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Allina Health Emergency Medical Services

  • Stars of Life Award recipients

    The Minnesota Ambulance Association recently honored several Allina Health Emergency Medical Services employees with its annual "Stars Of Life" Award. This honor is given to EMS employees who go above and beyond to provide exceptional care in the communities they serve.

    Jake Prager and Poppy

    Allina Health EMS dispatcher meets baby he helped deliver

    Allina Health EMS dispatcher Jake Prager holds Poppy, whom he helped delivered via phone instructions on Christmas Day last year through a roadside delivery. Mom Hannah and dad Taylor, looking on, brought Poppy to the Allina Health EMS Communications Center Sunday to meet Jake in person. 

      EMS employees standing outside ambulance

      Join a world-class Emergency Medical Service Team

      The New Year brings about new opportunities.  As we continue to grow, we are looking for new faces to become a part of our team.

      Provide exceptional care with exceptional people at one of the nation's leading pre-hospital systems. A sign-on bonus is currently available for all qualified paramedics ($2,000 for paramedics with <2 years of experience and $5,000 for paramedics with 2+ years of experience). Relocation assistance may be available. 

      Qualified Applicants will possess their Paramedic Certification and an Associate's Degree. To find out more, go to

      To learn more, visit our booth at the Midwest EMS Expo, May 2-3, in LaCrosse Center, LaCrosse, WI.

    • Emergencies

      In an emergency, call 911.

      For non-emergency medical transportation, call 651-222-0555.

      Allina Health EMS paramedics and ambulances

      Communities we serve

      Our primary service area encompasses about 1,200 square miles in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area and greater Minnesota.

      Allina Health Emergency Medical Services is one of the region's largest ambulance and medical transport services.

      • We serve more than 100 Minnesota communities, where about one million people live.
      • We employ nearly 570 paramedics, emergency medical technicians (EMTs), dispatchers, special transportation drivers, maintenance and administration and support personnel.
      • Our services include priority medical dispatch, 911 pre-arrival instructions, emergency and non-emergency ambulance response, the Greater Minnesota Ride program and wheelchair transport.

      Allina Health Emergency Medical Services: Community report

      In 2017, our 114 vehicles responded to more than 100,000 emergency calls across an 1,800-square-mile area.