St Joseph Mercy Chelsea's Intensive Care and Cardiac Care Unit offers the best of both the art and science of nursing. It has combined the latest trends in medicine with a focus on caring for our patients and families. Quality, service, and safety define the ICU/CCU's culture of excellence.
The ICU/CCU is supported by the finest nurses, secretaries, physicians, and interdisciplinary teams working together to provide high-quality care. All of our Registered Nurses are certified in advance cardiac life support.
St Joseph Mercy Chelsea's Intensive Care/Cardiac Care Unit received the 2007 Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence, an award given to the nation's top critical care units.
St Joseph Mercy Chelsea is one of 17 hospitals nationwide to receive the award from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, and the first in Michigan. Recipients are chosen for demonstrated quantitative success when measured against evidence-based national criteria in areas that impact patient care. These areas include patient outcomes, recruitment and retention, education, training and mentoring, research and evidence-based practice, leadership and organizational ethics, and having a healing environment.