MEDICAL SURGICAL UNIT

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Punxsutawney Area Hospital has a 35 Medical Surgical Unit that provides medical, surgical, and observation services to our residents of Jefferson County and the surrounding areas. Our staff has a wide range of training and experience, providing treatment for those ranging in age from one month to end of life patients. 

Some common diagnoses we treat include:
  • Pneumonia
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Urinary Disease
  • Bowel Obstructions
  • Joint Replacements
  • Hernia repairs
  • Gynecological Surgeries

Care Team includes:
  • Hospitalist
  • Registered Nurses
  • Licensed Practical Nurses
  • Certified Nursing Assistants
  • Unit Secretaries

 

Services Provided:
  • Assessment of Patient from admission to discharge
  • Administration of medication
  • Pre- and post-operative education
  • Coordinating plans of care with patients, their families, ancillary departments, and other facilities
  • Providing discharge education for the family and patient
 
Hours of Operation:
  • 24 hours a day
  • 7 days a week
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