General job duties. Types of procedures required.
Team nursing care of medical-cardiac patients including post procedure care. Patients post cath,carotid endarterectomy, teletmetry and titrable, vasoactive IV medications are all part of the patient population. the unit is a total of 38 beds, 7 of the beds are the CCU-Cardiac Care Unit which is an IMC level for patients.
Equipment utilized in the unit/dept. (Is there computerized charting, medication systems, etc.)
Computer charting is done per Cerner. Patients may have post op dressings and monitoring requirements.
- Prefer 1 year of med-surg nursing, cardiac experience is helpful
- Current IL license required as well as BLS, ACLS preferred
Floating to other units/departments. (If so, to which units/departments?)
will need to be flexible to float first to the other cardiac unit in the hosptial then based on needs of the hospital
Bed size/number of rooms for this unit/dept.
38 beds, 7 are CCU/IMC level
Nurse to patient ratio of this unit. (nursing only)
1:5-6 on the general floor and 1:3-4 in the CCU/IMC
Any color scrubs