Job Description & Requirements
24 bed unit: Cardiovascular Intermediate Unit
NP Ratio 1:4
Top 10 Diagnosis/Procedures include CABG, Valve Replacements, Lobectomy, Carotid Endarectomy, Revasularizations, Amputations, Esogectomies, Hernia repairs, pnemonectomies, wedge resections, etc...
Pacemakers, TEE, Brochscoy (Bronch nurse will be present), Cardioversion, Various drips, Endotool, sedation, pacing wires, epidurals, chest tubes are special procedures that are done on the unit.