Careers

To ensure the safety and wellbeing of our patients, visitors, staff, and communities, Gundersen Health System and our Gundersen Affiliates, require COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment. Staff at any work site or remote location, regardless of clinical responsibility or patient contact, are required to comply.

Working for Tri-State Ambulance or Gundersen Health System Ambulance

Tri-State Ambulance and Gundersen Health System Ambulance are great places to pursue your career goals. Located in one of the most geographically diverse areas in the Midwest, our ambulance services offer progressive protocols, modern and high quality equipment, a friendly work environment, and excellent pay and benefits. Gundersen ambulance services are a great place to pursue a long and fulfilling career in EMS.

Tri-State Ambulance (TSA) provides 911 ambulance response to 2,200 square miles in portions of beautiful Western Wisconsin and Southeast Minnesota. Primary ambulance deployment is based out of the Regional Operations and Communications Center (ROCC) in central La Crosse. Additionally, three sub-stations in the La Crosse metro and one in our rural Viroqua market provide an abundance of EMS response variety.

In addition to 911 response, TSA provides inter-facility ambulance services up to the critical care level to numerous hospital partners. With a mixture of urban, rural, inter-facility, and critical care response, Tri-State paramedics and EMTs enjoy rewarding and challenging careers working in a highly progressive and evolving healthcare environment.

TSA Company Benefits

  • Very competitive pay. Pay Estimate Calculator.
  • Great places to live.
  • Low cost of living.
  • Close to major metropolitan areas
  • Progressive medical guidelines.
  • Modern equipment including PowerLoads.
  • 90% 911 responses.
  • 10% scheduled and interfacility transfers.
  • Numerous and fun special events.
  • Partnership with Gundersen Air helicopter.

TSA Wages and Benefits

  • 12 hour, 24 hour, and flex shifts.
  • Paid training. Hourly wage & course expenses.
  • Generous Paid Leave Time accrual. Four weeks first year.
  • Low deductible Medical Insurance.
  • Dental and Vision Care.
  • Basic and Supplemental Employee Life.
  • Basic and Supplemental Accidental Death and Dismemberment.
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with a up to 4% Company Match.
  • Holiday Pay.

Gundersen Health System Ambulance (GHSA) provides ambulance service to rural markets in Wisconsin, Iowa, and Minnesota. In addition to providing interfacility ambulance service up to the critical care level from three, and soon to be five locations, GHSA provides 911 ALS service to most of Fayette County in Iowa and Crawford County in Wisconsin. EMS staff can choose to work one location or rotate through multiple locations.

GHSA has developed and maintains a strong working relationship with numerous critical access hospitals throughout the region. These relationships ensure EMS staff are treated as the true professionals that they are. This rural operating model provides a challenging and rewarding experience for EMS professionals to advance their career.

GHSA Company Benefits

  • Very competitive pay. Pay Estimate Calculator.
  • Great place to live and work.
  • Low cost of living.
  • Close to major metropolitan areas.
  • Progressive medical guidelines.
  • Available Telehealth on interfacility if needed.
  • Available 911 and dedicated IFT bases.
  • Strong health system support.
  • Advanced medical protocols.
  • Modern ambulances and equipment.

GHSA Wages and Benefits

  • Primarily 24-hour shifts with ability to flex
  • All paid training and learning
  • Paid training. Hourly wage & course expenses.
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) accrual.
  • Very affordable health insurance premiums
  • Dental and Vision Care.
  • Basic and Supplemental Employee Life.
  • Basic and Supplemental Accidental Death and Dismemberment.
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Tuition Investment Program that assists you in pursuing your educational interests.
  • 401(k) Retirement plan with a up to 4% company match and an additional annual employer contribution up to 10.5%. Beats most public pension plans!
  • Holiday Pay.
  • Read more here.

La Crosse, Wisconsin – Beautiful and Alive!

The La Crosse area, also known as “The Seven Rivers Region” is located along the upper Mississippi River. Settled in the river valley at the juncture of three rivers and surrounded by 500 foot tall wooded bluffs, the region is truly an outdoor person’s haven. Hiking, kayaking, swimming, water skiing, fishing, hunting, downhill skiing, snowshoeing, and hundreds of miles of bike trails are but a few of popular outdoor activities in the area.

In addition to the outdoor activities, La Crosse is a thriving and growing healthcare community with two hospitals and three colleges.  With an abundance of arts, entertainment, diverse and delicious restaurants, and nightlife venues, residents and visitors alike are never at a loss for adventure. To learn more about what the La Crosse and similar communities we serve offer, please see the links below: