Acute Care Transition Program: Non Acute to Acute Care
The Acute Care Transition (ACT) Program is designed for registered nurses with at least 1 year experience who have minimal or little acute care experience, and desire to transition into an acute care setting.
The program is a 6 month structured program that features:
Clinical precepted time to support personal learning needs
ACT Program Seminars
Simulations- allowing for safe clinical practice and learning
Check-ins with NPDS team members
This is a fully benefited position and you continue your career on the unit you were hired at the completion of the program.
This program will provide a strong foundation for a clinical career at Stanford Health Care.
B2 Medicine B2 is a 26 AAU Medicine unit. Patients treated on this unit include Telemetry, Cardiology, Transplant, Dialysis, and Kidney Failure Patients.
Nurse to patient ratio is 3:1 or 4:1.
One of the best things this unit offers is opportunity for a nurse to put their stamp on it. It is a newer unit still building up, there is a lot of opportunity for advancement. If a nurse is interested in precepting, managing, or becoming more involved this is the right place for them.
G1 Gynecology OncologyG1 is a 27-bed inpatient acuity adaptable unit (AAU) specializing in Gynecology/Gynecology Oncology, as well as med-surge overflow (medicine, medical oncology, surgical overflow.) G1's interdisciplinary team includes nurses, doctors, case managers, social workers, occupational and physical therapists, speech therapists and dieticians.
Nurse to patient ratio is 4:1.
The primary patient population being cared for on G1 are patients who have gynecological cancer requiring surgical intervention and/or medical management of symptoms or fetal demise.
Overflow/Alternative Care Areas ACA is a 34 bed unit (27 in-patient PACU and 7 beds in outpatient). This unit provides acute care from multiple units at 300P & 500P. The patient population includes urology, neurosurgery, general surgery and general medicine overflow.
This is a brand new unit opened in Winter 2022.
Watch our Acute Care Transition Webinar
Recorded March 2023
March 27, 2023 - April 7, 2023 Applications Open for the Acute Care Transition Program.