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Registered Nurse (RN) Progressive Care Unit

Recruiter.com - Roanoke, VIRGINIA  
Our facility delivers quality care to our patients located in the beautiful mountainous region of Southwest Virginia.
It is about a 500-bed acute care facility.
We have the privilege of serving more than 250,000 patients each year.
We are 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 Progress Care Unit: ? 29-Bed Medical PCU, 20-Bed Cardiac PCU, and 15-Bed Surgical PCU ? Nurse to patient ratios based on acuity (very fast pace) ? Patient turnover ranges from 1 ? 12 days, depending on the unit ? Types of patients you will see on Medical PCU are ventilated tracheostomy patients ? Types of patients you will see on the Cardiac PCU require various drips and rhythm monitoring ? Types of patients you will see on Surgical PCU are recovering from cardiothoracic surgery, as well as vascular, thoracic and other surgical procedures ? Our Medical PCU is a 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 Responsibilities: ? Demonstrates accountability for essential clinical knowledge to positively affect patient outcomes within the scope of nursing practice while assessing, planning, intervening and evaluating care.
? Demonstrates strong and accurate clinical judgment and competent or expert nursing skills while following established policies including those related to confidentiality (written, verbal, electronic and digital).
? Documents effectively, succinctly, and timely according to organizational policy.
? Incorporates time management and prioritizes for efficiency and productivity.
? Follows LGMC process for dispensing of medications and narcotic control and employs clinical judgment related to medication administration.

Qualifications:

? Graduate of an accredited school of nursing Additional Information: ? Excellent Tuition Reimbursement Policy ? On the road to being a Magnet Facility ? In the process of becoming certified as a Level II Trauma Center ? Recent expansion of our Oncology Unit ? Exceptional nursing programs designed for recently degreed Registered NursesRecruiter.com . Category: Healthcare, Keywords: Registered Nurse (RN)