Advanced Life Support Services Inc. (ALSS) at Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital, Lehighton, recently hired paramedics and emergency medical technicians to staff their advanced life support services unit. The unit began operations yesterday. ALSS has hired four full-time paramedics and four full-time emergency medical technicians (EMTs). The paramedics hired are Joni M. Gestl, Jeffrey C. Hoch, Emmett D. Thomas, and Maria A. David Wescoe.