Cross promoted to lieutenant

Staff Report

December 10, 2013

MEIGS COUNTY — Paramedic Jennifer Cross was promoted to lieutenant by Robert Jacks, director of emergency medical services, during a small ceremony at the Emergency Operations Center. Cross will assist with day-to-day operations, as well as monitor and license narcotics for Meigs County EMS.

Cross joined the division in June 1994 as a volunteer basic emergency medical technician assigned to the Racine Station. She received her training from Hocking College in January 1994. In 1998, she received her paramedic training from Southeast Ohio EMS and started working with the Southeast Ohio Emergency Medical Services while also volunteering with Meigs EMS.

In May 2009, Cross completed the registered nurse program at the University of Rio Grande and worked as a nurse at Southwest Regional Medical Center in Georgetown. Last year, Cross started her career as a full-time paid paramedic with Meigs EMS.

Cross is a graduate of Southern High School and the daughter of Randy and Phyllis Cross, of Racine.