EMERGENCY SERVICES

If you are experiencing an emergency, please dial 911

EMERGENCY ROOM

The Emergency Room at Decatur County Hospital is a level IV Trauma Center that serves approximately 2,500 patients every year. The ER is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. From minor illnesses to life threatening conditions, our staff will be here to care for you and your family any time there is an emergency. An on-site helipad is also available for patients who may need to be transported to a medical center via air ambulance (weather permitting). Patients may also be transported by Decatur County Ambulance. If you are experiencing an emergency, please dial 911.

EMERGENCY SERVICES

The Decatur County Hospital EMS Department is a hospital-based ambulance service providing 911 coverage for all of Decatur County and mutual–aid to surrounding services. We are also the only emergency transport service in Decatur County. Our service has been providing emergency care and transport for the ill and injured since 1970. We have three ambulances, two of which are ALS capable. Our ambulance service is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. We also have a helipad at the hospital that gives us the ability to utilize an air ambulance service for rapid transport when needed.

DCH EMS staff include:

  • EMTs
  • AEMTs
  • Paramedics
  • Critical Care Paramedics

In addition to the above certifications, our staff are trained in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP), Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS), International Trauma Life Support (ITLS),  Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS), and Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS).

On average, our service runs roughly 850 calls a year, including:

  • 911 calls
  • Inter-facility emergency, non-emergency, and critical care transfers
  • EMS coverage of community events
Two ambulances from the Decatur County Hospital EMS service are pictured together.

OUR ER PROVIDERS

Erika Brown, M.D., Chief Medical Officer

ERIKA BROWN, MD

CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER

Ryan Van Maanen, MD

Ryan Van Maanen, MD

EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR, HOSPITALIST

Stephen Barnes, DO

STEPHEN BARNES, DO

HOSPITALIST

Jeff Hartung, DO

Jeff Hartung, DO

HOSPITALIST

Dallas Mullock, DO

Dallas Mullock, DO

HOSPITALIST

Joshua Tessier, DO

Joshua Tessier, DO

HOSPITALIST

Eugene Yoder, ARNP

Eugene Yoder, ARNP

HOSPITALIST

OUR EMS TEAM

Scott Young, EMS Director, CCP

Scott Young

EMS Director, Paramedic, CCP

Karl Bradford, EMT

Karl Bradford

EMT

Chris Byler, RN

Chris Byler

RN Exempt

Kari Byrd, EMT

Kari Byrd

EMT, CPhT

Courtney Cloninger, RN Exempt

Courtney Cloninger

RN Exempt

Amanda Edsall, PM

Amanda Edsall

Paramedic

Tony Funk, EMT

Tony Funk

EMT

Nick Horney, AEMT

Nick Horney

AEMT

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Alexandra Jobe

AEMT

Jamie McDaniel, EMT

Jamie McDaniel

EMT

Haylie Osborn, RN Exempt

Haylie Osborn

RN Exempt

Kurt Reineck, PM

Kurt Reineck

Paramedic

Jessica Sullivan, RN

Jessica Redman-Sullivan

RN Exempt, BSN

Sean Thomas, PM

Sean Thomas

Paramedic

Logan Wilson, PM

Logan Wilson

Paramedic