Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
Fairmont Regional Medical Center has an intensive care unit designed to provide specialized care for patients who are on life support, diagnosed with a critical illness, and need 24-hour monitoring. Once a patient’s condition is stabilized they are transferred to another patient care unit or facility.
Our ICU nursing staff is trained specifically for intensive care medicine and work closely with the physician and family members to ensure the highest level of care.
The Pediatric unit of Fairmont Regional Medical Center features one-on-one nursing care for adolescents and children hospitalized for acute medical conditions. Under the guidance of your pediatrician or family physician, our staff will deliver the best care possible to aid your child’s recovery.
For more information about our pediatric inpatient care, please call (304) 367-7295
Patients admitted to the 35-bed stepdown/telemetry unit (3A) at Fairmont Regional Medical Center are placed under the specialized care of the nursing staff. Typically patients seen on this unit have recently experienced a health event that requires 24-hour supervision using a heart monitor.
Health conditions/problems managed on stepdown/telemetry unit include chest pain, palpitations, atrial fibrillation, congestive heart failure and hypertension. Our nurses on the stepdown/telemetry unit receive additional Critical Care and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) training to better care for these types of conditions. The nursing staff includes registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, certified nurse aides and other health care professionals.
For more information, please call 304-367-7116.
Medical Surgical (3B)
Patients admitted to the medical/surgical unit (3B) at Fairmont Regional Medical Center are generally patients who have had surgery or have been diagnosed with acute conditions such as pneumonia, appendicitis, abdominal pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or any medical problem or condition. The unit also serves as our oncology unit in which cancer patients are admitted for care.
Specialized chemotherapy training is required for all nurses on the medical/surgical unit, allowing them to administer chemotherapy to cancer patients. The nursing staff includes registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, certified nurse aides and other health care professionals.