Hospitalist Service 3

The Hospitalist Service provides care for general adult medicine patients referred by their primary care physicians. HSP3 is a caring, patient-centered unit which delivers quality care by a unit based health care team for patients with various medical diagnoses.  HSP3ia a diverse nursing unit that strives to consistently deliver excellent patient care while promoting an atmosphere built on evidence-based practice and excellent clinical outcomes. As an employee of HSP3 you can expect to gain experience and exposure to a wide variety of diagnoses and varying levels of acuity.

Patient Population:

  • Adult
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Cellulitis
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Pneumonia
  • Acute Renal Failure
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Sepsis
  • Diabetes

Number of Beds:

  • 30

Nurse/Patient Ratio:

  • 1:4-5

Rotation/Shifts:

  • 7a-7p and 7p-7a
  • Flexi shift ( non-  benefited)
  • Every 3rd weekend

Skill Mix:

  • Registered Nurse- 70%
  • Patient Care Technician- 30%

Orientation:

  • Structured 6-8 week program
  • New Grads: Includes nurse residency workshops