Episode 191 is Jonathan Studnek. Jonathan is currently the Deputy Director of Operations for the Mecklenburg EMS Agency. In this position, he is responsible for leading the deployment and utilization of over 350 EMTs and paramedics as well as over 40 tele-communicators. Jonathan is responsible for planning, developing, implementing, and overseeing a comprehensive strategy for performance improvement, clinical education, and human resources within the Agency. Our discussion includes his new role as Deputy Director, the challenges of leading a large organization, MEDIC (Mecklenburgh EMS), EMS degrees, research, and his stint at the National Registry.  
Note: Mecklenburg EMS Agency (Medic) has served as Mecklenburg County’s EMS agency since 1978. Medic is the busiest EMS Agency in the State of North Carolina, with over 600 employees and a fleet of 109 agency vehicles. Medic personnel processed 155,526 calls (an average of 426 per day) resulting in 117,321 transports.

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