The Medical Surgical units at Citrus Valley Health Partners offers acute
specialized nursing care to adult and geriatric medical, surgical and
oncology patients, both inpatient and outpatient. Patients served require
care in relation to cardiac, respiratory, orthopedic, renal, diabetic,
ventilator dependency, oncology treatments including surgery, chemotherapy,
radiation and pain management. Diagnostic and therapeutic modalities are
utilized to facilitate patient care. A multidisciplinary approach including
daily rounds is done to assist in coordination of the continuum of patient care.
There are four Medical/Surgical Units: 34-bed (ICC), 23-bed (ICC), 34-bed
(QVC) and 54 bed (QVC). Both campuses, Inter-Community and Queen of the
Valley have an out-patient setting for treatments, including chemotherapy
and blood transfusions.
Citrus Valley Health Partners participates in the national " Total
Joint Program," providing screening of patients scheduled for total
hip/knee replacements for MRSA(Methicillin- resistive Staphylococcus aureus)
and providing treatment pre-op for optimal surgical outcomes. A comprehensive
pre-op class is offered for all orthopedic surgeries including total hip
replacement, total knee replacement, shoulder replacement and back surgeries.
Citrus Valley Medical Center - Queen of the Valley Hospital is able to perform
minimally invasive surgeries using the DaVinci robotic technology. Currently
Queen of the Valley is in the progress of becoming a certified surgical
center of excellence for minimally invasive surgeries headed by Dr. Edward