Lafayette General Medical Center

       

Lafayette General Health (LGH) is a healthcare system striving to build a regional healthcare network that delivers excellence in care and outcomes. LGH serves the south-central region of Louisiana by aligning with facilities across a 10-parish area known as Acadiana.

LGH’s flagship hospital, Lafayette General Medical Center, in operation since 1911, is a 501c(3) not-for-profit corporation that does not pay out any revenue to shareholders as for-profits do. LGH also owns or manages Lafayette General Surgical Hospital, St. Martin Hospital, University Hospital & Clinics and Abrom Kaplan Memorial Hospital, and has several affiliations with facilities across the region.

Both Lafayette General Medical Center and University Hospital & Clinics are major teaching hospitals, providing graduate medical education across many disciplines.

LGH owns Lafayette General Medical Doctors (LGMD), a non-profit corporation that operates and manages several physician clinics including Cardiology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology and Hematology, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics and Otolaryngology (head and neck surgery).

Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN Specialty Team Leader/LGMC Emergency/Full Time (Job ID: 1016) Location: LGMC Employment Status: Full Time SUMMARY: I. The Team Leader is responsible for the quality of the care provided to patients during their shift. Functions as care coordinator. A. Maintains high standards of patient care: 1. Participates, evaluates and reports PI Plan. 2. Accountable for staff guidance through PI plan. B. Promotes high standards in Human Resources: 1. Rewards unit staff through awards and recognition. 2. Assists with the evaluation of staff. 3. Responsible for staff discipline while on duty. II. The Team leader is responsible for resource management within the department: Meets professional requirements in a timely manner and is attentive to detail: a. Patient Assignments b. Promotes adherence to quality initiatives. B. Risk management C. Plans activities in an organized, accountable manner: D. Plans patient care in an organized, accountable manner. E. Evaluates patient care outcome. F. Acts as a professional role model by actively participating in patient care. G. Leads patient care team on designated shift. H. Completes leadership rounds. I. Attempts to create improved patient and staff conditions through creativity and innovativeness in coordinating patient care. J. Shows concern for effective use of resources and equipment. K. Involves unit staff in planning. L. Responds positively to changing circumstances. M. Coordinates accurate calculation of patient acuity and workload (staffing) data. Makes assignments accordingly. N. Monitors clinical conditions. O. Displays confidence and effectiveness in leadership role. Remains visible in the department to physicians and staff members. Allocates resources to keep continuous flow of patient care. Maintains knowledge of patients within the department and delegates duties to enhance patient flow. Supports and promotes patient satisfaction goals. Rounds on patients to enhance patient satisfaction. Promotes teamwork and monitors staff members (work performance) output, offering solutions to improve performance. Conferences/coaches staff members who require redirection, (collaborates with Director/Clinical Supervisor as needed). Documents actions taken. Makes patient/room assignments when on duty. Monitors that PI checks are performed by assigned team members. Will be a responsible nurse advocate for patients and patients’ families during crisis situation. III. The Team Leader is responsible for upholding Leadership Standard in the department. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: A. One (1) year experience required. B. Current licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Louisiana. C. Experience with role of charge nurse. D. Certification preferred. E. Preferred Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing, Business, Health Care Administration, or equivalent experience. F. Current CPR certification; advanced certification preferred if appropriate for area of clinical practice. EQUIPMENT OPERATED: · Computer · Various types of medical instruments & equipment Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must comply with all SERVICE Standards of Behavior
Nov 12, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN - UHC GI Lab - Full Time (Job ID: 2297) SUMMARY: The registered nurse provides nursing care according to the physician’s orders and in conformance with the ANA Standards of Practice and Care, ANA Code of Ethics, unit specific standards, patient care policies and procedures, unit specific policies and procedures, and the Louisiana Nurse Practice Act. The RN is responsible and accountable for individual, autonomous nursing practice and determines the appropriate delegation of tasks and nursing activities in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: The nurse may be placed in the charge nurse role. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: § The Registered Nurse will perform a comprehensive nursing assessment, develop and implement a patient treatment plan consistent with the objectives of the multi-disciplinary treatment plan § The patient and family members will be included in the patient care planning and setting of discharge objective § Implements nursing care through services such as case management, health instructions, health counseling, and providing care supportive to restorative of life and well being § In executing the health care regimens as prescribed by licensed physicians, dentist, or other authorized prescriber, the RN performs a comprehensive nursing assessment of a individual patient consistent with established standards of care, identifies health care needs, establishes appropriate nursing diagnosis, establishes goal to meet the identified health care need, plans nursing care measures, documents appropriately, interprets data accurately in relation to patient care consideration, sets priorities, communicates with all members of the health care team, delegates nursing interventions to qualified personnel in accordance with State Board of Nursing criteria § The RN collaborates with physicians, dentists, and other health care providers in the management of the patient’s care and evaluates the human responses to all interventions § Provides individualized health education to the patient and family members from admission through discharge using any appropriate methods/resources necessary to meet the education goals, prepares the patient for diagnostic or surgical procedures, implements holistic therapeutic measures to promote healing and wellness § Communicates effectively with all age groups, which pertains to the patient population served § Demonstrates competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, administers treatments as per standards, interprets normal parameters of diagnostic data, reports abnormalities of diagnostic data in a timely manner, administers blood and blood components as per standards, and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to the age-specific needs § Documents accurately and completely in the EMR and other forms as per established standards. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: · Maintains current licensure as Registered Nurse in the State of Louisiana · CPR Certification · Advanced certification preferred if appropriate for area of clinical practice PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS: · Must comply with all Standards of Behavior · Adhere to all requirements, policies, procedures and mandatory training as identified by LGMC. EQUIPMENT OPERATED: · Computer · Various types of medical instruments & equipment. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: · Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis · May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients’ rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas
Nov 12, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN - UHC Eye Clinic - Full Time (Job ID: 2423) SUMMARY: The registered nurse provides nursing care according to the physician’s orders and in conformance with the ANA Standards of Practice and Care, ANA Code of Ethics, unit specific standards, patient care policies and procedures, unit specific policies and procedures, and the Louisiana Nurse Practice Act. The RN is responsible and accountable for individual, autonomous nursing practice and determines the appropriate delegation of tasks and nursing activities in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: The nurse may be placed in the charge nurse role. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: § The Registered Nurse will perform a comprehensive nursing assessment, develop and implement a patient treatment plan consistent with the objectives of the multi-disciplinary treatment plan § The patient and family members will be included in the patient care planning and setting of discharge objective § Implements nursing care through services such as case management, health instructions, health counseling, and providing care supportive to restorative of life and well being § In executing the health care regimens as prescribed by licensed physicians, dentist, or other authorized prescriber, the RN performs a comprehensive nursing assessment of a individual patient consistent with established standards of care, identifies health care needs, establishes appropriate nursing diagnosis, establishes goal to meet the identified health care need, plans nursing care measures, documents appropriately, interprets data accurately in relation to patient care consideration, sets priorities, communicates with all members of the health care team, delegates nursing interventions to qualified personnel in accordance with State Board of Nursing criteria § The RN collaborates with physicians, dentists, and other health care providers in the management of the patient’s care and evaluates the human responses to all interventions § Provides individualized health education to the patient and family members from admission through discharge using any appropriate methods/resources necessary to meet the education goals, prepares the patient for diagnostic or surgical procedures, implements holistic therapeutic measures to promote healing and wellness § Communicates effectively with all age groups, which pertains to the patient population served § Demonstrates competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, administers treatments as per standards, interprets normal parameters of diagnostic data, reports abnormalities of diagnostic data in a timely manner, administers blood and blood components as per standards, and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to the age-specific needs § Documents accurately and completely in the EMR and other forms as per established standards. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: · Maintains current licensure as Registered Nurse in the State of Louisiana · CPR Certification · Advanced certification preferred if appropriate for area of clinical practice PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS: · Must comply with all Standards of Behavior · Adhere to all requirements, policies, procedures and mandatory training as identified by LGMC. EQUIPMENT OPERATED: · Computer · Various types of medical instruments & equipment. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: · Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis · May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients’ rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas
