The Dialysis clinic at St. Luke's Quakertown Hospital offers 12 comfortably and privately spaced patient stations. Each patient has his/her own television and fully reclinable chair. Linens, pillows and extra blankets are available.Dialysis patients hospitalized at St. Luke's Quakertown Hospital are treated in the dialysis clinic or on the MedSurg/ICU units from 6 a.m. 4:30 p.m. Mon - Sat. Patient beds are accommodated in the unit for acute treatments.
Â€¢ A nephrologist or nurse practitioner from Eastern PA Nephrology Associates sees patients at least weekly in the clinic.
Â€¢ Monthly and bi-monthly labs are drawn and closely monitored by our nurses and nurse practitioner.
Â€¢ Entire nursing staff is ACLS certified and each nurse has at least 5-10 years of dialysis experience in both acute and chronic settings.
Â€¢ Our social worker has an extensive renal background and experience in dealing with the dialysis patient's needs. She is also instrumental in arranging transportation to and from dialysis for patients that need it either from their homes or from a Skilled Nursing Facility.
Â€¢ Medical Nutrition Therapy and dietary services are available.
We routinely exceed clinical performance goals set up by Medicare for dialysis adequacy, anemia management and bone/mineral metabolism parameters as well as meet current End Stage Renal Disease Network 4 and US goals for vascular access.
Dialysis patients at St. Luke's Quakertown Hospital appreciate that they can receive dialysis services at their community hospital. St. Luke's Quakertown Hospital is part of the nationally recognized St. Luke's Hospital & Health Network. Being part of this nationally recognized network enables us to offer a deeper breadth of specialty services provided by renowned physicians and the most advanced technology in the region.
For more information about Dialysis Services offered at St. Luke's Quakertown Hospital, please call 215-538-4665.