Emergency Medical Services for Children Advisory Council

Name Emergency Medical Services for Children Advisory Council
Contact Person Miss Evon Smith - Bureau of Emergency Medical Services, Department of Health and Hospitals
Mailing Address 7173 Florida Blvd , Suite A
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Phone Number 225-925-7216
Fax Number 225-925-3832
Board Email evon.smith@la.gov
Website www.ems.dhh.louisiana.gov
Legal Authority RS40:1300.101
Year Created 1995
Organizational Placement DHH/OPH/Bureau of EMS
Purpose/Function The primary role of the EMSC Program is to coordinate efforts within the state to protect the pediatric population and to provide the most appropriate emergency care in the most efficient method possible. Communication of available resources within the regions. Providing guidelines for pediatric equipment lists, intrafacility transfers and criteria for transporting to a tertiary care facility.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 18
Number Currently Serving: 18
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 4
Estimated number in current year: 4
The Entity is:
Active   Inactive   Not fully organized   Disbanded   Never fully organized
Do members receive per diem, salaries, and/or travel expense reimbursements?
Yes   No
Excluding member per diem, salaries, and travel expense reimbursements, does the entity receive or expend funds?
Yes   No
Entity Member Per Diem:
  Amount Authorized: $0      per meeting   per meeting day   per day spent on board business   None

Total entity member per diem:
  Prior year actual: $0
  Current year budgeted: $0
Entity Member Salaries:
  Prior year actual: $0
  Current year budgeted: $0
Entity Member Travel Expense Reimbursement:
  Prior year actual: $0
  Current year budgeted: $0
Number and Type of Authorized Employee Positions:
Classified: 0
Unclassified: 0
Part-time: 0
Entity Fiscal Year End:
4/30         7/31         10/31         Other (identify date) 2/28
6/30         9/30         12/31         None
Participation in State Employee Benefit Programs:
    Employees:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs

    Members:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs
A state agency provides: (Check all that apply and identify the state agency)
Per Diem Payments          State Agency: DHH/OPH/BEMS/EMSC
Travel Reimbursements    State Agency: DHH/OPH/BEMS/EMSC
Other (explain)  Federal Grant  State Agency: DHH/OPH/EMS/EMSC
Is this entity a budget unit or included within a budget unit of the State of Louisiana as defined by LSA-R.S. 39:2?
   Yes    No
  If yes, identify the budget unit and the budget schedule number below:
  Budget Unit Name:
  Budget Schedule Number:
Notes In the near future we will be seeking to fill a vacancy in the EMS for Children Coordinators position. Currently that position is open and Miss Evon Smith will be handling all concerns with the EMSC program.
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