4766-2-13 Staffing compliance.

(A) Staffing compliance for a MTO licensed as basic life support, intermediate life support or advanced life support service shall be as follows:

(1) A licensed MTO that responds to a call for medical assistance or patient transport shall ensure that in responding to the call, a minimum of one permitted ambulance and two certified EMTs are dispatched and respond to the call.

(2) A licensed MTO that responds to a call for medical assistance or patient transport shall ensure that any patient transport is done by a permitted ambulance staffed with two certified EMTs on board.

(3) When an ambulance is so staffed as contained herein, the ambulance may be operated by a person who is not certified as an emergency medical technician-basic, emergency medical technician-intermediate, emergency medical technician-paramedic, but said operator shall receive certification in an emergency vehicle operator course prior to operating an ambulance.

(B) Any non-EMS certified personnel who will be driving the ambulance or non-transport vehicle shall complete an emergency vehicle operator course that meets current requirements of the national highway traffic safety administration.

Effective: 04/16/2012
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 12/22/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4766.03
Rule Amplifies: 4766.04
Prior Effective Dates: 07/02/2009