Some patients coming to East Orange General Hospital have critical illnesses or conditions that require highly specialized treatment or monitoring. To best meet their needs, the Hospital has Intensive Care and Telemetry Units. Both units are staffed with highly qualified personnel with specialized training to meet the needs of critically ill patients or any patients who requires specialized treatments.

Intensive Care Unit

The Intensive Care Unit is a 15-bed unit that provides specialized care, treatment and monitoring of critically ill patients whose condition warrants specialized nursing care and advanced technology.

The unit serves medical and surgical patients with acute medical conditions and complications. This unit features cardiac monitoring devices for heart rhythms, in addition to respiratory monitoring equipment. The staff includes highly trained registered nurses, cardiac monitor technicians and nursing assistants.

Visiting policy

Visiting hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., 7-days a week. Only 2 visitors at each bedside is encouraged due to the critical nature of the patients.

Contact Information:

Intensive Care Unit – (973) 266-8407; 973-266-8408

Telemetry Unit

The Telemetry Unit is a 36-bed unit that provides care for patients who no longer require intensive care treatment, but still need special monitoring. This unit features highly specialized cardiac monitoring devices for heart rhythms, in addition to respiratory monitoring equipment so that we can best serve and care for our patients with coronary syndrome, congestive heart failure, pneumonia and other more acute illnesses. With specialty skilled nurses and technicians, patient's heart rates and rhythms are monitored 24-hours a day. Additionally, this unit provides care for those patients who require long-term assisted life support and care for patients requiring additional close observation.

Hours of Operations:

The Telemetry Unit operates 24-hours a day, 7-days a week all-year round including holidays.

Contact Information:

Telemetry Unit – (973) 266-8401