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Stat-Southcoast EMS names Debra Norcross as Paramedic Supervisor of New Bedford satellite operation


DARTMOUTH, NEW BEDFORD, MA, ISSUED FEBRUARY 20, 2012…Stat-Southcoast EMS, a Dartmouth, MA provider of emergency and non-emergency medical transportation announces the recent promotion of Debra Norcross of Dartmouth to Paramedic Supervisor of its New Bedford base.

In this capacity, Norcross oversees all EMT and Paramedic activities at the New Bedford satellite location of Stat –Southcoast EMS.  Prior to filling this new role, Norcross served as a paramedic with Stat-Southcoast EMS; she holds the distinction of being the first female paramedic with Stat-Southcoast.

Norcross, a graduate of Cape and Islands EMS, has 25 years of experience in the EMS/Paramedic industry; in addition to her post with Stat, she is a paramedic at Seekonk Speedway.

She is certified in CPR and ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) and has received numerous certificates of excellence throughout her career.

Norcross lives in her hometown of Dartmouth with her husband Walter.  In her spare time she enjoys walking, reading, tending to her pets and activities with family.

Carol Mansfield, CEO of Stat Ambulance Service and its sister company Stat-Southcoast EMS, said, “It is with great pleasure that we announce Debra as supervisor of paramedic operations at our New Bedford base; her commitment to the industry and the people we serve daily is unsurpassed.”

About Stat/Stat-Southcoast EMS
Stat Ambulance Service and Stat-Southcoast EMS are owned and operated by CEO Carol Mansfield, who has more than 30 years industry experience to the region. Stat Ambulance Service is the 911 provider for the Town of Dartmouth, MA. Stat-Southcoast EMS provides backup 911 for the Town of Dartmouth, as well as for the City of New Bedford and the City of Fall River, as well as numerous nursing care and other healthcare facilities. The firms together employ more than 100 people and operate 12 ambulances, 6 wheelchair vans and a town car. The Stat companies set high standards in the recruitment and training of their Paramedics and EMTs and have a strong, solid record of safety and accomplishment. The companies maintain headquarters at 360 Faunce Corner Road, Dartmouth, MA, and operate satellite locations in New Bedford and Fall River, MA and Newport, RI. Stat-Southcoast EMS provides a full range of scheduled and unscheduled healthcare transports to the region.  Recently, Stat-Southcoast acquired the East Providence-based Coastline Ambulance Services. For additional information on either company, please call Mark Haskell, Director of Corporate Development, at (508) 997-0707, or visit www.southcoastems.com.


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