Jan 14, 2021

Clinical Observation Unit - RN

  • Northside Hospital
  • Northside, Cincinnati, OH, USA

Job Description


The Registered Professional Nurse provides accelerated care to patients, receiving patients from the ED and managing patients that are found to need further treatment to determine their need for admission. The COU manages patients for up to 24 hours, after which time a disposition should be made. Care beyond this point may occasionally occur if it is clear that a short term disposition is likely to occur. Patients admitted to the COU include, but are not limited to medical surgical patients with alterations of the following systems; neurological, cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, renal, endocrine, orthopedic, or immune.