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OUR COMMUNITY. OUR PRIORITY.

Priority Ambulance is one of the largest privately owned ambulance companies operating in East Tennessee. The company is headquartered in Knoxville, with operations serving hospitals and health care facilities throughout the region, in addition to exclusive 911 emergency ambulance services in Loudon and Blount counties. Today, the Priority Ambulance of East Tennessee team has grown to a 25 ambulance fleet with 175 employees proudly serving our patients and customers.



COMPANY HISTORY

  • 2014
    Priority Ambulance establishes its corporate headquarters in Knox County.
  • 2015
    Loudon County Commission selects Priority Ambulance as exclusive emergency and non-emergency ambulance provider.
  • 2018
    Priority Ambulance trains more than 110 residents to Stop the Bleed; donates bleeding control kits to all Loudon County schools.
  • 2020
    Priority Ambulance awarded new contract for 911 ambulance service with Loudon County, TN.
  • 2022
    Priority Ambulance awarded new contract for 911 ambulance service with Cocke County, TN.
  • TODAY
    Priority Ambulance East Tennessee has more than 175 EMTs, paramedics, dispatchers & support staff serving more than 25,000 patients each year with 25 ambulances and emergency vehicles.

Service Area

Priority Ambulance East Tennessee serves the patients and customers in Blount, Knox, Loudon and Cocke counties in East Tennessee. The company provides nonemergency ambulance services in Knox and Blount counties and is the exclusive emergency and nonemergency provider in Loudon and Cocke counties.

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Corporate Values

Trust built with communities, medical facility partners, patients and employees is at the heart of our company. We build that trust by infusing into every aspect our core values of S.A.F.E – Safe. Accountable. Friendly. Efficient. When we deliver on our core values, our customers experience the key attributes of service and quality care that present as our employees being professional, courteous and on-time. The consistent delivery of this service over time builds the trust of our community members and customers that is essential to our success as a member of the Priority Ambulance family of companies.

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LEADERSHIP TEAM


LEADERSHIP TEAM

ROB WEBBVice President of East Tennessee Operations
Jim CaricoDirector of Operations
Travis EstesEMS Director - Loudon county
Robyn AsherProfessional Development Manager
Celina BradsbyMarketing Manager
Lindsay EllisonOPERATIONS SUPERVISOR, COCKE COUNTY
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Meet the Priority Ambulance Family of Companies

Priority Ambulance is a dynamic, rapidly growing company with current operations in 13 states. The company has been listed for four consecutive years on the Inc. Magazine’s list of the 5000 Fastest-Growing Companies in America. More than half of the company’s 610,000 annual patient transports are in response to a public call to 9-1-1, while the balance of our transports originate through requests from health care facilities. Throughout its national service area, approximately 4,100 highly trained paramedics and EMTs staff a fleet of 830 state-of-the-art ambulances and support vehicles with the latest medical equipment and technology.

The Priority Ambulance family of companies has served and built trust in their communities for decades. We believe in the importance of preserving our companies’ legacies and cultures by keeping the leadership, company names and brands in place when they join our family. Each local operation is autonomous in its decision-making and is supported with additional capital, resources and expertise from the national leadership team, as well as its sister companies.

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