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.

Challenges for the Circulator role include:

* Manages the physical environment of the patient care unit; Monitors and directs utilization of supplies and other resources related to the care of the patient; plans and directs patient care utilizing the nursing process; Effectively communicates pertinent information to appropriate individuals; Keeps accurate and complete documentation of all patient care related information; Participates in counting procedure and time out procedure for each case, complying with PCH policy and procedure; ensures patient / family receive appropriate healthcare education and instruction for discharge.* Performs OR instrument decontamination and processing.* Manages the physical environment of the endoscopy unit; Administer conscious sedation; Monitors utilization of supplies and other resources; plans and directs patient care utilizing the nursing process; participates in time out procedure for each case, complying with PCH policy and procedure.

* Participates in the orientation of new employees* Maintains positive working relationship with coworker and physicians; Monitors performance of staff assigned to team and coaches as appropriate; demonstrates and promotes professionalism* Function as an RN in PACU and ACSRequired:
* RN licensure issued by the State of Virginia* BLS within 90 days* ACLS within 180 days- new employees/transfers have a maximum of 180 days to complete ACLS upon hire date.

* This position takes call; must report to call within 30 minutesPreferred:
* BSN

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