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Critical Care Services at Somerset Campus

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset's 28-room Critical Care Pavilion provides around-the-clock care to our most ill patients. It includes:

  • The Intensive Care Unit (ICU), which is designed for critically ill patients who either need surgery, are healing from surgery or need specialized care
  • The Coronary Care Unit (CCU), which cares for patients healing from heart attacks or patients with heart disease
  • The Intermediate Care Unit (IMCU) or Progressive Care Unit, which provides a "step-down" level of care for patients who no longer need to stay in the ICU or CCU, but still need specialized care.

The pavilion features state-of-the technology. Patient monitors are linked by computer to other areas of the hospital, including the Emergency Department and the Operating Suite, so doctors can constantly view their patients' vital signs. Even the beds are specialized, with built-in safety features to alert the staff if a patient needs assistance.

State of the Art Technology

The equipment in the Pavilion provides an exceptional level of technological support. Patient monitors are linked by computer to other areas of the hospital, including the Emergency Department and the Operating Suite, so that physicians can constantly monitor vital signs. Even the beds are specialized, with built-in safety features to alert the staff if a patient needs assistance.

Our Staff

The Critical Care Pavilion staff includes an ICU director who is board certified in critical care medicine, a nurse practitioner who specializes in cardiology, and critical care nurses with advanced critical care education and national certification.

Patient Stories

  • The hospital got me back on my feet... and enjoying life again.

    Phyllis
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  • "I was ready to fight hard. Being a mom with a four year old daughter just made me push harder. I didn't stop living. I didn't stop being a mom."

    Kriss
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  • "I went to bed and woke up at about 2am with the most severe and indescribable pain in my chest"

    Tom
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Patient Stories

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