Leadership in Integrated Healthcare—Lifetime Achievement Award
Linda Frederiksen began employment at MEDIC EMS in 1995 as the Quality/Education Coordinator. Prior to working at MEDIC, Linda worked as an Emergency Department Registered Nurse, holding Iowa and Illinois Nursing licenses and Illinois Trauma Nurse Specialist. She worked as an Emergency Medical Services Educator prior to coming to MEDIC and still continues to teach, holding several instructor certifications including ACLS, PALS, BLS, PHTLS and NRP. A Nationally Registered Paramedic for twenty-five years, Linda is a critical care paramedic, holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Illinois, as well as a Masters’ degree in Public Administration from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.
Named the fourth Executive Director in the history of the company in 2004, Linda has a strong clinical background in Total Quality Management and Education, and holds an Emergency Medical Dispatcher-Quality Certification. Linda is on the Board of Directors for the Iowa Emergency Medical Services Association, and has served as President, Vice-President, and Treasurer. As well as the Secretary and Treasurer of the Scott County Emergency Medical Services Association.
She is active on several boards and panels including the Eastern Iowa Community Colleges, Black Hawk College, University of Iowa Emergency Medical Services Learning Resource Center, Scott Emergency Communications Center Technical Advisory Committee and Board Ex-Officio and the Scott County High Utilizers Group to name a few.