Join one of the best NICU's in the country. Rated by the American Academy of Pediatrics as level 4-the highest rating available and one of only a few ranked among the best in the nation, according to the U.S. News & World Report.
*Ranked Best Children's Hospital by U.S. World & News and World
report in 7 specialties.
*Magnet Hospital-training the next leaders providing opportunities
for Clinical Ladder, Evidence Based Practice Council, Project and
*Leapfrog Top Hospital Award for Outstanding Quality and Safety
Gold Level CAPE
World Class NICU Team:
This Children's Hospital has three separate NICU Levels all with board-certified neonatologist and special units just for small babies and those who need complex surgery, no one on the West Coast is more dedicated to giving babies a healthy start. Special units for customized care provide care for babies born between 24 and 28 weeks or weighing less than 1,000 grams, babies who need complex surgery, and babies who have neurological and cardiac concerns.
*Level 4 NICU RNs-91 beds, 36-privates
*Level 3 NICU-22 beds
*Level 2 NICU-13 beds all private rooms
*Advanced hemodynamic monitoring
*High frequency oscillatory ventilators
*Bedside pulmonary function testing
*Inhaled nitric oxide
*Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP)
*Brain & Body Cooling
*Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)
*Self-contained blood gas laboratory
*Bar code scanning to ensure safety
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