For the most acutely ill or injured patients who require the highest level of licensure an ambulance provider can obtain from the NJ Department of Health and senior services (DOHSS). A critical care nurse and two EMTs staff this type of interfacility transport, resulting in superior patient care.
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Transport:
Specialty transport for premature babies and newborns who need to be transferred to a hospital with a neonatal intensive care unit. The NICU truck is equipped with an isolette, and patients are transported with a Physician/Nurse Practitioner and two EMTs.
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) Transport:
Specialty transport for children under the age of 18 who need to be transferred to a hospital with a pediatric intensive care unit. Patients are transported with two EMTs and a Registered Nurse.
Bariatric Services is a specific type of transport available for patients who require transport, but the traditional stretchers and equipment is not suitable or safe for their specific needs and comfort.