About

serving central & eastern south carolina

At Guardian Ambulance, we specialize in the highest level of comfort and patient safety. We staff our ambulances with highly trained, licensed EMTs and paramedics who are dedicated to providing expert pre-hospital patient care. Our services range from basic life support to advanced life support transports, as well as bariatric care services. Our headquarters is located in Florence, South Carolina, where we house our fleet of 30 ambulances. We also operate stations in Columbia and Calrendon and serve the community of Dillon.




COMPANY HISTORY

  • Guardian Ambulance establishes headquarters in Florence, South Carolina, with a fleet of 30 ambulances operated by more than 80 paramedics, EMTs and regional support staff.
  • Guardian Ambulance began serving the non-emergency medical transportation needs of customers and patients in northeastern South Carolina, specifically the communities of Florence, Columbia, Dillon and Clarendon.
  • Guardian ambulances proudly display the Commission on the Accreditation of Ambulance Services (CAAS) gold emblem that signifies it has met rigorous national standards for exceptional clinical, safety and operational expertise, among other areas. CAAS accreditation means Guardian has met the gold standard set by the ambulance industry for leading emergency medical services providers.
  • Guardian Ambulance serves McLeod Health in Florence, Dillon and Clarendon. Guardian Ambulance, along with it sister company Medshore, serves Prima Health in the Midlans, including Lexington, Richland and Sumter counties. 
  • Guardian Ambulance is a member of the Priority Ambulance family of companies, one of the fastest-growing private ambulance services in the nation.

Service Area

Guardian Ambulance serves the non-emergency medical transportation needs of customers and patients in central and eastern South Carolina, specifically the communities of Florence, Columbia, Dillon and Clarendon.

Corporate Values

Trust built with communities, medical facility partners, patients and employees is at the heart of our company. We build that trust by infusing into every aspect our core values of S.A.F.E – Safe. Accountable. Friendly. Efficient. When we deliver on our core values, our customers experience the key attributes of service and quality care that present as our employees being professional, courteous and on-time. The consistent delivery of this service over time builds the trust of our community members and customers that is essential to our success as a member of the Priority Ambulance family of companies.

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LEADERSHIP TEAM


Jason CookeVice President of Operations, Florence
Jason HerringDirector of Operations
Jason StricklandCommunications Manager, CQI/Training
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Meet the Priority Ambulance Family of Companies

For three consecutive years, the Priority Ambulance family of
companies has earned a ranking on the prestigious Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing companies in America. We’re proud to be counted among the nation’s top growers, achieving three-year revenue growth of 184% to qualify for the 2019 ranking period. Only one in four companies that make the Inc. 5000 list are recognized multiple years. We are honored and will continue to pursue growth through exceptional service delivery and patient care for years to come.

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