About your room
Long Island Jewish Medical Center offers private, semi-private and deluxe rooms, all nonsmoking. If you request a private room, a Patient Access Services representative will review any additional cost details with you before assigning the room to you.
Patient rooms offer television service at a reasonable rate. To rent television service, ask questions or report service problems, call TVR Communications 24 hours a day, seven days a week at ext. 7055. TV service includes a range of basic and premium cable channels. All televisions are closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Use the remote control devices that are accessible from your bed to raise or lower the lights over your headboard, control your TV, change the position of your bed or call your nurse. For your comfort, your room’s temperature may be controlled by the unit located below the window.
Cell phones and other wireless devices may be used by patients and visitors in patient rooms and in all areas of the hospital in conjunction with the facility's wireless device policy. You may use only battery-operated devices in your room
Electrical appliances not permitted for room use include:
- Electric razors
- Hair dryers
- TVs, other than the one that is installed
Personal items for patients
Each patient will have a small, unlocked area to store personal items. Please note that:
- The hospital is not responsible for lost or broken items unless these items were taken into our care, custody and control.
- The hospital does not accept responsibility for items of value unless they are stored using the valuable envelopes, and the receipt is initialed appropriately. If you lose something, please notify your nurse right away, and we will make every effort to help you find it. Unclaimed articles are turned in to the Security Department, where they are kept for 30 days. To inquire about lost items, please contact the Security Department at (718) 470-7200.