The Mark Silverman Cardiac Care Unit (CCU), established in 1968, and was the first specialty unit at Piedmont Hospital. The CCU provides care for patients between the adolescent and geriatric developmental stages. Care is primarily focused on critically ill patients with the following disease processes:
RequirementsMINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:Graduate of a nursing program MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: New Graduates of a nursing program eligible MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW: Current License in the State of Georgia as a Registered Nurse BLS certification required. Additional Required Certifications: ACLS Certification - within 6 months from hire date Coordinates and directs the delivery of nursing care for the Medical-Surgical unit at times when critical care has no patients in order to provide ready in-house access to staffing for critical care admissions Provides direct clinical care for critically ill adult patients according to established protocols and utilizes evidence-based clinical practices standards under the supervision of the critical care supervising physician Asses patient for change in status and institute appropriate emergency interventions to stabilize patient Implements treatment plan for acute illness in collaboration with designated primary supervising physician. IND123#GD
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