St. Joseph's Medical Center has three distinct Critical Care departments to offer the most sophisticated level of care for our patients. All of our critical care areas have state-of-the-art monitoring equipment and specially trained staff, many with advanced certifications in their specialty field. The units are designed with centralized nursing stations that enable direct visibility to the patients' rooms.
Cardiac Intensive Care
The Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) is a specialized nursing unit with nine beds for patients who require close observation after heart attacks, heart surgery, and other critical cardiac conditions.
Surgical Intensive Care
The Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU) is a specialized unit with ten beds for patients who require close observation after surgery.
Respiratory Medical Intensive Care
The Respiratory Medical Intensive Care Unit (RMICU) is a specialized nursing unit with ten beds for patients who require close observation, frequent assessments and monitoring for respiratory conditions.