Medical Surgical/ Observation/ Telemetry Overflow- Total of 36 beds Within Unit
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Banner Gateway Medical Center in Gilbert, AZ offers a wonderful culture within a Magnet Recognized Hospital. The Medical Surgical portion of the unit has 12 beds. The unit is designed to provide specialized care for adult patients with medical diagnoses including abdominal pain, cellulitis, pulmonary diagnoses, peritoneal dialysis, renal failure, diabetes. Patients on this unit may be monitored remotely if they have a cardiac history but do not require specialized cardiac interventions. Tele-health services provide remote 24-hour patient surveillance in every room. A Resource Nurse assists the unit with patient care and post-Discharge phone calls 12 hours/day.
The Observation portion (3 East) has 12 beds designation for Observation, and 12 additional beds for either Med/Surgical patients, telemetry overflow or additional Observation beds as the need arises (total of 24 beds). This unit provides care to medical surgical patients, along with gynecological, urological, and minor abdominal surgeries post operatively. It also provides for care of the mild Diabetic Ketoacidosis population on insulin drips and overflow telemetry patients that may require a cardiac drip temporarily. An RN assists 12 hours /day with high patient turnover by providing information and discharge instructions to patients, especially patients under Observation status.
The patient's rooms are all private, spacious and equipped with computer stations just outside the door. The workstation outside the patient's door contains a window into the room. This set up helps nursing staff with two things, real time documentation as well as direct patient observation as needed. There is a RN Manager on 24/7.
AZ RN License or Compact State License
1-2 years of previous acute care experience
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