Registered Nurse (RN), ICU
Location:
Pulaski , Virginia
Posted:
December 12, 2017
Reference:
00041-18012
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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