Grady EMS celebrated the grand opening of its South Georgia headquarters with a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house on Friday, June 1. The event also included an education and job fair for those looking for work or for more information about careers in emergency medical services.
Located at 632 W. Broad Avenue in Albany, the Grady EMS facility houses administrative services, logistics and maintenance operations for the Grady EMS South Georgia fleet serving Decatur, Brooks, Worth, Ben Hill, Randolph, Clay, Quitman, Baker, Mitchell, and Seminole counties. Grady EMS also provides specialty care transport services for Phoebe Putney Health System. Grady EMS currently operates 35 units in South Georgia, including ambulances, wheelchair van and Neonatal Intensive Care transports.
“We are excited to be part of the South Georgia community,” said Bill Compton, Senior Vice President, Grady Emergency Medical Services. “With the opening of this new facility, we are demonstrating our commitment to providing the highest level of service possible to the residents of the communities we serve.”
Grady EMS is a division of Atlanta-based Grady Health System, one of the largest safety net health systems in the nation. The health system is anchored by the 953-bed Grady Memorial Hospital and is nationally and internationally known for its trauma, burn and emergency services.