Inpatient Care Unit & Services | Humboldt County Memorial Hospital

Humboldt County Memorial Hospital provides a swing bed facility with a total of 21 beds. It is available for all skilled care needs and offers a full rehabilitation department with excellent nursing care. Offers a multi-disciplinary approach to ensure the best quality of care and support for the patient and family.

Our Inpatient Care Unit staff are all certified in Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support. We provide all Inpatient Care needs which include General Medical, Surgical and Pediatric needs.

Caring For You During Your Stay

A Physician will care for patients while they are in the hospital. These providers are there for you and your family throughout your stay. The providers are assisted by other doctors, nurses and support staff to deliver a coordinated team approach to promote the best quality of care while in the hospital. The hospital team is on call 24 hours a day and are available to see you as often as needed.

Discharge Planning

A Social Worker will follow your stay and help prepare you for discharge. If you need help taking care of yourself, they will talk with you and your family about what you need to safely leave the hospital. They help you make the best choices for ongoing needs such as home health care, skilled care and medical equipment and more.

Patient Survey

To help us improve patient care, we encourage you to fill out a survey you may receive after you leave. Your input is important in helping us improve the patient care given at Humboldt County Memorial Hospital.

Skilled Care

What is skilled care?

Skilled care at Humboldt County Memorial Hospital allows you to recover from an accident, illness, or surgery in a close-to-home facility.

During your stay, you will receive daily skilled services, along with activities and education designed to meet your unique needs.

We focus on providing the highest quality of care so that you can achieve the highest level of independence.

Services we provide:

  • Healthcare Provider
  • Skilled nursing care
  • Certified nursing assistants
  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Speech therapy
  • Respiratory therapy
  • Medical nutrition therapy
  • Wound care
  • IV therapy
  • Social worker
  • Activity Director
  • On site lab, radiology, pharmacy, and access to specialized providers

While at HCMH, you will have access to:

  • Private rooms
  • Low nurse to patient ratios
  • Guest trays for family
  • Massage therapy
  • Pet visitation rights
  • On-site hair salon
  • Assistance with completing advance directives/notaries
  • Transportation

We welcome the chance to talk with you about how Humboldt County Memorial Hospital can help meet the recovery needs of you or a loved one. We invite you to give us a call!

Nurses Station: (515) 332-7617

Social Worker: (515) 332-7664

 

Cara Hauser

Cara Hauser, BSN, RN, Inpatient Care Director
1000 North 15th Street, Humboldt, IA 50548 
Phone (515) 332-7612 | Fax (515) 332-7616