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Cardiac and Thoracic Care Nursing

Cardiovascular and thoracic nursing at Upstate University Hospital represent a comprehensive continuum of care involving both medical and surgical services.

Cardiovascular and Thoracic Services

  • Cardiovascular Telemetry Unit
  • Cardiopulmonary ICU

Cardiothoracic Telemetry Unit (8G)

This is a 19-bed telemetry unit that has openings for experienced and graduate nursing. This is a fast paced unit that provides care for patients with a full range of cardiovascular and thoracic medical and surgical conditions. We have an energetic and enthusiastic team of staff who actively participates in the design of patient care.

Cardiopulmonary ICU (8F)

This is an 14-bed unit designed for the immediate post-operative care of the cardiopulmonary patient. State-of-the-art advances, in combination with a multi-disciplinary team approach and nursing expertise, provide comprehensive care to our critically ill patients. The reputation of the cardiopulmonary program brings referrals from regional physicians with high-risk cardiac and thoracic profiles.