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

Johne Chapman, Associate EMS Medical Director

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