Private duty nurse services

Overview

If you or your loved one requires around the clock care, North Shore-LIJ Health System offers private duty nurse services. Our private duty nurses are registered nurses or certified nurse assistants contracted by you or your family to provide one-on-one nursing care during your stay at one of our hospitals. 

Our Approach

Our experienced private duty nurses and nurse assistants are all employed by the North Shore-LIJ Health System. No matter how long your stay, a nurse is available to you 24/7. Our private duty staff can help explain tests and instructions, suggest questions to ask your physician, relay status updates to family members in person or over the phone, or simply locate an extra pillow for comfort.

In addition, they can help with:

  • Personal hygiene
  • Feeding
  • Getting in and out of bed
  • Walking
  • companionship