Sarah J. McCrea-Dameron

Sarah J. McCrea-Dameron

Clinical Training Director

Sarah J. McCrea-Dameron is currently the Director of Clinical Training and Development for myLaurel Health, an innovative healthcare solution providing high-acuity mobile healthcare services keeping vulnerable patients healthier and in their homes, avoiding unnecessary use of emergency services and emergency departments.

She retired from the City of Las Vegas, Department of Fire & Rescue as Deputy Fire Chief in January 2021. Hired with LVFR in 1998, she held various roles including firefighter, paramedic, fire apparatus driver/operator (engineer), technical rescue technician (high angle rope rescue, vehicle extrication, confined space, structural collapse, swift water rescue, and firefighter rescue), EMS Quality Improvement Coordinator, Administrative Officer, and Assistant Chief. Throughout her time as a Chief Officer, she was assigned several divisions including Fire Training, Fire Communications (fire/medical dispatch), Special Operations (hazardous materials and technical rescue teams), Nurse Triage Line, Medical Services, and Compliance and Innovation.

In 2015, Sarah co-founded and continues to serve on the Board of Directors for Southern Nevada CHIPs (Community Health Improvement Program), a non-profit that provides health and social service navigation and advocacy services to Southern Nevada’s most vulnerable community members through collaborations with first responders, universities, and other public service and healthcare partners. The program has taken the lead in providing resource referral and navigation to existing health and social services for high utilizers of Emergency Medical Services by ​linking social workers with first responders.

Sarah holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Nevada State College and an Executive  Masters Degree in Business Administration degree from the University of Nevada, Reno. Sarah is married with three children and lives in Blue Diamond, Nevada.