Program Name: Sipayik Ambulance Corps
Purpose of Program:
The Passamaquoddy Tribe at the Pleasant Point Reservation administers the Sipayik Emergency Medical Services which provides basic and advanced life support 24 hours a day with two modern, fully equipped ambulances manned by certified and licensed EMTs with paramedic back-up as needed. The EMS Staff is capable of performing intravenous infusions, ECG monitoring and electronic defibrillation for cardiac patients if needed; pre-hospital trauma, life support care, and first aid as needed. It is staffed by courteous and proficient Native American drivers, trained in CPR and advanced vehicle operations, for short and long distance transports for patients in need.
The department also provides an apprenticeship program for young Adults. It is our responsibility to provide every opportunity to assure that every college student follows their plans to promote, educate, and train these folks to the best of our ability.
Emergency Medical Services:
The Pleasant Point Ambulance Corps is a group of top-rated, professional persons that offers emergency medical services to the injured and sick of the Pleasant Point as well as surrounding communities.
We have two new ambulances stocked with the latest “high-tech” medical equipment on board. With our new ambulances, we are able to respond quickly to your emergency and make prompt transport to the nearest emergency medical facility.
A core of dedicated medical technicians and experienced paramedics now offers basic and advanced life support services 24 hours a day. The staff is state certified to respond to medical emergencies including, but not limited to, trauma, cardiovascular and psychiatric needs. Paramedic services are offered on weekends and holidays.
We have been classified by the National Indian Health Services as “ Superior” in meeting the needs of our patients. The Pleasant Point Ambulance Corps is proud of this ranking, and will continue to work hard to meet the needs of our community.
We are pleased to offer complete paramedic coverage on the weekends.