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Emergency Medical Services 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.

Are you interested in joining our growing team of emergency medical providers? Call 973-537-5636 or visit our Careers page for current openings.

Our services:


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.


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 & Horse Show.

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.

Teddy Bear ER

We are excited to offer Teddy Bear ER for Pre-K through 1st grade students in our community. The program is approximately 45 minutes long and the children will have an opportunity to learn about a healthy lifestyle, tour a new Saint Clare’s ambulance, and practice teddy bear first aid. The Saint Clare’s EMS team will familiarize children with the sights, sounds and the “helpers” they may encounter in an emergency. We invite students to bring their favorite teddy bear or stuffed animal from home. Our paramedics and EMT’s will patch up teddy bear’s boo boos and offer other fun activities.

This is a popular service for schools within our community. We encourage you to schedule your school's program as early as possible.

To schedule your school’s session, please click, print and fill out the form below. The form should be emailed to Megan Bizzaro at

Teddy Bear Form