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ABOUT PANHANDLE RAC

FIRE DEPARTMENTS

FSED

OTHERS

In 1992, the State of Texas adopted formal rules and regulations governing the development of a statewide trauma system.   There are a total of 22 Regional Advisory Councils (RAC) in Texas.  The Panhandle RAC, Trauma Service Area A, was recognized in 1993 and covers twenty-five counties of the Texas Panhandle, an area of 24,998 square miles with a population of approximately 419,897.  The counties in the RAC are Armstrong, Briscoe, Carson, Childress, Collingsworth, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Donley, Gray, Hall, Hansford, Hartley, Hemphill, Hutchinson, Lipscomb, Moore, Ochiltree, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman, Swisher and Wheeler.

 

Mission

The Panhandle Regional Advisory Council's mission is to provide the infrastruture and leadership necessary to develop an inclusive emergency healthcare system within TSA-A.  The RAC seeks to achieve our mission through the following activities:

  • Assist our member organizations in providing the highest level of trauma care possible, resulting in a decrease in trauma deaths and long term disability.

  • Encourage activities designed to promote cooperation between member organizations and to provide a forum to resolve conflicts regarding the care of the injured patient.

  • Provide and facilitate public education and awareness though trauma prevention activities.

  • Develop a Regional Emergency Healthcare Plan and regional standards of care through the cooperative efforts of member organizations.

 
 
 

EDUCATION / TRAINING / JOBS

September 30, 2019

Childress EMS is hiring

Childress EMS is hiring full time EMT-Basic and PRN/Part time EMT, AEMT, Paramedics.  Contact Gerardo Garcia for more information.  940-585-7211 or ggarcia@childresshospital.com

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PUBLIC INFORMATION

PUBLIC INFORMATION

FILES & RESOURCES

Hazard Vulnerability Analysis
Kaiser Permanente HVA tool
Kaiser Permanente HVA tool instructions
HSA Threat and Hazard Identification toolkit
Hospital Incident Management System
 
 

BECOME A MEMBER

Hospitals

Hospitals are voting members and are eligible for funding.  Each licensed hospital is entitled to one general membership vote.  Annual Dues are $1,000.

EMS

EMS Providers are voting members and are eligible for funding.  Each licensed EMS provider is entitled to one general membership vote.  Annual Dues are $500.

Air Medical

Air Medical Providers are voting members and are eligible for funding.  Each licensed AMP is entitled to one general membership vote.  Annual Dues are $500.

FSED

Free Standing Emergency Departments are voting members but are not eligible for funding.  Each licensed FSED is entitled to one general membership vote.  Annual Dues are $750.

Others

First Responder Organizations, Urgent Care Clinics, Physicians, Educational Agencies and others are non voting members and are not eligible for funding.  There are no annual dues.

RAC IN ACTION

 

CONTACT US

P.J. Lemons

Executive Director

pj.lemons@panhandlerac.com

Dorothy Davis

Administrative Assistant

dorothy.davis@panhandlerac.com

RAC Staff

Kevin Russell

HPP Coordinator HCC-A

kevin.russell@panhandlerac.com

Nicholas Gordon

HPP Coordinator HCC-B

nicholas.gordon@panhandlerac.com

Rodney Hunt

EMTF 1 Coordinator

rodney.hunt@panhandlerac.com

RAC Address

6707 Wolflin Avenue, Suite 100

Amarillo, Texas 79106-2185

P: (806) 322-1290

F: (806) 322-1292

W: www.panhandlerac.org

RAC Hours

Monday – Friday  8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Except Holidays