Well there is surgical trauma ICU or the trauma floor. As a new grad I would think trauma floor. Trauma ICU is NOT where I'd wanna cut my teeth as a new grad. There are a lot of head injuries with neuro impairment for instance. Often a lot of family issues, many of these injured people were perhaps drunk or high which led to the trauma (not saying ALL..any of us can be involved in a trauma). On the floor it's a lot of passing pain meds. You often deal with confused patients due to the head injuries. It's defintely not an area I enjoy getting anywhere near but everyone has their own flavor of what they like.