Robert Klein

Paramedic EMS Educator
F-M Ambulance Service
Fargo, ND

Robert Klein was born in Langdon, North Dakota and grew up on a farm in Northeastern North Dakota. He attended school in Langdon and after completing high school, remained on the family farm to help with the family farming operation. Robert grew up watching the television show, “Emergency” and was inspired by Paramedic’s Johnny and Roy. He wanted to someday be that person who responded and helped those in need during an emergency. So, in 1987, his EMS career began. He took an Emergency Medical Technician course at the hospital in Langdon, ND and began volunteering with the Langdon Ambulance Service. In 1994, Bob decided to advance his EMS skills and enrolled in the Paramedic Program at F-M Ambulance in Fargo, ND. He completed the program in 1995 and began working part time as a Street Medic for F-M Ambulance in Fargo. He continued his work on the family farm and also continued working with Langdon Ambulance as a Paramedic. In 2004, Bob became the Director of Langdon Ambulance in Langdon, ND while still working part time as a Paramedic for F-M Ambulance and managing his family farm. In 2006, Bob was offered a full time position with F-M Ambulance in Fargo, ND as their Liaison Coordinator. He made the decision to leave his family farm and his job with Langdon Ambulance and moved to Fargo, ND to take on this position. For eight years, he was responsible for providing the education and training to the members of the ambulance services, quick response units, fire departments and police departments of Cass and Clay Counties. In 2012, Bob decided that he was ready for a change and began working as a Lead Educator for F-M Ambulance. He assists in educating the students enrolled in the North Dakota State College of Science Paramedic Program which is affiliated with F-M Ambulance. He also instructs BLS, ACLS, PALS and PHTLS classes. In 2008, Bob received the F-M Ambulance Achievement in Excellence Award for his dedication and work with the EMT’s and First Responders in Cass and Clay Counties.That same year, Bob was honored with the North Dakota EMS Instructor of the Year Award. Bob is a member of the F-M Ambulance Service Disaster Services Committee. When not in the classroom, Bob can be found in his garage working on his motorcycles, vintage snowmobiles and classic cars. Bob is married to Margaret Nowatzki-Klein and they live in Horace, ND.”

2014 | F-M Ambulance Service | ND