Medical Surgical Unit

Hours of Operation24 hours/day, 7 days/week

Phone number: 937-378-7690

The Medical Surgical Unit of Southwest Regional Medical Center is an inpatient hospital setting located on the main floor of the hospital. We provide private rooms for our patients, with a bathroom connecting two rooms. We offer a variety of services including post-operative care for general, orthopedic, and gynecological surgery, cardiac monitoring, and medical care as ordered for patients on an individual basis.

We have an in house hospitalist who rounds on all inpatients.The hospitalist remains on the unit during normal business hours, and we are able to reach them by phone 24 hours a day. We also have a four-bed ICU with a staff of Registered nurses equipped to care for mechanically ventilated patients, hemodynamically unstable patients, patients requiring extensive cardiac monitoring involving cardiac drips, central venous pressure lines, and arterial lines. Our hospitalist also provides care for our ICU patients.

We have a respiratory therapist in the hospital at all times to assist us with critical patients requiring mechanical ventilation, BIPAP or CPAP. These respiratory therapists administer all in- house breathing treatments ordered by our hospitalist.  Our medical surgical unit is staffed with registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nursing assistants.

We have an RN case manager/discharge planner that will assist the doctor as well as the patient, in terms of discharge planning and rehabilitation if appropriate. We offer outpatient IV infusions, including but not limited to blood transfusions. We offer outpatient injections, either subcutaneous or intramuscular.