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King County Medic One is a public service organization, a critical link in our regional Emergency Medical Service system, providing high quality, advanced patient care.

Our mission is accomplished by the vigilant practice of our core values:


  • We treat our patients with dignity.
  • We recognize and accept the privilege, confidence and trust that is extended to us when we serve others during their time of vulnerability and need.


  • We demonstrate ethical behavior in all of our interactions.
  • We maintain our credibility by conducting ourselves with uncompromising honesty and professionalism.


  • We build constructive relationships by practicing cooperative effort.
  • We support a working environment that encourages respectful communication, equitable treatment and widespread contribution.


  • We are a program of leaders.
  • We encourage, develop and practice leadership skills at all levels, which motivates others to achieve common goals.


  • We pursue continuous improvement in our medical mission through evaluation, education, personal development and research.
  • We achieve distinction by demonstrating the highest degree of paramedic and program expertise combined with effective teamwork.

In summary, we take pride in our service-oriented organization dedicated to bringing the values of Medic One to the public and the EMS community.