Our mission is to provide neonatal and pediatric stabilization and critical care transport services to the Central Midlands of South Carolina in a timely and efficient manner. To provide these services with additional attention to issues of family support, physician follow-up information and prehospital stabilization, providing education for referring hospital personnel in order to provide quality patient/family care within an atmosphere of partnership between pediatric and perinatal health care facilities.
If your child was brought to Palmetto Health Children's Hospital by the Transport Team, he or she was probably brought in our special ambulance. Our team consist of a specially trained registered nurse and a specially trained respiratory therapist.
The Transport Team members are trained in newborn and pediatric intensive care, transport medicine and flight physiology. The team members are certified in:
- Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
- Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
- Health Care Provider BLS
The Transport Team is able to provide the highest level of quality intensive care to the critically ill or injured children we transport due to our specialized training and equipment.
Critical Care Transport
10 Medical Park Dr.
Columbia, SC 29203
Phone: 803-434-7762 or 803-434-3936 (for non-emergent calls only)
To arrange a transport, please contact the PICU or NICU directly:
- Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: 803-434-7475
- Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: 803-434-7151