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Inpatient Care Units

Directions

From 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
The Inpatient Units are located in Madigan Army Medical Center and can be reached by taking I-5 Exit 122, traveling straight on Jackson Avenue and then turning right onto Madigan Avenue to enter the Hospital Tower East Yellow Parking Lot. Inpatient Units are located in the Hospital Tower.

From 9:00 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.
Because the main hospital entrances are locked from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m., follow the Emergency signs by taking a right onto Gardner Loop Road and turn into the Emergency Department entrance which is always open. Either follow the signs to the Hospital Tower or ask someone in the Emergency Room to assist you.

About Madigan's Inpatient Care Units

Welcome to Madigan Army Medical Center! We will work together to do everything possible to make you safe and comfortable during your stay. During your stay with us, you will experience the best inpatient care Army Nursing has to offer. Our nursing care delivery model, the Patient CaringTouch System (PCTS), puts you and your family at the center of everything we do.

Our dedicated team of nursing professionals’ works together to keep you safe and keep you informed during your stay. White boards in your room keep you up-to-date on your care team and outline your daily goals. Our nurses will see you at least once an hour to check on you. At each shift change, you will be able to participate as your off-going team introduces you to your on-coming team. We want to empower you to be an engaged participant in your care.

 

Pediatric General Inpatient Ward

Pediatric General Inpatient Ward is comprised of Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Nursing Assistants, as well as physicians and ancillary services working in an interdisciplinary approach to provide quality patient-centered care to acutely and chronically-ill pediatric patients and their family members. Our goal as a team is to provide safe, quality care to our patients in a timely and courteous manner while promoting quality customer service.

 
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

Madigan’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is an 18-bed critical care area that provides comprehensive care to critically ill adult surgical, medical and trauma patients. The unit consists of 18 individual rooms that have the capability to care for patients requiring advanced medical/surgical care, negative pressure, dialysis, obstetrical monitoring or anyone at high risk for life-threatening health problems. The ICU also provides after-hours coverage of Cardiac Catheterization Lab (CCL), Interventional Radiology (IR), and Post-Anesthesia Care.
Critical care nurses have training in taking care of patients who are chronically ill, at risk for deadly illnesses or trauma. The ICU ensures all patients receive optimal care using advanced skills and advanced monitoring. The ICU has Registered Nurses that have attained national certification (CCRN – critical care registered nurse) from the national American Association of Critical Care Nurses. Our staff of physicians and nurses is committed to providing all patients with safe, quality, and competent care.

 

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

The Madigan Neonatal Intensive Care Unit provides the highest level of neonatal care to premature and term infants who require specialized diagnostic and medical treatment. There are 20-monitored beds (expandable to more if needed), and two isolation rooms. We have a friendly staff of physicians, neonatal nurse practitioners and nurses who are committed to bringing you and your family current, safe, and state-of-the-art medical care. Our neonatologists provide in-hospital coverage 24 hours a day.
Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)Recovery Room/Same Day Surgery
The Post Anesthesia Care unit (PACU)/Same Day Surgery is a 27-bed unit specializing in the care of adult and pediatric patients who have received general, regional, or IV anesthetics in the main operating room, identified specialized clinics, or the PACU. The primary purpose of the PACU is to provide intensive observation and care of patients following surgical or medical procedures for which an anesthetic was required. Our compassionate and caring staff strives to provide you the best care possible during your stay.

 

Medical/Surgical/Cardiac
Step-Down Unit

Medical/Surgical/Cardiac Step-Down Unit is a twenty bed adult medical/surgical/cardiac unit which provides an intermediate level of monitoring and nursing care for all patients.
Nursing care in the Medical/Surgical/Cardiac Step-Down Unit is patient-centered and provided by professional Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses and Nursing Assistants. Our staff work in collaboration with the physicians, anesthesiologists, nurse anesthetists, and ancillary health care providers to include respiratory therapy, nutritional support, physical therapy, occupational therapy, social work, chaplain staff, and others throughout Madigan as needed.

6 North Inpatient Care Unit

The 6 North Inpatient Care Unit is a 31-bed unit consisting of eight private rooms, two quad rooms, seven semi-private rooms and one designated Palliative Care room. We provide multidisciplinary, focused quality care to adult patients requiring specialized needs including Gastroenterology, Oncology, Urology, Palliative Care, and Infectious Disease. Our patients are cared for by a multidisciplinary team of doctors, nurses, and other providers such as pharmacists, nutritionists, social workers, with specialized education, expertise and dedication to the care of patients and families with multiple medical needs. Many of the Nurses on 6 North have achieved national certification as a Certified Medical Surgical Nurse (CMSRN) and are Chemotherapy Certified. We are committed to giving our patients the best inpatient care possible.

