The Director/Medical Director of Wake County EMS is supported by the Chief Operating Officer, four Deputy Directors, and a Deputy Medical Director. The deputy directors each oversee specific functions and staff.
Director of EMS/Medical Director
Dr. Jose Cabanas
Chief Operating Officer
Deputy Medical Director
Deputy Director responsibilities:
Operations – Paramedics, EMS Techs, Field Training Officers (FTOs), District Chiefs and Special Operations.
Support Services – Logistics, Technology, fleet, facilities, EMS subscriptions, and preparedness.
Professional Development – Training, Continuing Medical Education, patient care simulation and EMS academies.
Medical Affairs – Continuous Quality Improvement, research and data analysis, coordination of the Deputy Medical Director, EMS Fellowships, District Chief 9 and the Advanced Practice Paramedic (APP) program.