Explaining My Strips: Another battle in the Shift Wars

Something that I immediately noticed coming to the 911 side of EMS, was that the private side of EMS that I left was reaaaallly slack about truck check-offs.

As my partner and I were checking off the truck, they made a mention that you had to really go behind some people on our truck before you find yourself screwed of vital equipment on a code.

I was telling him how at my first service, a private service, we were lucky if we even had batteries. Monitor batteries, laryngoscope batteries, hell, we were lucky if we had a functional battery in the actual ambulance.

Then, I made the joke, “The person you were relieving would just toss you the keys as you passed at the front door and, I was certain, I was going to walk through and out the back to find the truck in flames.”

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Three Women and a Clincy – EMScapades: OFF DUTY #12

Clincy welcomes guests Kitty C, Caissie T and Bridget W as they discuss everything from motherhood to the pay in EMS and even how a joke to a rookie led to shattered ankles!