Rita Koch West EMT-P, CCP-C, FP-C serves as the Division Chief of Operations for Washington County Ambulance District and oversees the day-to-day operations of the District. Division Chief Koch West coordinates all District outreach, education, and public relations operations, and serves as the primary liaison to all community organizations, local schools, and allied agencies in Washington County.
Division Chief Koch West is a Missouri Licensed Paramedic, Missouri Licensed Community Paramedic, Board-Certified Critical Care Paramedic and Board-Certified Flight Paramedic.
Division Chief Koch West is also an integral part of the education team at Mineral Area College, serving as the Clinical, Lab & Simulation Coordinator and adjunct instructor for the EMS Education Program. Division Chief Koch West is also an adjunct instructor for the Fundamentals of Critical Care Transport Program.