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    neurosurgery:trauma_gen_surgery neurosurgery:trauma_gen_surgery Document Transcript

    • careers for life. TM Located on the Connecticut shore, Yale-New Haven Hospital is a 944-bed tertiary care facility recognized as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report. Boasting a longstanding affiliation with Yale University Schools of Nursing and Medicine, an international reputation for leading-edge research and advanced care, and extensive, state-of-the-art facilities, Yale-New Haven Hospital is proud to offer nursing New Haven, Connecticut professionals a wide range of choices — from Toll free: (866) 811-7797 opportunities for the moment to careers for life. www.ynhh.orgYale-New Haven HospitalNeurology, Neurosurgery &Epilepsy Nursing UnitThe Neurology, Neurosurgery and Epilepsy NursingUnit at Yale-New Haven Hospital offers Primary Nursing Neurosciences Intensive Care Unitcare on 24 beds to patients 16 years and older. We have The Neuro ICU is a 14-bed adult Neurosurgery andthree different patient populations: Neurology Unit staffed by skilled critical care RNs with• Neurology: Stroke, Myasthenia Gravis, Multiple special training in caring for patients requiring high dose Sclerosis, Guillian Barre, Parkinson’s Disease barbiturate coma to control intracranial pressure. Major• Neurosurgery: Spinal Cord & Brain Injuries, diagnoses in the Neuro ICU include subarachnoid Laminectomies, Spinal & Brain Tumors, Aneurysms, hemorrhage, tumors, trauma and stroke. Our Nursing Staff Radio Surgery work closely with the nursing coordinator from the New• Epilepsy: Transcranial & Intercranial Monitoring England Organ Bank to provide support to donor families. and Epilepsy Resections 80% of our RNs have been with Yale-New Haven HospitalWith an experienced RN staff – 60% have been with us for 6 years or more, and our Nursing Staff participate in anfor more than 6 years – we offer RN/patient ratios of 1:4/5 interdisciplinary team environment while maintainingon days, 1:5 evenings and 1:6 nights. Our interdisciplinary nurse/patient ratios of 1:2 or 1:1. Staff members areapproach incorporates the input of patients and their actively involved in Hospital-wide committees, Unit-Basedfamilies with the expertise of Nursing and Medical Staff, practice groups and scheduling groups.Social Workers, Care Coordinators, Occupational andPhysical Therapists, Speech Pathologists, Nursing-PsychLiaisons and representatives from Religious Ministries. We offer a dynamic, challenging and collaborative work environment where our commitment to providing greatWe encourage our RNs to participate in daily rounds care is matched by our great character and camaraderie.with Medical Staff; clinical training for Nursing Students; To learn more, please contact Kathy Wallack, RN, BSN,and Unit-Based and Hospital-Based committees. We also Patient Services Manager, at (203) 688-2342 orprovide access to a range of support staff, including E-mail:wallack@ynhh.org.Patient Care Associates, Environmental Associates,Business Associates and Monitor Watchers.DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES• RCAP (Recognition and Career Advancement Program)• Tuition reimbursement• Precepted competency-based orientations• Striving for Excellence Committee• Ethics Committee• Special Classes for Preceptors• Special Classes for Telemetry• Special Classes for Epilepsy Monitoring and Treatment