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Features

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  • 27 all private patient rooms
    • 17 acute care and 10 urgent care rooms, allowing patients with less serious conditions to be treated quickly
  • 6 overflow rooms for added flexibility during peak hours
  • All rooms are equipped with televisions, phones and wireless internet access
  • 2 triage rooms where patients are quickly seen upon arrival
  • Ample and convenient parking outside Emergency Department (ED) entrance
  • Workroom for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel
  • Convenient access radiology services with 24 hour CT, X ray and Ultrasound availability
  • Emergency Urgent Care
    • Union Hospital’s Emergency Department is pleased to offer the community Emergency Urgent Care. With Urgent Care, patients who have minor injuries are quickly routed to a treatment room. A qualified nurse practitioner, physician or physician assistant will evaluate their needs and decide on a treatment plan. The Urgent Care operates 16 hours a day from 9 a.m. to 1 a.m., 7 days a week.
  • Forensic Nurse Examiners
    • Union Hospital Forensic Nurse Examiners are specially trained and licensed by the Maryland Board of Nursing to provide comprehensive care to victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, child and elder abuse.
    • Special training and experience in helping victims of violence enables them to:
      • Treat men, women and adolescents who have been assaulted.
      • Evaluate and care for injuries resulting from violence
      • Provide treatment to help prevent sexually transmitted infections that may result from sexual assault
      • Initiate crisis intervention when needed.
      • Provide emotional support
      • Arrange medical and psychological follow-up.
      • Collect and document legal evidence of the assault
      • Testify in court
  • Primary Stroke Center Designation
    • Union Hospital is proud to be a certified stroke center. The stroke center designation highlights the exceptional efforts to foster better outcomes for stroke care and to achieve long-term success in improving outcomes. Union Hospital Emergency Department strives to meet the unique and specialized needs of stroke patients
  • Emergency Medicine Bedside Ultrasound
  • Emergency Medical Services Base Station Command
    • Union Hospital is the only emergency department in Cecil County to provide direction to the paramedics in the field and receive information about patients who will be arriving at Union
  • There are two separate entrances to the ED – one for ambulatory patients and one for ambulances. In addition, there is a special decontamination room near the ambulance entrance that has a separate door so patients can be cleansed from hazardous substances without contaminating other areas of the ED