The Tech-Unit Support (TUS) provides a combination of direct patient care and unit clerical duties for the department. Coordinates care to designated patients under the direction of a Clinical Nurse and provides support to the patient care team. Ensures a clean and orderly environment for the patient. Provides information, directions and other assistance to physicians, patients, families, customers and vendors. May schedule tests and procedures for the patient, maintain patient records and sign patients in and out of the unit. May be responsible for the ordering, receiving and delivering of equipment and supplies for the patient care team. May be required to provide continuous observation including suicide prevention.
This unit focuses on neuro/trauma patient types. Patient types commonly seen include Motor Vehical Trauma and all other trauma related to injuries to all organs of the body, most of which will require surgical intervention and additional monitoring. Neurosurgical diagnosis and interventions include craniotomies, spine surgery, acute stroke, subarachnoid hemorrhage, subdural hematomas and brain and spinal tumors. In addition to the neuro-trauma patient type, you will work with many other surgical patients covering all systems of the body including hernia repair, colon/GI issues, hemorrhages of all kinds, and cardiac patients to name a few!
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