Nov 12, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN Specialty-LGMC Emergency-Full Time (Job ID: 1472) Location:LGMC Employment Status:Full Time SUMMARY: The registered nurse provides nursing care according to the physician’s orders and in conformance with the ANA Standards of Practice and Care, ANA Code of Ethics, unit specific standards, patient care policies and procedures, unit specific policies and procedures, and the Louisiana Nurse Practice Act. The RN is responsible and accountable for individual, autonomous nursing practice and determines the appropriate delegation of tasks and nursing activities in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: The nurse may be placed in the charge nurse role. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: § The Specialty RN will fulfill all essential duties and responsibilities of the RN job description below as well as the following: 1. Will be a resource to other units within the hospital for specific patient care needs including but not limited to, administering chemotherapy, providing specialized surgical/procedural intervention and/or responding to Codes and RRT’s. 2. These nurses will maintain their skills and knowledge as well as applicable certifications within their specialty. § The Registered Nurse will perform a comprehensive nursing assessment, develop and implement a patient treatment plan consistent with the objectives of the multi-disciplinary treatment plan § The patient and family members will be included in the patient care planning and setting of discharge objective § Implements nursing care through services such as case management, health instructions, health counseling, and providing care supportive to restorative of life and well being § In executing the health care regimens as prescribed by licensed physicians, dentist, or other authorized prescriber, the RN performs a comprehensive nursing assessment of a individual patient consistent with established standards of care, identifies health care needs, establishes appropriate nursing diagnosis, establishes goal to meet the identified health care need, plans nursing care measures, documents appropriately, interprets data accurately in relation to patient care consideration, sets priorities, communicates with all members of the health care team, delegates nursing interventions to qualified personnel in accordance with State Board of Nursing criteria § The RN collaborates with physicians, dentists, and other health care providers in the management of the patient’s care and evaluates the human responses to all interventions § Provides individualized health education to the patient and family members from admission through discharge using any appropriate methods/resources necessary to meet the education goals, prepares the patient for diagnostic or surgical procedures, implements holistic therapeutic measures to promote healing and wellness § Communicates effectively with all age groups, which pertains to the patient population served § Demonstrates competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, administers treatments as per standards, interprets normal parameters of diagnostic data, reports abnormalities of diagnostic data in a timely manner, administers blood and blood components as per standards, and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to the age-specific needs § Documents accurately and completely in the EMR and other forms as per established standards. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: · Maintains current licensure as Registered Nurse in the State of Louisiana · Maintains current BLS Certification · ICU: ACLS required within 6 months of hire. · Emergency: ACLS required within 6 months of hire and PALS required within 12 months of hire. · Advanced certification preferred if appropriate for area of clinical practice PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS: · Must comply with all Standards of Behavior · Prompt and regular attendance according to policy · Comply with dress code and appearance standards · Interact with patients, customers, the general public, management, and team members in a professional, courteous, and tactful manner · Work with integrity, uphold LGH’s mission, values, and maintain confidentiality in all situations · Follow safety & security policies & procedures, immediately report suspicious activities and unsafe conditions. Use equipment, tools & materials properly; use and/or wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) · Participate in all mandatory job training and meetings as directed · Adhere to requirements, policies and procedures outlined in the Employee Handbook and/or other Hospital/Clinic practices. · Maintains satisfactory relations with other departments and nursing units. · Maintains acceptable standards of patient care. · Exercises appropriate use of Universal Precautions, personal protective equipment, and other safety guidelines/regulations as required by OSHA and other enforcement agencies EQUIPMENT OPERATED: · General office equipment · Computer · Diagnostic testing equipment · Various types of medical instruments & equipment. Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must comply with all SERVICE Standards of Behavior Other information: • Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis • May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients’ rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas
Nov 12, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN Specialty-AGH Emergency Dept-Full Time (Job ID: 1567) Location: AGH Employment Status: FT Summary SUMMARY: The registered nurse provides nursing care according to the physician’s orders and in conformance with the ANA Standards of Practice and Care, ANA Code of Ethics, unit specific standards, patient care policies and procedures, unit specific policies and procedures, and the Louisiana Nurse Practice Act. The RN is responsible and accountable for individual, autonomous nursing practice and determines the appropriate delegation of tasks and nursing activities in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: The nurse may be placed in the charge nurse role. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: § The Specialty RN will fulfill all essential duties and responsibilities of the RN job description below as well as the following: 1. Will be a resource to other units within the hospital for specific patient care needs including but not limited to, administering chemotherapy, providing specialized surgical/procedural intervention and/or responding to Codes and RRT’s. 2. These nurses will maintain their skills and knowledge as well as applicable certifications within their specialty. § The Registered Nurse will perform a comprehensive nursing assessment, develop and implement a patient treatment plan consistent with the objectives of the multi-disciplinary treatment plan § The patient and family members will be included in the patient care planning and setting of discharge objective § Implements nursing care through services such as case management, health instructions, health counseling, and providing care supportive to restorative of life and well being § In executing the health care regimens as prescribed by licensed physicians, dentist, or other authorized prescriber, the RN performs a comprehensive nursing assessment of a individual patient consistent with established standards of care, identifies health care needs, establishes appropriate nursing diagnosis, establishes goal to meet the identified health care need, plans nursing care measures, documents appropriately, interprets data accurately in relation to patient care consideration, sets priorities, communicates with all members of the health care team, delegates nursing interventions to qualified personnel in accordance with State Board of Nursing criteria § The RN collaborates with physicians, dentists, and other health care providers in the management of the patient’s care and evaluates the human responses to all interventions § Provides individualized health education to the patient and family members from admission through discharge using any appropriate methods/resources necessary to meet the education goals, prepares the patient for diagnostic or surgical procedures, implements holistic therapeutic measures to promote healing and wellness § Communicates effectively with all age groups, which pertains to the patient population served § Demonstrates competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, administers treatments as per standards, interprets normal parameters of diagnostic data, reports abnormalities of diagnostic data in a timely manner, administers blood and blood components as per standards, and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to the age-specific needs § Documents accurately and completely in the EMR and other forms as per established standards. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: · Maintains current licensure as Registered Nurse in the State of Louisiana · Maintains current BLS Certification · ICU: ACLS required within 6 months of hire. · Emergency: ACLS required within 6 months of hire and PALS required within 12 months of hire. · Advanced certification preferred if appropriate for area of clinical practice PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS: · Must comply with all Standards of Behavior · Prompt and regular attendance according to policy · Comply with dress code and appearance standards · Interact with patients, customers, the general public, management, and team members in a professional, courteous, and tactful manner · Work with integrity, uphold LGH’s mission, values, and maintain confidentiality in all situations · Follow safety & security policies & procedures, immediately report suspicious activities and unsafe conditions. Use equipment, tools & materials properly; use and/or wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) · Participate in all mandatory job training and meetings as directed · Adhere to requirements, policies and procedures outlined in the Employee Handbook and/or other Hospital/Clinic practices. · Maintains satisfactory relations with other departments and nursing units. · Maintains acceptable standards of patient care. · Exercises appropriate use of Universal Precautions, personal protective equipment, and other safety guidelines/regulations as required by OSHA and other enforcement agencies EQUIPMENT OPERATED: · General office equipment · Computer · Diagnostic testing equipment · Various types of medical instruments & equipment. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: · Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis · May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients’ rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas Education Education: Credentials: Essential: * RN License * CPR Basic Life Support Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must comply with all SERVICE Standards of Behavior Other information: • Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis • May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients’ rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas
Nov 12, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner-LGMC NICU-PRN (Job ID: 1624) Location: LGMC Employment Status: PRN SUMMARY: I. The Physician Extender/NP will be responsible for exhibiting concern for high standards in patient care: A. Assist within the NP or PA scope of practice with comprehensive patient history and physical examination and hospital rounds for patients with medical conditions. B. Provides hospital rounds for patients followed by Hospitalist Team according to collaborative agreement. a. Documents patient rounds in SOAP format in progress notes according to Protocol b. Issues appropriate patient orders according to Protocol C. Collaborates with Medical Director and physicians to develop protocols to enhance quality patient outcomes. D. Follows up to monitor outcomes. E. Assists with clinical problem solving at the unit level. F. Assists in developing guidelines to ensure quality patient care. G. Exhibits knowledge of patient rights for all age groups served in specialty area. H. Facilitates discharge planning and coordination of post-discharge follow-up II. The Physician Extender/NP will be responsible for exhibiting concern for high clinical standards: A. Actively assists with development and setting of clinical standards. B. Serves as a respected resource in clinical matters. C. Accountable for excellence in clinical practice. D. Sustains clinical environment that supports excellence in nursing practice. E. Validates that patient care is consistent with identified standard of care. F. