Silver Cross EMSS

Silver Cross Hospital

Silver Cross EMS System (formerly Will/Grundy) has been an EMS System since May of 1975. David Mikolajczak, DO, FACOEP is the EMS Medical Director, Jillian Pateros is the Administrative Director of Emergency Services and Lori Chiappetta is the Manager of EMS and Emergency Preparedness. Silver Cross EMS System of Silver Cross Hospital is located at 1900 Silver Cross Blvd, New Lenox, IL 60451. While staff offices are located in the hospital’s ER, we do have a dedicated EMS Education Center in a separate building on campus just to the north of the ER at 710 Cedar Crossings Drive where all of our ACLS, PALS, ITLS, and Paramedic classes are held.

Information about our Paramedic Education Program, CE program, ACLS & PALS Courses, a list of active Agencies and Associate Hospitals, system entry, licensure, and relicensure guidelines, policies and procedures and a staff directory.

CPR classes, job opportunities, and general information about the hospital.

Silver Cross EMS System Entry

Applicants interested in joining the Silver Cross EMS System may do so if hired by one of our Fire Departments, Ambulance Services, or other agencies. The System Entry process will be guided by the Agency EMS Coordinator and shall include completion of the System Entry Checklist and Profile Form, Medical Math and Rhythm Identification Exams, Mega Code, and Interview with our EMS Medical Director and/or System Manager. The checklist may be viewed at www.silvercross.org/silver-cross-ems-system System Entry page.

Hospitals affiliated with Silver Cross EMS

Silver Cross Hospital, Level 2 Trauma Center

Resource Hospital for the Silver Cross EMS System

1900 Silver Cross Blvd
New Lenox, IL 60451

Lori Chiappetta
Manager of EMS and Emergency Preparedness
LChiappetta@silvercross.org
815-300-7434

Silver Cross Telemetry Line
815-300-7908

Advocate South Suburban Hospital

Associate Hospital to Silver Cross EMS System

17800 S. Kedzie Avenue
Hazel Crest, IL 60429

Stephanie Whitten
EMS Coordinator
Stephanie.Whitten@aah.org  
708-213-4218

South Suburban Telemetry Line
708-213-4269

AdventHealth Bolingbrook Hospital

Associate Hospital to Silver Cross EMS System

500 Remington Drive
Bolingbrook, IL 60440

Laura Negri
EMS Coordinator
Laura.Negri@AdventHealth.com
630-312-6722

ABH Telemetry Line
630-312-5621

Ascension Health Saint Joseph Medical Center Joliet, Level 2 Trauma Center

Associate Hospital to Silver Cross EMS System

333 North Madison
Joliet, IL 60435

Leslie Livett, RN
Trauma Coordinator
Leslie.Livett@ascension.org
815-773-7077

Saint Joseph Joliet Telemetry Line
815-741-7550

Palos Health of Northwestern Medicine

Participating Hospital to Silver Cross EMS System

12251 S. 80th Avenue
Palos Heights, IL 60463

Ashlyne Connolly
EMS Coordinator
Ashlyne.Connolly@nm.org 
708-923-5812
708-923-4000 #303 pager

Palos Telemetry Lines
708-361-5774 
708-448-2593