A new emergency management services (EMS) director took his post in Charleston County, South Carolina on March 4.
David Abrams' career in emergency medical services began in 1995 when he was an emergency medical technician (EMT) in Charleston County. Since then, he has worked as a paramedic and in various other health care-related jobs. His resumes includes stints with Meducare at the Medical University of South Carolina and a company he owned, Family Medical Transport, as well as ambulance service company Procarent.
Abrams holds a law degree from Mercer University.
"Our objectives moving forward are to continue with our partnerships in the local medical community and continue to deliver high quality service to the citizens," Abrams said. "My career has come full circle and I'm ready to serve the people of Charleston County and work with the amazing crews at EMS."
Abrams was selected from a pool of candidates compiled from a national search.
"We are pleased to bring Mr. Abrams on board as our new EMS Director," Charleston County administrator Keith Bustraan said. "His experience and firsthand knowledge of the local area is crucial to the position. The tri-county population is growing and Mr. Abrams will help make sure EMS is prepared for the challenge."
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