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 Information about our Surgical Progress Care Unit:
15-Bed Surgical PCU
Nurse to patient ratios based on acuity (very fast pace)
Patient turnover ranges from 3 - 10 days
85% of patients on this unit undergo cardiothoracic surgery, as well as vascular, thoracic and other surgical procedures
Part of LGMC Shared Governance councils
A supportive environment focused on fostering educational opportunities and specialty certification
Leaders on this unit have a passion for supporting nurses in reaching their professional goals, excellent practice, and collegial relationships
Two years Registered Nurse experience
Demonstrated proficiency in leadership and management within the specialty . Experience as a Charge RN preferred.
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
Current Registered Nurse License in this state
American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider (required)
Why join HCA - LewisGale?
Low Deductibles for Health, Vision, and Dental
Passion for patient care
Career Advancement through Clinical Ladder
Tuition Reimbursement Program ($5,250/calendar year)
Student Loan Assistance Program ($1,800/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."