Donald Martens and Sons offer a wide range of ambulance services and transportation. We are committed to creating a team that believes in service excellence. Donald Martens and Sons maintain a fleet of routinely checked and maintained service vehicles that meet all state specifications. We aim to provide the education and training skills necessary for the highest quality of care to be reflected in the way we attend to our patients.
Martens Ambulance provides our patients with varying levels of transport care. For any questions regarding which degree of care is best for your transport need, we encourage you to contact our team.
Staffed by individuals trained in CPR and Basic First Aid. Ambulette is a non-ambulatory patient that can sit in a wheelchair and has no special needs other than oxygen at the time of the transport.
Basic Life Support:
Basic Life Support (BLS) is staffed with EMTs and provides stretcher transport of a patient who is either temporarily or permanently non-ambulatory and unable to be transported via wheelchair. Patients requiring this type of transportation do not have any special needs other than oxygen.
Advanced Life Support:
The Advanced Life Support (ALS) vehicles are staffed with an EMT and a Paramedic transporting patients requiring basic IV and/or cardiac monitoring and definitive respiratory care.
Mobile Intensive Care Unit:
Mobile Intensive Care Unit (MICU) vehicles are staffed with a Registered Nurse, a Critical Care Paramedic and an EMT (or two Critical Care Paramedics). The MICU provides stretcher transport to:
> Any critical care patient transferring to another acute facility for continued care at an equal or higher level. This includes medical, surgical, and/or trauma of adult and pediatric patients as well as high-risk obstetrical emergencies.
> Any patient requiring monitoring of invasive lines, i.e. swan ganz, CVP, ICP and/or arterial line.
> Advanced airway management: Intubated patient and/or Ventilator dependent as well as management of chest tubes. Any patient whose condition warrants travel with a Registered Nurse.
If at any time after a trip is scheduled, the patient’s needs or condition changes, please advise our dispatcher so that we may provide the most appropriate level of care.