The day – friends & neighbors: Promotion at KB Ambulance



Amber Axtell has been promoted to chief of operations in the KB Ambulance Corps in Putnam.

Axtell has been with KB Ambulance for nearly a decade and has 13 years of ambulance experience. She has been a National Registry and a Connecticut Licensed Paramedic for nearly eight years.

Axtell joined KB Ambulance as a Volunteer EMT in 2011, and began her advanced emergency care training with American Professional Education Services in 2012 and was licensed as a paramedic in 2013. That same year she also began her three-year three-year job with the American Ambulance Service in Norwich, where she served as a paramedic and became an associate supervisor.

In 2017, Axtell joined KB Ambulance as a full-time paramedic and quality assurance supervisor.

Axtell is certified as an American Heart Association Instructor in Advanced Care Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, and Basic Life Support Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid. She also holds an EMS instructor certification from the state of Connecticut. She also helps students earn their Emergency Medicine (EMR) certification at Tourtellotte Memorial High School in Thompson.

Axtell serves as the EMS coordinator for Day Kimball Hospital in Putnam and is a part-time dispatcher with Quinebaug Valley Emergency Communications in Dayville.

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