HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Coordinator for Surgery Recovery (PACU) in Salem VA, Virginia

LewisGale Medical Center (LGMC) delivers quality care to our patients located in the beautiful mountainous region of Southwest Virginia. LGMC is a 521-bed acute care facility and is the largest hospital in the LewisGale Regional Health System (LGRHS). Through our extensive network stretching from the Alleghany Highlands and Rockbridge County to the Roanoke and New River Valleys, we have the privilege of serving more than 250,000 patients each year. LewisGale is also ranked among the top hospitals in Virginia and the nation for benchmarked quality cancer care, patient safety and satisfaction and health outcomes. Lastly, t he 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.

Our Surgery Recovery (PACU) works closely with all of the critical care areas in the facility in order to get patients back to their daily lifestyle after a surgical procedure. We are looking for well-qualified nurses to join our staff who are looking to put patients first and work closely with various recovery procedures.

Responsibilities of Clinical Coordinator in our PACU:

  • Manage 10-14 RNs and Multi-skilled techs of a 15 bay PACU department.

  • Responsible for coordinating staff schedules, making employment decisions, and enforcing disciplinary actions/,/training of staff, etc.

  • On/-/call 2 days per week with call every third weekend. Call requirements subject to change with staffing.

  • A supportive environment focused on teamwork and fostering educational opportunities

  • Leaders on this unit have a passion for supporting nurses in reaching their professional goals


  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

  • Registered Nurse License issued by the Department of Health Professions, Commonwealth of Virginia


  • Two years Registered Nurse experience

  • Demonstrated proficiency in leadership and management within the specialty

  • Two years of experience as RN in a Charge Nurse role within the area of specialty(Preferred)

  • BLS within 30 days of hire

  • ACLS within 12 months of hire

  • NRP within 12 months of hire

  • PALS within 12 months of hire

Title: Coordinator for Surgery Recovery (PACU)

Location: Virginia-Salem VA-Lewis-Gale Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00005-16670