SAS provides special event emergency, non-emergency medical transport service and standby service.

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    Walter Schaefer was a pioneer and an innovator who founded Schaefer Ambulance Service in 1932.

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    SAS is committed to affirmative actions building on the strengths of our workforce and enhancing diversity.

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    Areas serviced by SAS, Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, San Diego and Imperial Counties.

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Welcome to SAS

A leader and innovator in Emergency Medical Service (EMS).

Founded in 1932 Schaefer Ambulance Service Inc., has become a leader and innovator in Emergency Medical Services (EMS). For more than eight decades, Schaefer Ambulance pioneered and helped develop many medical transport services that we specialize in: basic life support; paramedic; critical care; neonatal; event standbys; and other specialized medical services.

In our infancy the founder J.W. Schaefer developed our motto “Our Greatest Asset is Our Willingness to Serve” which accurately reflects what Schaefer’s is all about. We are committed to providing the best service possible to our clients.

We have built a reputation of being a honest, hard working, trustworthy integrity business that provides excellent service to all of our customers.

We employee personnel who are committed to providing the best possible patient care to those in need. Often time this commitment is overlooked and under appreciated.

What SAS Does

Schaefer Ambulance strives to provide the best patient care possible.

Schaefer Ambulance strives to provide the best patient care possible with innovative technology, while maintaining excellent protocols with other EMS agencies.

We provide ground transport for hospitals, urgent care centers, convalescent homes, physicians, insurance companies, fire departments and private/public events.

With the motto “Our Greatest Asset is Our Willingness to Serve”, we are here to respond immediately and effectively. 

sas services:

We specialize in Emergency, Inter-Facility and Special Events Standby ambulance services.

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Community Education
and News:

  • Apr, 2016

    Preceptor training for EMT and Paramedic students.

    Working with our local colleges and Universities, Schaefer Ambulances provides a limited number of available clinical spots for EMT and Paramedic interns.
  • Apr, 2016

    NREMT Prep Course

    As part of our commitment to our community and EMS we continue to offer a unique course designed to assist EMT students in passing the National Board Examination.
  • Apr, 2016

    State Skills Verification Center.

    Schaefer Ambulance is very pleased to announce that we are now an approved State Skills Verification Center.