US Nursing: North Dakota
Patient/Nurse ratio: 2:1 (or 1:1 depending on acuity)
34 bed unit
The Neuroscience CCU nurse is to provide bedside nursing care to wide variety of high acuity neurologic patients, including but not limited to SAH, TBI, Ischemic/hemorrhagic CVA, Status Epilepticus, status post hemi craniotomy, status post tumor resection, spinal cord injury, spinal shock and myasthenia gravis. The Neuroscience Critical Care Unit is a high acuity neurologic ICU providing care to a diverse range of neurologic injuries. This is a procedure driven unit where you will experience line placements, intubations, EVD placements, TRACH/PEG, bolts, and cervical traction applications at the bedside. This unit is driven by collaboration of the multidisciplinary teams to provide the highest quality patient care. The unit assists in maintaining a Comprehensive Stroke Certification and is engaged in the pursuit of excellence within the neuroscience field.