Medical ICU Nurse

Salem, VA
Full Time
Permanent Placement
Entry Level

RN Medical ICU - Salem, VA.

  • Salary: $32.11/hr (0yr) - $39.76/hr (10yr) - $45.87/hr (20+ yrs)
  • Sign-On Bonus: $15K (2-year commitment)
  • Relocation: Yes ($2,500)
  • Shift Differentials: Weekends $3/hr, Nights $4/hr


Position Overview:

  • Location: Salem, VA
  • About the Facility: A leading healthcare facility with a strong commitment to quality care, patient safety, and satisfaction. Recognized for excellence in treating heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, and surgical care. Dedicated to enhancing health and quality of life in the community.

Job Description:

  • Usual Responsibilities of a Medical ICU Nurse:
    • Assessing, diagnosing, planning, implementing, and evaluating patient care.
    • Monitoring and recording patient condition and vital signs.
    • Administering medications and treatments as prescribed by physicians.
    • Collaborating with a team of healthcare professionals, including physicians and therapists.
    • Educating patients and their families on managing illnesses or injuries.
    • Ensuring all medical equipment functions properly.
    • Responding to life-saving situations, using nursing standards and protocols for treatment.
    • Providing emotional support and compassionate care to patients and their families.
    • Maintaining patient records and ensuring confidentiality.
  • Specific Duties:
    • Accountable for clinical knowledge to positively affect patient outcomes.
    • Demonstrates strong clinical judgment and nursing skills.
    • Collaborates timely with the healthcare team.
    • Promotes comfort and prevents suffering.
    • Collaborates with patients, families, and the healthcare team for effective care planning.


  • Education: Diploma or Associates Degree in nursing. BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program preferred.
  • Licensure/Certification: Current RN license in Virginia or multi-state compact RN license. BLS certification required.
  • Additional Information:
    • 29-Bed Medical ICU with nurse-to-patient ratios based on acuity.
    • Patients include ventilated tracheostomy and neurologic patients.
    • Supportive environment with opportunities for education and specialty certification.

Work Schedule:

  • Shift: Days & Nights (7-7)
  • Experience: Will cross-train. Minimum of 1 year hospital experience, preferably in Med Surg.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Salary: $32.11/hr (0yr) - $39.76/hr (10yr) - $45.87/hr (20+ yrs)
  • Sign-On Bonus: $15K (2-year commitment)
  • Relocation: Yes ($2,500)
  • Shift Differentials: Weekends $3/hr, Nights $4/hr
  • Usual Benefits:
    • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
    • Retirement Plans (401k)
    • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Life Insurance
    • Employee Assistance Programs
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Continuing Education Opportunities

Special Note:

  • Accepting candidates for the ICU training program starting 9/18. Requires a minimum of 6 months RN experience. This is a 10-week paid accelerated program with a $15,000 sign-on bonus (3-year commitment). There are 12 available positions.

How to Apply: If you are a qualified RN with a passion for ICU care and looking for a new opportunity in Salem, VA, this position offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, a supportive work environment, and opportunities for growth. Apply now for immediate consideration.


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