Pro Re Nata | The PRN Newsletter

pro re nata [proh ree ney-tuh]
adverb, latin
1. for an unforeseen need or contingency
Origin: literally, for a thing born

Welcome to Pro Re Nata, the PRN Ambulance newsletter. Here you’ll find company news aimed at PRN team members and available for public consumption, so it’s okay to browse even if you’re not affiliated with PRN. We hope these newsletter posts give you a glimpse into life at the premier ambulance provider in Los Angeles and Orange counties. Pro Re Nata features industry insights, personal stories, general information and recognition that encapsulates and promotes PRN company culture as we continue to grow throughout greater Los Angeles and beyond.

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PRN Ambulance announces Employees of the Month for December

PRN Ambulance announces Employees of the Month for December

PRN Ambulance is pleased to announce the Employees of the Month for December. Congratulations to each of our award recipients! Thank you for your hard work, dedication and jobs well done. EMT Fastest Total Time on Task: Jose Padilla – 57.80 Most Improved Time on Task (Compared to last month): Peter Long – -31.29% Most Calls Ran: Lani Allenegui – 64 Most CCT/NICU/PICU Calls: Roberto Llanes – 34 (Third month in a row!) Average Number of Calls  – 28 Average Total Time on Task – 83.15 Paramedic Fastest Total Time on Task: Chase Lantierti – 60.20 Most Improved Time on Task: Todd McClung – -26.70% Most Calls Ran: James Brown – 74 Average Number of Calls  – 34 Average Total Time on Task – 82.71 RN Fastest Total Time on Task: Corrine Mitsuuchi – 64.10 Most Improved Time on Task: Rosemary Vona – -16.96% Most Calls Ran: Jerson Castillo Sibrian – 54 Average Number of Calls  – 22 Average Total Time on Task – 88.77 Thank you all for your hard work!   Most Calls Ran – Paramedic James Brown Most Calls Ran: RN Jerson Castillo Sibrian Most Calls Ran – EMT Lani Allenegui Most Improved Time on Task – Paramedic Todd McClung...
PRN Ambulance announces Employees of the Month for November

PRN Ambulance announces Employees of the Month for November

PRN Ambulance is pleased to announce November’s winners of the Employee of the Month honor. Congratulations to each of our award recipients, whose hard work and dedication are what sets PRN Ambulance apart! EMT Fastest Total Time on Task: Joseph LaRue – 50.13 Most Improved Time on Task (Compared to last month): Ignacio Aguilar – -33.79% Most Calls Ran: Victoria Bodart – 77 Most CCT/NICU/PICU Calls: Robert Llanes – 36 Average Number of Calls  – 29 Average Total Time on Task – 83.10 Paramedic Fastest Total Time on Task: Dustin Fundell – 53.41 (Fourth month in a row!) Most Improved Time on Task: Daniel Avila – -9.99% Most Calls Ran: Eric Brown – 73 (Second month in a row!) Average Number of Calls  – 38 Average Total Time on Task – 81.12 RN Fastest Total Time on Task: Josephus Villegas – 60.90 Most Improved Time on Task: Josephus Villegas – -24.67% Most Calls Ran: Paul Rosen – 43 Average Number of Calls  – 21 Average Total Time on Task – 87.87 Thank you all for your hard work! Most Improved Time on Task: Paramedic Daniel...
Christy Jenkins earns promotion to Field Manager

Christy Jenkins earns promotion to Field Manager

PRN Ambulance has chosen Christy Jenkins for a much-deserved promotion to Field Manager. Christy has served PRN Ambulance for the past three years as an EMT and will now manage field personnel during select graveyard shifts from the North Hills station. “I look forward to being a part of the field manager operations team and hope to ensure an enjoyable and constructive work environment for the employees at PRN Ambulance,” Christy said. All told, Christy has 12 years of experience in EMS. She spent five years running 911 calls as an EMT for Gold Coast Ambulance/AMR and another four years in numerous roles for Bowers Ambulance. Christy served as an EMT, Field Training Officer, Crew Chief and Supervisor for Bowers. Additionally, she served as a part-time reserve firefighter for the 29 Palms Fire Department. She is a graduate of Oxnard Fire Academy. Congratulations on the promotion, Christy, and the best of luck in your new...
PRN Ambulance announces Employees of the Month for October

