Robert Ivey

Career Spotlight - Commander Robert Ivey

Current occupation: 

Commander and EMS Supervisor, Lumberton Rescue and EMS

Credentials/Certifications: 

Advanced EMT, Level II Instructor, AHA CPR Instructor, Graduate UNC Charlotte EMS Management Institute

Pursued career because: 

I wanted to be able to help people in distress

Typical work day: 

Administrative duties which include reviewing reports, personnel issues and budget oversight. Act as first responder to serious EMS calls, and operate the crash truck for motor vehicle collisions

Difficulties of job: 

Witnessing the unfortunate loss of life due to a person’s bad decision

Why do you love your job:

The pride of knowing you have done everything you can do, and have a successful outcome

Advice:

Take advantage of every opportunity. Seek additional learning. Help your community by volunteering so we can better the world we live in.

Fun question - Coke or Pepsi:

Coke, of course.

 

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