Stettler EMS is an Advanced Life Support (ALS) ambulance service. Inter-facility transfers make up 60% of our call volume while the remainder, 40%, is emergency calls within our communities such as, Donalda, Delburne, Red Willow, Rochon, White Sands and Scenic Sands, Erskine, Nevis, Alix, Botha, Gadsby, Big Valley, Byemoor, Bashaw and Endiang. In addition, Stettler District Ambulance also provides medical standby for public events such as rodeos, sporting events, and special venues.
Stettler District Ambulance operates two ambulances 24 hours a day, seven days a week. These are staffed by a rotation of 8 full-time staff and 15 casual staff. An ambulance crew typically consists of one Paramedic and one Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), most of whom have many years’ experience in emergency services. This team is trained and equipped to handle any medical or traumatic emergency, and is able to stabilize a patient in the field before transporting to the hospital.
With advances in modern technology, exciting new medical protocols and procedures, and dedication to countless hours of skilled training, the emergency room on wheels will arrive at any scene of an emergency incident prepared to provide essential life saving skills and treatment.
Stettler District Ambulance is very proud of providing a high quality ambulance service to our community. Stettler District Ambulance would like to reinforce the importance of calling an ambulance if required. Our timely response can and will make a difference in patient care. Never hesitate to call an ambulance if needed, as our highly trained staff can start immediate treatment if required, prior to arriving at any hospital.