Janie Flores, EMT –Intermediate, receives an award for EMT –Intermediate of the Year 2017 given by South Plains Emergency Medical Services (SPEMS) and presented by Joey Parks, EMS Director for Medical Arts Hospital EMS. Janie was nominated for the award by her supervisor and co-workers and chosen out of all SPEMS regional nominations. She has been a mainstay of EMS in Dawson County for 33 years and is still going strong as a valuable team member of Medical Arts Hospital EMS.


Janie started her EMS career in Dawson County in 1984 as an EMT-Basic and eventually advanced her career from a Basic to Intermediate. Lamesa is home to Janie and she treats every patient as if they were family. She is highly respected by her peers and has worked for no less than 6 different directors that have all spoken highly of this remarkable individual.