LewisGale Hospital Pulaski (LGHP) is located in the beautiful mountainous region of Virginia. Pulaski is considered a neighbor to the Virginia Tech Hokie community andis a short 45 minute drive from Roanoke, VA. The HCA (Hospital Corporation of America) hospital is a147-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 Pulaski's Med/Surg Unit was recognized as a Unit of Distinction for 2016
Only HCA Facility in VA to be designated as a "Pathway Facility"
Check it out in the Roanoke Times Article Medical/Surgical Unit
Atypical Med/Surg Unit
Includes Telemetry and Progress Care Unit populations
Orthopedic, cardiac, stroke populations serviced in addition to the general medical surgical population
A supportive environment focused on fostering educational opportunities and career growth
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)duties include but are not limited to:
Perform personal hygienic care to include AM, HS, perineal care, Assisted and Complete Baths
Accurately measure and record Intake & Output
Accurately measure and record Vital Signs, Weight
Setup, assist, and/or feed patients
Respond to call lights in a timely
Assist with transfer of patients to and from the department
Maintain a clean and organized work area
Assist with activities, ambulation, turn, ROM exercises patients
Assists with prevention of Hospital acquired conditions
Other duties as assigned by the Designated Charge Nurse, Clinical Team Leader and/or Department Director
Maintains licensure, competency and required education for upholding a competent level
High School Diploma or GED (preferred)
Licensure by the Virginia State Board of Nursing as a Nursing Assistant upon hire or within 6 months of employment(required)
American Heart Association Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Health Care Provider upon hire or within 90 days of employment (required)
1 year ofhealthcare experience in any capacity(preferred)
Weekend & Holiday Rotations
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