CMS6 is a cardio thoracic step-down unit. 24 hour post Open heart surgery patients
Total # of Unit Beds/Suites/Deliveries: 16 beds
2 years experoemnce in the specialty, prior travel preffered.
Patient Ration 4:1
May get floated to other MS floors if needed
No on call
IV, gtts, must know how to read rhythms and telemetry strips. Management of 24 hour post op CABG, chest tubes, temp wires, arrythmia management, early mobility, sternal precautions. IV start, EKG’s