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-LGMC Labor and Delivery-Full Time (Job ID: 1870) 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
Sep 10, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
Practice Transformation Specialist-LGMD-Full Time (Job ID: 2002) Location: LGMD Employment Status: FT SUMMARY: Assists the AVP of Ambulatory Practice Transformation with the development, implementation, and monitoring of meaningful clinical process of care and outcome measurement systems to ensure quality care and regulatory compliance related to performance improvement activities across the ambulatory environment. Works with ambulatory practices to improve quality of care. Coaches practice staff to improve patient outcomes by developing skills in process improvement, team‐based care, encouraging patient engagement, and analyzing quality data and measurements. The RN Practice Transformation Specialist is committed to leveraging Health Information Technology for quality improvement, research, and practice transformation. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: A. Establish a planned care model with ambulatory practices to integrate administrative, financial, and clinical data for better performance and improved outcomes. B. Utilize available tools/data from EMR/Payers to assist clinicians with capturing and analyzing population‐based data to: • Support practices with data‐driven decision making and direct improvement efforts • Support practice leadership develop the skills to interpret and act on quality metric data with performance management tactics. C. Facilitate the efforts around care coordination utilizing population health management tools for identifying and stratifying patient risk and enhance patient engagement to increase self-management capacity. D. Prepare practices to continue the transformative activities that demonstrate consistent improvement on performance and quality measures. E. Understand Health Information Technology (HIT) and its role in improving healthcare outcomes. F. Execute responsibilities in a manner that promotes collegial, collaborative, and effective communication to successfully reach mutually agreed upon goals with practice sites and colleagues. G. Provide support for other Alliance teams (e.g. clinical implementation, analysis, research, support services, training). H. Provide customized coaching at clinical sites by working with the sites to identify site‐specific needs and opportunities, prioritizing areas of focus, and identifying available and needed resources. I. Assess quality measures and coach clinic staff to provide effective ongoing monitoring. J. Guide clinic staff and leadership on the implementation of best practices. Address barriers to effective implementation of improvement processes; propose solutions for practices/health centers to consider in addressing barriers. K. Advise individual clinical sites on the implementation of the interventions and measures, sharing specific best practice examples. L. Encourage practice site leadership to identify existing data sources to minimize the burden of data collection and identify opportunities to efficiently retrieve and collect data to support quality improvement activities. M. Work with practice sites to produce reports on their progress on quality, financial, and utilization goals and share outcomes of quality and clinical measures. N. Create or assist in the creation of materials and presentations for workshops and conferences; assist with logistical coordination of events O. Develop and maintain communications such as newsletters and website content P. Provide reports to OHN/AHCA network committees and work groups EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: A. RN license with a minimum of 3 years of experience in healthcare related area with knowledge of ambulatory clinical operations, quality, and regulatory requirements, Masters preferred. B. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with physicians, patients and other medical professionals. C. Must possess communication skills necessary to interface with physicians, employees, patients, and general public in a tactful, confidential and diplomatic manner. D. Must have problem solving skills, creativity, initiative, and analytical ability. E. 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. F. Ability to manage multiple projects and activities on a routine basis, with minimal supervision. G. Demonstrated knowledge of continuous quality improvement techniques. H. Strong knowledge base of Excel, Word, and Powerpoint. I. Certification in Healthcare Quality preferred at hire. Obtain certification within 2 years if not present upon hire. J. Certification in Lean Six Sigma preferred at hire. Obtain certification within 2 years if not present upon hire. EQUIPMENT OPERATED: • Computer • Fax/copier • 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
Sep 10, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
Director Patient Care Services-AGH Med Surg/ICU-Full Time (Job ID: 2003) Location: AGH Employment Status: FT SUMMARY: All directors will ensure operational proficiency of their assigned areas through effective communication, planning, and organization of the function and resources available. Through leadership and periodic evaluation, the Director will work with his / her staff to accomplish the goals set forth by the organization. GENERAL LEADERSHIP: 1. Responsible for the overall compliance of Human Resource and administrative policies and procedures governing Lafayette General Health with its objectives, within the proper lines of authority. 2. Responsible for the departmental policies and procedures governing assigned departments. 3. Recognizes their role as the cornerstone of a successful and effective Corporate Compliance program in that Directors have access to resources throughout the hospital to assist the employee in upholding the Code of Conduct. 4. Directs or promotes care activities in the accreditation and licensing processes administered by Joint Commission and State Boards. Promotes professional standards of care for affiliated Boards. 5. Initiates, reviews, and approves justifiable requests for new equipment; new and renewed programs, staffing, and other matters that directly or indirectly affect patients, personnel, and the public. 6. Prepares and administers annual operating and capital equipment budgets; monitors actual performance versus budget and submits all required monthly / quarterly variance and performance reports. 7. Reviews monthly incident, activity, and productivity reports for assigned areas, monitoring for emerging patterns and to provide applicable information to others. 8. Responsible for overall Performance Improvement Plan for assigned departments. Evaluates trends and implements change as necessary for positive outcomes. 9. Participates in administrative and / or management staff, mandatory programs, and classes. Conduct department meetings regularly. Keeps self visible and accessible to clinical, ancillary, and supervisory staff. 10. Actively participates on hospital committees to promote integration and synergy of hospital wide goals. 11. Plans and markets service line related business in accordance with national and local trends. 12. Establishes and maintains membership in applicable professional and/or technical organizations, health care related associations and community groups. Participates in seminars, conferences, workshops, and continuing education programs. 13. Inspires confidence by performing and communicating in a professional, courteous and caring manner. 