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    Superior Ambulance

    The first private ambulance service in DuPage County, IL, Superior Air-Ground Ambulance Service, Inc. was named after the service level its founders intended to provide all patients. Fifty years later, Superior has grown to offer patients and municipalities many services within the EMS industry. Superior offers ground and air transport for a vast variety of patient needs, including but not limited to Advanced Life Support, Basic Life Support, Critical Care Transport and Bariatric Transport.

What to Expect - Critical Care

The goal of the Critical Care Transport team is to continue providing patients high-quality specialized medical care during transport, comparable to that available in the inpatient setting.


  • Hospital staff may remain on the unit, allowing for continuation of all treatment modalities during transport
  • Nursing care can be initiated during transport
  • Specialized equipment is provided by Superior

A Specialized Ground Transport Unit

  • Team consists of a Critical Care RN and 2 Critical Care EMT-Ps
  • Fully staffed 24 hours a day
  • CCT designated ambulances
  • Providing sophisticated transport modalities
  • Utilization of high tech equipment to stabilize and maintain the needs of the most critical patients

Providing service to Northern Illinois

Supported by the St. Francis EMS System and is IDPH approved

Critical Care Team Credentials

Critical Care Registered Nurse

  • Minimum 2 years critical care experience
  • ACLS certification
  • ECRN or IDPH approved prehospital program
  • Within 6 months of joining the team:
    • NRP
    • TNS/TNCC or equivalent
    • IABP Datascope training
    • CEN/CCRN preferred

Critical Care EMT Paramedic

  • Minimum 2 years EMT-P experience and good standing with the St. Francis EMSS
  • Critical Care Emergency Transport Program (University of Maryland) Certification
  • ACLS Certification
  • PHTLS/BTLS Certification
  • Within 6 months of joining the team:
    • NRP
    • IABP Datascope training