St. Paul’s Children’s Hospital is a pediatric hospital, which will specialize in radiology, dental, laboratory, pharmacy, and well-baby service. The main aim of St. Paul’s Children’s Hospital is to participate actively in achieving the Millennium Development Goals and to ensure that there is a reduced child mortality rate. Our main Hospital is open 24 hours, and the clinics will be open from 7 am to 9 pm.
Some of the main services provided by St. Paul’s Children’s Hospital will be:
In most instances, the period after pregnancy can be challenging both for the newborn baby and the family too. This is because the mother tends to be sensitive to changes in her body, as well as changes in the newborn’s behavior. Hence St. Paul’s Children’s Hospital will have Disease Control Centers and Protection screening schedule. The exams are regularly undertaken, and it gives the parents an opportunity to address any arising concerns, they might have. The main purpose of these exams is to monitor and see if the newborn baby is developing well.
When the baby grows and becomes a toddler, continuous support is still offered. Here the pediatrician checks the general health, and measures the vital signs and growth of the child. The doctor will offer advice about the behavior of the child, the constant diet, and any worries and concerns that may arise.
The school physicals are an important balance-and-check to protect the children in schools. St Paul’s Hospital will offer these services once a year, and this is the only time the child will be taken to the hospital. The health and development of the child shall be examined by the doctor, and the doctor will provide a clear platform for the child and the parent to discuss various issues associated with growing up.
Services provided by St. Paul’s Children’s Hospital are unique and in the same way different from other pediatric institutions. This is because; rather than leaving the burden of monitoring and taking care of the newborn to the parents; the hospital follows up in each development stage of the child. This is done to ensure that the child is safe and that he or she enjoys maximum health care. The hospital also educated the parents on how to take care of their children in those sensitive stages.
There are various qualifications for various posts in St. Paul’s Children’s Hospital. Nurses must have a bachelor’s degree, an associate’s degree, or at least a diploma. For psychiatric technicians, they must have only a high school diploma or GED with 30 credits of college coursework and one-year working experience in any pediatric institution. Pediatricians must be able to plan and should be able to use therapy techniques, and other counseling techniques appropriately. Accordingly, they must also meet the state licensing requirements that involve; the completion of supervised clinical hours, and also they must pass an exam. Finally, pediatric institutions’ administration, must be able to oversee all the activities in the pediatric institutions, they should be able to provide patient care, and also they must be able to oversee business operations. The managers must also possess a Master’s of Science, Master’s in Public Health, or Masters in Healthcare Administration.
Regulations in opening a Pediatric Hospital include: getting the necessary official papers needed for the application and getting structure approval. This is permitted after all the required procedures are certain to the regulatory body, applying for the license, the claimant must obtain all the necessary forms and complete filling them then return them and attain the working license to run as a Pediatric Hospital.
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