Pediatrics

Pediatrics Services

Providing Community Based, Family-Centered Care

Happy, healthy children are an important part of our community, which is why Good Samaritan Hospital has a comprehensive program of health care services designed for children. At Good Samaritan Hospital, we are proud to offer family-centered pediatric care that addresses basic treatment to surgical procedures.

As continuity contributes to health care quality, we offer continued care for your child:

  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
  • Inpatient pediatric care
  • Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
  • Children's Surgery Center

We make our services easy to access and convenient to reach for communities throughout the South Bay We are also certified by California Children's Services (CCS). Our specialty trained nurses, clinical technicians, and case managers are devoted to the care of your child, from infancy to age 17.

Focused on the Unique Needs of Children

At our San Jose hospital, we work in a partnership with your family and your physician to ensure your child's social, development, and medical needs are being met. You can rest assured that Good Samaritan Hospital offers service from specialists who truly care about helping your child recovery. We are staffed and equipped to handle even the sickest children thanks to our many highly qualified, board certified pediatricians and subspecialists.

We currently offer the following specialties:

  • Pediatric surgery
  • Pediatric endocrinology
  • Pediatric neurosurgery
  • Pediatric gastroenterology
  • Pediatric cardiology
  • Pediatric ophthalmology and retinal surgery
  • Pediatric radiology

Our nurses are specially trained in pediatric care and certified in pediatric advanced life support. We also have pharmacists trained in children's medication and treatment, and physical, occupational and respiratory therapists who specialize in treating children. Parental involvement is another important part of what we do, and it is our focus to provide an education to prepare you, your child and your family for a safe, comfortable transition home.

Support for Families

We believe that parents, siblings, and other family members play a large role in the health and recovery of pediatric patients. In our family-centered model of pediatric care, we are committed to providing the education and support you and your family need to help make your child's hospitalization and recovery the best is can be.

Our Pediatric Unit has all-private rooms and full en suite bathrooms, as well as a chair in each room that converts to a comfortable single bed so one parent can be with a child at all times. For children on the road to recovery, a near-by playroom offers a break from the hospital routine.

Both the Pediatrics Unit and PICU are secured with controlled access for the safety and security of our patients.

Good Samaritan Cares

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