Two of these ambulances are certified to perform both BLS and Specialty Care Transport for those patients who are critically ill or injured.
On average, McCabe answers 19,000 calls per year. Not just limited to the City of Bayonne, McCabe also provides mutual aid for neighboring communities in Hudson County and emergency response to the New Jersey Turnpike and Bayonne Bridge.
Over the years, McCabe Ambulance has responded to many large-scale events. H. Mickey McCabe, serving as the EMS County OEM Coordinator, is responsible for the planning and mobilization of all Hudson County EMS resources during a large-scale incident.
McCabe Ambulance has responded to many large scale incidents over the years, including the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, the Secaucus train derailment in 1995, the 9/11 World Trade Center attacks, and the U.S. Airways Flight 1549 crash in 2009.
McCabe Ambulance has been the exclusive 9-1-1 provider for the City of Bayonne since the early 1980s. Currently, McCabe has a fleet of eleven Basic Life Support ambulances licensed by the State of New Jersey for EMS response. Two of these ambulances are certified to perform both BLS and Specialty Care Transport for those patients who are critically ill or injured.
In addition to providing 9-1-1 emergency response to Bayonne and Hudson County, McCabe Ambulance also operates a Specialty Care Transport (SCT) Division.
McCabe is licensed by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services to serve as a Specialty Care Transport provider throughout New Jersey. Our SCT units are state-of-the-art, well-equipped vehicles staffed with two EMTs and a licensed registered nurse.
The McCabe Communications Center functions as the only privately operated and licensed E-911 dispatch center in the state of New Jersey.
All dispatchers are New Jersey Certified Emergency Medical Dispatchers (EMDs) trained in call-taking and pre-arrival instruction.
McCabe EMS has its own Special Operations Group (S.O.G.) The S.O.G. is comprised of McCabe employees, who range from EMT Basic to a Board certified Physician. This specialized group is trained to handle response to any large scale event, and have all been trained in the Incident Command Systems, Hazardous Materials, Weapons of Mass Destruction, T.E.M.S., as well as Response to a Large Scale Incidents.
McCabe EMS offers Wheelchair Services as part of our range of Services.