Fully Furnished Accommodations provided
Free flights home
Generous vacations (54 days)
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, and
Current nursing license in USA, Canada, or UK, and
A minimum of five years experience as a Registered Nurse, including a minimum of one year of current experience as a Clinical Instructor in Cardiology area at a large acute-care teaching hospital in USA, Canada, or UK.
This 25 bed unit provides comprehensive 24-hour nursing care for stable adult patients.
Post acute coronary syndrome
Heart failure (pulmonary and congestive)
Cardiomyopathy for medical management and cardiac transplant workup
Cardiac risk management (hypertension, lipidemia, diabetes control)
Heart transplant work-up/OR preparation
Pre CABG/Valve replacement/Pacemaker/AICD Insertion
The 25 cardiology beds on A4 Unit provide care for a condition which is usually cardiac in origin. The most common conditions are:
The use of nursing process: assessment, planning, interventions and evaluation (APIE) is the framework used to direct patient care for the following activities.
Non-invasive hemodynamic monitoring(Continuous telemetry monitoring and dysrrhythmia interpretation)
Non-invasive diagnostics (Echocardiography, nuclear studies, exercise and tilt table tests, holter monitoring)
Invasive diagnostic procedures (cardiac catheterization, electrophysiology studies, Transesophageal echocardiography)
Invasive interventional procedures (percutaneous coronary interventions, Radiofrequency Ablation, permanent pacemaker implantation
Continuous nursing assessments of patients’ physical needs and corresponding therapeutic interventions.
Therapeutic modalities for coronary interventions and medical investigations (i.e. cardiac catheterization, angioplasty, temporary external pacing, temporary and permanent invasive pacing, chest tube management, laboratory investigations)
Oxygen therapy and pulse oximetry
Patient and family education.
Management of artificial airways â trachestomy care
Psychosocial and emotional support.
Infection control and safety management.
Preparation for Multiple medical procedures required during hospitalization (Radiology, Echocardiography, Endoscopy, Dental, Ultrasound etc)
End of life care (DNR)
Hours of Operation:
24 hours per day, 7 days a week
Number of Beds: 25 Bed Ward; 25 cardiology beds
Nurse Patient Ratio: 1:3 or 1:4 day shift
1:4 or 1:3 night shift(Dependant/High acuity patients)