Orthopedic Care Unit (3 North A)

The Orthopedic Care Unit, formerly known as 3 North A, at SOMC is a 30 bed medical/surgical unit responsible for the care of adolescent, adult and geriatric medical patients with a broad range of medical diagnoses and specializes in the care of the surgical orthopedic client post-operatively, during their inpatient stay.

The Orthopedic Care Unit employs professionally trained staff members comprised of 56.3 FTEs and utilizes a multidisciplinary team approach. This multidisciplinary team is comprised of physicians, nurses, nursing assistants/techs, social workers, patient relations, registered dieticians, therapists (occupational, speech, physical), and clerical staff. Our unit maintains a 1:5 nurse/patient ratio and encourages participation on unit based and organizational-wide teams to include staff in the decision making process for improvements in the areas of safety, quality, service, relationships, and performance.


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 (740) 356-6499 or

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Our goal is to provide the highest quality of care to all of our customers in a friendly, patient-centered manner and to make the post-surgical hospital stay as beneficial, informative, and comfortable as possible.

Staff Contacts

Orthopedic Physicians