Clinical Resource Nursing Unit

The CRU is an in-house registered nurse float pool for the adult patient population. This “virtual unit” is divided into five teams. Nurses choose a team based on their expertise, experience, and preferences. The unit emphasizes flexibility and adaptability.

  • Team 1: includes all of the critical care units: Cardiovascular ICU, Medical ICU, Surgical ICU, and Respiratory Specialty Care Unit (RSCU).
  • Team 2: includes the monitored step-down units: Neurosciences, Medical Cardiology, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, Burn/Trauma, and RSCU.
  • Team 3: includes the cancer care units: Surgical Oncology, Medical Oncology, Palliative Care, and Adult Bone Marrow Transplant.
  • Team 4: includes the general medical and surgical units: Transplant and General Surgery, Neurology, Orthopedics and Urology, General Medicine, and Medical Psychiatry.
  • Team 5: includes the behavioral health units: Pediatric and Adolescent, Geriatric, Eating Disorders, General Psychiatry, and Medical Psychiatry.