Pros: exciting, fast paced, required fast and accurate decision making. i really enjoyed this type of work.
Cons: easy burn out. long hours, required overtime
This job was exciting, fast paced and educational. I learned true hemodynamic monitoring of cardiac procedures including open heart, and of open cranial surgeries and monitoring. I was ACLS certified and frequently managed a code situation. There are so many heart wrenching memories of this work. My husband past away while I worked in this unit. The – more... ongoing stress made it difficult for me to continue with this type of work. – less