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The Director/Medical Director of Wake County EMS is supported by the Chief Operating Officer, five 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
Chris Colangelo

Seth Komansky
Deputy Director
Donald Garner Jr.
Deputy Director
Michael Bachman
Deputy Director
Jon Olson
Deputy Director​
Demetric Potts
Deputy Director
Operations​ Professional Dev. ​Medical Affairs Support Services​ Business Office​
Deputy Medical Director

Deputy Director responsibilities:

Operations – Paramedics, EMS Techs, Field Training Officers (FTOs), District Chiefs and Special Operations.

Support Services – Logistics, Technology, fleetfacilities, EMS subscriptions, and preparedness.

Professional Development – Training, Continuing Medical Educationpatient 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.

Business Office – Managing workflow of budget, finance and human resources documents for EMS business office. Involvement with budgets, contracts and analytical activity.



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Created at 6/7/2012 11:44 AM by Sean L. Fiene
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