6 South Inpatient Care Unit

The 6 South Inpatient Care Unit is a 26-bed unit consisting of eight private rooms, one quad room and seven semi-private rooms. We provide multidisciplinary, focused quality care to adult patients requiring both medical and surgical care. Our patients are cared for by a multidisciplinary team of doctors, nurses and other providers such as pharmacists, nutritionists, social workers, with specialized education, expertise and dedication to the care and safety of patients and family members and their needs.
6 South also has a six chair Outpatient Infusion Center staffed with dedicated, caring nurses who provide a variety of infusions. This allows the patient to remain an outpatient but still receive the care and treatments the need in a comfortable care setting.

7 North Inpatient Care Unit

The 7 North Inpatient Care Unit provides post-surgical support for 32 beds divided up into eight private rooms, eight double occupancy rooms, and two rooms with enough space for four patients each. Our staff are experienced in caring for patients recovering from a wide variety of surgical procedures. We care for patients from the following surgical specialties:
 
Bariatric Limb Preservation Plastics
Cardio-thoracic Neurology Podiatry
Ear Nose and Throat Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Total Joints and Spine
Gastro-Intestinal Orthopedics Urology
General Surgery Ophthalmology Vascular
Gynecology    

We have a friendly multidisciplinary staff of doctors, nurses, pharmacists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, transitional care management, as well as dietary and housekeeping staff to provide the best and most comfortable care possible for you after surgery. We are committed to providing patients and their family the best inpatient care possible. Our mission is to help you achieve optimal recovery and rehabilitation during your stay and also prepare you for your continued journey to achieving your health care goals after you have discharged.
We want to thank you for choosing Madigan Army Medical Center for your surgical care. We encourage open communication with our patients, so if you have questions or feedback that would improve your experience with us, please let us know!"
 
 
 

 

Inpatient Care Units

Intensive Care Unit

Physical Address

Madigan Army Medical Center
Second Floor, Hospital Tower
9040 Jackson Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98431

Business Hours

Inpatient Care Units are always open.

Contact Information

Main Desk: (253) 968-1510
(253) 968-1500

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Physical Address

Madigan Army Medical Center
Third Floor, Hospital Tower
9040 Jackson Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98431

Business Hours

Inpatient Care Units are always open.

Contact Information

Main Desk: (253) 968-0895
(253) 968-1665

Pediatric Inpatient Ward

Physical Address

Madigan Army Medical Center
Second Floor, Hospital Tower
9040 Jackson Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98431

Business Hours

Inpatient Care Units are always open.

Contact Information

Main Desk: (253) 968-5089
 

Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
Recovery Room/Same Day Surgery

Physical Address

Madigan Army Medical Center
Second Floor, Hospital Tower
9040 Jackson Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98431

Business Hours

Monday-Friday from 7:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Closed on Federal Holidays and selected training holidays

Contact Information

Main Desk: (253) 968-3074

Medical/Surgical/Cardiac
Step-Down Unit

Physical Address

Madigan Army Medical Center
Second Floor South, Hospital Tower
9040 Jackson Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98431

Business Hours

Inpatient Care Units are always open.

Contact Information

Main Desk: (253) 968-0385
(253) 968-2185

Business Hours

Monday-Friday from 7:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Closed on Federal Holidays and selected training holidays

Contact Information

Main Desk: (253) 968-3074

6 North Inpatient Care Unit

Physical Address

Madigan Army Medical Center
Sixth Floor North, Hospital Tower
9040 Jackson Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98431

Contact Information

Main Desk: (253) 968-3020
(253) 968-3021
 

6 South Inpatient Care Unit

Physical Address

Madigan Army Medical Center
Sixth Floor South, Hospital Tower
9040 Jackson Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98431

Contact Information

Main Desk: (253) 968-3024
(253) 968-3025

7 North Inpatient Care Unit

Physical Address

Madigan Army Medical Center
Seventh Floor North, Hospital Tower
9040 Jackson Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98431

Contact Information

Main Desk: (253) 968-3030
(253) 968-3029

 
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