SEVAC Smithfield Eaton Volunteer Ambulance Corp.
Just a heartbeat away Providing emergency medical care and ambulance transportation
in the Morrisville New York area
Townships of / Eaton / Smithfield / Fenner / Nelson
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SEVAC has approximately 30 members who freely and willingly volunteer their time to train for and to respond to our community’s emergency medical support. We welcome members of the community and students to join us in our efforts. There are many opportunities available for volunteers both medical and non-medical.

For more information feel free to contact us:
email: sevac@sevac-cny.org or call SEVAC Headquarters at (315) 684-9342

A membership application is available here.

Most of our volunteers are fully trained Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT). Meeting New York requirements for becoming an EMT requires a great deal of ongoing training and study. All NYS EMT's are required to undergo annual training and re-certification. SEVAC volunteers attend seminars and training sessions throughout the year. Below are descriptions of some of the types of personnel:

Ambulance Driver
An ambulance driver is responsible for the safety of the crew when responding to a call and for the safety of the crew and patient during transport to the hospital. To achieve the role of ambulance driver, one must be certified in First Aid & CPR and successfully complete SEVAC's driver training course. This program is designed to familiarize the driver with driving under extreme conditions and familiarization with the area.

E.M.T.
An Emergency Medical Technician or E.M.T. is trained in many forms of basic life support and first aid skills. In order to be an E.M.T. you must successfully complete the NYS DOT E.M.T. training course consisting of 108 hours of classroom instruction and 12 hours of clinical experience in the hospital Emergency Department.

A.E.M.T.-I
An Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Intermediate or A.E.M.T.-I is trained in many forms of basic life support, first aid skills and some advanced skills, such as definitive airway management and IV therapy to adult patients. In order to be an A.E.M.T.-I you must be an EMT and successfully complete the NYS DOT training course consisting of 96 hours of classroom instruction and 48 hours of clinical experience in the hospital Emergency Department and 48 hours of field experience with an ambulance.

A.E.M.T.-CC
An Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Critical Care or A.E.M.T.-CC is trained in many forms of basic life support, first aid skills and many advanced life support skills, including definitive airway management, IV therapy and administration of medication to adult patients. In order to be an A.E.M.T.-CC you must be an EMT and successfully complete the NYS DOT training course consisting of 165 hours of classroom instruction and 72 hours of clinical experience in the hospital Emergency Department and 60 hours of field experience with an ambulance.

Paramedic
A Paramedic is the highest trained prehospital care provider. Paramedics are trained in basic life support and all advanced life support skills, including definitive airway management, IV therapy and administration of medication to adult & pediatric patients. In order to be a Paramedic you must be an EMT and successfully complete the NYS DOT training course consisting of 600 hours of classroom instruction and 250 hours of clinical experience in the hospital Emergency Department and 350 hours of field experience with an ambulance.


CHEIF OF OPERATIONS
George Eiholzer

DEPUTY CHEIF OF OPERATIONS
Bernie St.Onge
Russell Howard

TRAINING OFFICER
Willard Griffin Jr.

PRESIDENT


VICE PRESIDENT
Milt Denison

SECRETARY
Audrey Howard


BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Steve Ciolek
William Conole
Michael Corpin
Gwen Degroat, Secretary
Steve Degroat
Kathy Eiholzer, Treasurer
Barb Houghton
Chris Klein
Bernie St.Onge


Home Smithfield Eaton Volunteer Ambulance Corp.
PO Box 1030
Cedar Street
Morrisville, NY 13408
email: sevac@sevac-cny.org