Eric Maloney (2017) (2)

Eric Maloney

Deputy Fire Chief

I grew up in Kerrville, attending Starkey elementary and graduating from Tivy High School in 1987. I obtained my paramedic certification in 1996 and worked for Kendall County EMS while enrolled in the Fire Academy. Upon graduation, I was hired as a firefighter/paramedic by the Kerrville Fire Department in May 1997. I promoted to EMS Coordinator in 2004 and to Division Chief of EMS in 2015. During my career, I obtained an Associated in Applied Science EMS in 2003 from San Antonio College and a Bachelor of Science in Emergency Health Sciences in 2007 from the UT Health Science Center in San Antonio. I currently hold a TCFP Master Firefighter, TCFP Instructor, DSHS Licensed Paramedic, DSHS Basic Coordinator/Instructor, AHA BLS, ACLS & PALS Instructor and PADI Scuba Instructor.
I am happily married with 2 children and enjoy coaching my kids’ sports, outdoor activities, camping, hiking, and just family time. We are active members of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church and blessed to live in the beautiful Hill Country.

Primary Objective

To provide quality emergency medical services to the citizens of Kerrville and Kerr County in a timely and efficient manner.

Division Chief - EMS Coordinator

As the Division Chief – EMS Coordinator, I am responsible for management of the Kerrville Fire Department EMS Division and the Kerr County First Responder Program. Other duties and responsibilities include:

  • Ensure compliance with local, state and federal regulations.
  • Liaison to the Medical Director to ensure high quality patient care.
  • Develop and administer quality assurance programs to include the Field Training Officers, recruit training, paramedic probation and continuing education.
  • Supervisor of the EMS billing to include ePCR software management, billing agency and collection agency.
  • Prepare and manage the EMS budget for expenditures and revenues.
  • Research opportunities for grants and other revenue opportunities.
  • Ensure equipment is operating correctly and coordinate the preventative maintenance program.
  • Asset and equipment replacement plan and medical inventory control program.
  • Research and manage the replacement and remount of ambulances.
  • Prepare and review response reports, billing reports, budget reports, etc..
  • Develop and manage the infection control program and liaison with regional infection control nurse.
  • Develop and manage the HIPAA program.
  • Develop and manage the dispatch protocols, medical protocols, infection control protocols and EMS Standard Operating Guidelines.
  • Administer the medical continuing education program for web-based, in-house, and AHA certifications.
  • Respond to high acuity emergency calls and Mass Casualty Incidents.
  • Liaison with local and regional hospitals, nursing homes, and other medical facilities.
  • Represent the City of Kerrville and participate in the local and regional meetings


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