Medical Intermediate Care Unit

The Medical Intermediate Care Unit (MIMCU) is a state of the art, multidisciplinary unit that provides care for patients who require an intermediate level of care. The health care team is comprised of physicians, nurses, social workers, dietitians, respiratory care, pastoral care and numerous other disciplines. Our team possesses the knowledge, skill and judgment to provide timely assessment and treatment ensuring the best possible outcomes from critical illness. We provide our services in a family-centered atmosphere, encouraging family to be an integral part of their loved one’s care.

The patients on our unit are treated for conditions such as:

  • Multi-system organ failure
  • Respiratory Distress
  • Sepsis
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • GI Bleeds
  • Renal/liver failure
  • Acid-base and electrolyte imbalances
  • Diabetes Mellitus

 

16 IMC beds

Staffing decisions are based on patient acuity. Typically it will be 1:3.

Self-scheduling is available with a variety of shifts. Nurses work with the scheduling committee and Nurse Manager to develop schedules that meet personal and professional needs.

We offer a personalized orientation with a dedicated preceptor that is 6-8 weeks in length. Ongoing in-services and annual competencies provide continuing education opportunities. Specialty certification is strongly encouraged and financially rewarded.

Minimum of one year telemetry experience preferred. ACLS is required within six months of hire.

To speak with a Nurse Recruiter, please call 717-531-5141 or email us at nurserecruitment@hmc.psu.edu.  We welcome the opportunity to personally discuss employment opportunities.