Lincoln Medical Center
106 Medical Center Blvd.
Fayetteville, TN 37334
(931) 438.7409 (fax)
Director: Richard Wright
Lincoln Medical Center Emergency Medical Services
Lincoln County began its ambulance service operation under the supervision of the county hospital on September 1, 1972. There was only basic first aid service in the beginning, with nine full-time employees working 24-hour shifts every other day. Two ambulances were staffed twenty-four hours a day. Within a year all employees had successfully completed the state sanctioned EMT (emergency medical technician) training course. The new EMTs gave the citizens of Lincoln County BLS (basic life support) service countywide for the first time.
In 1975 the county had its first three EMT-Paramedics, offering ALS (advanced life support) through the ambulance service. By this time, the ambulance service was recognized as an Emergency Medical Service (EMS). Advances in training and equipment have always been a priority in our ambulance service.
There have been many advances in EMS for Lincoln County in the last 30 years. Today our EMTs and Paramedics are provided with the latest training and technology to meet the medical emergencies they encounter every day.
Presently, Lincoln Medical Center-EMS has three ALS units staffed twelve hours daily, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and two ALS units staffed 24 hours a day. LMC-EMS has a total of 25 employees consisting of 11 Emergency Medical Technicians and 14 Paramedics. All the EMS staff are happy to be based in our new EMS Center. The idea for the building was developed as part of the new Medical Center campus. We are all proud of the new building and we are pleased to be on the Lincoln Medical Center campus.
The EMS Staff is anxious to provide the very best patient care to all the citizens of Lincoln County and all that visit or pass through our beautiful region of Tennessee.