HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Med/Surg Unit in Pulaski, Virginia

LewisGale Hospital Pulaski (LGHP) is located in the beautiful mountainous region of Virginia. Pulaski is considered a neighbor to the Virginia Tech Hokie community and is a short 45 minute drive from Roanoke, VA. The HCA (Hospital Corporation of America) hospital is a 147-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

    EDUCATION:

  • High School Diploma or GED (required)

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

  • 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 Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider upon hire or within 90 days of employment (required)

EXPERIENCE:

  • 1 year of healthcare experience in any capacity (preferred)

    HOURS:

  • Full Time

  • Night Shift

  • Weekend & Holiday Rotations

/ We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. /

Job: *Nursing Support

Title: Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Med/Surg Unit

Location: Virginia-Pulaski-LewisGale Hospital-Pulaski

Requisition ID: 00041-20222