Medical Surgical Nursing at GBMC offers a variety of options for nurses to explore on the six inpatient units. Nursing staff coordinate patient care in collaboration with physicians, and other health disciplines to prepare patients to return home and care for themselves.
(General Medicine) has 27 beds and has been designated as the Acute Care for the Elderly Unit since mid 2006. The unit specializes in the care of patients over the age of 65 with a wide variety of medical diagnoses. Renal patient care including inpatient hemodialysis is located on this unit.
(General Medicine and MedPsych) has 26 beds and provides care to adult acute medical admissions and specializes in the care of medical admissions who have an underlying psychiatric or addictive disorder as well. The unit has dedicated close observation areas for patients who require it.
(Joseph S. Keelty Inpatient Oncology Care Unit) has 23 beds and provides care for adults with malignant disorders. Patients range from ambulatory chemotherapy recipients to those warranting symptom management and supportive care for progressive disease. Nurses complete training and certification in chemotherapy and biotherapy.
(General Surgery) has 34 beds and cares for a variety of adult and geriatric general surgical cases including urology, vascular, and a specialty Bariatric Surgery Program.
(Orthopedics/Neurosurgery/Otolaryngology) has 33 beds and cares for adult and geriatric post surgical patients. The unit includes an active Joint Replacement Program, orthopedics, neurosurgery, head and neck, and ophthalmology.