Pediatrics accommodates patients and their families from birth to 18 years of age.
Acute Pediatric Care is available 24 hours per day, 365 day per year. In conjunction with a patient's
Pediatrician, medical care may be directed from Pediatric Hospitalist. Admitting diagnoses include
but are not limited to: respiratory, gastrointestinal, metabolic, viral disorders septicemia, and surgical conditions.
Pediatric Emergency Department
Opened in December of 2000, the Pediatric Emergency Department is the only service of this type on the Westbank.
This five bed unit is available for the stabilization and/or resuscitation of a variety of illnesses and injuries
in children from birth to 17 years of age. Medical care is provided by Emergency Department physicians specifically
trained in Pediatrics or Board Certified Emergency Department Physicians. Nursing care by Registered
Nurses, Certified Nursing Assistants, and Unit Registration Clerks is provided seven days a week/24 hours a day.
Pediatric nurses are PALS certified (Pediatric Advanced Life Support).