On Time EMT Shows Heroism in NJ High School Football Shooting

Posted by Herbert Simons on 11/19/19 9:00 AM

 

Sean Riggin, Chief of Police in Pleasantville, NJ acknowledges the heroic efforts of Firefighters Sanchez (center) and Alexander (right) for their actions following a shooting their on Friday night at a high school football game.

 

On Friday, November 15th 2019, off-duty On Time EMT and Pleasantville Firefighter Ernest Alexander was watching the Pleasantville High School football game when a shooting started.

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How to Ace Your NJ EMT Job Interview

Posted by On Time Ambulance on 8/5/19 4:25 PM

 

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2019 NJ EMT Elective Class Schedule

Posted by On Time Ambulance on 1/16/19 9:31 AM

We are proud to be partnering with Community Safety Consultants to offer a full schedule of EMT elective courses in 2019. We offer a variety of different frameworks for each session, and these classes are free for all On Time employees. So without further adieu, here's what you can expect for EMT Elective classes with us in 2019.

Note: all classes will be held at our main headquarters in Roselle, New Jersey.

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3 Facts About NJ EMS History

Posted by On Time Ambulance on 10/12/18 9:17 AM

We've come a long way with ambulance and emergency medical services since the early days of hammock carts and horse-drawn wagons. And our home state of New Jersey played a huge role in the evolution of first aid and EMS history. Here's three facts about the milestones our state has achieved throughout the years.

 

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The Politics of Upgrading NJ's 911 System

Posted by On Time Ambulance on 12/13/16 2:39 PM

It’s never been more important to upgrade and optimize our 911 system for cell phones. Seventy percent of emergency calls now come in that way. We also need to be able to text, send pictures, and give dispatchers the ability to geo-locate cell phones like is available in many other states.

You can currently text 911 in some counties in NJ. But the system, developed in the 1980s, cannot track where exactly the calls or texts come from. It can only provide a range. The whole grid needs to be revamped for it to work more efficiently. 

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Under the Hood: Our Medical Transportation Fleet

Posted by On Time Ambulance on 5/5/16 2:18 PM

We are proud to have the largest service-area footprint of any private ambulance company in New Jersey.

Our 120 transport vehicles are deployed in three operational depots: Roselle, Voorhees, and Fair Lawn. These include: caravans, minivans, passenger vans, Mobility Assistance Vehicles (MAVs), Basic Life Support Ambulances, and Specialty Care Transport Units (SCTUs).

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NJ Public Transportation Options for People with Disabilities

Posted by On Time Ambulance on 1/21/16 11:00 AM


 

[updated May 12, 2017]

Various entities in New Jersey provide low or no cost transportation services for people with disabilities. Whether it's standard NJ Transit buses, AccessLink shuttles, county services, or charitable organizations, knowing what's out there is crucial to finding the services that best suit your needs or those of your loved ones.

 

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Why Are So Many NJ Ambulance Providers Closing?

Posted by On Time Ambulance on 12/3/15 12:30 PM

Significantly fewer ambulance companies exist in New Jersey today than a year ago. Estimates of the amount of closures range from 25 to 50 firms---with more likely closing in the future. 

Some have closed their doors quickly without any advanced notice, leaving patients and their families in a dangerous limbo. This may seem strange, because health care is one of the fastest growing industries in the nation. So what’s causing the sudden closure of so many medical transportation providers here in the Garden State?

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Tags: Ambulance Companies, New Jersey, Medicare Prior Authorization

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