Rick Garcia

Rick Garcia has been employed at EMSStat since 2010 when he started as an EVO. After Rick received his paramedic license he took an early retirement from the Watonga Fire Department and accepted a full-time paramedic position at EMSStat in 2012. He remains a volunteer Watonga firefighter. The knowledge and discipline he acquired during his career in the US Navy have been put to excellent use at EMSStat. During his career at EMSStat he has been an advocate for improving education for his co-workers. He has also worked on improving education for all EMS providers. He is a Field Training Officer at EMSStat, a role he helped develop. Rick is also involved in Emergency Vehicle Operations classes and is a Train the Trainer in this capacity. He is also a valued member of EMSStat’s Disaster Response and Haz-Mat teams. An excellent clinician, Rick provides quality, efficient and compassionate care to his patients. Rick is well liked and highly respected by his co-workers, who look to him as a resource. EMSStat greatly appreciates the hard work, professionalism and commitment that Rick has shown as a paramedic.”

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