Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Saint Joseph Hospital provides special care and support for babies in a secure and comforting environment. Our NICU is a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit with the ability to care for all sick infants, including extremely premature babies. We are recognized as having some of the best outcomes in Colorado.
Premature babies and critically ill newborns receive the highest level of care from our specially trained NICU teams which include board certified neonatologists, masters trained neonatal nurse practitioners, dedicated neonatal nurses, pharmacists and special therapists. The hospital is staffed around the clock with neonatologists who are pediatricians with three additional years of training in newborn pediatrics, and our neonatologists are physically present in the hospital around the clock, seven days a week.
Expertise in Neonatal Intensive Care
Our team has expertise in providing specialized medical care for newborns. In addition to neonatologists, special care is provided by neonatal nurse practitioners who are on duty 24 hours a day. These practitioners are registered nurses who have additional education and experience in the care of sick newborns as well as ongoing care of newborns. This NICU team will provide comprehensive care for your baby. We also have access to a full range of pediatric medical subspecialties including surgery and cardiology.
Private NICU at Saint Joseph Hospital
The 30-bed Level III NICU at Saint Joseph Hospital is not only one of the most advanced in the state, but it was also designed for maximum comfort and patient safety. Every NICU room is modern, spacious and private, giving parents and their babies the best possible experience and care.
To contact the NICU at Saint Joseph Hospital, call 303-812-4442.