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patient served on his/her specialty area. III. The Physician Extender/NP will be responsible for Resource Management within the department A. Facilitates interdisciplinary networking, i.e., physician/nurse rounds B. Participates in the teaching role under the Hospitalist Medical Director’s direction IV. The Physician Extender/NP will participate and maintain high standards in research and quality improvement A. Facilitates and supports healthcare research B. Ensures that current NP/PA data is incorporated into clinical practice and care and delivery C. Supports and assists with unit-based QA improvement programs D. Participates in interdisciplinary rounds that focus on patient care issues and discharge planning. V. The Physician Extender/NP will be responsible for upholding influence/leadership in the department: A. Responsive to patient/family expectations and needs. B. Uses group dynamics to affect positive change. C. Demonstrates creativity in the clinical consultant role. D. Demonstrates political sensitivity. E. Participates/contributes to the strategic planning activities for Patient Care and nursing units. F. Coordinates efforts of collaborative Hospitalist Team to ensure quality patient care delivery. E. Provides a strong image as a leader/role model. F. Acts as change agent. G. Follows Guidelines and Standards of practice approved by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners (LSBME) or the Louisiana State Board of Nursing H. Maintains up to date knowledge of current trends in specialty area. I. Obtains required continuing education hours annually. J. Maintains documentation within two weeks of attendance. K. Maintains certification in specialty area according to credentials. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: · Current Registered Nurse licensure to practice nursing in the state of Louisiana. Satisfactory completion of a program of studies accredited by the American Nursing Association which is recognized by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing. National certification in Family Nursing Practitioner or other Nurse Practitioner specialty care areas such as Gerontology, Adult (or certification within three years of employment for new graduate). Two years of clinical nursing experience. Requires 12 months of on-the-job experience to meet effective expected practice standards. Professional knowledge of nursing theory and practice. Extensive knowledge of physical assessment, differential diagnosis, pathophysiology, pharmacology, and management of acute and chronic patient/family problems. Current licensure and certification required by the State of Louisiana of LAC 46:XLVII.3705 and 3707 Advanced Practitioner of Nursing: Primary Nurse Associate. Job Title: Nurse Practitioner Addendum (Neonatal) Added from original, generic LGH job description: 1. Obtain comprehensive perinatal history 2. Perform physician assessment of all body systems and interpret findings. 3. Plan and order diagnostic and therapeutic measures (i.e. labs, medications, treatments, x-rays) 4. Interpret laboratory, x-ray and biophysical monitoring data. 5. Formulate diagnoses using historical and clinical data. 6. Initiate necessary and emergency resuscitative measures. 7. Perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures: intubation, percutaneous arterial line insertion, arterial and venous umbilical catheterization, lumbar puncture, percutaneous intravenous central catheterization (PICC), thoracentesis, thoracotomy tube insertion; assists with double volume and partial exchange transfusions. 8. Document assessment, intervention plans, and evaluation in the following formats: delivery summary, admission H&P notes, daily progress notes, discharge and transfer summaries as well as neonatology consultations. 9. Collaborate with other health care personnel, working with the family to facilitate. a. Attachment and ongoing interaction with infant. b. Coping with phases of hospitalization (routine/emergent) c. Development of skills necessary to care for special needs of the infant. 10. In collaboration with physicians and nursing staff, teach families about patient problems and management plans, starting before delivery when possible and continuing until discharge 11. Discharge teaching as needed, a collaborative effort with nursing. The Neonatal Nurse Practitioner will be responsible for exhibiting concern for high clinical standards: A. Actively assists with development and setting of clinical standards. B. Serves as a respected resource in clinical matters. D. Assists to sustain clinical environment that supports excellence in nursing practice. E. Validates that patient care is consistent with identified standards of care. F. Responsive to patient/family expectations and needs. G. Acts as change agent. H. Follows Guidelines and Standards of practice approved by LSBN and Nurse Practice Act. I. Maintains up-to-date knowledge of current trends in specialty area. 1. Obtains required continuing education hours annually. 2. Maintains certification in specialty area according to credentials. EDUCATION: · National certification in Neonatal Nursing Practitioner. · Maintains NRP certification. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: · Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis · May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients’ rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas
Nov 12, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
LPN-LGMC 4T Med Tele-Full Time (Job ID: 2309) Location: LGMC Employment Status: FT SUMMARY: The licensed practical nurse provides nursing care according to the physician’s orders and in conformance with the ANA Standards of Practice and Care, ANA Code of Ethics, unit specific standards, patient care policies and procedures, unit specific policies and procedures, and the Louisiana Nurse Practice Act. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: § The Licensed Practical Nurse works under the direction of the Registered Nurse § Obtains information to contribute to an accurate and current patient assessment, patient care plan, and discharge plan § Delivers compassionate care to patients and supports members of the patient’s family § Includes the patient and caregivers in this process to obtain accurate information/history and contributes to the RN’s assessment § Evaluates the patient’s needs, reports findings in a timely manner, evaluates the patient frequently to determine changes in conditions/needs, and performs basic nursing monitoring skills, as well as contributes to a current patient assessment – I&O, IV, VS § Gathers information appropriately using sound nursing assessment skills, proper interviewing techniques, and collaborates with the multi-disciplinary team in discharge planning § Demonstrates competency and knowledge of current standards of practice § Accurately performs current practice standards and performs basic nursing skills in a competent manner § Administers medication correctly and carries out orders promptly § Is responsible for accurately documenting patient care in a timely manner being attentive to detail when documenting procedures, medications, IV maintenance, and abnormal findings § Should demonstrate knowledge of disease process, recognizes abnormal conditions, and reports valid patient care conditions and changes § Provides patient care in an organized manner, utilizing knowledge of nursing process – assessments, planning, interventions, and evaluations § Under the direction of the RN, the LPN will interpret the information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to the age-specific needs § Provides individualized health education to the patient and caregivers to specifically meet the patient’s needs related to the current diagnoses § The education process is from admission through discharge and includes all age groups pertaining to the patient population served § Provides care in a safe and therapeutic environment § Performs other duties as required QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: · Maintains current licensure as Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Louisiana · CPR Certification · IV therapy PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS: · Must comply with all Standards of Behavior · Adhere to all requirements, policies, procedures and mandatory training as identified by LGMC. EQUIPMENT OPERATED: · Computer · Various types of medical instruments & equipment PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: · Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis · May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients’ rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas
Nov 12, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN Specialty-AKMH Emergency Dept-PRN (Job ID: 2391) Location: AKMH Employment Status: PRN SUMMARY: The registered nurse provides nursing care according to the physician’s orders and in conformance with the ANA Standards of Practice and Care, ANA Code of Ethics, unit specific standards, patient care policies and procedures, unit specific policies and procedures, and the Louisiana Nurse Practice Act. The RN is responsible and accountable for individual, autonomous nursing practice and determines the appropriate delegation of tasks and nursing activities in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: The nurse may be placed in the charge nurse role. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Specialty RN will fulfill all essential duties and responsibilities of the RN job description below as well as the following: 1. Will be a resource to other units within the hospital for specific patient care needs including but not limited to, administering chemotherapy, providing specialized surgical/procedural intervention and/or responding to Codes and RRT’s. 2. These nurses will maintain their skills and knowledge as well as applicable certifications within their specialty.  The Registered Nurse will perform a comprehensive nursing assessment, develop and implement a patient treatment plan consistent with the objectives of the multi-disciplinary treatment plan  The patient and family members will be included in the patient care planning and setting of discharge objective  Implements nursing care through services such as case management, health instructions, health counseling, and providing care supportive to restorative of life and well being  In executing the health care regimens as prescribed by licensed physicians, dentist, or other authorized prescriber, the RN performs a comprehensive nursing assessment of a individual patient consistent with established standards of care, identifies health care needs, establishes appropriate nursing diagnosis, establishes goal to meet the identified health care need, plans nursing care measures, documents appropriately, interprets data accurately in relation to patient care consideration, sets priorities, communicates with all members of the health care team, delegates nursing interventions to qualified personnel in accordance with State Board of Nursing criteria  The RN collaborates with physicians, dentists, and other health care providers in the management of the patient’s care and evaluates the human responses to all interventions  Provides individualized health education to the patient and family members from admission through discharge using any appropriate methods/resources necessary to meet the education goals, prepares the patient for diagnostic or surgical procedures, implements holistic therapeutic measures to promote healing and wellness  Communicates effectively with all age groups, which pertains to the patient population served  Demonstrates competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, administers treatments as per standards, interprets normal parameters of diagnostic data, reports abnormalities of diagnostic data in a timely manner, administers blood and blood components as per standards, and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to the age-specific needs  Documents accurately and completely in the EMR and other forms as per established standards. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: • Maintains current licensure as Registered Nurse in the State of Louisiana • Maintains current BLS Certification • ICU: ACLS required within 6 months of hire. • Emergency: ACLS required within 6 months of hire and PALS required within 12 months of hire. • Advanced certification preferred if appropriate for area of clinical practice PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS: • Must comply with all Standards of Behavior • Prompt and regular attendance according to policy • Comply with dress code and appearance standards • Interact with patients, customers, the general public, management, and team members in a professional, courteous, and tactful manner • Work with integrity, uphold LGH’s mission, values, and maintain confidentiality in all situations • Follow safety & security policies & procedures, immediately report suspicious activities and unsafe conditions. Use equipment, tools & materials properly; use and/or wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) • Participate in all mandatory job training and meetings as directed • Adhere to requirements, policies and procedures outlined in the Employee Handbook and/or other Hospital/Clinic practices. • Maintains satisfactory relations with other departments and nursing units. • Maintains acceptable standards of patient care. • Exercises appropriate use of Universal Precautions, personal protective equipment, and other safety guidelines/regulations as required by OSHA and other enforcement agencies EQUIPMENT OPERATED: • General office equipment • Computer • Diagnostic testing equipment • Various types of medical instruments & equipment. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: • Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis • May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients’ rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas
