RN Progressive Care Unit - Salem, VA

Salem, Virginia, United States


  • Direct Hire
  • 25
  • Never
  • <2 years
  • Green Card, US Citizen

Job Description

Registered Nurse RN Progressive Care Unit CICU – LewisGale Medical Center, Salem, VA 

SHIFT: Full-time days/nights (Rotating weekends)

Orientation Schedule: Three (3) days Monday – Wednesday

Reporting structure: Charge Nurse, Clinical Coordinator, Unit Director


About Progressive Care Services (PCU)

Our progressive care units are for patients who require more medical attention than is available on a general unit, but less than what is required in the ICU. Our board-certified, multidisciplinary team of specialists offer compassionate care for our Medical, Cardiac and Surgical PCU patients. 

Each unit offers specialized care for a range of conditions.

  • 45-Bed Cardiac PCU*
  • Nurse to patient ratios based on acuity (very fast pace) – 4:1
  • Patient turnover ranges from 1 – 3 days
  • Types of patients on this unit require various drips and rhythm monitoring
  • 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




  • Diploma or Associates Degree from a professional nursing program (required)
  • BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program at an accredited school of Nursing (preferred)



  • Current licensure as an RN in the state of Virginia or current multi-state compact RN license with eligibility to practice in VA is required.
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider (required)



*Bed size of the unit is normally 20.  Due to COVID, merged two different units merged together into one.


***NO NEW GRADS – Candidates must have at least 6 months of  recent nursing experience in an acute care hospital environment. HM is willing to consider candidates with strong experience in a non-acute care setting.***


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