Austin American Statesman Top Workplaces 2010
Acadian Ambulance Service
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- HQ location:
- Lafayette, LA
In business since 1971, Acadian, the nation's largest private ambulance service, provides adult critical care, neonatal and pediatric transport services for its hospital partners throughout Travis and Williamson counties. It also operates a University of Texas-affiliated EMT and paramedic training site in Austin that creates educational and career opportunities for the public and continuing education for its professional staff. Acadian is the EMS lead agency and 911 ambulance-service provider for 800 square miles of unincorporated Bexar County, as well as 10 cities in the metro San Antonio area.
The company also operates in six Southeast Texas counties, handles about 60 percent of all the ambulance transports in Louisiana and serves the coastal communities of south Mississippi. Acadian is among the most respected and renowned medical transportation and health-care firms in the world.