Southwest Addition

Project Overview

The four-story, 58,000-square-foot Southwest Addition is part of a multiphased expansion and renovation project that will double the size of the Emergency Department, update and add operating rooms and critical care beds.

The Southwest Addition will be designed to complement the architectural style of the existing structures of the Oceanside campus.

Rendering of Southwest Addition.

Community Benefits

  • Nearly double the size of the existing Emergency Department to meet the community’s growing need for emergency services
  • Separate entrances for walk-in patients and ambulances
  • Improved patient and caregiver access
  • Increased patient care and comfort
  • New, state-of-the-art operating rooms
  • Meet the need for additional ultramodern critical care beds
  • Level II Trauma Center
  • Larger and enhanced patient and family waiting room

Southwest Addition Project Details

Building Information

  • 58,000 square feet
  • Four floors

Ground Level: Emergency Department

  • 50+ treatment spaces that employ a universal room design for maximum flexibility
  • Accommodations for pediatric and behavioral health emergencies
  • Two industry-standard trauma bays
  • Expanded ambulance capacity

First Floor: OR Expansion

  • New operating rooms equipped with X-ray and CT imaging devices

Second Floor: Central Sterile Room

  • Direct connection to operating rooms

Third Floor: Critical Care Beds

  • Up to 24 ultramodern critical care beds
  • Dedicated elevator connects to operating rooms

Emergency electrical infrastructure upgrades

  • Elevated structure to protect against storm water
  • Four diesel-driven generators to support existing and expanded campus

Central Utility Plant
The energy efficient plant is equipped with back-up heating and air-conditioning systems, is resistant to flooding and can withstand hurricane-force winds.

A traffic study will be completed and a structured parking solution is being investigated to mitigate parking in surrounding neighborhoods.

Cost Estimate

  Scope Cost Estimate
  Construction, Building and Site $86,000,000
  Infrastructure $30,000,000
  Central Utility Plant  $14,000,000 

  Total Conceptual Cost Estimate $130,000,000

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South Nassau Southwest Addition Info Sheet (PDF)

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