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4766-2-13 Staffing compliance.

[Comment: For dates and availability of material incorporated by reference in this chapter of the Administrative Code, see rule 4766-2-18 of the Administrative Code.]

(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 at least two certified emergency medical technicians, advanced emergency medical technicians, or paramedics, or combination thereof, 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 at least two certified emergency medical technicians, advanced emergency medical technicians, or paramedics, or combination thereof, 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 , advanced emergency medical technician , or paramedic, but said operator shall receive certification in an emergency vehicle operator course that meets requirements of the national highway traffic safety administration's "1995 Emergency Vehicle Operators Course (Ambulance): National Standard Curriculum" prior to operating an ambulance.

(B) Any non-EMS certified personnel who drive the ambulance or non-transport vehicle shall have completed an emergency vehicle operator course that meets requirements of the national highway traffic safety administration's "1995 Emergency Vehicle Operators Course (Ambulance): National Standard Curriculum."

Cite as Ohio Admin. Code 4766-2-13

Effective: 6/15/2017
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 01/13/2017 and 03/15/2022
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4766.03
Rule Amplifies: 4766.04
Prior Effective Dates: 07/02/2009, 04/16/2012