RN Registered Nurse Med/Surg PRN

Location
Pulaski, Virginia
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Oct 10, 2017
Closes
Nov 09, 2017
Ref
00041-17679
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent

RNs 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. 

Pathway of Excellence:

Med/Surg was recognized as a unit of distinction for 2016  

Designated as a pathway facility- only HCA facility ion VA with this designation.

http://www.roanoke.com/nrv/community/lewisgale-hospital-pulaski-receives-pathway-to-excellence-designation/article_48d94214-6fda-5c24-b53d-ad4cbfeb757a.html

 

Here is some additional information regarding
the LGHP 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)

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

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