Registered Nurse, Medical ICU

Location
Salem VA, Virginia
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Jan 13, 2018
Closes
May 22, 2018
Ref
00005-17811
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent

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 Medical Intensive Care Unit:

  • 29-Bed Medical ICU
  • Nurse to patient ratios based on acuity (very fast pace)
  • Patient turnover ranges from 5 - 12 days
  • Types of patients you may see are ventilated tracheostomy patients
  • Stroke designated unit, where patients with neurologic problems are seen
  • 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

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