This is an 8 bed facility located on Level 4 of Mount Alvernia Hospital. The ICU cares for critically ill patients with complex and life-threatening medical conditions, including advanced support for peri-operative high-risk surgical patients.
Each patient bed areas are fitted with physiological monitoring systems and a variety of ventilator for acute respiratory failure as well as pressure control ventilation for acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).
The unit is supported by a team of intensive care nurses; attending to one or two patients at a time, each shift. They work in tandem with on campus physicians and therapists. Visiting hours are 10am-12pm and 4pm-8.30pm.