About Summit County Ambulance Service

Summit County Ambulance Service (SCAS) serves Summit County, Colorado, located just west of the Continental Divide and 65 miles west of Denver on Interstate 70.

We provide emergency medical services, including 911 response and patient transport, to residents and visitors of Summit County.
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Mission


Summit County Ambulance Service is a community-owned provider of prehospital emergency care and medical transportation utilizing the best people, practices and equipment possible within our integrated public safety and emergency health care system.

Vision


Summit County Ambulance Service will continue to show leadership in the provision of emergency medical care and transportation. We will meet or exceed regional, state, and national benchmarks in prehospital care through strong employee involvement and a continual focus on our community. We will serve with a commitment to individual and organizational learning. We will continually evaluate and embrace changes that will benefit our customers while being a cooperative partner in the local emergency medical and trauma services system.

Values


Our core values include service, respect, education, accountability, honesty and integrity.

Service


The employees of Summit County Ambulance Service are committed to providing customer service that is greater than expected. We are devoted to community service. Such service will be provided in a professional manner, while keeping safety the utmost priority. Every job, task, and patient will be approached with a high degree of dedication.

Respect


Summit County Ambulance Service employees are dedicated to treating everyone they contact with respect and kindness. We are especially committed to treat one another professionally and with respect and kindness. Every person who works here is respected as an individual with unique ideas and a life outside of work. Every employee is part of the team and committed to teamwork.

Education


We are patient advocates committed to excellence in patient care. Therefore we are committed to the highest standards of training and continuing education. Every employee has the right to a sense of accomplishment and to have their career development encouraged.

Accountability


We are committed to being responsible for our actions. Our values will be upheld through personal accountability, value-based decisions, leading by example, and by encouraging behavior based on our values. All employees are familiar with and are expected to uphold our values.

Honesty & Integrity


Our employees hold the highest regard for honesty and integrity. We are committed to following the highest standards of ethical conduct, fairness, and truth.