Jamaica Hospital’s Board-Certified intensivists provide consultation services and comprehensive and continuous care to patients in need of life support or who require intensive monitoring and treatment due to serious illness or injury.
Specifically, the hospital’s Intensive Care Units, which are staffed by physicians, nurses, and other specialists who are trained in critical care and how to treat critically-ill patients with advanced non-invasive and invasive procedures.
Jamaica Hospital offers multiple, state-of-the-art ICU units that provide the highest level of care. These units include:
- Surgical Intensive care Unit (SICU) – This unit provides care to critically ill patients who have had or require surgery.
- Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) – This unit provides medical management to critically ill patients that do not require surgery.
- Cardiac Critical Care Unit (CCU) – This unit provides care to patients who have had severe heart conditions such as cardiac dysrhythmia, unstable angina or heart attacks.
- Intermediate Medical Care Unit (IMCU) –This unit provides care for patients who require long term medical care that requires support for respiration and nutritional therapy, but not as intense as in an MICU.