Pros: education, benefits, working as team.
Cons: inabilty to change patients, of which whom have a poor prognosis.
Contending with open heart surgical patients.
ECHO, how to care for ventilated and surgical patients.
Management was firm, yet closely involved with all staff.
Co-workers worked well as a team, quick, responsive and excellent in their Critical Care skills.
The hardest part of the job was the intensity of taking two-three open heart patients in a twelve – more... hour shift.
the most enjoyable part of the job was the educational experience, as well as ability to see the patients' continued progression. – less