PRN Ambulance announces Employees of the Month for October

PRN Ambulance would like to recognize the following employees for their excellent performance in the month of October. Congratulations to our Employees of the Month! EMT Fastest Total Time on Task: Joseph LaRue – 50.56 Most Improved Time on Task (Compared to last month): Erik Kwiecien – -20.58% Most Calls Ran: Kevin Bautista – 75 (Third time winning this award!) Most CCT/NICU/PICU Calls: Paul Saavedra – 37 (Second time winning this award!) Average Number of Calls  – 30 Average Total Time on Task – 83.29   Paramedic Fastest Total Time on Task: Dustin Fundell – 50.37 (Third month in a row!) Most Improved Time on Task: Thomas Barbor – -18.70% Most Calls Ran: Eric Brown – 70 Average Number of Calls  – 36 Average Total Time on Task – 78.86   RN Fastest Total Time on Task: Anita Carey – 72.74 Most Improved Time on Task: Valerie Kunzi – -17.91% Most Calls Ran: Alex Vaystub – 48 Average Number of Calls  – 23 Average Total Time on Task – 88.11   Thank you all for your hard work!   Most Calls Ran: Paramedic Eric Brown Fastest Total Time on Task: Joseph LaRue Most Calls Ran: EMT Kevin Bautista Most CCT/NICU/PICU Calls: EMT Paul Saavedra Most Improved Time on Task: Thomas Barbor Most Improved Time on Task: EMT Erik Kwiecien Fastest Total Time on Task: Paramedic Dustin...
Pink Ribbon Showdown: The Results

Pink Ribbon Showdown: The Results

PRN Ambulance and ATS Medical Services took part in some friendly competition throughout Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. Each company sold pink ribbon pins, and all proceeds, along with matching amounts from each company’s General Manger, were to be donated to charity. PRN Ambulance raised the most donations, coming to a total of $535. With matching, a grand total of $1,070 was donated to the charity of their choice, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. ATS Medical Services raised $211, and with matching, donated a grand total of $422 to Pink Heals. Congratulations to both companies for supporting a great cause!       PRN Ambulance General Manager Rick Fields signing his check for donation to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. ATS Medical Services General Manager Brad Bull signing his check for donation to Pink Heals. PRN employees wearing their pink gloves and pink ribbons! Alihadi Fadlalah Alysha Hauck Anthony Reyes Alexander Phyffer and Rebekah Drews Gabriel Soriano Cesar Mora Anselma Jimenez Marco Mendoza and Grigor Serobyan Edmund Clites Eric Nuñez Sean Piles Brandon Kabalican Van Huynh William Bocanegra and Uriel Chavez Thomas Lam and Liborio Cebrian Luna Sam Stone Aaron...
PRN Ambulance announces Employees of the Month for September

PRN Ambulance announces Employees of the Month for September

PRN Ambulance is pleased to announce the Employees of the Month for September. Congratulations to each of our award recipients, whose hard work and dedication is invaluable. Thank you for your excellent work! EMT Fastest Total Time on Task: Steven Vazquez – 55.28 (Second month in a row!) Most Improved Time on Task (Compared to last month): Aaron Adorador – -35.34% Most Calls Ran: Kevin Bautista – 64 (Second time winning this award!) Most CCT/NICU/PICU Calls: Roberto Llanes – 32 (Second month in a row!) Average Number of Calls  – 28   Paramedic Fastest Total Time on Task: Dustin Fundell – 56.32 (Second month in a row!) Most Improved Time on Task: Robert Serra – -12.51% Most Calls Ran: Robert Rolfe – 67 Average Number of Calls  – 34   RN Fastest Total Time on Task: Josephus Villegas – 65.84 (Second month in a row!) Most Improved Time on Task: Anita Carey – -15.28% Most Calls Ran: John Boyle – 54 Average Number of Calls  – 21   Thank you all for your hard work!   Most Calls Ran: Paramedic Robert Rolfe Most Improved Time on Task: Paramedic Robert Serra Fastest Total Time on Task: RN Josephus...
Pink Ribbon Showdown: PRN, ATS Medical Services compete for a cause

