I’m Cristina Loaiza, BSN, RN. I am the manager of the Inpatient Pediatric Surgery and Adolescent Medicine unit located on the 8th floor of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.
To work in the Pediatric Surgery, Trauma and Adolescent Medicine unit, our nurses must provide care for children with a variety of surgical and medical diagnoses.
Cristina Loaiza, BSN, RN
Pediatric Surgery, Trauma and Adolescent Medicine
Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
|Pediatric Surgery, Trauma and
Pediatric (Newborn to 18 years)
Our unit specializes in caring for children requiring nursing care for surgery, trauma, medical conditions, and conditions requiring surgical intervention, including inpatients and extended recovery room patients.
The unit is divided into three areas (or “pods”) of care:
Our patient focus is on providing excellent, quality care in collaboration with our multidisciplinary team, patients, and patient families.
Staff and Community Involvement: Nursing Staff Council, Retention Committee, Nursing Quality Analyst, Society of Pediatric Nursing, Evidence Based Practice Research Fellowship, Frontline Leadership, Magnet Escorts/Champions, Research Poster Presentations, Unit PMI, BLS/PALS/PEARS instructors, WorkLife Committee, Bereavement Committee.
Visit the Pediatric Surgery Guide to learn more about the patients we care for
If you are interested in applying to this unit, please visit Work at Vanderbilt: Achieve the Remarkable for current open positions.
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