Ground Operations


Emergency Service That East Texas Deserves

Champion EMS serves 13 counties in east Texas with quality emergency services. In addition to emergency transports, Champion EMS provides transfer services for patients needing transportation from hospital to convalescent, rehab or long-term nursing facilities. Champion EMS is a regional emergency transportation system formed by the collaboration of two of the area’s leading health care organizations, CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances and Good Shepherd Medical Center, joined forces and created the lifesaving partnership of Champion EMS to provide technologically advanced emergency transport services to the people of east Texas. Champion EMS is dedicated to providing the highest quality and most comprehensive medical transportation in east Texas. The focus of Champion EMS is on service to local communities and designing medical transportation solutions that meet the needs of local communities.

All Champion EMS paramedics are certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support, Pediatric Education for Pre-Hospital Providers, and are committed to providing quality emergency care to those they serve.

Mobile Intensive Care Units

We have Mobile Intensive Care Unit (MICU) ambulances – the highest level certified by the Department of State Health Services – equipped with vital life saving equipment, such as Advanced Life Support, cardiac monitors and defibrillators, intubation equipment and a complement of medications and intravenous solutions.

Each ambulance is equipped with 12-lead EKG, with electronic transmission capability to provide in-transit emergency care to heart attack victims. Our role is crucial in initiating Code STEMI Protocol for heart attack victims before arriving at the hospital.