2 North | Pediatrics
Departmental Scope of Services
2 North is a 10-bed inpatient unit with five observation beds for the Pediatrics After Hours EMERGENCY Care. The unit’s focus is family-centered care.
Types of Patients Served
- Step down NICU babies, nursery transfers
- All pediatric patients
- Overflow Medical/Surgical patients that meet admission criteria
Overview of Department Services
- Multidisciplinary team approach to care of patient as well as families
- Pediatric hospitalists as well as attending physicians see patients
- Pediatric After Hours EMERGENCY Care is open 12 noon to midnight seven days a week with pediatric nurses and pediatric hospitalists in attendance
- Moderation sedation for pediatric patients
- Outpatient services for patients of referring physicians
- Staffed primarily by an all R.N staff who are PALS certified
- Moderate sedation nurse available for special procedures
- Pediatric After Hours EMERGENCY Care and outpatient services available
The pediatric nurses on this unit are experts in providing tender, loving, professional care to patients in all age groups.
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