Pulmonary, Renal and Infectious Disease (PRI) is a 32 bed medical-surgical floor with 30 private rooms. Two of the private rooms can be converted into semi-private rooms in times of higher census. The average daily census on the unit is 30.
The patient population of PRI is diverse. We accept all patients age 17 and older. PRI specializes in caring for general medical patients and those patients with Pulmonary, Renal and Infection control disease processes.
The most frequent diagnoses for our patients are: pneumonia, respiratory infections, asthma, COPD, long-term/home ventilators, tracheostomies, pancreatitis, GI bleeds, end-stage renal disease, diabetes and drug and alcohol withdrawal. In addition, PRI specializes in isolation patient care including patients with MRSA, VRE, C-Diff and TB.
Strong staff and excellent teamwork make a position on this unit desirable. Requires a current California License and BLS certification. ACLS certification is desirable.