Emergency Services

The Emergency Medical Services Department at Story Medical provides emergency medical services to Eastern Story County through its Emergency Department and Mobile Intensive Care Unit (Ambulance) Service.

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Emergency Services

The Emergency Department at Story County Medical Center includes the MICU (ambulance) and the Emergency Room. Services are provided 24 hours/day, 7 days/week, 365 days/year.

The department is verified by the Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of EMS as a Community Level Trauma Care Facility (TCF), and as such operates within those guidelines when caring for trauma patients. Ancillary departments, i.e., Laboratory, Radiology (including CT scanning) and Social Services are available on call 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.

Emergency Department

Story Medical's Emergency Room is staffed with Registered Nurses who have education in ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support), TNCC (Trauma Nursing Core Course), PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) and BLS (Basic Life Support).

Physicians on staff at Story County Medical Center are on call 24 hours/day, 365 days/year.

Mobile Intensive Care Unit (Ambulance)

Story Medical's Mobile Intensive Care Unit (MICU) services to eastern Story County. The MICU is a fully authorized Paramedic specialist level service and is dispatched via pager/radio by the Story County Sheriff’s Department.  All paramedics are verified in ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support), PHTLS (Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support), PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support), and BLS (Basic Life Support).

The Medical Center owns two ambulances; one is fully staffed 365 days/year. The ambulance is staffed with two paramedics per shift. The shifts are 24 hours on and 48 hours off. In addition to responding to emergency calls, the MICU staff assists in the Emergency Department, performs EKGs, assists in Code Blue situations, helps educate the public on living safer and healthier lives, works with local and area fire and law enforcement agencies during emergency calls and performs other duties within their scope of practice as assigned.

In addition, Story Medical's paramedics provide education to all first responders and EMS personnel n Story County at no charge. For matters relating to Emergency Services Department please call the Director of Acute & Emergency Services at 515-382-7726.

Schedule the Ambulance for Your Next Event

Story County Medical Center has two ambulances. One is always available to the paramedic staff's use, but the other is available to make appearances at local events.

If you'd like to request that the ambulance be present at your next event whether it be a parade, classroom visit or a sporting event, please contact the Director of Acute & Emergency Services at 515-382-7726.