RMHC at P/SL has a 20-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) where we care for the sickest children and teens.

PICU Room at RMHC-P/SL

Our dedicated PICU at RMHC at PS/L offers:

  • 24-hour pediatric intensivist coverage, including cardiac intensivists
  • Pediatric critical care nurses
  • Cardiac surgery and ECMO capability with expertly trained cardiac nurses
  • Multidisciplinary team including respiratory therapy, child life, nutritionists, social work, case management, pharmacy, rehab therapy
  • All private rooms with adjacent bathrooms
  • Sleeper couches for parents who would like to room-in with their children
  • Comfortable, convenient family lounge
  • Spacious, child-friendly unit
  • State of the art technology and design

Parents are Team Members, Too

At RMHC at P/SL, we emphasize communication among parents, doctors, nurses and your chid's primary caregiver.

ECMO Services

ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation) aka ECLS (Extracorporeal Life Support) utilizes equipment similar to that used in cardio-pulmonary bypass during heart surgery. We are able to perform this therapy in the Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Units at RMHC at P/SL.