Replacement Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton
- 500,000 sq. foot, four floor facility on a 70 acre site near the main gate of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton.
- Includes services such as emergency care, primary care, specialty care clinics, operating rooms and ancillary departments.
- Site also includes, a 1,500 space four-level parking structure with three elevators, plus 1,000 surface parking spaces.
- There is a 1.2 mile walking path surrounding the hospital compound with 20 pieces of exercise equipment at six stations to promote health and wellness for both staff and patients.
- There will be a helipad on the southwest side, providing outbound medical evacuation.
- Additional construction includes a central utilities plant (CUP), that is equipped to sustain full hospital operations in the event of a natural disaster. The CUP will provide day-to-day heating/cooling services to the hospital.
- 170kW photovoltaic system (solar panels to convert sunlight into electricity)
- Video Teleconferencing in 19 locations to facilitate online meetings, training and distance learning.
- 42 inpatient beds
- 9 Operating rooms
- 8-10 Labor and Delivery Rooms
- 16-20 Post-Partum Suites
- 26 Emergency room beds (12,000 sq. ft.)
- 4 Intensive Care Unit beds
- The replacement NHCP is scheduled to open in December 2013.
- Design and construction contract awarded to Clark/McCarthy in Sept. 2010.
- Ground Breaking Ceremony held Dec. 2, 2010.
- Employed between 700 and 1,000 construction workers daily.
- The largest project awarded in the Dept. of the Navy using funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
- Projected to attain Leadership in Environmental Design (LEED) Gold Certification.
Current Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton
- NHCP was designed in 1969 with construction completed in 1974. The original design focused on inpatient services consistent with the technologies used at that time. Today's healthcare practices typically require a shorter inpatient stay, with many surgical procedures performed in an outpatient or ambulatory setting.
- The facility supports a beneficiary population of 157,000 comprised of active duty military, retired military and their family members.
- Staffing: 2,400 Military and Civilians.
- Typical day at NHCP
- 1,726 Ambulatory Visits
- 10 Admissions
- 107 Emergency Department Visits
- 4 Deliveries
- 15 Surgeries
- 335 Radiology Procedures
- 3,710 Laboratory Procedures
- 1,866 Prescriptions Dispensed
- Constructed for 584 inpatient beds
- Current Status 61 inpatient beds
- Operating Rooms- 7
- Labor & Delivery Rooms- 6
- Parking - 1,257 spaces