Empress EMS Services
911 Emergency Response Services
The premier first responders
As the premier provider of 9-1-1 emergency medical response for the cities of Yonkers, New Rochelle, Yorktown, Pelham, Poughkeepsie, Mount Vernon, White Plains, and the Bronx, Empress EMS provides exceptional care during a tremendous range of emergencies. Employing some of the most capable and experienced individuals in the business, Empress handles over fifty thousand transports a year.
Empress EMS offers:
- Vehicles with Advanced Life Support equipment.
- High quality emergency medical response for hospitals.
- Assistance to utilized by neighboring cities and communities.
Community Paramedicine / Mobile Integrated Healthcare
Impacting patients’ lives for the better
Our Community Paramedicine / Mobile Integrated Healthcare Units have won multiple awards for patient-centered programs and services. Both programs have also positively impacted thousands of patients’ lives. The success too has given Empress the opportunity to conduct thousands of patient interventions, preventing unnecessary hospital visits.
Community Paramedicine / Mobile Integrated Healthcare programs help:
- Improve patient outcomes, including their experience of care
- Improve the health of the population
- Reduce Costs
Paramedic Fly Car Service
The future of mobile medical care is here
Empress has been a pioneer in the concept of the fly car, establishing the first Paramedic system in Northern Westchester back in 1993. Designed as an SUV type vehicle with a full complement of Advanced Life Support equipment, fly cars are staffed by New York State Certified Paramedics. The vehicles are used for 9-1-1 emergencies and can provide Advanced Life Support when needed. Currently, Empress operates Advanced Life Support Fly cars in several districts.
Empress EMS is:
- Expanding operations within the New York area
- Well versed in both fly car development and operations
Advanced Life Support (ALS)
Critical mobile medical support
Empress Paramedics provide the highest level critical care to patients requiring transport. Our top priority is ensuring our Paramedics have state of the art technology and training internally and with hospital staff.
Empress Critical Care Paramedics (CCP-C) are master-level paramedics certified by International Board of Specialty Certification (IBSC) who provide transport and care for the most critically ill patients with experience working in pre-hospital, inter-hospital and hospital environments.
Our Advanced Life Support transports provides:
- NICU Team Support
- NICU Takebacks
- Left Ventricular Assist Device
- Intra Aortic Balloon Pump Transfers
- Impella Transfers
- Invasive Blood Pressure Monitoring
- ECMO Team Support
- Ventilated Patients
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Ensuring care and comfort
Our spectrum of services include Basic Life Support (BLS)—a commitment to providing premier aftercare transportation from hospitals, healthcare facilities and residences. Each BLS ambulance is staffed by two New York State certified Emergency Medical Technicians who make it a top priority to ensure patients are comfortable physically as well as mentally during transport. Patients who require routine transports will receive a full assessment at the initiation of transport and will be closely monitored until the completion of the trip.
Empress also offers Hospital Network Solutions which include:
- Dedicated resources
- Custom branding
- On-site staff
- Transfer centers
- Technology interfacing
Special Operations Division
Rising to the challenge
Formed in response to the growing need for highly trained and versatile emergency medical personnel, the Special Operations Division focuses on recruiting exemplary S.O.D. Paramedics and EMT’s. Elite professionals who have received significant training in Terrorism/WMD Response, HAZMAT Mitigation, Specialty Rescue and Tactical EMS. S.O.D. For Empress, this is the team that will be ready 24/7, in the event of a large-scale emergency.
Our SOD team is trained to handle:
- Weapons of Mass Destruction.
- Hazardous materials.
Education and Training
Medical Support in Your Neighborhood
For Empress, our top priority is ensuring our Paramedic and Emergency Medical Technicians receive comprehensive training including Field Rotations which give them firsthand experience before they are released to the team. As the premier mobile medical service organization, EMS has been fortunate to host and train thousands of EMS students from local schools, other states and even internationally. With our assistance, students receive the necessary credits for continuing medical education within the EMS field.
- Hosts and trains thousands of EMS students
- Works with the leading Emergency Room Medical Directors of the region
- Reimburses tuition for EMTs hired out of Code One
Local EMS Training Site
Car Seat Check
- Empress EMS offers all American Heart Association classes including ACLS, PALS, and BLS CPR.
- Defensive Driving
- NAEMT Courses
- CMES with National Speakers
EMS Cadet Program
For those exploring a career in emergency healthcare
A FREE after school program for high-school students who are interested in healthcare and want to learn more about what being an EMT entails. You will learn and experience: Basic first aid, CPR, splinting, taking blood pressure, ride alongs in ambulance and more
Critical medical care for Large Scale events
Regardless of the event, Empress EMS is fully prepared to provide onsite emergency care with our vast company resources and extensive experience in coordinating care for large-scale events. Since 1985, Empress has been the go-to choice of municipalities and private organizations year after year—providing mobile medical care at hundreds of special events throughout the Hudson Valley. Contact us if you need a standby at your event.
Our experience includes:
- Golf tournaments
- Staffing of Yonkers Raceway & Empire City Casino.
- Knicks basketball team games.
- Visits by both Pope John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI.