I want to know the number of the units and the nurses in you CCU. How can they deal with the patients? And how do they work?
Apr 7, '99
The facility I work at here in Tx. has a total of 35 critical care beds (14 in ICU, 11 in CCU, and 10 in Neuro) where we are 99+% staffed for no more than 2:1 with VADs 1:2, post CAB are 1:1 for first few hours, IABPs are 1:1, CVVH are 1:1, and the occ. other pt. may have to be 1:1. There are rare times when 1 or 2 of us have to take a third pt. but we have Clinical Assisstants to help us.
Best staffing I've been around in a while.
Jul 15, '99
i work in cvicu. our cabg ratio is 1 nurse:2 fresh hearts,there has been times i have taking 2 fresh and 1 old. only time we get 1:1 is fresh heart,IABP,CVVH or Prisma pump,about 10 different inotropes or pressors(they must be very unstable)this is why i am looking for a job as we speak