Nov 12, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN-LGMC 9W Med Tele-Full Time (Job ID: 145) Location: LGMC Employment Status: Full Time SUMMARY: The registered nurse provides nursing care according to the physician’s orders and in conformance with the ANA Standards of Practice and Care, ANA Code of Ethics, unit specific standards, patient care policies and procedures, unit specific policies and procedures, and the Louisiana Nurse Practice Act. The RN is responsible and accountable for individual, autonomous nursing practice and determines the appropriate delegation of tasks and nursing activities in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: The nurse may be placed in the charge nurse role. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • The Registered Nurse will perform a comprehensive nursing assessment, develop and implement a patient treatment plan consistent with the objectives of the multi-disciplinary treatment plan • The patient and family members will be included in the patient care planning and setting of discharge objective • Implements nursing care through services such as case management, health instructions, health counseling, and providing care supportive to restorative of life and well being • In executing the health care regimens as prescribed by licensed physicians, dentist, or other authorized prescriber, the RN performs a comprehensive nursing assessment of a individual patient consistent with established standards of care, identifies health care needs, establishes appropriate nursing diagnosis, establishes goal to meet the identified health care need, plans nursing care measures, documents appropriately, interprets data accurately in relation to patient care consideration, sets priorities, communicates with all members of the health care team, delegates nursing interventions to qualified personnel in accordance with State Board of Nursing criteria • The RN collaborates with physicians, dentists, and other health care providers in the management of the patient’s care and evaluates the human responses to all interventions • Provides individualized health education to the patient and family members from admission through discharge using any appropriate methods/resources necessary to meet the education goals, prepares the patient for diagnostic or surgical procedures, implements holistic therapeutic measures to promote healing and wellness • Communicates effectively with all age groups, which pertains to the patient population served • Demonstrates competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, administers treatments as per standards, interprets normal parameters of diagnostic data, reports abnormalities of diagnostic data in a timely manner, administers blood and blood components as per standards, and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to the age-specific needs • Documents accurately and completely in the EMR and other forms as per established standards. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: • Maintains current licensure as Registered Nurse in the State of Louisiana • CPR Certification • Advanced certification preferred if appropriate for area of clinical practice PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS: • Must comply with all Standards of Behavior • Adhere to all requirements, policies, procedures and mandatory training as identified by LGMC. EQUIPMENT OPERATED: • Computer • Various types of medical instruments & equipment. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: • Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis • May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients’ rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas
Nov 05, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN Ambulatory Care Manager-LGH-Full TIme (Job ID: 2374) Location: LGMD Employment Status: FT SUMMARY: The RN Ambulatory Care Manager (ACM) is a practice-based RN who directly supports ambulatory clinics high-risk and/or vulnerable populations. In collaboration with other members of the Ambulatory team, the ACM is responsible for organizing, coordinating, and providing care coordination and care management services to patients within the physician practices who are most at risk for health deterioration, hospital readmissions, and/or poor outcomes. Improves overall outcomes by identifying care gaps within key Healthe registries and disease categories. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Proactively supports Patient Centered Medical Home and Healthe Registry initiatives related to Care Coordination. 2. Coordinates and implements meaningful clinical process of care and outcome measurement systems in conjunction with service lines and all LGH entities. 3. Participates in team meetings and quality improvement initiatives. 4. Coordinates continuity of patient care with external healthcare organizations and facilities. 5. Coordinates continuity of patient care with patients and families following hospital admission, discharge, and ED visits by incorporating evidence-based practices and procedures to achieve patient centered care across the care continuum. 6. Provides periodic updates to leaders about the clinical population and areas to target for improvement. 7. Manages high risk patient care, including management of patients with multiple co-morbidities or high risk for readmission to a hospital setting, including a Healthe Registry. 8. Promotes clear communication amongst a care team and treating clinicians by ensuring awareness regarding patient café plans. 9. Facilitates patient medication management based upon standing orders and protocols. 10. Participates on team for data collection, health outcomes reporting, clinical audits, and PCMH initiatives. 11. Participates in testing and piloting of performance improvement solutions. 12. Manages assigned patient registries by identifying care gaps that exist within defined high-risk populations. 13. Coordinates patient interaction with all team members, including office staff, Chronic Care Management navigators (CCM), and/or hospital case management. 14. Coordinates care gap action plans with patients to include scheduling office visits with providers, communicating necessary testing and follow-up with office prior to patient visit, aligning patient with available community and health system resources for outcome improvement, corresponding with insurance care coordinators/navigators, and educating patient/family of resources in effort to avoid hospital readmission and/or unnecessary ED utilization. 15. Utilizes Healthe Registries to develop tracking system for patient care coordination and care management across the continuum, including care transitions between hospital and ambulatory setting, and/or primary and specialty care. 16. Communicates with referring physicians’ offices and interdisciplinary team as appropriate to the patient and provider’s needs. 17. Performs other auditing, data collection, and other related duties under the direction of the LGMD Vice President. 18. Insures Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act is adhered. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: 1. RN license with two to three years of experience with general knowledge of physician office operations and regulatory requirements. 2. Case management, disease management, home health care nursing, and/or outpatient education preferred. 3. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with physicians, patients and other medical professionals. 4. Must possess communication skills necessary to interface with physicians, employees, patients, and general public in a tactful, confidential and diplomatic manner. 5. Must have problem solving skills, creativity, initiative, and analytical ability. 6. Must have skills in comprehensive nursing assessment; care plan development; relationship building with patients, staff and providers; documentation in EMR; computer skills including Excel and Word. 7. Ability to manage multiple projects and activities on a routine basis, with minimal supervision. 8. Demonstrated knowledge of continuous quality improvement techniques. 9. Working knowledge of major quality improvement efforts (PQRS, NCQA, and HEDIS.). EQUIPMENT OPERATED:  Computer  Various PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:  Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis  May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients’ rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas
Nov 05, 2019
RN
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN (Job ID: 2377) Location: LGMC Employment Status: PRN SUMMARY: The registered nurse provides nursing care according to the physician’s orders and in conformance with the ANA Standards of Practice and Care, ANA Code of Ethics, unit specific standards, patient care policies and procedures, unit specific policies and procedures, and the Louisiana Nurse Practice Act. The RN is responsible and accountable for individual, autonomous nursing practice and determines the appropriate delegation of tasks and nursing activities in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: The nurse may be placed in the charge nurse role. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Registered Nurse will perform a comprehensive nursing assessment, develop and implement a patient treatment plan consistent with the objectives of the multi-disciplinary treatment plan  The patient and family members will be included in the patient care planning and setting of discharge objective  Implements nursing care through services such as case management, health instructions, health counseling, and providing care supportive to restorative of life and well being  In executing the health care regimens as prescribed by licensed physicians, dentist, or other authorized prescriber, the RN performs a comprehensive nursing assessment of a individual patient consistent with established standards of care, identifies health care needs, establishes appropriate nursing diagnosis, establishes goal to meet the identified health care need, plans nursing care measures, documents appropriately, interprets data accurately in relation to patient care consideration, sets priorities, communicates with all members of the health care team, delegates nursing interventions to qualified personnel in accordance with State Board of Nursing criteria  The RN collaborates with physicians, dentists, and other health care providers in the management of the patient’s care and evaluates the human responses to all interventions  Provides individualized health education to the patient and family members from admission through discharge using any appropriate methods/resources necessary to meet the education goals, prepares the patient for diagnostic or surgical procedures, implements holistic therapeutic measures to promote healing and wellness  Communicates effectively with all age groups, which pertains to the patient population served  Demonstrates competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, administers treatments as per standards, interprets normal parameters of diagnostic data, reports abnormalities of diagnostic data in a timely manner, administers blood and blood components as per standards, and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to the age-specific needs  Documents accurately and completely in the EMR and other forms as per established standards. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: • Maintains current licensure as Registered Nurse in the State of Louisiana • CPR Certification • Advanced certification preferred if appropriate for area of clinical practice PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS: • Must comply with all Standards of Behavior • Adhere to all requirements, policies, procedures and mandatory training as identified by LGMC. EQUIPMENT OPERATED: • Computer • Various types of medical instruments & equipment. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: • Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis • May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients’ rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas SELECTION GUIDELINES: Formal application; verification of education, and experience; verification of license(s), certification(s), registration(s), accreditation(s) if applicable; oral interview, reference and background checks; job related tests may be required. The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the Hospital/Clinic and the employee. The job description is subject to change as the needs of the Hospital/Clinic and requirements of the job change. Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must comply with all SERVICE Standards of Behavior Other information: • Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis • May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients’ rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas
