The Care Partner on the Cardiac Progressive Care Unit, also known as 5 South, assists with the delivery of patient care and maintenance of unit environmental standards under the supervision of a licensed nurse.
The environment in the Progressive Care unit is supported by a nursing model of care that is centered around the patient and family. This nursing unit is designed to offer safe, efficient, and collaborative practice. The unit cares for adult patients ranging in age 18 years and older who are being treated for a variety of cardiac conditions including recovery from coronary artery bypass surgery, valve repair and replacement surgery, heart failure, heart transplant, myocardial infarction, heart arrhythmias, and cardiac post-procedural care. Our patients are unique as they may be supported with ventilators and pulmonary artery catheters, requiring advanced nursing knowledge. One of the perks of working on the unit is the expert nursing knowledge that exists on both day and night shifts, the commitment to each other and the display of teamwork are unmatched.
Full Time - Days - 3 days/week; 7a-7p (36 hours total a week)
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