Scope of Services
1. Department Description - 2 South is a 16 bed patient care department with 16 private, hard-wired monitored beds with telemetry capability that provides care primarily to cardiovascular/thoracic intensive care patients, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. The patient rooms are located on the perimeter of a rectangular shaped department with a nursing station at each end. Supply storage is in between the nursing stations. Each nursing station contains a central cardiac monitoring system and patient call system.
2. Population/Clients Served - High volume patient populations include those undergoing Cardiac Surgery, Aortic Abdominal Aneurysm Repair, Thoracic Abdominal Aneurysm Repair, Esophagectomy patients, Thoracotomy, multiple trauma, sepsis, respiratory failure, and CVVH. Low volume populations include head trauma, stroke, and long term ventilator patients. The average length of stay is 34.71 days based on admissions. Age groups served are adult and geriatric.
3. Services Provided - Nursing care is provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by an RN staff that is supported by an ancillary staff of Nurse Technicians and Nursing Secretary/Monitor Technicians. Nursing care includes cardiac and respiratory assessment and monitoring, pharmacological support to the hemodynamically unstable patient and medical and nursing interventions to achieve physiologic stability and prevent complications. Services also include patient education related to the surgical procedure, disease process, other procedures, and support services for diagnostic purposes and rehabilitation. LOCATION
: Moses Cone Hospital, MHC-Cardiovascular ICU CITY
: Greensboro JOB DETAILS
Exempt: No | FTE: 0.9 (36 hours/week) | Schedule: 7p-7a | On Call: NOJOB SUMMARY
Assesses, plans, implements, documents, organizes, prioritize, delegates, supervises and coordinates the care of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, geriatric patients as prescribed within the parameters of the NC Nurse Practice Act and hospital complex. EDUCATION
Associates - Nursing - Required
Bachelors - Nursing - Preferred Additional Information:
Graduate of a School of Nursing. BSN required or with approval of the hiring manager, experienced RN's with an AD or Diploma with an active plan to obtain their BSN within four years from date of hire may be considered. LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY/LISTING-REQUIRED
RN - Registered Nurse licensed in North Carolina or a Compact state.
BLS (CPR) - AHA Health Care Provider BLS LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY/LISTING-PREFERRED:
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support
Pediatric Advanced Life Support
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