This page offers instruction to SCEMSS providers that need to request a letter of good standing for providers looking to enter another System. If a provider is looking for information on where to send a letter of good standing to enter the Silver Cross EMS System, please have letters emailed to the EMS Operations Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org for System Entry. This page also includes information on how to change primary and secondary Systems.
To request a Letter of Good Standing from Silver Cross EMS so you may join/enter another EMS System, please do so in writing then fax or email your request ensuring you include ALL of the following information:
1. Your full name, current home address, cell phone, and email for reference.
2. Your request letter may be typed or hand written, but MUST have an effective date.
3. The request must state “I am requesting a letter of good standing to enter _____ System”.
4. State the full name of the System (not agency/department) you plan to enter.
5. Include the fax number or email of the System you plan to enter.
6. State “I am going into _____ System as primary or secondary”.
7. You must state 1 of the 2 following statements:
– “I plan to stay in Silver Cross EMS with _____ agency” (state the Silver Cross EMS agency)
– “I am dropping Silver Cross since I will no longer work for one of its agencies”
You cannot stay in Silver Cross unless you remain employed by one of our agencies/departments!
8. You may request your SMO date/score be included in your good standing letter .
9. You must include your cell phone number should our office have any questions about your request.
Email the Operations Coordinator or fax this letter of request to 815-300-7917, allowing 5 business days for processing. Once the letter is prepared it will be faxed or emailed directly to the EMS System you are entering. Good Standing letters are sent from System to System only; never to any agency or individual.
IF ALL 9 ITEMS ARE NOT INCLUDED IN YOUR REQUEST, IT WILL NOT BE PROCESSED!
Silver Cross Paramedic Class recent graduates should contact their Instructor for good standing letters.
Providers who wish to CHANGE their primary EMS SYSTEM status must do so by emailing the Operations Coordinator email@example.com. Your agency EMS Coordinator CANNOT make this change for you.
- This letter must come directly from you, the EMS provider, include a return phone number in case of questions, and state the System names of the Systems you are changing to primary, and to secondary.
- If switching into another System as primary you must state if you plan to stay with Silver Cross and if so with which one of our agencies/departments.
- If switching Silver Cross EMS System to your primary then you MUST also include copies of your CE from your previous System. Keep copies of all CE for your own records as well.