Each emergency medical service (EMS) organization is required by law to give notice, in writing, of the name of its medical director to the State Board of Emergency Medical, Fire, and Transportation Services. The qualifications for a physician to serve as the medical director of an EMS organization are established by the Board in rules. The medical director must:
Each EMS organization is encouraged to review the minimum requirements with its current medical director, and with any physician being considered to serve as medical director. If the physician does not meet all of the minimum qualifications outlined above, the EMS organization is encouraged to seek another medical director.
If a physician meets all of the minimum qualifications except for number 6 above, the physician should contact the Division of EMS to discuss possible options to obtain a waiver from the Board.
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