I’m Janice Gabbard, MSN, RN. I am the manager of the Cardiovascular Surgical Stepdown unit located in 6 South of Vanderbilt University Hospital. I am also the manager of the Cardiovascular Progressive Care unit.
To work in the Cardiovascular Surgical Stepdown unit, our nurses need to be proficient in Basic Arrhythmia and maintain ACLS and BLS certifications to care for our patient population.
Janice Gabbard, MSN, RN
Cardiovascular Surgical Stepdown
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
|Cardiovascular Surgery||Adults (17 and older)||14|
Our unit specializes in vascular inpatient surgery and cardiology surgery. Our patient focus is to work toward a culture of safety and patient satisfaction.
A typical shift for our nurses includes a twelve hour day or night shift. We primarily take care of surgical patients with support from an interdisciplinary team.
We pride ourselves on our culture of safety, teamwork, patient satisfaction, and staff satisfaction.
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If you are interested in applying to the Cardiovascular Surgical Stepdown, please visit Work at Vanderbilt to see if there are currently any open positions.
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cardiovascular stepdown, cardiology, inpatient
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