Emergency Medical Services is
overseen by Emergency Services Director Steve Nichols. The day to day operations of EMS are managed by the
assistant director and three shift supervisors who are responsible for the many facets of
running EMS on a daily basis.
Michael Gosnell is the assistant director of EMS. Michael has been with
Jackson County EMS since 2002 when he began working as a Paramedic. Michael is responsible for
managing and overseeing the day to day operations of EMS. Michael supervises three shift
superviors who are responsible for ensuring proper daily staffing levels, truck and
equipment maintenance, equipment and supply ordering, pharmaceutical control and employee training. These
three supervisors complete the daily requirements of their position and continue to respond
to ambulance calls.
Chris Hensley is the A-Shift supervisor. He began his career with Jackson County
in 1993 as a Paramedic. Chris is responsible for ordering all of the medications carried by Paramedics on
the ambulance and keeping proper inventory levels of those medications in-house to keep units stocked
Ott Martin is the B-Shift supervisor. He began his career with
Jackson County in 1988 as a Paramedic. Ott is responsible for ordering all of the supplies
that are carried on the ambulances and used by the rescue departments in the county.
Jason Baker is the C-Shift
supervisor. He began his career with Jackson County in 1993 as a Paramedic. Jason is responsible for
coordinating and documenting repair and maintenance on the county's eight ambulances. He is also responsible
for managing the departments electronic PCR program and database.