Job Number 210079 Facility Banner Desert & Cardon Children's Medical Center Shift Night Department Banner Desert & Cardon Children's Medical Center - 2A Trauma-Neuro ICU Position Type FT: Full-Time Street Address 1400 South Dobson Rd City & State US-AZ-Mesa Posting Category Nursing Assistants
Patient Care Assistant - Trauma Neuro ICU
Banner Desert & Cardon Children's Medical Center
The Patient Care Assistant will function in the Nursing Assistant and Health Unit Coordinator "HUC" role in the Adult ICU. All Patient Care Assistants are required to cross train in cardiac monitoring.
Certified Nursing Assistant in the State of AZ
Current BLS required
Nursing Assistant experience in acute care setting
Must be willing to train in the HUC role and Cardiac Monitoring role
EKG/Cardiac Monitoring certified is a bonus.
Trauma Neuro ICU at Banner Desert Medical Center:
The Trauma/Neuro ICU is a 20 bed high acuity unit
We provide care to a very varied group of Neuro Critical Care patients. We are in the process of attaining trauma designation and anticipate a go-live in 2017. We currently also take medical-surgical ICU overflow.
We are proud to be a Primary Stroke Center
We have greatly expanded our Neuroscience services which includes neurosurgical services, craniotomies, Intraventricular drains, ICP monitoring, and the most up to date treatment for acute stroke patients in Neuroendovascular Interventional Radiology.
Preparation has begun for Trauma services and we are now recruiting nurses with current or recent Trauma experience.
This increase in our Neuroscience services lays the foundation in establishing Banner Health's Vision of Banner Desert to be the Neuro Hub for the East Valley.
We provide specialized hemodynamic monitoring and have many protocols to allow for timely and evidence based care.
100% EMR; CPOE; and PPID for med administration.
In-house coverage provided by Intensivists from 0600-2200.
Telehealth intensivist coverage from 2200-0600
Dedicated ICU Case Manager & Social Worker
Dedicated Critical Care Nutritionist
Dedicated Spiritual Care
HUS and PCA support
Staffing is 2:1
About Banner Desert Medical Center Located on an 80-acre campus in Mesa, Arizona, Banner Desert Medical Center is one of Arizona's largest and most comprehensive hospitals and is recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of Phoenix's Best Hospitals. We provide an abundance of exceptional opportunities with more than 600 licensed beds, including over 100 dedicated to children. Areas of excellence include high-risk pregnancy and neonatal care, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, cardiology, oncology and emergency medicine. With 21 operating rooms, we offer a full range of surgical specia
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