8 West is a 24-bed complex medicine unit with cardiac monitoring availability by telemetry. Admissions are usually from but not limited to Medical Subspecialty. Turn over rate is generally three days to one week. Pateint population is primarily adult and geriatric inpatients, and predominantly male.
Special services particular to this unit include care of patients with the following diagnoses:
- Complications of diabetes
- Neurological disorders
- Renal hemodialysis
- Cardiac disorders
Work Schedule: Various shifts
Functional Statement Title/#: RN 8West Medical Oncology
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