Medical Surgical Unit with a focus on surgical patients (general
surgical, gynecological, & ENT) and general medical overflow.
Medical Unit with a focus on medical patients (general medical,
cardiology, & pulmonology).
Medical Unit with a focus on oncology-including chemotherapy and
medical patients (general medical, palliative care, respiratory disease, & GI
This unit will be transforming into the Intermediate/step-down
unit in the fall of 2015. For now, it is a medical unit with a focus on medical
patients (cardiac disease, renal conditions, & psych primary) and
psychiatric diagnoses accompanied by an acute medical condition.
Medical Cardiology Unit with a focus on hemodynamically stable
patients with a variety of cardiac disorders such as congestive heart failure,
post cardiac arrest and post cardiac interventions. This is an eight hour unit.
Medical unit with a focus on medical patients (neurological,
cerebral vascular disorders, cardiovascular). Unit is designated for Certified
Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit with a focus on providing
rehabilitative services to patients with amputations, spinal cord injuries,
brain injuries, stroke with impairments, including paralysis, etc. Certified
and Comprehensive program services include rehabilitation nursing, social work,
case management, PT/OT, & speech/language therapy.
Medical Surgical Unit with a focus on surgical patients (stable
trauma, general surgical, & neurosurgical) and general medical overflow.
Medical Surgical Unit with a focus on orthopedic surgical
patients, as well as general surgical overflow and general medical overflow.
Progressive Care Unit (PCU)
This unit will be transforming into a Neurosciences Unit in the
fall of 2015. For now it is an intermediate/step-down care unit with a focus on
providing care to patients not requiring critical care but are stable and have
complex needs. Patients in need of continuous cardiac monitoring with assessments
Q4 hours include non-ST elevation MI, 24-48 hours post open heart surgery,
pulmonary edema/CHF without shock requiring IV medications, stable sepsis
patients requiring 2 IV antibiotics, etc.
Cardiac & Vascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU)
Intensive Care Unit with a focus on cardiovascular and vascular
patients (postop cardiac surgery, cardiogenic shock, CHF, acute coronary
syndrome & thrombolytic therapy). Also serves Medical ICU overflow patients
(DKA, GI bleed, stroke & pulmonary embolism).
Cardiac Rehabilitation Unit with a focus on cardiac rehab
program for patients with CAD, acute MI, stable angina, s/p CABG, and s/p heart
transplant. Patient care is assigned to ACLS-certified RN and/or PT/clinical
Cardiovascular Angiography Department (CVAD)
Cardiovascular Angiography Unit with a focus on providing
diagnostic imaging and interventional procedures to inpatients, outpatients,
and emergency patients. Procedures performed include heart catheterizations,
angiograms, stent placements, pacemaker implantation, and percutaneous
transluminal coronary angioplasties.
Cardiovascular Observation Unit (CVO)
Cardiovascular Observation Unit provides nursing care to
inpatients and outpatients who will undergo a procedure in the Cardiovascular
Angiography Department. The RN oversees all patient care, including
pre-admission, admission, prep, recovery, hospital admission and home
Emergency Department with a focus on providing optimal nursing
care and assessing and treating patients with an acute medical condition. The
RN will be responsible for triaging and treating patients per scope of
practice, documenting vital signs, communicating with ED physician regarding
changes in patient status, administering medications, and preparing patients
Employee Health with a focus on workplace
disease prevention and health promotion for all caregivers. This includes
contractors, students and volunteers. They manage programs regulated by OSHA,
DNV and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Specifically:
Adult Immunizations, Tuberculosis Program, Bloodborne Pathogen Exposures,
Infections Patient and/or Caregiver Exposures; Annual Screenings, Respiratory
Protection Training, Ergonomics and Workplace Safety Prevention Programs.
Diabetes, Endocrine, & Nutrition
Diabetes, Endocrine, & Nutrition Center improves the health
of patients though the improvement of individual A1C levels. Improves the
achievement of self-management behavior changes (monitoring blood glucose &
frequency of foot and ophthalmic exams), required to maintain a healthy
lifestyle, after completing diabetic education classes.
Clinical Education with a focus on providing educator,
facilitator, consulting, researcher and leadership support for clinical,
non-clinical and organizational learning and educational activities while
promoting community partnerships.
