Jul 16, 2019
Santa Barbara, CA, USA
1 WC accepts all medical-surgical patients and specializes in Orthopedic, Orthopedic Trauma, Spine, and Gynecological patients. This is a fast-paced, primarily surgical unit with a focus on patient and staff satisfaction through teamwork, shared governance, and a commitment to quality. We are a Total Joint Center of Excellence, accredited through the Joint Commission since 2011. Requirements: a current California License and BLS. CMSRN and/or Orthopedic Certification are a plus!
The patient population of the Orthopedic/Medical-Surgical Unit is varied and diverse, ranging in age from 18 and older.
The most common diagnoses for patients on 1 WC are: total joint replacements (hip and knee), extremity fractures/surgeries, back injuries/surgeries, hysterectomies and other gynecologic surgeries. We also take care of a variety of other medical diagnoses as needed.