Nursing Assistant Med/Surg PRN

Location
Blacksburg, Virginia
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Feb 02, 2018
Closes
Feb 23, 2018
Ref
00033-18939
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent

LewisGale Hospital Montgomery (LGHM) delivers quality care to our patients located in the beautiful mountainous region of Southwest Virginia.  LGHM is a 146-bed, general acute-care facility delivering comprehensive healthcare - including a wide range of medical, surgical, obstetric, pediatric, orthopedic, emergency, and outpatient services.  We have received HealthGrades 2012 Five Star (top) rating for pneumonia treatment, as well as Magnet Recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the Cheers Award for Medication Safety from the Institute for Safe Medication Practices and certification as a Quality Breast Center of Excellence from the National Consortium of Breast Centers.  Also, 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.

 

Additional Information about our Medical/Surgical Unit:

  • HCA Med Surg Unit of Distinction Award

  • 38-Bed Medical/Surgical Unit

  • Nurse to patient ratios based on acuity

  • Conducts Daily Interdisciplinary Rounds

  • A supportive environment focused on fostering educational opportunities and specialty certification

  • New leaders with a passion for supporting nurses in reaching their professional goals, excellent practice, and collegial relationships

SPECIFIC ELEMENTS AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Under the direction of a Department Director, Nursing Clinical Coordinator, Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse:

Accountable and Responsible for Clinical Judgment

• Demonstrates knowledge and skill to provide patient care under the direction of the professional nurse.

• Documents required information according to hospital policy.

• Maintains neat and organized work place.

• Assists with admission/transfer/discharge process.

• Incorporates time management and prioritizes for efficiency and productivity.

• Stays abreast of new information pertaining to hospital/unit function and policies.

• Adheres to hospital and unit policies

• Communicates effectively and professionally with internal and external customers.

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