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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Scott & White Emergency Medical Services (SWEMS)

Scott & White Emergency Medical Services (SWEMS) has been serving Central Texas communities since 1985. We specialize in the timely and efficient transport of emergency and non-emergency patients.​​

  • Fleet of 15 ambulances and three wheelchair vans
  • State-of-the-art communications center
  • Serving approximately 1100 square miles, including most of Bell County
  • The exclusive ambulance provider for the city of Temple, Texas
  • Also providing non-emergency transportation for patients of Scott & White Medical Center – Temple and surrounding nursing facilities.

Central Texas Service Areas

SWEMS serves the following communities in Central Texas:

  • Bartlett
  • Bruceville-Eddy in McLennan County
  • Holland
  • Little River-Academy
  • Moody in McLennan County
  • Morgan's Point Resort
  • Nolanville
  • Rogers
  • Salado
  • Temple​​
  • Troy​​

EMS Services

Dispatch

Our state-of-the-art communications center is staffed by a team of highly-trained emergency medical dispatchers. We are able to quickly and efficiently assign the closest, most appropriate vehicle to respond to your needs.

Scott & White EMS emergency medical dispatchers are trained and certified by the National Academies of Emergency Medical Dispatch , a nationally-recognized course of study. Our dispatchers are also trained in customer service, system resource management and the National Academy of Emergency Medical Dispatch (NAEMD) protocols.

Specialty Care Transport (SCT)

Scott & White EMS SCT units are the vehicle of choice for transporting critically ill or injured patients. Each unit is staffed with a critical care paramedic who follows advanced protocols for the management of critically ill patients.

Equipped with state-of-the-art technologies for long distance transports:

Ventilator
Cardiac monitoring with 12 lead EKG
External pacing
Three-channel IV medication pump
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
ETCO 2 monitoring

Advanced Life Support (ALS)

Scott & White EMS ALS units are staffed with a paramedic and an emergency medical technician (EMT). ALS paramedics can perform:

Manual defibrillation
Synchronized cardioversion
Transcutaneous pacing
Cardiac monitoring and interpretation, including 12 lead EKG

Paramedics can also execute a host of advanced procedures in the field, including:

Advanced airway management
Medication monitoring and administration
Intraosseous needle placement
Advanced pharmacology and IV pump management
Multiple IV medication infusions

Basic Life Support (BLS)

Scott & White EMS BLS units are used for basic medical transportation of stabilized patients. The vehicles are equipped with an automated external defibrillator (AED) and staffed by two basic emergency medical technicians who can perform basic airway management.

Bariatric Patient Transport

SWEMS offers the only bariatric patient transport service from Dallas to South Austin. Our Bariatric Unit is fully equipped with patient transfer devices and a true bariatric stretcher capable of handling up to 1,600 pounds. This enables us to provide obese patients with comfortable transportation that has their dignity and care in mind.

If your community group is interested in a demonstration, please contact SWEMS at 254.724.7476.

Wheelchair Van Service

Scott & White EMS provides wheelchair van service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Each van is equipped to carry one wheelchair-bound patient at a time. Each driver is certified in basic CPR and the vans are equipped with a first aid box and automated external defibrillator.

Event Standby Services

Scott & White EMS is able to provide medical stand-by coverage and public service appearances for your special event, staffed at any level of service that we offer.

Our ambulances are especially popular at community events where our staff is pleased to educate the public about the roles of emergency medical personnel and the equipment that they use. SWEMS is also actively involved in public safety education within local school districts.

Interested in scheduling our EMS team for an event? Call us at 254.724.8080, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST for more information.

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