King Unit is located on the seventh floor of the Elliot Hospital. It can accommodate 37 patients and features two designated nurse’s stations. The unit has 15 semi-private rooms and 7 private rooms, family waiting rooms and conference rooms available for patient and family consultations and education.
All of our patients are assessed and reviewed through an Interdisciplinary Team approach. The disciplines that work collaboratively on this unit include: MD's, Nursing, Rehab Services, Patient and Family Services, Utilization and Quality Management, Pastoral Care, Home Care, and Food and Nutritional Services. Our care delivery framework is the Elliot Model of Nursing, which supports four basic tenets: Teamwork, Continuity, Competence and Caring.
The commitment to our profession can be seen in our care and dedication, our respect for confidentiality, and the fostering of nurturing and trusting relationships. Through a system of primary care, we strive to help our patients as they decide how they will maintain their quality of life and regain an optimum lifestyle. Our services extend to families and friends by providing education and support. Our multidisciplinary team is committed to excellence in the care of the patients and families we serve.
Services Within the Unit:
King Unit is primarily utilized to care for patients experiencing orthopedic, neurosurgical, plastic surgery, gynecological surgery, respiratory care, antepartum and postpartum diagnoses. The ages of patient population range between 18 and 95+ years of age.
King Unit is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Visiting hours are from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Children under 14 years of age are permitted to visit when supervised by an adult visitor.
Pre-Operative Patient Education Classes
King unit nurses invite those scheduled for gynecological surgery or total knee or hip replacement surgery to attend a pre-operative informational class regarding their specific surgery. Please click on the class name below for more information:
Total Hip/Knee Replacement
Any questions regarding care on the King Unit should be directed to Diane Mavrogeorge, RN, Clinical Nurse Manager, (603)-663-7730.