Required: ACLS and BLS
Preferred: Med-surg or PCU/Stepdown
Will work 3x12hrs days
4 weekend shifts in a 4 week period
5 West is a 23 bed mixed acuity unit. They care for medical surgical patients as well as both medical and surgical stepdown patients. They staff for their stepdown patients with a 1:3 patient ratio and the medical surgical patients with a 1:4 ratio. They are the primary unit for Surgical Oncology, Maxilofacial, and Plastic Surgery patients. The stepdown patients can include GI surgery, GI medicine, Vascular surgery, medical Cardiology, and CT surgery. The patient population is continually evolving which promotes nursing growth and development. They have an active Shared Governance council with members that participate on the hospital wide Shared Governance councils and are actively involved in the Communication Advisory Group which meets monthly.