EMS Operations

Pasquotank-Camden EMS operates out of one centralized station located in Elizabeth City, NC and three satellite stations located in the more rural areas of each county. The department is licensed by the North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services and employs 54 full time, 42 part time technicians, and supplemented by a little over two dozen volunteer reserve personnel.  Administrative staff includes the EMS Director, Assistant EMS Director, EMS Training Officer and a four person billing office staff. Daily operations are managed by one of 4 Field Operations Supervisors and a Non-Emergency Transport Coordinator. All staff members are employees of Pasquotank County local government.

Operationally Pasquotank–Camden EMS maintains a total fleet of 13 ambulances and provides daily staffing for 6 emergency ambulances, 1 quick response vehicle, and 3-4 nonemergency ambulances which provide transportation to/from nursing facilities, hospitals and physician appointments during peak hours. These units are strategically placed and are routinely repositioned to ensure the most efficient response for the entire coverage area. Annual call volume typically exceeds 11,000 requests for service and like most systems is progressively increasing year after year.