Emergency Department

The Emergency Department of Westchester General Hospital is a Level IV, seven (7) bed unit which provides comprehensive emergency care seven (7) days a week, 24 hours a day and is staffed by one (1) physician experienced in emergency Care. Specialty consultation is available within approximately 30 minutes by members of the Medical Staff.

Intensive Care/Critical Care Units

The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is a seven (7) bed multidisciplinary care department located in the Northwest first floor is area of the hospital. Bed #7 is a single bed room designated as the negative pressure room.

Medical/Surgical Units

The Medical/Surgical/Telemetry 91 bed unit of Westchester General Hospital is divided into 3rd Floor and 2nd Floor. Out of the 91 beds, 32 are telemetry beds.

Surgical Suite/Post Anesthesia Recovery Unit

- Pre/Post Recovery
- (3) OR Rooms
- (1) GI Suite
- (1) Cysto Room

Behavioral Health Services

The Psychiatric Unit of Westchester General Hospital is a (27) bed secured unit which provides a very structured environment of those patients who require intensive behavioral management. The unit is designed to enhance the positive self-image of patients and preserve their human dignity while providing a therapeutic atmosphere conducive to cognitive, emotional and behavioral change. The patient population served by the Psychiatric Unit include both voluntary and involuntary patients who are 18 years of age or older.

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