Level II De George Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

The 16 bed De George Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Jupiter Medical Center, made possible through the generosity of the Lawrence J. and Florence A. De George Charitable Trust, is equipped to care for babies born as early as 32 weeks. The unit adheres to policies, procedures, training and competencies shared through the collaboration with Nicklaus Children’s. In addition, the unit is staffed around-the-clock by Nicklaus Children’s neonatologists, and Nicklaus provides nursing staff oversight.

view of incubator inside the unit

Features of the unit include:

  • Advanced monitoring and technology
  • A family lounge
  • Treatment rooms
  • Two private nesting rooms to foster bonding
  • An infant feeding preparation space