Registered Nurse RN Medical Progressive Care Unit - Salem

Recruiter
LewisGale Medical Center
Location
Salem, Virginia
Posted
Aug 12, 2019
Closes
Aug 14, 2019
Ref
9f6f9d0002a8
Organization Type
Corporate
Description
SHIFT: PRN

SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

LewisGale Medical Center (LGMC) delivers quality care to our patients located in the beautiful mountainous region of Southwest Virginia. LGMC is a 521-bed acute care facility and is the largest hospital in the LewisGale Regional Health System (LGRHS). Through our extensive network stretching from the Alleghany Highlands and Rockbridge County to the Roanoke and New River Valleys, we have the privilege of serving more than 250,000 patients each year. LewisGale is also ranked among the top hospitals in Virginia and the nation for benchmarked quality cancer care, patient safety and satisfaction and health outcomes. Lastly, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have ranked us among the top hospitals nationwide on quality measures for our services and treatments to address heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care.

Additional Informationabout our Medical Progress Care Unit:
  • 29-Bed Medical PCU
  • Nurse to patient ratios based on acuity (very fastpace)
  • Patient turnover ranges from 5 - 12 days
  • Types of patients you may see these type of patientsventilated tracheostomy patients
  • Is a stroke designated unit, where patients withneurologic problems are seen
  • Part of LGMC Shared Governance councils
  • A supportive environment focused on fosteringeducational opportunities and specialty certification
  • Leaders on this unit have a passion for supportingnurses in reaching their professional goals, excellent practice, and collegialrelationships


Qualifications

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
  • Diploma or AssociatesDegree 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)
  • Student Loan Assistance Program (up to $150/month in assistance)


LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:
  • Current Registered Nurse License in this state
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider (required)


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

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