Emergency Medical Services

Grand County Emergency Medical Services (GCEMS) was established in January of 1970. They provide services from the top of Rabbit Ears Pass to the top of Berthod Pass, covering approximately 1,864 square miles and serving a population of 14,500 (More than a million visitors & guest annually). All with an overall response time average of just over 10 minutes.  

For more information, please visit the GCEMS website.


Services Offered

Emergency 911 response, definitive care, and transport of medically ill and traumatically injured citizens and visitors.

Emergent and non-emergent transport and continued definitive medically ill and traumatically injured persons to tertiary care facilities.

Customer service oriented billing services. The in-house billing division provides customers with courteous and professional care after the call. 


Stations

Three 24/7 Staffed Stations

Station 1- Headquarters – Granby, Colorado
Station 2 - Fraser, Colorado
Station 4 – Kremmling, Colorado 


Deployment

Four static stations with a dynamic posting pattern of staging points for maximum protection. This plan utilizes station fill-in first, then pre-determined posting sites for staging of ambulances and paramedic response units. 


Shifts & Staff

38 full-time allowed, current staffing:

  • Field Operations: Paramedics, EMT-IV, EMT-Intermediate
  • Education & Training Division
  • Administration & Billing
  • Command Staff: Chief, Deputy Chief, Shift Captains, Lieutenant
  • Medical Director

The EMS Team includes EMT-IVs, EMT-Intermediates, Paramedics, Critical Care Paramedics, Registered Nurse, and our Medical Director 


Shift Schedule

Currently a fixed 48 hour per week for most staff
48/120 shift may be offered

Developed to provide a higher quality of professional and personal life.