Scott County EMS Patch

Our Approach

About Us

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


Nicholas Oleck

EMS Chief

Nick stated 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 Dec. of 2021


Devonnia Tscheulin

Deputy Chief

Devonnia is an Indiana licensed Paramedic and has been serving as a 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 Director at another service. Devonnia is now back at Scott County EMS serving again as the Deputy Director.


Danny Basham

Major/Training Officer

 Danny is an Indiana licensed Paramedic as well as a primary instructor. He has served in the position as Training Officer since 2019. Danny is responsible for the teaching and oversight for all CPR, EMR, EMT, & AEMT classes that Scott County Training Institute offers.

Meet the Medical Director


Dr. Robert Hicks

Medical Director

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.