Nationally accredited as a "children’s hospital within a hospital," the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD) serves as the regional center for children’s health care. With specialists in more than 30 areas of pediatric medicine, CHaD provides outstanding family-centered care.
From comprehensive and multidisciplinary clinics to a state-of-the-art PICU and level III NICU, CHaD offers exciting opportunities for competent and compassionate nurses. CHaD received its accreditation from the Children's Hospital Association in 1992.
CHaD nursing specialties
- CHaD Staffing Group
Covering the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), and Pediatric Unit, nurses in this dynamic team float between all three CHaD areas.
- PainFree Program
CHaD's acclaimed PainFree Program is a multispecialty clinical service available to all pediatric patients.
- Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Our world class Intensive Care Nursery (ICN) serves the needs of level I through level III infant patients including; premature, sick newborns, and those with cardiac, surgical, neurological, and metabolic disease.
- Pediatric & Adolescent
Provides exceptional family-centered care to patients needing an array of medical and surgical services including neurosurgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, oncology, and cardiology.
- Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
Our renowned Pediatric Intensive Care unit has eight large private patient rooms, all with expansive views of our natural woodland setting. This nurse-designed unit provides all the best to support nursing practice and patient care.