Scott County EMS was founded in 2005 with the first run being dispatched on April 1, 2005. Scott County EMS is a county owned and operated ambulance service that serves the citizens of Scott County, Indiana. This service is the exclusive ambulance provider for all emergency and non-emergency transports in Scott County, Indiana. Scott County EMS is a certified Advanced Life Support Provider in the State of Indiana.
We have an annual call volume of approximately 4,800 - 5,000 calls , which include 911 responses and inter-facility transfers. Currently, we staff three ambulances 24/7. We have two additional ambulances we utilize for additional coverage. Additionally, we operate three Paramedic Non-Transport QRV units. We recently purchased an UTV for special event coverage, responses in the rural settings and response to the walking trails around Scottsburg. Our staff consists of three full-time administrative personnel, eighteen full-time employees who work on the ambulances, and approximately twenty part-time/PRN employees. The service has the following levels of service Paramedic, Advanced EMT and EMT.
Meet the Administration
Devonnia was a Indiana licensed Paramedic and has been serving as an employee since 2010. She was promoted to the position of Deputy Director in 2017. Devonnia had a 2 year hiatus from SCEMS working with the current Chief at another service. Devonnia came back at Scott County EMS in November of 2021 serving again as the Deputy Chief. On August 15th, 2023, Devonnia passed away unexpectedly from complications with childbirth. Devonnia, you will NEVER be replaced. Your number is forever yours and has been retired in the confines of this department. We will always cherish what we have built and succeeded in. None of it would have happened how is has without you. We will carry you with us everyday. You will be with me everyday. The amount of respect and love we have for you could never be explained. We didn't deserve you, but we are all better people because of you.
Nick started at Scott County EMS in 2013 as a part time employee, and moved into a full-time role in 2014. Nick worked as a Supervisor for several years and also graduated from SCEMS Paramedic Program. In 2020, he took the opportunity to be an Executive Director at an EMS Service in an adjoining county, before he took over as Scott County's EMS Chief/Director in Nov. of 2021. Chief Oleck is also the main Instructor for the Paramedic Program at Scott County EMS.
Caelynn is an Indiana licensed Paramedic as well as a Nationally Registered Paramedic. Caelynn is also a Specialist in the Army National Guard. Caelynn has showed tremendous motivation with her time at SCEMS and has risen to the Rank of Asst. Chief. Caelynn has a massive Stanley & Starbuck Cup addiction, and that is what keeps her showing up to work every week! Caelynn also heads our Community Paramedic Program at Scott County EMS
Tyler is Scott County EMS Training Officer. Tyler has over a decade experience as a Nationally Registered Paramedic, and 15+ years in EMS as a whole. Tyler brings a wide range of experience and knowledge to the team, not only for our employees, but as an instructor to our students as well. Tyler previously was the Director at Scott County EMS from 2017-2020, so he brings understanding and knowledge of the department, as well.
Meet the Employees
Jessica is a Captain at Scott County EMS and is also a Paramedic. Jessica is responsible for A-Shift Oversight.
Austin is an Advanced EMT on A-Shift. Austin is currently in the Paramedic Program. Austin is in charge of Fleet Maintenance for SCEMS.
Carletta "Cami" is a Nationally Registered Paramedic whom brings experience and knowledge to A-Shift
Jacqueline is the newest full-time hire at Scott County EMS. She is an Advanced EMT and we look forward to her growing at SCEMS.
Trevor is the Sergeant of A-Shift and is an AEMT. Trevor is responsible for all Sergeant's at Scott County EMS
Kasey is an Advanced EMT at Scott County EMS, and is always eager to fill in extra roles where needed.
Daniel is the Captain of B-Shift and is also a EMT. Daniel is also our Rapid Response Team Commander
Victoria is a Spl. Sergeant and an Paramedic. Victoria oversees all of the movement of medical supplies of SCEMS. Victoria monitors all supply usage and assist in ordering when they are needed.
Eden is a Lieutenant at Scott County EMS and is also a Paramedic. Eden is essential for the B-Shift Oversight.
Lisa is an Advanced EMT with Scott County EMS, and is one of the providers in charge of training new hires as an FTO on her shift.
Derek is an Advanced EMT and is Lead Provider on his Unit. Derek is also part of RRT.
Zach is an EMT (pursuing his AEMT) at Scott County EMS, and is also apart of our Rapid Response Team.
James "Scott" Boswell
Scott is a newly promoted Captain and now resides over operations of C-Shift. Scott is also a Nationally Registered Paramedic.
Tina was recently promoted to Sergent of her shift. Tina is an EMT who is already expending her clinical base with an AEMT class.
Lukas is an Advanced EMT on C-Shift and is also apart of our Rapid Response Team.
Dillon is an EMT for Scott County EMS and also on a volunteer Fire Dept. within the County. Dillon is currently waiting to test for his AEMT.
Charlieis an AEMT on C-Shift. Charlie is an FTO and responsible for on-boarding on C-Shift.
Joseph has been deployed for the last year. We will be happy to have Joe back, and are expecting him back to the team in September '23.
Meet the Medical Director
Dr. Robert Hicks
Dr. Hicks is an Emergency Medicine physician who serves as a Physician at Scott Memorial Hospital Emergency Department and the Scott County EMS Medical Director. Dr. Hicks has extensive emergency medicine experience and has been serving in this capacity with Scott County EMS since 2021.