To work in the Pediatric Intensive Care unit, our nurses need to be highly motivated and have excellent teamwork skills to provide critical care medicine and nursing care to children across the region.
|Pediatric Intensive Care||Pediatric (newborn to 18 years)||24||
Our unit specializes in the care of children with various conditions including neurological, respiratory, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, renal/genitourinary, orthopedic, burns, traumatic and accidental injuries and/or multi-system involvement in a level 1 trauma center. The PICU is also part of the team who responds to rapid response calls and pediatric codes within Children's Hospital.
Our patient focus is on providing quality, collaborative, and innovative care to our patient’s. We are a state of the art 24-bed intensive care unit that provides quality critical care services while supporting families through one of the most challenging times. The PICU team works together making a difference one shift at a time.
The PICU shares the 5th floor of Children’s Hospital with the Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (PCICU). The PICU and PCICU work together to assure all critically ill pediatric patients are cared for on the 5th floor.
We are proud of the teamwork shown by all of the staff and physicians in the PICU.
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