Riverside EMSS

Riverside Hospital Kankakee

Riverside EMS System of Riverside Medical Center is located in Kankakee, IL. Jarrod Barker, MD is the EMS Medical Director. Al Ponton, MSN, RN, EMT-P is the Manger of the EMS System.  To contact the EMS office, call 815-935-9366.

Riverside EMS System Entry

Applicants interested in joining the Riverside EMS System will be required to complete a System Entry Exam, Mega Code, and shadow the Medical Director.

Hospitals affiliated with the Riverside EMS System

Riverside Medical Center, Level 2 Trauma Center

Resource Hospital for the Riverside EMS System

350 N. Wall Street
Kankakee, IL 60901

Al Ponton
EMSS Manager and EMS Coordinator
APonton@RHC.net
815-935-9366

Johne Chapman, Associate EMS Medical Director
jchapman@rhc.net

Iroquois Memorial Hospital

Associate Hospital

200 East Fairman Ave
Watseka, IL 60970

Rosemary Schroeder, RN Director Emergency Department 815-432-5841

Riverside EMS System Paramedic Program Requisites

Prospective candidates for the Riverside Paramedic Class may call the EMS office at 815-935-9366 to learn more about the process of registering.

Download Riverside EMS System – Paramedic Program Requisites PDF