EMS Coordinators may be requested or may self-dispatch to incidents requiring three or more BLS ambulances.
Their focus is to assist the Incident Commander or EMS Chief with BLS unit response, staging, transport, hospital assignments, move-ups, standbys and
communications, while maintaining adequate EMS and BLS resources to serve routine emergencies. EMS Coordinators can be requested by the EMS Officer in Charge
of an incident by contacting the Warren County Communications Center by radio or telephone (908-835-2026).
Region of County
Duties of EMS Coordinators
New Jersey's Basic Life Support needs are served by a mix of volunteer
and career Emergency Medical Services organizations. Advanced Life
Support needs are served by hospital-based Mobile Intensive Care
Programs. Local units are supported by those from contiguous areas.
After local mutual aid has been exhausted, additional requests are to be
handled by the County Office of Emergency Management Emergency
Medical Services Coordinators according to local Standard Operating
County Emergency Medical Services Coordinators utilize regional
communication centers and/or local MICU dispatch centers to assist with
these duties. If the NJOEM SEOC has been activated, the affected county or
counties Emergency Medical Services Coordinator(s) should keep the
NJOEM SEOC informed of their Emergency Medical Services activities. If
resources are requested in multiple counties, they should be coordinated
through the State Emergency Medical Services Coordinator at the NJOEM