ICU East - Emanuel

Facility Profile

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Legacy Emanuel Medical Center 
Unit Name:  ICU East (ICUE) 
   
 Patient Population &/or Specialty Served: Critically ill neurotrauma, neurosurgical patients, trauma, surgical patients including oral-maxillofacial surgery, vascular surgery, with medical and cardiac patients 
Usual Times/Days of Week Unit Open: 24/7 
Shift Length Worked & Start Times:  12 hour shifts, 0700 & 1900 
Number of Licensed Patient Beds:  10 
Average Daily Unit Census: 
Average Length of Stay:   2-5 days
 
Number of RNs Working Each Shift  6-8 
Mix:  RN only with 1 unit secretary on day shift only 
Average Skill Style of Nursing & Usual Patient Assignment  1:1 or 2:1 
Special Skill Sets Usually Required of RNs  Advanced neuromontoring: microdialysis, cerebral blood flow monitoring in addition to ventriculostomies, ICP express, camino and licox monitoring