Surgical & Pediatrics Nurses (Inpatient
Cooper, RN, C.
Our Medical/Surgical/Pediatric Unit, currently
comprised of 36 beds with another 18 private
beds to be in service by 2010, offers a
safe and nurturing environment for patients
of all ages.
Telemetry, oncology, palliative care, orthopedic
surgery, joint replacement, general surgery,
cardiac/respiratory, diabetes, stroke and
gynecological surgery are all part of our
We conduct on-going patient education regarding
medications, new diagnoses, and self-care.
Each room is equipped with a message board
that lists all nurses and other staff who
are responsible for the patient’s
care each day, along with any procedures
or tests that the patient will be undergoing
during the day. This allows family to be
aware of what is happening and provides
a basis for interactions with the patient
and the hospital staff.
Sixteen of the nurses hold advanced certifications
in Oncology, Medical/Surgical Medicine,