Emergency Department


The New Emergency Department at Pascack Valley Medical Center offers: 

Easy-Access Entrance
22,240 Square feet of new renovated space
26 All Private Exam Rooms
Fast-Track Rooms for More Efficient Care
Pediatric Friendly Exam and Treatment Rooms
State-of-the-Art Equipment and Technology
Beautiful and Comfortable Healing Environment


At Pascack Valley Medical Center we are committed to excellence in all we do. Our Emergency Department door-to-provider times are the most efficient in the state, averaging only 20 minutes. Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, our highly skilled staff is ready for whatever emergency life may bring you. Pascack Valley Medical Center offers superior Emergency Services through our highly trained physicians, nurses and staff.

We understand that emergencies can be extremely stressful and we are committed to providing patient focused care to make your visit as smooth as possible. Text ERWAIT to 90822 for the current Emergency Department wait time. Message and data rates may apply. Text STOP to end or cancel. Please click here for other terms and conditions. 

When to Visit the ED?

The following are warning signs which may indicate a medical emergency:

  • Difficulty breathing, shortness of breath
  • Chest or upper abdominal pain or pressure
  • Fainting, sudden dizziness, weakness
  • Changes in vision
  • Confusion or changes in mental status
  • Any sudden or severe pain
  • Uncontrolled bleeding
  • Severe or persistent vomiting or diarrhea
  • Coughing or vomiting blood
  • Suicidal thoughts or feelings
  • Difficulty speaking
  • Shortness of breath
  • Unusual abdominal pain

Let Us Know You're on Your Way with iTriage

Notify HackensackUMC at Pascack Valley when you are on the way with iTriage. iTriage is one of the top health and fitness resources on the market, which empowers individuals to make better healthcare decisions. 

This helpful tool also allows you to tell us “I’m on my way”. This featureallows you to notify our Emergency Department staff of your imminent arrival.  Our staff is able to anticipate patient needs, better prepare for their arrival, and ultimately improve patient care.  Any user can complete the short “I’m on my way” form on the iTriage app or website and receive peace of mind knowing the ED is anticipating their arrival. To check in with iTriage and let us know you're on your way just click here!

Long wait times and overcrowding are familiar emergency room problems. HackensackUMC at Pascack Valley is committed to providing high quality care without the long wait times.


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