Director, Lawrence County EMS
416 W. Gaines St. Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
Emergency Dial: 911
Business Line: (931) 762-3566
Billing Department (931) 766-4192
Duties of the Department
24/7 ALS Coverage for all requests for an ambulance
Maintain a Class A Service as recognized by the Tennessee Department of Health Division of EMS
Professionalism, Competancy, and Compassion
All Paramedics maintain certification in ACLS, PALS, Trauma, and BLS
Goals and Objectives
To provide the highest quality medical care possible for all citizens and visitors of Lawrence County. We will not be satisfied with average or good patient care. You Deserve Excellence, expect it!
EMS Shift Supervisors
A-Shift: Michelle Ayers NREMT-P
B-Shift: Ryan Smith NREMT-P
C-Shift: Mike Staggs NREMT-P
Lawrence County EMS employs 30 full time personnel including:
- 4 full time Critical Care Paramedics
- 10 full time paramedics
- 9 full time EMTs
- 25 part time EMTs and Paramedics
- 3 shift supervisors
- 3 Field Training Officers
- 2 Administrative Personnel
- 1 Director of EMS
LCEMS staffs 4 ALS ambulances 24/7. Two units in Lawrenceburg, 1 unit in Loretto, TN (www.cityoflorettotn.com/) covering the south portion of the county, one unit in Ethridge, TN, supporting the north portion of the county.
We are dispatched by the Lawrence County E-911 dispatch center.
LCEMS uses the digital run reporting using the ART system with an extensive in house Quality Improvement process. All EMS Staff are offered continued education on a consistent monthly basis.
LCEMS uses Type III ambulances for the primary response vehicles and is the exclusive primary service for all 911 EMS requests in Lawrence County.
Crockett Hospital is the local Hospital for a majority of the patient transports. Crockett Hospital (http://southerntennessee.com) offers many services not offered by most rural health care facilities.
We have an automatic response on all medical calls in the city limits of Lawrenceburg by the Lawrenceburg Fire Department who responds both Basic Life Support and Advanced Life Support units, and all Personal Injury Accidents are supported by area volunteer departments throughout the county.
- LCEMS is involved with numerous EMS organizations: Columbia State Community College EMS Education
- Tennessee Ambulance Service Association (TASA)
- Tennessee EMS Education Association (TEMSEA)
- Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital
- St Thomas Chest Pain Center
- Vanderbilt Heart
- National Association of EMTs (NREMT)
- South Central EMS Director’s Association (SCEMSDA)
- Tennessee EMS for Children
LCEMS has mutual aid agreements with Giles County EMS in Pulaski, TN, Wayne Medical Center EMS in Waynesboro, Tennessee, Maury Regional EMS in Columbia, TN and Moorecare Ambulance Service here in Lawrenceburg.
LCEMS is governed by the Rules and Regulations of the Tennessee Department of Health Division of Emergency Medical Services. http://health.state.tn.us/ems/