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. Scott County EMS offers both ALS Transport & ALS Non-Transport responses.
We have an annual call volume of approximately 4,800 – 5,000 calls , which include 911 responses and interfacility transfers. Currently, we staff three ambulances 24/7, each containing (2) personnel. We have two additional ambulances we utilize for additional coverage, typically staffed by our Rapid Response Team. Additionally, we operate three Paramedic Non-Transport QRV units. Scott County EMS also utilizes a 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
Nick is a Nationally Registered Paramedic & started at Scott County EMS in 2013 as a part time employee, moving 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 left SCEMS & took the opportunity to be an Executive Director at an EMS Service in an adjoining county. In November of 2021, Nick returned to SCEMS as their Chief/Director. Chief Oleck is also one of the Instructors of the Paramedic Program taught at Scott County EMS.
Devonnia is a Nationally Registered Paramedic and has been at Scott County EMS since 2010. She was promoted to the position of Deputy Director in 2017, and served as Deputy until April of 2020. Devonnia had a 2 year hiatus from SCEMS working Chief Oleck as his Deputy at another service. Devonnia is back at Scott County EMS, serving again as the Deputy Chief. Devonnia assists the Chief in the day-to-day functions of running Scott County EMS, as well as personnel. Devonnia is also one of SCEMS CPR Instructors.
Danny is an Indiana licensed Paramedic as well as a primary instructor. Danny has nearly 35 years experience within EMS. 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, & Primary Instructor classes that the Scott County Training Institute offers. Danny is also responsible for maintaining all employee certifications and records, along with the task of making sure they stay active and current.
Meet the Employees
Jessica is a Captain at Scott County EMS and is a Paramedic. Jessica is responsible for A-Shift Oversight.
Lisa is a Sergeant and an AEMT on A-Shift. She is responsible for FTO/Training on A-Shift.
Caelynn is the Lieutenant of A-Shift and is Jessica’s second in command. Caelynn is also a Paramedic.
Advanced EMT (RRT)
Ryan is an Advanced EMT on A-Shift and is the Lead Provider on his Unit. Ryan also has vast knowledge in the Fire Service
First Sergeant/Advanced EMT/RRT
Trevor is the Sergeant of A-Shift and is an AEMT. Trevor is responsible for the oversight of all Sergeant positions at SCEMS
Phil is a Sergeant/FTO on A-Shift, and is also a veteran EMT, with almost 9 years at SCEMS.
Eden is a Captain at Scott County EMS and is also a Paramedic. Eden is responsible for B-Shift Oversight.
Victoria is a Spl. Sergeant and a Paramedic at SCEMS. Victoria oversees SCEMS’s medical supplies & supply room.
Daniel is an EMT and is the Lieutenant of B-Shift and is also a EMT. Daniel is also our Rapid Response Team Commander
Spl. Sergeant/Advanced EMT/RRT
Austin is an Advanced EMT on A-Shift and is the Lead Provider on his Unit. Austin is in charge of Fleet Maintenance for SCEMS.
Charlie is the Sergeant of B-Shift and is an AEMT. Charlie is responsible for FTO/Training on B-Shift.
Zach is an EMT (pursuing his AEMT) at Scott County EMS, and is also apart of our RRT Team.
Paige is the C-Shift Captain and is also a Paramedic. Paige also is the Program Director for the Paramedic Program.
Advanced EMT (RRT)
Derek is an Advanced EMT and is Lead Provider on his Unit. Derek is also part of RRT.
Lieutenant/Advanced EMT (RRT)
Lukas is the Lieutenant of C-Shift and is Paige’s second in command. Lukas is also a AEMT for SCEMS.
Scott is a Nationally Registered Paramedic, and was recently with SCEMS Part-Time. Scott is our newest Full-Time member at SCEMS
Sergeant/Advanced EMT (RRT)
Kasey is the Sergeant of C-Shift and is an AEMT. Kasey is responsible for FTO/Training on C-Shift.
Rachel recently moved up from our part time staff and is now a full time EMT with SCEMS.
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.