Neurology/Neurosurgery | University of Utah Health

Neurology/Neurosurgery is a 26-bed, high-acuity neuroscience unit that provides a full continuum of services. We have a friendly and collaborative atmosphere, where nurses make a critical difference in the lives of their patients. 3 North is a great place to develop and practice your nursing skills in a fast-paced setting.

You will gain expertise in caring for a variety of patients, including those requiring:

  • Ventilator management
  • Telemetry monitoring
  • In-depth neurological assessments
  • Lumbar drain management

Our nurses are an integral part of the team caring for the following types of patients:

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurology
  • Pulmonary
  • Cardiology
  • Medicine

Neurology/Neurosurgery offers many advantages and opportunities for our nurses, including:

  • An orientation program that provides a safe and structured learning environment. You will be assigned a primary preceptor and will orient for a minimum of six weeks.
  • Comprehensive neuroscience courses
  • Telemetry classes
  • ACLS certification
  • Ventilator management training
  • Self-scheduling with a variety of schedule choices