MARYMOUNT EMS MEDICAL DIRECTION STAFF
Communication is a vital part of any EMS Medical Direction System. Knowing whom to contact when you need medical direction/issues is vitally important and can be aggravating at times.Listed below are the various Medical Direction facilities as well as the Medical Directors and EMS Coordinators responsible for medical direction.
Please feel free to contact the appropriate EMS Coordinators if you have questions related to your scope or practice, protocols or any other operational issues.
EMS Continuing Education classes are scheduled and conducted at the respective Fire Departments listed under our Medical Direction.
All Pre-hospital personnel are welcome, please call the respective department prior to coming, to make sure the class has not been changed. Any other questions can be directed to Jeff Gembus, EMS Coordinator/Educator, at 216.587.8236
Medical Direction Departments:
Cuyahoga Heights Fire Department Independence Fire Department
Garfield Heights Fire Department Maple Heights Fire Department
Valley View Department
Marymount Medical Direction Staff
James W. Sauto, Jr., MD, FACEP
Emergency Services Institute
Procedure Lab Co-Director
EMS Medical Director
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine CWRU
216.870.0395 CCF iPhone
Dr. Sauto will continue to serve as Co-director of the Cadaver procedures lab and resident instructor at Cleveland Clinic main campus. He is also working some shifts in at Hillcrest Emergency Department.
Jeff Gembus, EMS-I
Jeff is a Firefighter/Paramedic with the City of Broadview Heights for 12 years. Jeff has been EMS Coordinator for Marymount Hospital since September of 2011. He has worked at Marymount since 1998, where he began as a RN in the Emergency Department. He holds a BSN from Kent State University. Jeff is an instructor for BLS, ACLS, and PALS. He has been teaching continuing education for Marymount Hospital since 2003. Jeff resides in Willoughby with his wife Juli and his children, Isabella, Max, and Zac.
Brian Summers, NREMT-P, EMS-I,
Brian is a Firefighter/Paramedic for the City of Braoadview Heights. He shares EMS Coordinator duties at Marymount and Southpoint Hospital for the Cleveland Clinic. He is a State certified EMS Instructor and an AHA instructor for all disiplines. He resides in Avon Lake and enjoys spending time with his wife Melissa and daughter Adelynn.