Overview of the Unit 

  • 34 beds
  • 12 hardwired telemetry monitored beds
  • Cardiovascular services

Job Types in the Department

  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Unit Clerk (UC)
  • Care Team Technician (CTT)

Qualifications

All Registered Nurses and Care Team Technicians are required to have their respective licensure and certification. All Registered Nurses are to have certification in ACLS and BLS. These certifications should be obtained within six (6) months of hire. Aiken Regional Medical Centers offers courses to obtain or renew certification.

One to two years of experience is preferable, but nursing graduates are always welcome.

What You Can Expect Working on This Unit

Nurses receive a four – 12 week orientation depending on level of experience. Nursing staff (including CTTs) members work 12-hour shifts, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m., and are expected to work two holidays as outlined by department guidelines. We offer a positive work environment with strong teamwork. 5 Main is a very relaxed and patient centered unit where the goal is to provide the best care for our patients.

Educational Opportunities

Aiken Regional Medical Centers and 5 Main provide continuing education opportunities for unit specific issues and encourage ongoing degree education for all staff.