KCFD1 swore in Jason Padgett as a new Paramedic on Friday, May 18, 2018. Jason comes from the Rogue Valley with his wife Telma and his 9 yr old daughter Elianna. He and his family now reside in the Chiloquin area. Jason brings experience as a volunteer Firefighter, EMT, and Paramedic. Until 3 years ago, Mr. Padgett also served as a US Army Medic. Jason received a degree in EMS from Umpqua Community College.
During the past 5 years he has worked in a clinical setting in a rural Urgent Care performing triage. Jason currently is in a nursing program with aspirations of becoming a part time Nurse Practitioner on his days off from KCFD1. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family doing outdoor activities and he has a passion for woodworking, specifically wood turning.
by Klamath Alerts via press release from KDFD1