Nov 05, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN-LGMC 6T Telemetry-Full Time (Job ID: 292) Location: LGMC Employment Status: Full Time Summary: The registered nurse provides nursing care according to the physician’s orders and in conformance with the ANA Standards of Practice and Care, ANA Code of Ethics, unit specific standards, patient care policies and procedures, unit specific policies and procedures, and the Louisiana Nurse Practice Act. The RN is responsible and accountable for individual, autonomous nursing practice and determines the appropriate delegation of tasks and nursing activities in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. Responsibilities: •The nurse may be placed in the charge nurse role. • The Registered Nurse will perform a comprehensive nursing assessment, develop and implement a patient treatment plan consistent with the objectives of the multi-disciplinary treatment plan • The patient and family members will be included in the patient care planning and setting of discharge objective • Implements nursing care through services such as case management, health instructions, health counseling, and providing care supportive to restorative of life and well being • In executing the health care regimens as prescribed by licensed physicians, dentist, or other authorized prescriber, the RN performs a comprehensive nursing assessment of a individual patient consistent with established standards of care, identifies health care needs, establishes appropriate nursing diagnosis, establishes goal to meet the identified health care need, plans nursing care measures, documents appropriately, interprets data accurately in relation to patient care consideration, sets priorities, communicates with all members of the health care team, delegates nursing interventions to qualified personnel in accordance with State Board of Nursing criteria • The RN collaborates with physicians, dentists, and other health care providers in the management of the patient’s care and evaluates the human responses to all interventions • Provides individualized health education to the patient and family members from admission through discharge using any appropriate methods/resources necessary to meet the education goals, prepares the patient for diagnostic or surgical procedures, implements holistic therapeutic measures to promote healing and wellness • Communicates effectively with all age groups, which pertains to the patient population served • Demonstrates competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, administers treatments as per standards, interprets normal parameters of diagnostic data, reports abnormalities of diagnostic data in a timely manner, administers blood and blood components as per standards, and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to the age-specific needs • Documents accurately and completely in the EMR and other forms as per established standards. Education: · Maintains current licensure as Registered Nurse in the State of Louisiana · CPR Certification · Advanced certification preferred if appropriate for area of clinical practice Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must comply with all SERVICE Standards of Behavior Other information: • Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis • May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients’ rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas
Nov 05, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
Clinical Nurse Educator/LGMC ED/Full Time (Job ID: 2365) Location: LGMC Employment Status: FT SUMMARY: The Clinical Nurse Educator (CNE) is a Registered Nurse with current licensure in the State of Louisiana, with a required BSN degree and certification in assigned area. T he functions of the (CNE) are to provide nursing professional development and education services by assisting nurses in preparing for contemporary practice and supporting them in acquiring the knowledge and skills so that they can competently; collect patient health data, analyze the data to determine diagnoses, identify expected outcomes individualized to the patient, develop a plan of care that prescribes interventions to attain the expected outcomes, implement the interventions identified in the plan of care, and evaluate the patient’s progress toward attainment of the outcomes in the assigned care settings. The Clinical Nurse Educator collaborates with LGMC employees and leadership team and assists staff in assigned department with performance improvement, Evidenced Based and Research projects specific to the patient population of assigned department. Facilitate new hire and transfer employment schedules conducive to effective individualized learning needs. Establish and maintains a departmental educational documentation system consistent with regulatory and hospital standards. The CNE is responsible for the education of licensed and unlicensed personnel in their assigned department. These activities may require evening, night or weekend hours depending on the staff and department needs. Other duties may apply as deemed by Assistant Chief Nursing Officer. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: 1. Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree required 2. Minimum of 3 years of nursing experience in assigned area Certification in assigned area 3. BLS required, Instructor Certificate required or obtained within 12 months of accepting position. 4. ACLS required, Instructor Certificate required or obtained within 12 months of accepting position. 5. Other certifications as deemed by Assistant Chief Nursing Officer. EQUIPMENT OPERATED: · Computer · Various PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: · Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis · May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients’ rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must comply with all SERVICE Standards of Behavior
Nov 05, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
LPN - UHC Women's Health Clinic - Full Time (Job ID: 2366) SUMMARY: The licensed practical nurse provides nursing care according to the physician’s orders and in conformance with the ANA Standards of Practice and Care, ANA Code of Ethics, unit specific standards, patient care policies and procedures, unit specific policies and procedures, and the Louisiana Nurse Practice Act. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: § The Licensed Practical Nurse works under the direction of the Registered Nurse § Obtains information to contribute to an accurate and current patient assessment, patient care plan, and discharge plan § Delivers compassionate care to patients and supports members of the patient’s family § Includes the patient and caregivers in this process to obtain accurate information/history and contributes to the RN’s assessment § Evaluates the patient’s needs, reports findings in a timely manner, evaluates the patient frequently to determine changes in conditions/needs, and performs basic nursing monitoring skills, as well as contributes to a current patient assessment – I&O, IV, VS § Gathers information appropriately using sound nursing assessment skills, proper interviewing techniques, and collaborates with the multi-disciplinary team in discharge planning § Demonstrates competency and knowledge of current standards of practice § Accurately performs current practice standards and performs basic nursing skills in a competent manner § Administers medication correctly and carries out orders promptly § Is responsible for accurately documenting patient care in a timely manner being attentive to detail when documenting procedures, medications, IV maintenance, and abnormal findings § Should demonstrate knowledge of disease process, recognizes abnormal conditions, and reports valid patient care conditions and changes § Provides patient care in an organized manner, utilizing knowledge of nursing process – assessments, planning, interventions, and evaluations § Under the direction of the RN, the LPN will interpret the information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to the age-specific needs § Provides individualized health education to the patient and caregivers to specifically meet the patient’s needs related to the current diagnoses § The education process is from admission through discharge and includes all age groups pertaining to the patient population served § Provides care in a safe and therapeutic environment § Performs other duties as required QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: · Maintains current licensure as Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Louisiana · CPR Certification · IV therapy PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS: · Must comply with all Standards of Behavior · Adhere to all requirements, policies, procedures and mandatory training as identified by LGMC. EQUIPMENT OPERATED: · Computer · Various types of medical instruments & equipment PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: · Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis · May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients’ rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas
Nov 05, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN-LGMC 4T Med Tele-Full Time (Job ID: 239) Location: LGMC Employment Status: Full Time Summary: The registered nurse provides nursing care according to the physician’s orders and in conformance with the ANA Standards of Practice and Care, ANA Code of Ethics, unit specific standards, patient care policies and procedures, unit specific policies and procedures, and the Louisiana Nurse Practice Act. The RN is responsible and accountable for individual, autonomous nursing practice and determines the appropriate delegation of tasks and nursing activities in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. Responsibilities: •The nurse may be placed in the charge nurse role. • The Registered Nurse will perform a comprehensive nursing assessment, develop and implement a patient treatment plan consistent with the objectives of the multi-disciplinary treatment plan • The patient and family members will be included in the patient care planning and setting of discharge objective • Implements nursing care through services such as case management, health instructions, health counseling, and providing care supportive to restorative of life and well being • In executing the health care regimens as prescribed by licensed physicians, dentist, or other authorized prescriber, the RN performs a comprehensive nursing assessment of a individual patient consistent with established standards of care, identifies health care needs, establishes appropriate nursing diagnosis, establishes goal to meet the identified health care need, plans nursing care measures, documents appropriately, interprets data accurately in relation to patient care consideration, sets priorities, communicates with all members of the health care team, delegates nursing interventions to qualified personnel in accordance with State Board of Nursing criteria • The RN collaborates with physicians, dentists, and other health care providers in the management of the patient’s care and evaluates the human responses to all interventions • Provides individualized health education to the patient and family members from admission through discharge using any appropriate methods/resources necessary to meet the education goals, prepares the patient for diagnostic or surgical procedures, implements holistic therapeutic measures to promote healing and wellness • Communicates effectively with all age groups, which pertains to the patient population served • Demonstrates competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, administers treatments as per standards, interprets normal parameters of diagnostic data, reports abnormalities of diagnostic data in a timely manner, administers blood and blood components as per standards, and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to the age-specific needs • Documents accurately and completely in the EMR and other forms as per established standards. Education: · Maintains current licensure as Registered Nurse in the State of Louisiana · CPR Certification · Advanced certification preferred if appropriate for area of clinical practice Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must comply with all SERVICE Standards of Behavior Other information: • Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis • May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients’ rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas
