Mount Sinai’s Clinical Specialties and
Model of Nursing Care

One of the Mount Sinai Hospital Department of Nursing’s most successful innovations has been its approach to caring for patients with similar needs. We organize our care around what we call Clinical Specialty Services. These are services that encompass a wide variety of disciplines, ranging from cardiovascular/cardiothoracic services to women’s and children’s services (see full list below). Our focus is on Relationship-Centered Care, care that revolves around the patient, within a Professional Practice Model. Through this model of care, each patient is assured a dedicated team of professionals built around a primary registered nurse and an attending physician. Support services are always just steps away from the point of care.

For patients and their families, this approach translates into nursing care that is individualized, continuous and accessible. For our nurses, it means an opportunity to practice professional nursing the way you've always wanted to—in an environment that combines autonomous, compassionate caregiving with state-of-the-art technology and interdisciplinary teamwork. Not only are better patient outcomes strongly linked to this care delivery model, but patient and employee satisfaction are, too.

Our clinical specialties include:

Cardiology/Cardiothoracic Services: Mount Sinai Heart Hospital
Cardiac Catherization and Electrophysiology Labs, Telemetry, Vascular, Heart-Lung Transplant Program, Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Step-Down Unit, Cardiac OR, 4 ICUs, Non-Invasive Cardiology and Cardiac Rehabilitation

Emergency Department
Adult, Geriatric, Pediatric and Psychiatric Services

GI and Surgical Specialties
GI, GU, ENT, General Surgery, Surgical ICU, Surgical Step-Down Unit and Endoscopy/Bronchoscopy

Women and Children Services
Labor and Delivery, Mother/Baby Antepartum and Postpartum Units, Neonatal and Pediatric ICUs, General Pediatrics, Women's Health/Gynecology and Midwifery Services

Neurosciences
Neurology, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Spine Surgery, Neurosurgical ICU, Epilepsy Monitoring Unit and a Stroke Cluster

Rehabilitation
General Rehabilitation Units with specializations in Spinal Cord Injury and Traumatic Brain Injury and Stroke/Orthopedic Rehabilitation

Oncology
General Oncology Units, Bone Marrow Transplant, Radiation Oncology , Neoplastic Service, Dubin Breast Center, Ruttenberg Ambulatory Infusion/Transfusion Service, Apheresis and Therapeutic Infusion

Perioperative Services
Over 48 ORs, 3 PACUs, Endoscopy, Cystoscopy, Bronchoscopy, Ambulatory Surgery, Pre-operative Services and Nurse Anesthetist Services

Medicine
General Medical Units, Medical ICU, Respiratory Cluster, Palliative Care/Hospice and a Mobile Acute Care for the Elderly Unit

Primary Care
Adolescent Health and Pediatric Practices, Women's Health, Specialty Medical-Surgical Practices, Geriatric and Internal Medicine Practice, HIV/AIDS, Home Visit Program and Community Medicine

Psychiatry
Inpatient and Outpatient Services for Adults, Children, Adolescents and Geriatric Patients, Outpatient Addiction Recovery Program and a General Inpatient Dual Diagnosis Unit

Transplantation
Kidney and Pancreas, Liver, Intestinal, Heart, Lung, Pediatric Liver Disease, Liver Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery


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