Dawson County Fire Fighter and Paramedic Tim Cameron received the Mary Beth Bowns Excellence in Trauma Care Award from the Georgia Emergency Medical Services Association last month.
The purpose of the Mary Beth Bowns Excellence in Trauma Care Award is to reward an individual or organization in the state of Georgia for their outstanding delivery of care to a critically injured patient(s).
The recipient should exhibit excellence in the delivery of care to the trauma patient and implement positive change in the trauma care system.
According to a press release from Dawson County Government spokesperson Laura Fulcher, Cameron responded to several significant trauma-related calls during 2018, and all victims had favorable outcomes due to the excellent patient care received.
The award was given Feb. 21 at the annual Georgia Emergency Medical Services Day at the state capitol. Cameron was one of seven to win the prestigious award.
He has been employed with Dawson County since 2011, and works full time with Marietta Fire.
“We are truly blessed to a have a top-notch paramedic like Tim here in Dawson,” Dawson County Emergency Services Director Danny Thompson said. “Tim is a team player in every aspect of his job, and his skill set ranks amongst some of the best I’ve ever seen.”