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Registered Nurse (RN) ICU/Med-Surg

LewisGale Hospital Pulaski (LGHP) is located in the beautiful mountainous region of Virginia . Pulaski is considered a neighbor to the Virginia Tech Hokie community and is a short 45 minute drive from Roanoke, VA. The HCA (Hospital Corporation of America) hospital is a 147-bed acute care facility with more than 350 employees and has been recognized by Joint Commission as a Top Performer. The medical staff includes a wide range of primary care and specialty care physicians, including Cardiology, Otolaryngology, Orthopedics, General Surgery, Urology and Oncology as well as Hospitalists.
Additional Information about our ICU and Medical-Surgical Units:


Medical/Surgical Unit:

  • Atypical Med/Surg unit

  • Includes Telemetry and Progress Care Unit populations

  • Non- titratable drips and continuous cardiac monitoring

  • Orthopedic, cardiac, stroke populations serviced in addition to the general medical surgical population

  • Nurse to patient ratios based on acuity

  • A supportive environment focused on fostering educational opportunities and specialty certification (add)


Intensive Care Unit:

  • 8-Bed ICU

  • 569 patients were seen in 2015

  • Nurse to Patient ratio is based on acuity

  • Chest Pain Cycle 4 Accreditation by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care

  • Pathway Designation (2016)

  • Part of LGMC Shared Governance councils

  • A supportive environment focused on fostering educational opportunities and specialty certifications

  • Leaders on this unit have a passion for supporting nurses in reaching their professional goals, excellent practice, and collegial relationships


RN Responsibilities:

  • Assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating, and documenting all aspects of patient care

  • Delegating appropriate tasks to unlicensed personnel and provides required supervision

  • Working closely with all health care providers to facilitate and coordinate efficient, effective, and quality healthcare

  • Setting priorities and modifying patient care in response to changing conditions by utilizing problem solving skills and exhibiting good judgment

  • Expected to attend Unit Meetings as directed by the Nurse Manager and participate in continuing education programs to maintain competence and gain additional skills


Qualifications:
EXPERIENCE:

  • 1 year of ICU Experience (Preferred)


EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:

  • Diploma or Associates Degree from a professional nursing program (required)

  • BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program at an accredited school of Nursing (preferred)

  • Tuition Reimbursement Program ($5,250/calendar year)


""We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.""
Company Description:

At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the nation's first hospital companies. Today, we are the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes about 165 hospitals and 115 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England and employing approximately 204,000 people. Approximately four to five percent of all inpatient care delivered in the country today is provided by HCA facilities. Milton Johnson serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HCA.




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