The Providence Medical Center ambulance is a hospital-based ambulance service providing 24-hour service. It is available by calling 911. This service is licensed by the State of Nebraska as an Advanced Life Support Service. Nurses and emergency medical technicians provide the crew on every ambulance or rescue event. All drivers are emergency medical technicians. Most of the registered nurses and licensed practical nurses at PMC have an additional license as an emergency medical technician. All ambulances are adequately equipped to provide immediate emergency treatment until the patient can be transported to the hospital. These same ambulances and crew provide advanced life support services during emergency or non-emergency transfers to hospitals providing a higher level of care, or for tests not available at PMC. If an emergency situation exists, physicians at PMC may contact Mercy Air Care at Sioux City, Iowa, or Lifenet Air Care at Norfolk and/or Omaha, Nebraska, for helicopter transport to a hospital providing a higher level of care. Ambulance services may be contacted by calling 402-375-7984.