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Presence St Mary's EMSS

Riverside EMS System

Silver Cross EMS System


Emergency Management

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Trauma Nurse Coordinators

Other EMS Links




See the Region VII EMS SMO page for the 2016 SMOs





South Cook County EMS System of Ingalls Memorial Hospital is located in Harvey, IL. Bernard Heilicser, DO is the EMS Medical Director and Kim Stotts is the EMS Coordinator. For more information about Ingalls Memorial Hospital (Ingalls Health System) you may click this link:  To contact the EMS office directly, call 708-915-6900 or fax 708-225-6099.


The EMS Classroom and Offices are now located at:

The University & College Center of South Suburban College

16333 Kilbourn

Oak Forest, IL  60452

Mail should still be sent to:

Ingalls Hospital EMS Office

One Ingalls Drive

Harvey, IL  60426


Click here to view the South Cook County Provider list.



Attached is the revised Application and Instructions for the South Cook County EMS paramedic training program that will begin on June 1st, 2017.

Applicants must submit this application, along with all required documents to the EMS office by Thursday, March 30th, 2017.

Also attached is the Functional Job Description for the paramedic program.



April 2014 - ALS SMO PowerPoint and Study Book

February 2014 - Pediatric Emergencies & Drug Calculations PowerPoint and Study Book

September 2013 - Cardiology PowerPoint and Study Book

April 2013 - Suspension and Geriatric Trauma PowerPoint and Study Book




Applicants interested in joining the South Cook EMS System should complete this System Entry Packet.



Hospitals affiliated with the South Cook County EMS System:

Ingalls Memorial Hospital

Resource Hospital for the South Cook County EMS System

One Ingalls Drive, Harvey, IL 60426

Kim Stotts, RN, EMS Director 708-915-6900


Advocate South Suburban Hospital

Associate Hospital to South Cook County EMS System

17800 S. Kedzie Avenue, Hazel Crest, IL 60429

Stephanie Whitten, EMS Coordinator  708-213-4218


Little Company of Mary Hospital

Associate Hospital to South Cook County EMS System

2800 W. 95th Street, Evergreen Park, IL 60805

Sharon Taylor, BSN, EMS Coordinator, Nurse Educator 708-229-5592

Palos Community Hospital

Associate Hospital to South Cook County EMS System

12251 S. 80th Avenue, Palos Heights, IL 6046

Denise Slisz, EMS Coordinator  708-923-5812  Pager 708-923-4000 #303


Franciscan Hospitals Hammond, Dyer & Munster

Associate Hospital to South Cook County EMS System

5454 Hohman Avenue, Hammond, IN 46320

Matthew Eddy, EMS Coordinator  219-864-7730


Franciscan Hospitals 0 Olympia Fields and Chicago Heights Campuses

Associate Hospital to Silver Cross EMS System

20201 S. Crawford Avenue, Olympia Fields, IL 60441

Robert Wilcox, EMS Coordinator  708-747-4000 ext 81921


MetroSouth Medical Center

Associate Hospital to South Cook County EMS System

12935 Gregory Street, Blue Island, IL 60406

Jeff Cullen, EMS Coordinator  708-597-2000


Munster Community Hospital

901 Mac Arthur

Munster, IN 46321

Tom Bettenhausen, EMS Coordinator  219-836-1600