Pink Ribbon Showdown: PRN, ATS Medical Services compete for a cause

Throughout the month of October, PRN Ambulance professionals are taking part in some friendly competition with sister company ATS Medical Services to raise funds for charity. Each company is selling pink ribbon pins to its team members, who can wear the pins on their uniform throughout Breast Cancer Awareness Month. All the money from the pink ribbon purchases will be donated along with matching amounts from each company’s General Manager – Rick Fields at PRN and Brad Bull at Illinois-based ATS. Who will raise more money for breast cancer awareness, PRN or ATS? If you’re on one team or the other, it’s up to you to decide who’ll end the month victorious for a great...
PRN Ambulance announces Employees of the Month for August

PRN Ambulance announces Employees of the Month for August

PRN Ambulance would like to recognize the following employees for their excellent performance in the month of August. Congratulations to our Employees of the Month! EMT Fastest Total Time on Task: Steven Vazquez – 56.11 Most Improved Time on Task (Compared to last month): Genesse Arriaga – -41.80% Most Calls Ran: Lani Allengui – 73 Most CCT/NICU/PICU Calls: Roberto Llanes – 26   Paramedic Fastest Total Time on Task: Dustin Fundell – 55.58 Most Improved Time on Task: Dustin Fundell – -20.67% Most Calls Ran: Kyle Altar – 71   RN Fastest Total Time on Task: Josephus Villegas – 68.54 Most Improved Time on Task: Corrine Mitsuuchi – -39.47% Most Calls Ran: Marie Townsend – 51   Thank you all for your hard work!   Most Calls Ran: EMT Lani Allengui Fastest Total Time on Task: Paramedic Dustin Fundell and EMT Steven Vazquez Most CCT/NICU/PICU Calls: EMT Roberto...
Employees who C.A.R.E.: Recent commendations for PRN Ambulance crew members

Employees who C.A.R.E.: Recent commendations for PRN Ambulance crew members

PRN Ambulance crew members follow the tenets of C.A.R.E.: Compassion – A feeling of sympathy for one who is suffering in regard to patients, co-workers, facilities’ staff and others. Attitude – Positive, can-do, enthusiastic approach to interaction, communication and contact. Responsibility – Being accountable to patients, the company, job duties, co-workers and facilities. Excellence – Providing superior care to patients by going above and beyond duties consistently and continuously. If a patient, or a coworker, feels that one of our employees has shown exceptional performance, assistance, or has simply gone above and beyond during the course of their normal duties, they’ll send in a ‘C.A.R.E. Gram’ to acknowledge them. Below are some recent commendations our crews have received!            ...
PRN Ambulance twice takes part in Truck Adventures for Kids

PRN Ambulance twice takes part in Truck Adventures for Kids

PRN Ambulance recently made its way to the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa to join a fleet featuring vehicles large and larger at Truck Adventures for Kids. Attendees were able to experience their favorite vehicles inside and out, including one PRN ambulance staffed by Operations Manager Ryan Ferguson and General Manager Rick Fields. PRN also participated in Truck Adventures for Kids in Arcadia one month prior. As always, PRN Ambulance is proud to represent the healthcare and emergency medical services communities at events large and small. For an inside look at some of the fun that was had in and around the PRN ambulance, check out the gallery below (click on an image for a full-size photo). Truck Adventures for Kids Costa Mesa: Truck Adventures for Kids...