Grad RN StaRN 2018: Residency Program (Intensive Care Unit (ICU)) *Up to $7500 Bonus Available!*
Location:
Pulaski , Virginia
Posted:
December 14, 2017
Reference:
2018 StaRN LGHP ICU

Up to $7500 Bonus Available for new grad RNs! Apply today to be considered for our ICU positions!



Come and join our 2018 StaRN Training Program! We invite new graduate registered nurses to apply for a unique opportunity to be given didactic and clinical training in for our ICU units. Lewis Gale Hospital Pulaski and Health Trust have partnered together to provide this 15 week program that will allow new graduates to obtain specific experience through an intensive internship program. After the completion of the program you will transition to staff roles within the nursing departments of Lewis Gale Hospital Pulaski.

  • The StaRN Program is primarily designed to provide the new RN with the tools necessary to succeed in today's hospital environment.
  • The program is 8 weeks of classroom training and 7 weeks in a clinical preceptorship
  • Your training will include basic EKG, ACLS, ECCO high level simulation lab and systems based lectures


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:
  • 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

Qualifications:
EDUCATION:
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
    Registered Nurse License issued by the Department of Health Professions, Commonwealth of Virginia

LICENSURE/CREDENTIALS:
  • BLS within 3 months of hire/transfer
  • Basic Arrhythmia to be completed within 6 months of hire for RN staff who are unable to demonstrate competency upon hire or have ACLS certification at the time of hire.*
  • ACLS within 6 months of hire for RNs who transfer or hold current acute care experience.*
  • ACLS within 12 months for a New Graduate RN or RNs without prior acute care experience.*
EXPERIENCE:
  • 1 year of ICU Experience (Preferred)

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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