Chief Gord McEachen

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Chief Gord McEachen

paramedic services week profiles Click for yesterday’s profile Hello, I’m Gord McEachen, Chief of Toronto Paramedic Services. I am honoured to lead the 1,615 women and men who are here to provide everyone who lives in and visits the City of Toronto with the very best in pre-hospital care. Throughout my career, I have had opportunity to work with paramedic … Read More

Paramedic Tasos

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Paramedic Tasos

paramedic services week profiles Click for yesterday’s profile Hi, I’m Tasos and I’m a level one paramedic and have been with the City of Toronto since 2010. I’m currently assigned to the Safe City Program, a unit of Toronto Paramedic Services. Though there are many moving parts to this program, it can be broken down into two general areas of … Read More

Paramedic & Field Training Officer Ben

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Advanced Care Paramedic & Field Training Officer Ben

paramedic services week profiles Click for yesterday’s profile Hi, I’m Ben, one of Toronto Paramedic Service’s field training officers (FTOs). We are also certified paramedics. We all strive to improve our work environment and to provide the best patient care for the citizens of Toronto. We do it because we know that medicine is constantly evolving and improving and we … Read More

Emergency Medical Dispatcher Michelle

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Emergency Medical Dispatcher Michelle

paramedic services week profiles Click for yesterday’s profile Hello, I’m Michelle. I am an emergency medical dispatcher at Toronto Paramedic Services. I am trained to answer 911 calls and triage them while paramedics are responding in the ambulance to the emergency. My training includes strategies to quickly get the address or a location close to the emergency scene, even when … Read More

Toronto Paramedic Services featured on CTV’s Knight in the Morning

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Thanks to CTV’s “Knight in the Morning” for helping to show viewers a look behind the scenes at Toronto Paramedic Services Special Teams. The Services’ Special Teams include; TTC, Emergency Response Unit (ESU), vintage fleet, Emergency Support Units (ESU, bus and supply truck), Critical Care Trauma Unit (CCTU), Tactical, Chemical, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosive (CBRNE), Marine and Bike Units. Anwar Knight … Read More

Paramedic Deb

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Paramedic Deb

paramedic services week profiles Click for yesterday’s profile Here is my story. I have wanted to be a paramedic since the days of “Johnny and Roy” on TV’s Emergency. I am proud to say that I have been doing this work for 28 years and have been able to provide paramedic service in a number of ways throughout my career. … Read More

Fleet Mechanic Ross

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Fleet Mechanic Ross

paramedic services week profiles Click for yesterday’s profile Hi my name is Ross. I have been working with the Toronto Paramedic Services as a mechanic for a few years now, and I have worked in other mechanic shops in the past. I have to say that working with Toronto Paramedic Services gives me such pride in what I do. Although … Read More

Paramedic Dara

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Paramedic Dara

paramedic services week profiles Hello, I’m Dara. I’m a primary care paramedic for Toronto Paramedic Services. I respond to 911 calls, and provide hands on care for the sick or injured in emergency situations. I examine and evaluate patients who are experiencing medical or traumatic emergencies in out-of-hospital settings, and treat them with equipment and medication following medical directives outlined … Read More