Medical/Surgical Inpatient Care
Individualized care, focused on returning you to full function is always the goal in our medical/surgical inpatient unit. Our highly skilled staff provides a full range of patient care services for all ages.
What you'll find on the medical/surgical floor:
- 21 private patient rooms including two negative pressure isolation rooms
- Registered nurses on staff 24 hours a day monitoring patient progress and providing necessary care
- State-of-the-art lift system in all patient rooms
- Specialty beds for patients with cardiac problems that allow for continuous monitoring and ECG transmissions if needed
- Antibiotic Infusion
- Therapeutic Injections and Infusion
- Chemotherapy Pump Disconnection
- Wound Vaccum
Swing Bed Program
What is Swing Bed?
- A Medicare covered hospital-based program for patients who no longer need inpatient care, but are not ready to go home and need some rehabilitation and/or nursing care
- Goal: Return home when therapy goals are met or skilled nursing care is no longer needed in the hospital
Services Available Based on Your Needs:
- Nursing - assists with pain management, education and recovery
- Nutrition Services - provides nutritional support, education and customized menus
- Physical Therapy -provides injury rehabilitation, strength building, fall prevention and focuses on helping you to resume life activities, like walking, exercising, maintaining balance and flexibility
- Occupational Therapy - focuses on daily living skills, including bathing and dressing
- Pharmacy - works with your physician to assure medication needs are met
- Respiratory Therapy - provides education about oxygen and other respiratory needs
- Social Work - works with you and your family to connect you with services and resources in the hospital and community, also can help you complete an advance directive
- Speech Therapy - assists with communication skills, reading, and safe swallowing
Length of Stay
- Usually two weeks or less
- We will check your progress toward your treatment goals daily.
Patient and Family Services will assist with the following, if needed:
- Work with you to plan for leaving the hospital
- Arrange for home-based services, if needed
- Arrange for alternate living arrangements
- Coordinate other community services and family help
- Lending or purchase of home medical equipment and supplies (walker, wheelchair, commode, shower bench, etc.)
What is a hospitalist?
While working alongside your primary care physician, a hospitalist serves as a bridge connecting you to a healthy recovery when you are in the hospital. They will help answer questions, explain test results and update your family members on how your recovery is progressing giving you the care you've always trusted during your hospital stay.