RENO – The Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority (REMSA) announces the promotion of Tyler Baker to the position of EMS/Special Events Supervisor.
REMSA works with local businesses and organizations to provide cost-effective medical and emergency coverage for special events of all sizes and types in Washoe County. Baker will oversee day-to-day operations and the planning of special event coverage. He will coordinate with organizations to determine appropriate levels of medical services needed, including EMTs, RNs and physicians. Baker will also work to maximize REMSA’s presence in the community with education and outreach offerings.
“Tyler has more than nine years of experience with special event medical coverage,” said Paul Burton, director of ground operations. “He is dedicated, hard-working and organized and has become a vital part of our special events team over the past four years.”
Prior to joining REMSA in 2014, Baker worked for Insomniac Events, where he assisted in the development of the Health and Safety team and became the senior health and safety manager. Baker graduated from the Bakersfield College Paramedic Education Program in 2010.
REMSA is a high-performance, private, locally-governed, non-profit healthcare organization and emergency medical services agency serving northern Nevada since 1986. Through an exclusive franchise agreement, REMSA provides Washoe County’s 420,000 residents with 24/7 ALS and ILS ground ambulance services. REMSA also encompasses Care Flight, a regional helicopter, airplane and ground critical care transport service; Care Flight also operates Care Flight Ground in Plumas County. REMSA offers a Nevada-licensed, post-secondary educational institution, a state-of-the-art, fully accredited 9-1-1 dispatch communications center, a Tactical Emergency Medical Support team and special events EMS teams. REMSA and Care Flight are Always Ready.