Nov 05, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
Nurse Practitioner - UHC Internal Medicine Clinic - Full Time (Job ID: 2347) SUMMARY: I. The Physician Extender/NP will be responsible for exhibiting concern for high standards in patient care: A. Assist within the NP or PA scope of practice with comprehensive patient history and physical examination and hospital rounds for patients with medical conditions. B. Provides hospital rounds for patients followed by Hospitalist Team according to collaborative agreement. a. Documents patient rounds in SOAP format in progress notes according to Protocol b. Issues appropriate patient orders according to Protocol C. Collaborates with Medical Director and physicians to develop protocols to enhance quality patient outcomes. D. Follows up to monitor outcomes. E. Assists with clinical problem solving at the unit level. F. Assists in developing guidelines to ensure quality patient care. G. Exhibits knowledge of patient rights for all age groups served in specialty area. H. Facilitates discharge planning and coordination of post-discharge follow-up II. The Physician Extender/NP will be responsible for exhibiting concern for high clinical standards: A. Actively assists with development and setting of clinical standards. B. Serves as a respected resource in clinical matters. C. Accountable for excellence in clinical practice. D. Sustains clinical environment that supports excellence in nursing practice. E. Validates that patient care is consistent with identified standard of care. F. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patient served on his/her specialty area. III. The Physician Extender/NP will be responsible for Resource Management within the department A. Facilitates interdisciplinary networking, i.e., physician/nurse rounds B. Participates in the teaching role under the Hospitalist Medical Director’s direction IV. The Physician Extender/NP will participate and maintain high standards in research and quality improvement A. Facilitates and supports healthcare research B. Ensures that current NP/PA data is incorporated into clinical practice and care and delivery C. Supports and assists with unit-based QA improvement programs D. Participates in interdisciplinary rounds that focus on patient care issues and discharge planning. V. The Physician Extender/NP will be responsible for upholding influence/leadership in the department: A. Responsive to patient/family expectations and needs. B. Uses group dynamics to affect positive change. C. Demonstrates creativity in the clinical consultant role. D. Demonstrates political sensitivity. E. Participates/contributes to the strategic planning activities for Patient Care and nursing units. F. Coordinates efforts of collaborative Hospitalist Team to ensure quality patient care delivery. E. Provides a strong image as a leader/role model. F. Acts as change agent. G. Follows Guidelines and Standards of practice approved by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners (LSBME) or the Louisiana State Board of Nursing H. Maintains up to date knowledge of current trends in specialty area. I. Obtains required continuing education hours annually. J. Maintains documentation within two weeks of attendance. K. Maintains certification in specialty area according to credentials. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: · Current Registered Nurse licensure to practice nursing in the state of Louisiana. Satisfactory completion of a program of studies accredited by the American Nursing Association which is recognized by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing. National certification in Family Nursing Practitioner or other Nurse Practitioner specialty care areas such as Gerontology, Adult (or certification within three years of employment for new graduate). Two years of clinical nursing experience. Requires 12 months of on-the-job experience to meet effective expected practice standards. Professional knowledge of nursing theory and practice. Extensive knowledge of physical assessment, differential diagnosis, pathophysiology, pharmacology, and management of acute and chronic patient/family problems. Current licensure and certification required by the State of Louisiana of LAC 46:XLVII.3705 and 3707 Advanced Practitioner of Nursing: Primary Nurse Associate. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: · Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis · May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients’ rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas
Nov 05, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
LPN-LGMD-Full Time (Job ID: 1964) Location: LGMD Neuroscience Center of Acadiana Employment Status: FT SUMMARY: The licensed practical nurse provides nursing care according to the physician’s orders and in conformance with the ANA Standards of Practice and Care, ANA Code of Ethics, unit specific standards, patient care policies and procedures, unit specific policies and procedures, and the Louisiana Nurse Practice Act. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Licensed Practical Nurse works under the direction of the Registered Nurse  Obtains information to contribute to an accurate and current patient assessment, patient care plan, and discharge plan  Delivers compassionate care to patients and supports members of the patient’s family  Includes the patient and caregivers in this process to obtain accurate information/history and contributes to the RN’s assessment  Evaluates the patient’s needs, reports findings in a timely manner, evaluates the patient frequently to determine changes in conditions/needs, and performs basic nursing monitoring skills, as well as contributes to a current patient assessment – I&O, IV, VS  Gathers information appropriately using sound nursing assessment skills, proper interviewing techniques, and collaborates with the multi-disciplinary team in discharge planning  Demonstrates competency and knowledge of current standards of practice  Accurately performs current practice standards and performs basic nursing skills in a competent manner  Administers medication correctly and carries out orders promptly  Is responsible for accurately documenting patient care in a timely manner being attentive to detail when documenting procedures, medications, IV maintenance, and abnormal findings  Should demonstrate knowledge of disease process, recognizes abnormal conditions, and reports valid patient care conditions and changes  Provides patient care in an organized manner, utilizing knowledge of nursing process – assessments, planning, interventions, and evaluations  Under the direction of the RN, the LPN will interpret the information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to the age-specific needs  Provides individualized health education to the patient and caregivers to specifically meet the patient’s needs related to the current diagnoses  The education process is from admission through discharge and includes all age groups pertaining to the patient population served  Provides care in a safe and therapeutic environment  Performs other duties as required QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE:  Maintains current licensure as Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Louisiana  CPR Certification  IV therapy PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS:  Must comply with all Standards of Behavior  Adhere to all requirements, policies, procedures and mandatory training as identified by LGMC. EQUIPMENT OPERATED:  Computer  Various types of medical instruments & equipment PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:  Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis  May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients’ rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas
Nov 05, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN Team Leader-LGMC 7T Stroke-Full Time (Job ID: 2342) Location: LGMC Employment Status: Full Time SUMMARY: I. The Team Leader is responsible for the quality of the care provided to patients during their shift. Functions as care coordinator. A. Maintains high standards of patient care: 1. Participates, evaluates and reports PI Plan. 2. Accountable for staff guidance through PI plan. B. Promotes high standards in Human Resources: 1. Rewards unit staff through awards and recognition. 2. Assists with the evaluation of staff. 3. Responsible for staff discipline while on duty. II. The Team leader is responsible for resource management within the department: A. Meets professional requirements in a timely manner and is attentive to detail: a. Patient Assignments b. Promotes adherence to quality initiatives. B. Risk management C. Plans activities in an organized, accountable manner: D. Plans patient care in an organized, accountable manner. E. Evaluates patient care outcome. F. Acts as a professional role model by actively participating in patient care. G. Leads patient care team on designated shift. H. Completes leadership rounds. I. Attempts to create improved patient and staff conditions through creativity and innovativeness in coordinating patient care. J. Shows concern for effective use of resources and equipment. K. Involves unit staff in planning. L. Responds positively to changing circumstances. M. Coordinates accurate calculation of patient acuity and workload (staffing) data. Makes assignments accordingly. N. Monitors clinical conditions. O. Displays confidence and effectiveness in leadership role. P. Remains visible in the department to physicians and staff members. Q. Allocates resources to keep continuous flow of patient care. R. Maintains knowledge of patients within the department and delegates duties to enhance patient flow. S. Supports and promotes patient satisfaction goals. T. Rounds on patients to enhance patient satisfaction. U. Promotes teamwork and monitors staff members (work performance) output, offering solutions to improve performance. V. Conferences/coaches staff members who require redirection, (collaborates with Director/Clinical Supervisor as needed). Documents actions taken. W. Makes patient/room assignments when on duty. X. Monitors that PI checks are performed by assigned team members. Y. Will be a responsible nurse advocate for patients and patients’ families during crisis situation. III. The Team Leader is responsible for upholding Leadership Standard in the department. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: A. One (1) year experience required. B. Current licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Louisiana. C. Experience with role of charge nurse. D. Certification preferred. E. Preferred Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing, Business, Health Care Administration, or equivalent experience. F. Current CPR certification; advanced certification preferred if appropriate for area of clinical practice. EQUIPMENT OPERATED: • Computer • Various types of medical instruments & equipment Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must comply with all SERVICE Standards of Behavior
