The Medical/Surgical Department provides an excellent level of care to our patients and their families, as demonstrated by our commitment to the Championship Culture. The development of this culture has resulted in receiving some of the highest patient satisfaction scores in the nation. These scores reflect our dedication and commitment to excellence in patient and family centered services.
The staff of the Medical/Surgical Department provides care to a diversity of clients. These include medical, surgical, pediatric, same day surgery and cardiac monitored patients. The department also offers care in a 2-bed Intensive Care Unit and an end-of-life family suite as well. Additionally, this nursing unit provides services for patients requiring various levels of care including acute, skilled (swing-bed), observation and extended level of care (private pay). Staffing patterns are reviewed daily to insure appropriate levels of nursing care.
The Medical/Surgical Department is composed of highly professional, dedicated, skilled and compassionate individuals who consist of registered nurses (RN), licensed practical nurses (LPN), registered nurse extenders, certified nurse aids (CNA) and ward clerks. The entire nursing staff is BCLS (Basic Cardiac Life Support) certified. The registered nursing staff is ACLS/CCU (Advanced Cardiac Life Support/Coronary Care Unit) certified.
A multi-disciplinary team meets weekly to develop a Comprehensive Discharge Plan for each patient. Patients and family are welcome to attend. A follow-up phone call after discharge is made to evaluate the transition to home.