In the K&J Show today, we’re speaking with Employee Supervisor Michael Marshall… A 19 year veteran at the Lake Placid Volunteer Ambulance Service.. The Ambulance Service is working to fine tune their approach to the new hours at the Emergency Department in Lake Placid and we’ll find out how it’s going and we’ll take a tour of the new facility..
The Lake Placid Volunteer Ambulance Service is a private, non for profit, Emergency Medical Service established in 1976 to provide Emergency Medical Care to the citizens of Lake Placid. Our current operating area includes the Town of North Elba and the Village of Lake Placid. In addition providing Advanced Life Support when requested to Wilmington, Keene and the Ausable Forks area. This service is provided by both paid staff and volunteer personnel.
The LPVAS is always looking for new volunteer members. If you are not able to provide medical care on our ambulance, there are many other opportunities at LPVAS, such as, providing office expertise, be a part of Public Relations, Training, or assisting in fund raising.
As a member of LPVAS Volunteers Have the chance to give back to the community, Gain hands on experience and learn new skills,
Provide opportunity to be a part of a leading EMS agency. Volunteers will also Make a difference in the lives of others that are sick or injured. The Lake Placid Volunteer Ambulance Service also provides volunteers with Free training in CPR and other Emergency Medical Care, Emergency Vehicle Operation Training, An Annual Service Awards Banquet and Workman’s Compensation Insurance*
Malpractice and Liability Insurance* and Death or Disability Insurance* for injury and incidents that occur while on duty.