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Clinical Leadership Team

Cheryl Bonecutter, RNC, WHNP-BC, BSN, MSN, DNP
Inpatient / ED Director

ER/Inpatient Unit

Inpatient / ED department is composed of the following staff:

  • Charge Nurses
  • Unit clerks
  • CNAs
  • Inpatient Nurses
  • Hospice

The Hospitals Inpatient consists of:

  • 2 ER Rooms
  • 30 Bed Unit
  • 28 Private Rooms
  • 2 Observation Rooms
  • 2 Monitored Care Beds

Most Common Diagnosis:

  • Spinal disorders, including: Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Radiculopathy, Myelopathy, Spinal Cord Impingements, etc..
  • Degenerative Joint Disease, Arthritis, Orthopedic Injuries of Upper and Lower Extremities
  • Management of Chronic Pain Disorders

Most Common Surgical Procedures:

  • Spinal Surgeries, to include: Laminectomies, Decompressions, Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgeries, Spinal Fusions, Implantation of Artificial Cervical Discs.
  • Tissue Sparing, Minimally Invasive Total Hip & Knee Arthroplasties
  • Implantation of Spinal Cord Stimulators and Pain Medication Infusion Pumps

Shift and Staffing:

12-hour shifts. Nursing staff is completely Registered Nurses.
Tenured staff. Total care patient assignment with PCA support.
Unit Secretary support 24/7 as well.

General Information:

Steady unit with an average turn over of patients at 40-50% per day. Nurse to patient ratio is equal on days and evenings and is 1:5. Admit patients 24 hours a day. Primary source of admission is through the Recovery Room.