Family Medicine Southwest is a Family Practice Residency program
affiliated with the University of Washington. They provide primary
care needs and coordinate care across other health care settings, including
hospital, specialty, and mental health services. The Healthcare team is made up
of highly skilled and compassionate physicians, physician assistants,
pharmacists, behavioral health (therapist and social worker) and medical
Family Birth Center (FBC)
Family Birth Center provides inpatient services (Labor,
Delivery, Recovery, & Postpartum) and outpatient services (Antepartum
testing, labor evaluation & minor surgical procedures) for women of
child-bearing age and newborns. Also provides obstetrical surgery and other
OB/GYN emergencies. RNs are assigned direct patient care.
Home Care provides intermittent skilled clinical services.
Nursing services include general medical and psychiatric nursing.
Integrated end of life care in the home delivered through an
interdisciplinary team composed of the physician, medical director, nurses,
medical social workers, chaplains, home health aides, counselors, volunteers,
dietitians, and other disciplines as needed.
Infection Prevention provides education on standard precautions,
transmission based precautions and prevention of infection (hand hygiene,
respiratory etiquette, & sharps injury prevention). Implements policies and
procedures related to infection prevention issues.
Infusion Oncology (Cancer Center)
Cancer Center with a focus on chemo administration, bone marrow
biopsies, hydration, blood product administration, specialty catheter placement
CVC care, etc. Number of patients assigned to RN is dependent on complexity of
treatment and required monitoring.
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
Intensive Care Unit with a focus on providing interdisciplinary
care for adults and select pediatric patients with a critical care diagnosis. The
Unit emphasis is on observation of patient, expert assessment of clinical
status, detection of earliest signs of complications and initiation of a program
of treatment. Patients include unstable angina requiring IV nitroglycerin,
arrhythmias, heart block, s/p cardiac arrest, acute MI, acute PE, acute renal
failure requiring fluid management, etc.
Interventional Pain Clinic
Interventional Pain Clinic with a focus on consults, diagnostic
and therapeutic interventions, and medical management of chronic pain.
Kearney Breast Center
Kearney Breast Center focuses on screening mammography,
diagnostic mammography, breast ultrasound, stereotactic breast biopsy, breast
cancer support group, genetic counseling, and multidisciplinary breast cancer
Memorial Urgent Care Clinic
Ambulatory Care Clinic that provides walk-in injury and medical
care to adults and children, including sprains, strains, lacerations, wounds,
fractures, sore throats, and ear aches.
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit with a focus on providing care for
newborns requiring neonatology consultation or a higher level of care.
Operating Room (OR)
Operating Room (Surgery) works in conjunction with the Anesthesia Department,
Surgical Pre-op Area, and the Post-Anesthesia Care Unit in providing continuity
of care through pre-operative assessment and preparation, intra-operative
intervention and post-operative evaluation. An RN is always assigned the
Short Stay Unit (SSU)
Short Stay Unit with a focus on providing Medical Surgical
nursing care to pre and post procedure patients, including but not limited to
surgical, endoscopy, radiology, diagnostic imaging, and other medical.
Same Day Surgical (SDS)
Surgical Unit with a focus on providing pre-op admission for
inpatients and pre and post-op care of outpatients.
Pediatric Unit with a focus on non-critical pediatric patients
who are on the Pediatric or Family Medicine Services and/or any medial or
surgical services patient up to the age of puberty.
Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
Critical Care Department with a focus on providing constant
observation and nursing care in the immediate post-anesthesia recovery period.
Patients have undergone surgical, obstetric, diagnostic or therapeutic
procedures requiring a general anesthetic.
Psychiatric Services: Inpatient, Outpatient (ADAPT), Psych ED,
Behavioral Health Consultation & Liaison
Psychiatric Services provides comprehensive, hospital based,
recovery focused mental health care for the adult citizens of Clark County and
surrounding areas. Inpatient services include crisis stabilization, medication
therapy, milieu therapy, education and discharge planning, including referrals
to community resources. RNs will be assigned to provide nursing care.
Quality and Patient Safety
Quality and Patient Safety with a focus on zero preventable harm
through implementing and following evidence-based medicine, including the
Strategic Quality and Patient Safety Plan.
Ray Hickey Hospice House (RHHH)
Ray Hickey Hospice House with a focus on integrated end of life
care delivered through an interdisciplinary team composed of the physician,
medical director, registered nurses, certified nurse aides, medical social
worker, chaplains, counselors, volunteers and dieticians. They offer general
inpatient, residential and respite care.
Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Oxygen Center
Wound Healing Center with a focus on completing patient
assessment of systemic and local factors affecting wound healing, wound
cleansing and topical treatment, wound debridement and extensive patient