Department information for CAMC Women and Children's Hospital.

The Patient Access Center provides laboratory testing, EKG and patient assessment for same day surgical patients. Assessments include: history and physical, nursing assessment, anesthesia interview and assessment, evaluation of test results and reporting of abnormal findings. Patient education is provided to ensure understanding of procedure, explanation of admission and procedural process and discharge instructions.

Phone: (304) 388-2645
Visiting Hours:

  • 6 a.m. - last patient

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Women and Children's Hospital Outpatient Laboratory is committed to providing excellent services to patients. The laboratory uses state-of-the art instrumentation and highly skilled laboratory professionals to produce accurate diagnostic results. The outpatient laboratory is conveniently located on the first floor of Women and Children's Hospital.

Phone: (304) 388-2381
Visiting Hours:

  • 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

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Appointments must be made with CAMC Central Scheduling:  (304) 388-9677

Phone: (304) 388-2636
Hours of operation:

  • Monday – Wednesday: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Thursday - Friday:  7a.m - 11 a.m.
  • 24 hour videos are scheduled Monday - Wednesday

The Emergency Room at Women and Children's Hospital provides acute care, monitoring and observation to neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients with non-urgent, urgent and emergent needs. A team of personnel provides services with special interest and education in the management of neonatal, pediatric, gynecology, gynecologic oncology, high risk obstetrics and trauma services. Our experienced staff treats more than 33,000 patients annually

Phone: (304) 388-2550
Hours:

  • 24 hours

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The gynecology (Gyn) unit is located on the third floor of Women and Children's Hospital and cares for the majority of the post-surgical adult patients in this hospital. Nursing care is provided by an experienced and friendly staff. This is a quiet unit with private and semi-private rooms. Every attempt is made to assure that patients have rooms to themselves. Visiting hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. If the patient is in a private room, one support person who is at least 18 years old may stay in the room, 24 hours a day. If the patient is in a semi-private room, the support person who stays overnight must be the same sex as the patient.

Phone: (304) 388-2360
Hours:

  • 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

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Labor and Delivery is a regional tertiary care unit supporting local obstetric needs and serving as a receiving port from outlying hospitals. Nurses team with midwives and physicians to maximize the childbirth experience for women seeking minimal intervention, as well as those with major complications.

Phone: (304) 388-2185
Hours:

  • 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

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The medical imaging department at CAMC Women and Children's Hospital includes state-of-the-art radiography and fluoroscopy rooms offering digital imaging with multiple capabilities. The computed tomography (CT) department is equipped with a multi-slice CT scanner. The magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) department offers a large bore unit that caters to pediatric and claustraphobic patients. Our perinatal center specializes in high-risk obstetrics utilizing advanced 4D imaging for early diagnosis of fetal abnormalities. A highly skilled team of doctors, technologists, registered nurses and assistants work together to ensure the best patient experience.

Women and Children's Hospital features an ambient CT suite that creates a patient-friendly, non-clinical atmosphere for scanning. The ambient suite is specially designed with curved walls for projecting images and recessed lighting, providing a soothing,movie theatre-like experience without glasses or headphones. The patient chooses the room theme before the scan starts, using a special control pad. This interaction between patient and equipment is designed to make people more relaxed and move their attention away from any anxiety caused by the impending procedure. The suite features both adult and pediatric-friendly themes

Services offered:

  • General radiography
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Ultrasound
  • Nuclear medicine
  • Perinatal Diagnostic Center specializing in high-risk obstetrics

The Mother/Baby department cares for new mothers and their babies along with high-risk ante partum patients and is located behind a set of locked doors on the second floor. A family-centered approach is used to facilitate teaching/learning for parents, siblings and primary care givers. A security guard is on duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week to assure that all babies are safe. The unit is designed to allow new mothers the rest and recuperation time needed in a friendly environment and offers:

  • Compassionate care for newborns in newborn nursery
  • Postpartum care (care after delivery)
  • Certified lactation consultants [(304) 388-2180]
  • Ante partum care - cares for and manages patients who have complications with their pregnancy prior to delivery that result in hospital stay
  • Step down nursery
  • Free paternity notaries (if needed)
  • Massage therapy and physical therapy services available with physician order

Phone: (304) 388-2181
Hours:

  • 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

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The NICU is a level IV (highest level) tertiary care unit providing care to newborns requiring respiratory support, surgery, medical care and/or close observation. Care is given by an interdisciplinary team, including the availability of a neonatologist 24 hours a day, seven days a week. As the coordinator of care, the registered nurse is responsible for the patient’s care from admission to discharge or transfer, assessing family needs and implementing discharge teaching. Our goal is to provide quality care, support the family and facilitate a smooth transition from hospital to home.

Phone: (304) 388-2252
Visiting Hours:

  • Noon - 7 a.m.
  • Shift change: No visitors

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Pediatrics is a 30 bed department that provides patient/family centered care. Patients may be acutely or chronically ill children ranging from neonates to children 17 years of age. Chronically ill children greater than 17 years of age may also be cared for on this unit if they are still followed by a Pediatrician and/or Pediatric Specialist. The dedicated Pediatric staff of RNs, LPNs, NA/NEs and HUCs along with Pediatric Physicians and Residents work together to provide patient/family centered care. The Pediatric Department is located on the 5th floor of Women and Children’s Hospital.

Phone: (304) 388-2585
Visiting Hours:

  • 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

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The Pediatric Intensive/Transitional Care Unit (PICU/PTCU) provides constant intensive and transitional care, monitoring and observation to critically ill children with medical/surgical problems. A team of healthcare personnel provides services with a focus on the management of critically ill children. The PICU/PTCU consists of nine private patient rooms and is located on the 4th floor of Women and Children’s Hospital. Dedicated Pediatric RNs and Pediatric Intensivists work together with multiple disciplines such as Residents, Respiratory, Pharmacy, Nutrition Services, Physical Therapy and Child Life to provide patient/family centered care.

Phone: (304) 388-2450
Visiting Hours:

  • 9 a.m. - 9 p.m

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Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU): Recovery of patients receiving anesthesia for surgical, invasive and non-invasive procedures.

Phone: (304) 388-2263
Visiting Hours:

  • 7:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. (M-F)

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Surgery (OR): Registered nurses care for patients in the pre-op holding area and intraoperatively. Surgical services are comprised of six equally equipped operating rooms to facilitate various types of surgeries. Approximately 6,000 procedures are performed annually.

Phone: (304) 388-2278
Hours:

  • 7:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

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