The General Surgery Unit has 34 beds specifically designated to Adult General Surgery including Surgical Oncology, Colorectal, Endocrine, Upper GI, Minimal Invasive, Thoracic Surgery, Lung Transplant, and Trauma patients. The majority of patients have malignant disease requiring complex diagnostic work-up, major complex surgery or treatment follow-up.
The Unit also provides clinical rotation to Nursing Interns, Graduates and Students.
A. Management and care of adult patients with Colorectal conditions:
Ulcerative Colitis & Crohn’s disease (workup)
Cancer of the colon and rectum
Laparotomy sigmoid colectomy
Ileo pouch formation
Short Bowel Syndrome
B. Management and care of adult patients Endocrine conditions :
Para and Total Thyroidectomy
Bilateral Neck Dissection
C. Management and care of adult patients with General Surgical conditions:
Ulcer Perforation repairs
D. Surgical Oncology:
E. Thoracic Surgery
Hemo/pneumothorax, Pleural Effusion
F. Lung Transplant(1-bed)
Workup for surgery
Post Transplant from ICU
G. Central line management
H. Continues and intermittent pain management: (PCA and Epidural)
I. Management of patients requiring hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
J. Infectious Diseases ( 2 negative Pressure Rooms)
Hours of operations:
24 hours daily, 7 days a week
Bachelor's degree, or Associate's degree, or Diploma in Nursing, and
Current nursing (RN) license in USA, Canada, or UK, and
A minimum of two years current experience as a Registered Nurse, including at least one year experience in the specialty area, working in a mid- to large-sized acute-care hospital in North America or UK.