Oct 29, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN-AGH Med Surg-Full Time (Job ID: 177) SUMMARY: The registered nurse provides nursing care according to the physician’s orders and in conformance with the ANA Standards of Practice and Care, ANA Code of Ethics, unit specific standards, patient care policies and procedures, unit specific policies and procedures, and the Louisiana Nurse Practice Act. The RN is responsible and accountable for individual, autonomous nursing practice and determines the appropriate delegation of tasks and nursing activities in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: The nurse may be placed in the charge nurse role. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: § The Registered Nurse will perform a comprehensive nursing assessment, develop and implement a patient treatment plan consistent with the objectives of the multi-disciplinary treatment plan § The patient and family members will be included in the patient care planning and setting of discharge objective § Implements nursing care through services such as case management, health instructions, health counseling, and providing care supportive to restorative of life and well being § In executing the health care regimens as prescribed by licensed physicians, dentist, or other authorized prescriber, the RN performs a comprehensive nursing assessment of a individual patient consistent with established standards of care, identifies health care needs, establishes appropriate nursing diagnosis, establishes goal to meet the identified health care need, plans nursing care measures, documents appropriately, interprets data accurately in relation to patient care consideration, sets priorities, communicates with all members of the health care team, delegates nursing interventions to qualified personnel in accordance with State Board of Nursing criteria § The RN collaborates with physicians, dentists, and other health care providers in the management of the patient’s care and evaluates the human responses to all interventions § Provides individualized health education to the patient and family members from admission through discharge using any appropriate methods/resources necessary to meet the education goals, prepares the patient for diagnostic or surgical procedures, implements holistic therapeutic measures to promote healing and wellness § Communicates effectively with all age groups, which pertains to the patient population served § Demonstrates competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, administers treatments as per standards, interprets normal parameters of diagnostic data, reports abnormalities of diagnostic data in a timely manner, administers blood and blood components as per standards, and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to the age-specific needs § Documents accurately and completely in the EMR and other forms as per established standards. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: · Maintains current licensure as Registered Nurse in the State of Louisiana · CPR Certification · Advanced certification preferred if appropriate for area of clinical practice PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS: · Must comply with all Standards of Behavior · Adhere to all requirements, policies, procedures and mandatory training as identified by LGMC. EQUIPMENT OPERATED: · Computer · Various types of medical instruments & equipment. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: · Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis · May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients’ rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas
Oct 29, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN Specialty-LGMC ICU-Full Time (Job ID: 1813) SUMMARY: The registered nurse provides nursing care according to the physician’s orders and in conformance with the ANA Standards of Practice and Care, ANA Code of Ethics, unit specific standards, patient care policies and procedures, unit specific policies and procedures, and the Louisiana Nurse Practice Act. The RN is responsible and accountable for individual, autonomous nursing practice and determines the appropriate delegation of tasks and nursing activities in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: The nurse may be placed in the charge nurse role. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: ■ The Specialty RN will fulfill all essential duties and responsibilities of the RN job description below as well as the following: 1. Will be a resource to other units within the hospital for specific patient care needs including but not limited to, administering chemotherapy, providing specialized surgical/procedural intervention and/or responding to Codes and RRT’s. 2. These nurses will maintain their skills and knowledge as well as applicable certifications within their specialty. ■ The Registered Nurse will perform a comprehensive nursing assessment, develop and implement a patient treatment plan consistent with the objectives of the multi-disciplinary treatment plan ■ The patient and family members will be included in the patient care planning and setting of discharge objective ■ Implements nursing care through services such as case management, health instructions, health counseling, and providing care supportive to restorative of life and well being ■ In executing the health care regimens as prescribed by licensed physicians, dentist, or other authorized prescriber, the RN performs a comprehensive nursing assessment of a individual patient consistent with established standards of care, identifies health care needs, establishes appropriate nursing diagnosis, establishes goal to meet the identified health care need, plans nursing care measures, documents appropriately, interprets data accurately in relation to patient care consideration, sets priorities, communicates with all members of the health care team, delegates nursing interventions to qualified personnel in accordance with State Board of Nursing criteria ■ The RN collaborates with physicians, dentists, and other health care providers in the management of the patient’s care and evaluates the human responses to all interventions ■ Provides individualized health education to the patient and family members from admission through discharge using any appropriate methods/resources necessary to meet the education goals, prepares the patient for diagnostic or surgical procedures, implements holistic therapeutic measures to promote healing and wellness ■ Communicates effectively with all age groups, which pertains to the patient population served ■ Demonstrates competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, administers treatments as per standards, interprets normal parameters of diagnostic data, reports abnormalities of diagnostic data in a timely manner, administers blood and blood components as per standards, and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to the age-specific needs ■ Documents accurately and completely in the EMR and other forms as per established standards. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: • Maintains current licensure as Registered Nurse in the State of Louisiana • Maintains current BLS Certification • ICU: ACLS required within 6 months of hire. • Emergency: ACLS required within 6 months of hire and PALS required within 12 months of hire. • Advanced certification preferred if appropriate for area of clinical practice PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS: • Must comply with all Standards of Behavior • Prompt and regular attendance according to policy • Comply with dress code and appearance standards • Interact with patients, customers, the general public, management, and team members in a professional, courteous, and tactful manner • Work with integrity, uphold LGH’s mission, values, and maintain confidentiality in all situations • Follow safety & security policies & procedures, immediately report suspicious activities and unsafe conditions. Use equipment, tools & materials properly; use and/or wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) • Participate in all mandatory job training and meetings as directed • Adhere to requirements, policies and procedures outlined in the Employee Handbook and/or other Hospital/Clinic practices. • Maintains satisfactory relations with other departments and nursing units. • Maintains acceptable standards of patient care. • Exercises appropriate use of Universal Precautions, personal protective equipment, and other safety guidelines/regulations as required by OSHA and other enforcement agencies EQUIPMENT OPERATED: • General office equipment • Computer • Diagnostic testing equipment • Various types of medical instruments & equipment. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: • Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis • May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients’ rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas SELECTION GUIDELINES: Formal application; verification of education, and experience; verification of license(s), certification(s), registration(s), accreditation(s) if applicable; oral interview, reference and background checks; job related tests may be required.
Oct 29, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN-LGMC 7T Stroke-Full Time (Job ID: 2166) Location: LGMC Employment Status: Full Time SUMMARY: The registered nurse provides nursing care according to the physician’s orders and in conformance with the ANA Standards of Practice and Care, ANA Code of Ethics, unit specific standards, patient care policies and procedures, unit specific policies and procedures, and the Louisiana Nurse Practice Act. The RN is responsible and accountable for individual, autonomous nursing practice and determines the appropriate delegation of tasks and nursing activities in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: The nurse may be placed in the charge nurse role. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • The Registered Nurse will perform a comprehensive nursing assessment, develop and implement a patient treatment plan consistent with the objectives of the multi-disciplinary treatment plan • The patient and family members will be included in the patient care planning and setting of discharge objective • Implements nursing care through services such as case management, health instructions, health counseling, and providing care supportive to restorative of life and well being • In executing the health care regimens as prescribed by licensed physicians, dentist, or other authorized prescriber, the RN performs a comprehensive nursing assessment of a individual patient consistent with established standards of care, identifies health care needs, establishes appropriate nursing diagnosis, establishes goal to meet the identified health care need, plans nursing care measures, documents appropriately, interprets data accurately in relation to patient care consideration, sets priorities, communicates with all members of the health care team, delegates nursing interventions to qualified personnel in accordance with State Board of Nursing criteria • The RN collaborates with physicians, dentists, and other health care providers in the management of the patient’s care and evaluates the human responses to all interventions • Provides individualized health education to the patient and family members from admission through discharge using any appropriate methods/resources necessary to meet the education goals, prepares the patient for diagnostic or surgical procedures, implements holistic therapeutic measures to promote healing and wellness • Communicates effectively with all age groups, which pertains to the patient population served • Demonstrates competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, administers treatments as per standards, interprets normal parameters of diagnostic data, reports abnormalities of diagnostic data in a timely manner, administers blood and blood components as per standards, and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to the age-specific needs • Documents accurately and completely in the EMR and other forms as per established standards. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: • Maintains current licensure as Registered Nurse in the State of Louisiana • CPR Certification • Advanced certification preferred if appropriate for area of clinical practice PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS: • Must comply with all Standards of Behavior • Adhere to all requirements, policies, procedures and mandatory training as identified by LGMC. EQUIPMENT OPERATED: • Computer • Various types of medical instruments & equipment. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: • Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis • May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients’ rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas
