Mission Statement

Hackettstown First Aid and Rescue Squad is an organization whose existence is based on providing service to the community. This may be in the form of education, crisis intervention and reassurance, critical response and intervention or individual assistance. Our goal is to provide the most effective and efficient EMS care and support to any citizen, unrestricted by consideration of nationality, race, creed, color, religion, social status or ability to pay.

  • Honesty – We shall always act and communicate in a truthful manner.
  • Integrity – We shall maintain responsible personal and professional behavior in all aspects of our life.
  • Compassion – We shall always present ourselves with a kind and caring nature. We shall show kindness, empathy and respect to all citizens we may come in contact with.
  • Respect – We shall acknowledge the beliefs,  feelings and interests of all citizens with a non-judgmental, understanding, tolerant, and kind attitude.
  • Dignity – We shall assist our citizens in preserving their personal, moral and religious beliefs and feeling while treating them in a discreet and compassionate manner.
  • Commitment to Excellence – We shall maintain the highest medical, ethical, personal and professional standards to ensure the appropriate quality of care is always rendered to the citizens in need.
  • Professionalism – We shall present ourselves in a manner that is consistent with the beliefs, standards and rules of the EMS and local Community.
  • Accountability – We shall be accountable to ensuring EMS care is delivered to the absolute highest standards at all times in a kind, compassionate and appropriate manner.
  • Passion for Improvement - We shall support Life Long Learning along with continued professional and personal growth.
  • Community – We shall strive to improve the standards of living for all citizens by ensuring quality pre-hospital care is available and bring educational opportunities pertaining to emergency health and safety to our citizens of all ages.

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