Bunnell          Joanne Cook          Christopher Dell          Robert Farrow

Joe Festa              Pete Frejkowski           Darrick Gerano             Jay Grinnell          Rod Groomes          Tim Hallam            

Jason Hayes              Ed Heltman             JR Henry                     William Hess         Gary Jewart           Tina Marshall          

Robert McLafferty      Mary Parana                  Myron Rickens              Stephanie Ruhlman          Jim Sadler          Mike Stangroom

Wayne Steele          Debbie Thomas

 

Regional Medical Directors

Paul Paris, M.D.

Richard Wadas, M.D.

Tabatha L. Jeffers, D.O.

 

AttachmentDateSize
File EMSI 2011-2012 Fact Sheet.pdf04/12/13 4:16 pm23.85 KB
File 2011-2012 Annual Report FINAL.pdf04/12/13 4:19 pm3.58 MB
File 2012-2013 EMSI ANNUAL REPORT FINAL.pdf06/19/14 9:21 am2.61 MB
File 2014AM Report.pdf11/12/14 3:05 pm4.23 MB
File Partnership Agreement Press Release.pdf12/10/14 1:18 pm166.49 KB
File 2015 REPORT.pdf07/14/15 2:55 pm1.96 MB
File EMSI 2015-2016 ANNUAL REPORT FACT SHEET.pdf07/25/16 12:00 pm2.24 MB
File EMSI 16-17 Facct Sheet.pdf07/31/17 11:14 am992.53 KB
File EMMCO East 16-17 Fact Sheet.pdf07/31/17 11:15 am788.65 KB
File EMS West Fact Sheet.pdf08/17/17 1:23 pm247.44 KB
File Nominating Committee Selection Considerations Approved 3-15-18.pdf03/26/18 1:35 pm129.97 KB