Surgical-Trauma Intensive Care Unit (STICU)
The STICU is a state of the art critical care unit that specializes in the care of the adult surgical and trauma patient. It is staffed by nurses who have special interest and training in the care of our patient population and believe that technology and science accompanied by the practice of Relationship Based Care results in the healing of body, mind and spirit.
In addition to basic critical care training, the STICU nurse also receives certification in ACLS, TNCC, and ACTN. Evidence based practice protocols from the Eastern Society for the Surgery of Trauma and the American Association of Critical Care nurses are utilized in the care of the STICU patient.
- Adult, critically ill surgical and trauma patients.
Number of Beds:
- 12 Hour Shifts (7 am - 7pm or 7 pm - 7 am)
- Individualized preceptor-model tailored to experience and knowledge needs of individual.
- Dedicated Critical Care Educator who works one-on-one to meet the new employee's needs, and monitor their progress.
- Dedicated Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist is also available to provide assistance to staff and patients/families.