Vidant Medical Center is an 800 bed hospital that serves as the regional referral center for the 29 counties of eastern North Carolina. Contained within the hospital is a 122 bed Children's Hospital, which houses a 50-bed Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, a 21-bed intermediate care nursery, and a high-risk obstetrical delivery service.
The NICU is staffed by board-certified Neonatologists, Neonatal Nurse Practitioners, Neonatal Fellows, Pediatric and Family Medicine Residents, staff nurses, a neonatal nutritionist, family service counselors, discharge planners and a doctoral pharmacist. We moved into the new state of the art NICU in January, 2005. View images of the NICU.