Redbird Emergency Medical Service (EMS) is a State of Illinois licensed Emergency Medical Technician-Basic, Non-Transport service that operates within the McLean County Area EMS system. All Redbird EMS staff are Illinois State University employees. Redbird EMS operates at scheduled special events and staffs at least one (1) licensed EMT-B per event where EMS services are required. The program has four equipped medical offices: Hancock Stadium, Redbird Arena, Horton Field House and Bone Student Center. In addition, Redbird EMS maintains two mobile BLS kits for use at various University venues. Redbird EMS employees are a mix of EMTs who work elsewhere in the McLean County area and ISU students who are EMTs in their hometown.
Typical Special Events staffed by Redbird EMS include:
Employment Redbird EMS strives to maintain a staffing level of 15-20 active EMTs on the roster. Periodically throughout the year, we will post two openings on the ISU Jobs Website: One for students and one for non-students (when these links are active, we are accepting applications). Anyone wishing to be employed by Illinois State University in the Redbird EMS program must meet the following minimum qualifications:
Contact Us If you have any questions about Redbird EMS, contact Adam Streenz, at 309-438-5162 or email@example.com