Pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) in the South Bay region
Children with complex medical conditions and critical illnesses have access to the quality care they need through the PICU at Good Samaritan Hospital. This specialty unit is staffed by dedicated nurses and uses advanced equipment and technology to meet the urgent needs of critically ill children in our care. Patients in the PICU receive close monitoring 24/7, overseen by intensivists with special training in pediatric critical care.
For more information about our pediatric intensive care services, please call our Consult-A-Nurse® team at (888) 724-2362.
Our PICU team
Pediatric intensive care is provided by a specially trained team that includes:
- Case managers
- Clinical technicians
- Pediatric intensivists
- Respiratory therapists
- Social workers
Treatment in our PICU
Our entire team is dedicated to providing your child with high-quality care. The PICU staff partner with parents to develop a comprehensive treatment plan that takes all their child's needs into consideration. We also help parents plan for their child's future medical needs, ongoing pediatric care and transition back home after their stay in the PICU.
Visiting our PICU
To protect our patients, the PICU visiting policy is more strict than our main pediatrics unit. The team in the PICU will inform parents on specific requirements that must be met in order to visit patients in the PICU. However, flowers are not permitted in the unit.