HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse, RN - Medical Surgical ICU in Richmond, Virginia

As one of the largest facilities in the nation’s largest hospital system (HCA), Chippenham Hospital provides the full scope of healthcare services. With 466 beds, we specialize in heart care at the Levinson Heart Hospital and emotional and mental health services through the Tucker Pavilion. Our ER is also a state-authorized Level II trauma center and we offer Central Virginia’s only Pediatric ER staffed 24/7 by pediatric-trained ER nurse and physician specialists.

Med/Surg Trauma Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

  • 32 bed Medical Surgical Trauma Intensive Care Unit

  • Level II Trauma Certification

  • Primary Stroke Certification

  • Intensivists model

  • Telemedicine

  • Unit Based Shared Governance

  • Flexible Scheduling

  • Progressive Leadership Model

    The Registered Nurse-Intensive Care Unit Med/Surg Trauma ICU(MSTICU) provides therapeutic and administrative services necessary for the care of seriously and critically ill patients, in support of HCA ethical principles and values. This includes continuous observation and frequent measurements of relevant indicators of clinical conditions and outcomes. Nurses will provide direct access to patients for major procedures and therapies, including resuscitation.

  • The RN-Med/Surg Trauma will consistently maintain competencies in hemodynamic monitoring, dysrhythmia recognition, ventilator management, and other evolving techniques as they are developed.

  • The RN-ICU will always recognize and be cognizant of the impact that a serious illness projects upon a patient and their family.

  • The RN-MSTICU is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating, and documenting all aspects of patient care.

  • The RN-ICU delegates appropriate tasks to unlicensed personnel and provides required supervision.

  • The Nurse works closely with all health care providers to facilitate and coordinate efficient, effective, and quality healthcare.

  • The RN-Med/Surg Trauma communicates effectively and maintains therapeutic relationships with patients, families, physicians, and staff. Evaluates patient’s signs and symptoms; then records and reports results.

  • The RN sets priorities and modifies patient care in response to changing conditions by utilizing problem solving skills and exhibiting good judgment.

  • The RN-ICU collaborates with physicians regarding patient progress towards the outcome attainment.

  • The RN assists physician during treatment/examination of patient and processes orders.

  • The RN Makes appropriate and timely notification to physician on patient condition changes. The Registered Nurse is expected to attend Unit Meetings as directed by the Nurse Manager and participate in continuing education programs to maintain competence and gain additional skills.


  • Diploma or Associates Degree in Nursing from a school of professional nursing (required)

  • BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program at an accredited school of Nursing (preferred)


  • Current Registered Nurse License in this state

  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider (required)

  • ACLS certification (preferred)


  • 1-2 years of experience as a RN with demonstrated competency in critical care skills (preferred)

Title: Registered Nurse, RN - Medical Surgical ICU

Location: Virginia-Richmond-Chippenham Hospital

Requisition ID: 00035-33670