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Acadian Ambulance honors Baton Rouge paramedic

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BATON ROUGE, LA - Each year, Acadian Ambulance recognizes exceptional medics for their tireless work ethic and dedication to their jobs. Jordan McGee, a Baton Rouge resident, was recently honored as a finalist for Acadian's 2014 Paramedic of the Year. Finalists are known as outstanding medics who display exemplary attitudes and provide excellent patient care. McGee was nominated by his fellow medics to represent Acadian's Capital operations, which include Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge, Pointe Coupee, Ascension, Livingston, and Iberville parishes.

McGee has been with Acadian for five years, and works on Critical Care Unit 104 in Port Allen. He has also worked on units in Donaldsonville and Gonzales. McGee became interested in the EMS industry while enrolled in the Fire and Emergency Training Institute program at Louisiana State University, where he earned his EMT certification. He then went on to obtain his paramedic certification from the National EMS Academy. He is a preceptor for new EMS students as well as paramedics undergoing their critical care certification.

"I am honored to be selected by my coworkers as a finalist," said McGee. "It lets me know that my work ethic and love for EMS is appreciated, keeping me motivated to do the best that I can in this field."

Acadian Ambulance is committed to their patients and their communities. They are an emergency and non-emergency medical transportation provider to Louisiana, Texas, and Mississippi.

Since 1971, Acadian has been committed to providing the highest level of emergency medical care and transportation possible. In the past decade the company has expanded to include a diverse suite of services designed to offer the very best support and education in health, safety, and transportation. Acadian's six divisions are Acadian Ambulance Service, Acadian Monitoring Services, Air Med, Executive Aircraft Charter Service, National EMS Academy and Safety Management Systems.

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