Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and MICU
The Emergency Medical Services (EMS) department of Saint Clare's Health
System is committed to providing fast and compassionate emergency care
to the people and communities of northwest New Jersey. Our staff strives
to be the pre-hospital healthcare provider of choice in the communities
that we serve. Utilizing state-of-art equipment, including one of the
newest ambulance fleets in the region, and staff with experience, we strive
to exceed expectations while remaining a cost effective solution to your
medical transportation needs.
For 24-hour service around the clock, call our dispatch center at (973) 537-5656.
Our services include:
MICU: Our Mobile Intensive care Units (MICU) units are staffed by two licensed
paramedics, certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced
Life Support and Pre-Hospital Trauma Advanced Life Support, with the ability
to bring the skills of an emergency room to your door. Covering 1,200
square miles across three counties, and serving more than 750,000 members
of our community in northwest New Jersey, our caring team leverages modern
technology and time-honored caring to provide the highest levels of emergency
care to you and your loved ones.
SCTU: The Specialty Care transport Units (SCTU) is a specialized ambulance, staffed
by highly trained registered nurses (RNs) and Emergency Medical Technicians
(EMTs), that provides inter-facility transport for critically-ill patients.
The SCTU serves patients ranging from newborns to those of advanced age
with multiple medical problems. These ambulances carry state-of-the-art
equipment for cardiac monitoring, advanced life support medications, portable
ventilators and intra-aortic balloon pumps. This allows a smooth transfer
of care between one facility and another, minimizing the stress on the
patients and their families.
BLS / Ambulance Services: Our most active segment, the dedicated employees of this unit transport
patients with diverse needs to a variety of hospitals, skilled nursing
facilities, doctors appointments and personal residences. We proudly provide
local, regional and long distance transports. Ranging from wheelchair
service to specialized bariatric services, this unit strives to deliver
the utmost in compassionate care during emergency or general medical transport.
To schedule a service or if you have any questions, please contact (973) 537-5636.
Special Operations: Our Special Operations division provides highly specialized services for
area law enforcement agencies. Tactically trained paramedics augment various
SWAT and SERT teams in the region and provide on-scene medical stabilization
and medical transport of those needing treatment. Special operations also
provide logistical support for numerous large-scale events including Gooch's
Garlic Run, Run for Ryan and the NJ State Fair/Sussex County Farm &
Education/ Outreach: Saint Clare's EMS employees are among the most qualified personnel
in their respective specialties. We also partner with the community to
facilitate the distribution and maintenance of automated external defibrillators
(AEDs). If your organization needs assistance with upgrading the software
to the latest manufactures' guidelines, please don't hesitate
to call. If you would like an ambulance or MICU unit to visit or our emergency
medical professionals to speak to your organization or group, call (973) 537-5656.
Are you interested in joining our growing team of emergency medical providers?
Call (973) 537-5636 or visit our
Careers page for current openings.