Professional Medical Transport Inc.

Knoxville, Tennessee



Ronnie Patterson

Director/General Manager of Tennessee Operations


      2002          Roane State Community College, Allied Science Degree, 9 hours remaining until graduation

      2001          Critical Care Paramedic, University of Maryland

1982         Paramedic, State Technical Institute of Knoxville

      1978          Emergency Medical Technician

1977                    Tellico Plains High School Graduate




                        1)  BLS Instructor                                            2)  PEPP Instructor

                        3)  ACLS Instructor                                         4)  PHTLS Instructor

                        5)  PALS Instructor                                          6)  BTLS Instructor

                        7)  AMLS Instructor                                         8)  BLS National Faculty

9)  Instructor Coordinator, State of Tennessee, Emergency Medical                     Technician and Paramedic

10)  American Heart Association, Faculty member, ACLS, BLS and PALS Currently appointed as a national Faculty position representing Tennessee

11) State Faculty, BTLS

12) TN Emergency Management Association Training Conference

13) 2003 National Disaster Medical Systems Conference

14) Weapons of Mess Destruction Exercise Development Course,

Completed February 2003

15) Emergency Response to Domestic Biological Incidents Operational Level Training Course Completed in October 2002

16) Course Coordinator, AMLS, PEPP and PHTLS

17) Industrial Hearing Conservationist Certification

                        18) Incident Command Systems/Emergency Operations Center Course

                        19) Emergency Response to Terrorism Basic Concepts









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Work Experience:


March 2006- present: General Manager/Director Professional Medical Transport Knoxville Tennessee:

A Paramedic with over site and growth responsibilities, We are a twenty ambulance operations that has spread across the  state of Tennessee since March 2006 we provide emergency and Non emergency transportation for the sick and injured.  My primary responsibility is to Hire and discipline employees but also manage supervisor staff that have been assigned as area managers for the company.  I am responsible for meeting all requirments for the audits and performance with the state of Tennessee. 


Feb2005- Feb 2006: Oak Ridge Associated Universities/ REAC/TS Oak Ridge TN

            A paramedic with the deployment team.  The deployment team will respond to radiological events anywhere within the world. Part of the educational team that teaches in house and courses through out our response zone where courses are approved


1990-2005       Knox County Government, Emergency Medical Services Coordinator,                Knoxville, TN

Coordinator for all Emergency Medical Services within Knox County, Tennessee.  Knox County has approximately 400,000 people and 521 miles of road with nine (9) area hospitals.

Oversee Ambulance Contract for all Emergency Services to ensure prompt response and excellent patient care.  Assist local Emergency Management Agency in training of hospital and pre-hospital personnel.  Primarily responsible for training on WMD to include:  safety, protective equipment, scene oversight, assessment, decontamination and treatment, along with rapid transport of patients..  Ensure compliance with all policies and procedures for dispatch personnel.  Oversee all Medical Services with Emergency Management and Disaster Planning. 


1987-present  Roane State Community College, Instructor of Emergency Care, East


                        Teach a variety of pre-hospital and health care provider classes.  Certified

as instructor coordinator for the state of Tennessee for Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedic teaching.  Presently instruct a variety of classes on a continuous basis. 


1989-present  Dollywood Corporation, Paramedic, Sevierville, TN

                        Work part-time and teach educational classes as needed. 



Awards:          Ray Everett Award, Knoxville Volunteer Rescue Squad, 1986 & 1999

                        (Awarded to person responsible for improvements in emergency medical

                        services that enhance pre-hospital emergency care in Knox County.)



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1)  International Missions Board (15 foreign country mission trips in 14 years)

2)  Camp Ba YoCa (Baptist Youth Camp) medical volunteer, two weeks per year

                        3)  Knoxville Rescue Squad, Board of Directors

                        4)  Knoxville Rescue Squad, Training Committee Chairman

                        5)  Tennessee Hemophilia Board

6)  TEMSEA (Tennessee Emergency Medical Services Educatorís Association), Board of Directors

                        7)  TEMSEA, President, 2001-2004 (re-elected)

                        8)  Knoxville Information Referral Line, Board of Directors

                        9)  MMRS Steering Committee

                        10) MMRS Forward Movement of Patients Committee, Chair