Provides critical intensive care to Medical, Surgical, and Cardiac patient population
Provides therapies included but not limited to: Administration of vasoactive drugs, respiratory/ventilator support, management of cardiac status with continuous cardiac and hemodynamic monitoring, parenteral and enteral nutritional support, temporary transvenous pacing, Intra Aortic Balloon Pump Therapy, thrombolytic therapy, continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT), peritoneal dialysis, and acute hemodialysis performed by a hemodialysis nurse.
Performs assessment skills
Plans nursing careIntervenes with appropriate action after needs are identifiedEvaluates the assessment, planning and intervention processDemonstrates professional and personal developmentDelivers direct patient care appropriate to the age of the patient served including adult and geriatric patients
Reports to: Director of CCU