Oct 29, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
Nurse Practitioner/LGMC ICU/Full Time (Job ID: 2277) Location: LGMC Employment Status: FT SUMMARY: I. The Physician Extender/NP will be responsible for exhibiting concern for high standards in patient care: A. Assist within the NP or PA scope of practice with comprehensive patient history and physical examination and hospital rounds for patients with medical conditions. B. Provides hospital rounds for patients followed by Hospitalist Team according to collaborative agreement. a. Documents patient rounds in SOAP format in progress notes according to Protocol b. Issues appropriate patient orders according to Protocol C. Collaborates with Medical Director and physicians to develop protocols to enhance quality patient outcomes. D. Follows up to monitor outcomes. E. Assists with clinical problem solving at the unit level. F. Assists in developing guidelines to ensure quality patient care. G. Exhibits knowledge of patient rights for all age groups served in specialty area. H. Facilitates discharge planning and coordination of post-discharge follow-up II. The Physician Extender/NP will be responsible for exhibiting concern for high clinical standards: A. Actively assists with development and setting of clinical standards. B. Serves as a respected resource in clinical matters. C. Accountable for excellence in clinical practice. D. Sustains clinical environment that supports excellence in nursing practice. E. Validates that patient care is consistent with identified standard of care. F. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patient served on his/her specialty area. III. The Physician Extender/NP will be responsible for Resource Management within the department A. Facilitates interdisciplinary networking, i.e., physician/nurse rounds B. Participates in the teaching role under the Hospitalist Medical Director’s direction IV. The Physician Extender/NP will participate and maintain high standards in research and quality improvement A. Facilitates and supports healthcare research B. Ensures that current NP/PA data is incorporated into clinical practice and care and delivery C. Supports and assists with unit-based QA improvement programs D. Participates in interdisciplinary rounds that focus on patient care issues and discharge planning. V. The Physician Extender/NP will be responsible for upholding influence/leadership in the department: A. Responsive to patient/family expectations and needs. B. Uses group dynamics to affect positive change. C. Demonstrates creativity in the clinical consultant role. D. Demonstrates political sensitivity. E. Participates/contributes to the strategic planning activities for Patient Care and nursing units. F. Coordinates efforts of collaborative Hospitalist Team to ensure quality patient care delivery. G. Provides a strong image as a leader/role model. H. Acts as change agent. I. Follows Guidelines and Standards of practice approved by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners (LSBME) or the Louisiana State Board of Nursing J. Maintains up to date knowledge of current trends in specialty area. K. Obtains required continuing education hours annually. L. Maintains documentation within two weeks of attendance. M. Maintains certification in specialty area according to credentials. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: · Current Registered Nurse licensure to practice nursing in the state of Louisiana. Satisfactory completion of a program of studies accredited by the American Nursing Association which is recognized by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing. National certification in Family Nursing Practitioner or other Nurse Practitioner specialty care areas such as Gerontology, Adult (or certification within three years of employment for new graduate). Two years of clinical nursing experience. Requires 12 months of on-the-job experience to meet effective expected practice standards. Professional knowledge of nursing theory and practice. Extensive knowledge of physical assessment, differential diagnosis, pathophysiology, pharmacology, and management of acute and chronic patient/family problems. Current licensure and certification required by the State of Louisiana of LAC 46:XLVII.3705 and 3707 Advanced Practitioner of Nursing: Primary Nurse Associate. Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must comply with all SERVICE Standards of Behavior
Oct 29, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
Nurse Practitioner - UHC Urgent Care Clinic - PRN (Job ID: 2328) SUMMARY: I. The Physician Extender/NP will be responsible for exhibiting concern for high standards in patient care: A. Assist within the NP or PA scope of practice with comprehensive patient history and physical examination and hospital rounds for patients with medical conditions. B. Provides hospital rounds for patients followed by Hospitalist Team according to collaborative agreement. a. Documents patient rounds in SOAP format in progress notes according to Protocol b. Issues appropriate patient orders according to Protocol C. Collaborates with Medical Director and physicians to develop protocols to enhance quality patient outcomes. D. Follows up to monitor outcomes. E. Assists with clinical problem solving at the unit level. F. Assists in developing guidelines to ensure quality patient care. G. Exhibits knowledge of patient rights for all age groups served in specialty area. H. Facilitates discharge planning and coordination of post-discharge follow-up II. The Physician Extender/NP will be responsible for exhibiting concern for high clinical standards: A. Actively assists with development and setting of clinical standards. B. Serves as a respected resource in clinical matters. C. Accountable for excellence in clinical practice. D. Sustains clinical environment that supports excellence in nursing practice. E. Validates that patient care is consistent with identified standard of care. F. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patient served on his/her specialty area. III. The Physician Extender/NP will be responsible for Resource Management within the department A. Facilitates interdisciplinary networking, i.e., physician/nurse rounds B. Participates in the teaching role under the Hospitalist Medical Director’s direction IV. The Physician Extender/NP will participate and maintain high standards in research and quality improvement A. Facilitates and supports healthcare research B. Ensures that current NP/PA data is incorporated into clinical practice and care and delivery C. Supports and assists with unit-based QA improvement programs D. Participates in interdisciplinary rounds that focus on patient care issues and discharge planning. V. The Physician Extender/NP will be responsible for upholding influence/leadership in the department: A. Responsive to patient/family expectations and needs. B. Uses group dynamics to affect positive change. C. Demonstrates creativity in the clinical consultant role. D. Demonstrates political sensitivity. E. Participates/contributes to the strategic planning activities for Patient Care and nursing units. F. Coordinates efforts of collaborative Hospitalist Team to ensure quality patient care delivery. E. Provides a strong image as a leader/role model. F. Acts as change agent. G. Follows Guidelines and Standards of practice approved by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners (LSBME) or the Louisiana State Board of Nursing H. Maintains up to date knowledge of current trends in specialty area. I. Obtains required continuing education hours annually. J. Maintains documentation within two weeks of attendance. K. Maintains certification in specialty area according to credentials. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: · Current Registered Nurse licensure to practice nursing in the state of Louisiana. Satisfactory completion of a program of studies accredited by the American Nursing Association which is recognized by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing. National certification in Family Nursing Practitioner or other Nurse Practitioner specialty care areas such as Gerontology, Adult (or certification within three years of employment for new graduate). Two years of clinical nursing experience. Requires 12 months of on-the-job experience to meet effective expected practice standards. Professional knowledge of nursing theory and practice. Extensive knowledge of physical assessment, differential diagnosis, pathophysiology, pharmacology, and management of acute and chronic patient/family problems. Current licensure and certification required by the State of Louisiana of LAC 46:XLVII.3705 and 3707 Advanced Practitioner of Nursing: Primary Nurse Associate. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: · Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis · May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients’ rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas
Oct 29, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN-LGMC 10T Ortho Neuro-Part Time (Job ID: 352) Location: LGMC Employment Status: Full Time SUMMARY: I. The Team Leader is responsible for the quality of the care provided to patients during their shift. Functions as care coordinator. A. Maintains high standards of patient care: 1. Participates, evaluates and reports PI Plan. 2. Accountable for staff guidance through PI plan. B. Promotes high standards in Human Resources: 1. Rewards unit staff through awards and recognition. 2. Assists with the evaluation of staff. 3. Responsible for staff discipline while on duty. II. The Team leader is responsible for resource management within the department: A. Meets professional requirements in a timely manner and is attentive to detail: a. Patient Assignments b. Promotes adherence to quality initiatives. B. Risk management C. Plans activities in an organized, accountable manner: D. Plans patient care in an organized, accountable manner. E. Evaluates patient care outcome. F. Acts as a professional role model by actively participating in patient care. G. Leads patient care team on designated shift. H. Completes leadership rounds. I. Attempts to create improved patient and staff conditions through creativity and innovativeness in coordinating patient care. J. Shows concern for effective use of resources and equipment. K. Involves unit staff in planning. L. Responds positively to changing circumstances. M. Coordinates accurate calculation of patient acuity and workload (staffing) data. Makes assignments accordingly. N. Monitors clinical conditions. O. Displays confidence and effectiveness in leadership role. P. Remains visible in the department to physicians and staff members. Q. Allocates resources to keep continuous flow of patient care. R. Maintains knowledge of patients within the department and delegates duties to enhance patient flow. S. Supports and promotes patient satisfaction goals. T. Rounds on patients to enhance patient satisfaction. U. Promotes teamwork and monitors staff members (work performance) output, offering solutions to improve performance. V. Conferences/coaches staff members who require redirection, (collaborates with Director/Clinical Supervisor as needed). Documents actions taken. W. Makes patient/room assignments when on duty. X. Monitors that PI checks are performed by assigned team members. Y. Will be a responsible nurse advocate for patients and patients’ families during crisis situation. III. The Team Leader is responsible for upholding Leadership Standard in the department. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: A. One (1) year experience required. B. Current licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Louisiana. C. Experience with role of charge nurse. D. Certification preferred. E. Preferred Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing, Business, Health Care Administration, or equivalent experience. F. Current CPR certification; advanced certification preferred if appropriate for area of clinical practice. EQUIPMENT OPERATED: • Computer • Various types of medical instruments & equipment Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must comply with all SERVICE Standards of Behavior
Oct 29, 2019