Trauma & Surgical ICU- The Trauma and Surgical ICU offers a variety of opportunities for advanced patient care in the region’s only Level I Trauma Center. More than 50% of the patients admitted to the 20-bed unit are multiple trauma patients.
Cardiovascular ICU- Our Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit has 24 beds and is a team-oriented unit that provides high quality and safe care to a variety of cardiac patients, including: post open heart surgery, post percutaneous coronary intervention, congestive heart failure, myocardial infarction, and cardiogenic shock. The CV/CICU also cares for patients requiring an intra- aortic balloon pump, continuous renal replacement therapy, ventricular assist device or ECMO.
Neuro ICU- The Neuro ICU is a 16-bed critical care inpatient unit providing nursing care for adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients meeting the admission criteria. The Neuro ICU provides high quality care to critically ill and neurologically injured patients in a team oriented multidisciplinary work environment. Our focus is to improve healthcare through research and education for patients with immediately life-threatening neurological problems such as intracranial hemorrhages, brain tumors, spinal disease, and post neurosurgical interventions.
Medical ICU- Offers the opportunity to explore a wide array of pathophysiology. The patient population includes patients with multi-system organ failure, respiratory failure, diabetic emergencies, drug overdoses, autoimmune crisis, and many other critically ill patients. The medical ICU consists of 32 beds with an emphasis on teamwork.
Burn ICU- Timothy J. Harnar Burn Center is one of under 70 verified burn centers in the United States. UMC’s coverage area encompasses a vast expanse of New Mexico, Western Oklahoma, Southern Kansas and all of West Texas making it the third largest geographic area of all regional burn centers in the country. We are in the top 15 busiest burn centers in the nation, caring for not only burns, but also any soft tissue problems including snakebites, necrotizing soft tissue infections, and surgical wounds. The center has 6 critical care beds and 8 intermediate care beds. We keep our burn center patients in the unit for their entire hospital stay so we have every level of acuity. We care for patients of all ages. Nurses in the Burn Center are also trained to work in the Trauma and Surgical ICU.
- Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing
- Valid Texas RN License/Eligible Compact License
- Must maintain a current BLS & ACLS certification from American Heart Association
- BSN required or must be obtained within 3 years of hire
- CCRN Certification preferred