The LifeCare Emergency Medical Services (EMS) consists of a team of dedicated community members with (Emergency Medical Technician) EMT training along with selected advanced level treatments that enhance pre-hospital care provided to patients with acute illness or injury.
LifeCare EMS currently has a base of operation in Roseau and Greenbush, serving residents in areas of the following counties in NW Minnesota: Roseau, Beltrami, Lake of the Woods and Marshall. You will also find LifeCare EMS staff providing on-scene medical care for local community events and area school athletics.
LifeCare EMS has the largest geographical Primary Service Area (PSA) for ambulance services in the State of Minnesota consisting of a population base of 8,000 residents and visitors, covering over 3,000 square miles.
Operating 24-hour service, LifeCare EMS provides high quality pre-hospital care to our patients for emergency calls, and during inter-facility transport between LifeCare Medical Center and area tertiary care centers equipped and staffed to provide a higher designation of care. Paramedics are included on every call and each ambulance is stocked with cutting-edge medical equipment plus GPS systems that increase dispatch and efficiency during times when every second counts.
Advanced Life Support (ALS) level care is also available for inter-facility medical transfers, which are staffed by a Paramedic or Registered Nurse.
Our team is committed to providing excellent care to patients in an emergency situation or when a friend or family member is in need of comforting, non-emergency, medical care and transportation.
If you are interested in becoming a Paramedic or EMT for LifeCare EMS, please contact Brett Rima, EMS Director at 218-463-4302 for information.
LifeCare EMS also offers educational training opportunities specific to emergency pre-hospital care, as well as additional EMS opportunities.