Chair Car Services:
For patients confined to a wheelchair this is the most appropriate form of transport. We have a variety of vans, some with extended length ramps. We can accommodate most wheelchairs, including electric and bariatric models. Our chairvans are radio dispatched, equipped with real-time GPS tracking that allows us to track trips and monitor our employees driving behaviors. All Chairvan drivers are certified in First Aid and CPR. Additionally our chair car division provides transportation to and from special events for patients at our nursing homes and assisted living facilities.
Our BLS ambulances are staffed with 2 State-certified EMT-Basics. EMT’s are also trained in CPR at the Professional Rescuer Level, AED use, EPI-PEN administration, and some have additional certification as EMT-Intermediates and Paramedic Assistants. Our BLS ambulances feature patient comfort amenities that include: DVD players, Comfort-Plus Mattresses, and advanced cooling and heating systems. All units are equipped with Pedi-Mate child seat devices, Phillips AED’s, and remote and in vehicle GPS systems that allows us to track trips and monitor our employees driving behaviors.
Our ALS ambulances are staffed with at least 1 State-certified Paramedic, and another EMT/Paramedic Assistant, or Paramedic. Paramedics are trained in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, and CPR at the Professional Rescuer Level. Some have advanced certification in Neonatal Advanced Life Support, Interfacility Specialty Care Transport, and certification as Flight Paramedics. Our ALS ambulances feature patient comfort amenities that include: DVD players, Comfort-Plus Mattresses, and advanced cooling and heating systems. All units are equipped with Pedi-Mate child seat devices, Phillips MRX 12-Lead Monitors, Pulse Oximetry, ETCO2 monitoring, IVAC 3 Channel IV Pumps, Ventilators, and remote and in vehicle GPS systems.
Specialty Student Transportation:
In addition to our full suite of emergency & non-emergency medical transportation services, PRIDEStar EMS, in collaboration with our partner PRIDEStar Center for Applied Learning, has developed a specialized transportation division for school age children with medical and/or behavioral needs.
We understand the transition to/from school can be a very difficult challenge for some children. Our goal is to create a stress-free and comfortable experience for all.
Our mission to provide a safe, reliable and caring transportation program for each of our student clients. The medical expertise and professional experience of our staff guarantee that both parents and school personnel will have a complete trust and comfort level every time we pick up and drop off a child.
Our staff of drivers, EMTs, Paramedics, and Behavior Technicians all maintain high levels of training in the field and are positioned to manage any medical or behavioral issues that may arise during transportation.
Long Distance Transport:
We can help provide a full range of long-distance medical transport options. This includes traditional ground ambulance transport, medical escort services aboard trains, commercial, and charter aircraft, as well as assisting you with arranging Air Ambulance Transport.
PRIDEStar provides medical detail services for special and public events. We can design and quote a solution for your small to large gathering.
PRIDEStar EMS also can provide training and education services. Disaster planning, continuing EMT education, first aid, CPR, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, and many others.