Providing Support for Families
At Raritan Bay Medical Center, a child is a precious patient. That’s why our Pediatric Unit is a special place providing care, reassurance, support, comfort and encouragement to infants, children and adolescents and their families.
Our services include:
- Acute care
- Outpatient testing
- Medical Day Stay
The Pediatric Unit strives to meet the needs of the family by providing:
- 24-hour visitation for parents and flexible hours for other family members
- Continental Breakfast
- Sleeper chairs for parent overnight stay
- A play room with toys, games, books, video games, and DVDs appropriate for all ages
- A closed circuit DVD library system offering new releases and old favorites
Every nurse in our Pediatric Unit is a registered professional with experience and specialized education in the care of newborn, child and adolescent patients. Our nurses can offer you a wealth of advice and assistance during your child’s hospitalization.
For children under 18 years of age who need specialized care, Raritan Bay Medical Center has two board-certified pediatric cardiologists on staff. In addition, new parents may need the special expertise provided by our neonatologists, who are board-certified specialists in the care of high-risk infants.
Raritan Bay Medical Center provides round-the-clock services of a hospital based Pediatrician to respond to emergencies and to confer with your Pediatrician if necessary.
For more information on our Pediatric Services, call 732-324-5073.