Julie Buckingham

Laerdal Medical

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Laerdal Medical
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Julie Buckingham

Laerdal Medical


Ms. Buckingham has served King County EMS since 2012 as the EMD QI Program Manager, and is also a member of the Resuscitation Academy faculty. Prior to coming to King County EMS, Ms. Buckingham worked at NORCOM/Eastside Communications Center in Bellevue, Washington for 15 years.

Ms. Buckingham has been active in the public safety communications industry for over 18 years, serving as a:

  • Telecommunicator
  • CTO
  • Tactical dispatch team member and team leader
  • EMD Instructor
  • Peer support team member
  • Operations supervisor
  • Training Coordinator
  • Interim training and accreditation program manager
  • Cadre Instructor - Telecommunicator Program - Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission
  • Washington State ACCESS (NCIC) Instructor & TAC

Professional association involvements Include:

  • APCO International
    • Standards Development Training Sub-Committee
    • Standards Review Sub-Committee

  • American Heart Association
    • Task Force Member - Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) T-CPR Task Force
Ms. Buckingham has presented at several APCO International National Training Conferences, speaking on the topic of Quality Improvement, T-CPR, and the role of telecommunicators in cardiac arrest survival.

Job History

Resuscitation Academy
Faculty Member
March 2013 - present

King County EMS
EMD Quality Improvement Manager
November 2012 - present

Training Coordinator
Bellevue, WA, United States
February 2009 - November 2012

Interim Professional Standards & Development Manager
Bellevue, WA, United States
May 2012 - October 2012

Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission
Telecommunicator Program Cadre Instructor
Burien, WA, United States
January 2006 - January 2011

Year Started in Public Safety

  • 1998

Job Level

  • Level 2


  • Manager

Area of Public Safety

  • Operational