14. Encourages open, timely and candid communication, as well as collaboration among employees, departments and physicians thus fostering and maintaining positive working relationships. 15. Maintains confidentiality and is ethical in manner when dealing with physicians, staff, patients and visitors. 16. Responsible for organizing developing, directing, and coordinating interdepartmental activities to maintain prompt, efficient, professional services. 17. Ensures that staff meets necessary educational, certification and license requirements for their position. 18. Performs personally (or through managers / supervisors) annual merit appraisals for their employees; monitors staff performance; provides direction, motivation and recognition of staff. 19. Assures that the area of responsibility provides an orientation and training program for new hires of sufficient depth and duration to prepare them for their responsibilities. 20. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care or support as appropriate to the age of the patients serviced in his or her assigned area. 21. Performs other related duties as assigned. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES & ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBLITIES: 1. Accountable for the patient care operations of all assigned units. 2. Assures Standards of Practice are maintained with high patient and physician satisfaction. 3. Performs duties as related to the operation and management of the Medical and Surgical nursing areas. 4. Responsible for department policy development and implementation, overseeing staff scheduling in units according to established staffing patterns, analyzing staffing patterns to provide appropriate patient care within budget, maintains effective communication with the Nursing Staffing office personnel to maximize staffing opportunities, assures that Standards of Practice are followed in clinic care, monitors patient satisfaction and takes action to continuously improve outcomes, develops and monitors strategic plans pertinent to Medical-Surgical Services and in conjunction with key leaders and Service Line Coordinators. 5. Performs Human Resource duties as related to the functions of a management position and be responsible for making decisions for non-exempt personnel and making recommendations for exempt personnel regarding employment, performance rating, promotions, salary changes, transfers and terminations. 6. Responsible for departmental policies and procedures governing assigned departments. 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: · Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing required. · Masters Degree (MBA, MHA, etc.) preferred. · Minimum of three (3) years of management experience in health care industry required. · Must possess Registered Nurse licensure by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing required. · CPR certification is required within 30 days of hire. · Falls prevention, OSHA, and restraint training to be obtained within 30 days of hire. PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS: · Must comply with all Standards of Behavior · Adhere to all requirements, policies, procedures and mandatory training as identified by LGMC. 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
Sep 10, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
Nurse Practitioner-SMH Healthe Clinic-Full Time (Job ID: 1992) Location: SMH Helathe Clinic 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. 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
Sep 10, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN Specialty-LGMC Surgery-PRN (Job ID: 1978) 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 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
Sep 10, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
LPN/LGMD CCA New Iberia/Full Time (Job ID: 1980) Location: LGMD Cancer Center of Acadiana New Iberia 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
Sep 10, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN-LG Ortho Rehab-Full Time (Job ID: 1995) 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
Sep 10, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
LPN-AGH Med Surg-Full Time (Job ID: 2009) Location: AGH 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 Credentials: Essential: * LPN License 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
Sep 10, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN Residency-LGMC-Full Time (Job ID: 1970) Location: LGMC Employment Status: FT 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. 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
Sep 03, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
LPN - UHC Specialty Care Clinic - Full Time (Job ID: 1961) 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
Sep 03, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
LPN-LGMD-Full Time (Job ID: 1963) Location: LGMD Family Med Clinic - Youngsville 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
Sep 03, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN-SMH-Full Time (Job ID: 1966) Location: SMH MedSurg 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 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
Sep 03, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN-LGMC 5T Medicine-PRN (Job ID: 725) 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
Sep 03, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN-LGMC 8T Post Op-PRN (Job ID: 1917) 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
Aug 30, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN Specialty/LGMC ED/PRN (Job ID: 1908) 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 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. Experience: * RN License * CPR Basic Life Support · Emergency: ACLS required within 6 months of hire and PALS required within 12 months of hire. 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
Aug 30, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN Specialty/LGMC ICU/Part Time (Job ID: 1909) Location: LGMC Employment Status: PT 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 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
Aug 30, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN-LGMC 8W Oncology-Full Time (Job ID: 947) 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
Aug 30, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN-AGH Med Surg-Full Time (Job ID: 179) 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
Aug 30, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN-SMH-Part Time (Job ID: 1932) Location: SMH MedSurg Employment Status: PT 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
Aug 30, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN - UHC GI Lab - Full Time (Job ID: 1941) 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
Aug 30, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
LPN-LGMC 10W Observation-Full Time (Job ID: 1818) Location: LGMC Employment Status: Full Time 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 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
Aug 30, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN - UHC Med Surg - Full Time (Job ID: 1566) 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
Aug 30, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN-LGMC Mother Baby-Full Time (Job ID: 1602) Location: LGMC Employment Status: FT 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
Aug 30, 2019
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN Specialty - UHC Cath Lab - Full Time (Job ID: 1942) 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 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
Aug 30, 2019