Skilled Nursing Unit at St. Joseph's/Candler

Nursing care is provided for a multitude of conditions and diagnoses. The St. Joseph's Transitional Care Unit and the Candler Sub-Acute Unit provide short-term skilled care for patients not medically or functionally ready to return home. Patients must meet admission criteria and demonstrate continued need until discharge.
Our team of professionals includes physicians, nurses, social services staff, dietitians, pharmacists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists and activity coordinators.
Criteria for Inpatient Skilled Nursing Unit Care:

  • Prior hospital stay of more than 72 hours in the past 30 days and
  • Therapy services provided five days a week with functional improvement or
  • Sterile wound care or
  • IV medication administration
  • St. Joseph's Hospital Campus: 11705 Mercy Blvd., Savannah, GA 31419, (p) 912-819-4100
  • Candler Hospital Campus: 5353 Reynolds St., Savannah, GA 31405, (p) 912-819-6000
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St.Joseph's Hospital Campus: 912-819-4100

Candler Hospital Campus: 912-819-6000