Registered Nurse, Cardiac ICU PRN

Salem VA, Virginia
Competitive Salary
Jan 31, 2018
May 24, 2018
Med / Surg
Contract Type

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 Cardiac ICU:

  • 12-Bed CICU
  • Nurse to patient ratio based on acuity
  • Patient turnover ranges from 2 days - 2 months depending on patient conditions
  • Types of patients you will see on this unit: STEMI, Cardiogenic Shock, and Post Cardiac Arrest 
  • Nurses in this unit will be trained for Therapeutic Hypothermia, Impella, Intra-aortic Balloon Pump, and Continuous renal replacement therapy
  • New leader on this unit with a passion for supporting nurses in reaching their professional goals, excellent practice, and collegial relationships
  • Growth opportunities include: Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) certification and participation in Shared Governance Councils 

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