Lafayette General Medical Center

       

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

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

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

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

Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN Specialty/LGMC ED/PRN (Job ID: 3218) 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
Mar 30, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN-LGMC 10T Ortho Neuro-Full Time (Job ID: 1026) 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
Mar 30, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN Specialty-LGMC Emergency-Full Time (Job ID: 2149) Location:LGMC Employment Status:Full Time SUMMARY: The registered nurse provides nursing care according to the physician’s orders and in conformance with the ANA Standards of Practice and Care, ANA Code of Ethics, unit specific standards, patient care policies and procedures, unit specific policies and procedures, and the Louisiana Nurse Practice Act. The RN is responsible and accountable for individual, autonomous nursing practice and determines the appropriate delegation of tasks and nursing activities in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: The nurse may be placed in the charge nurse role. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: § The Specialty RN will fulfill all essential duties and responsibilities of the RN job description below as well as the following: 1. Will be a resource to other units within the hospital for specific patient care needs including but not limited to, administering chemotherapy, providing specialized surgical/procedural intervention and/or responding to Codes and RRT’s. 2. These nurses will maintain their skills and knowledge as well as applicable certifications within their specialty. § The Registered Nurse will perform a comprehensive nursing assessment, develop and implement a patient treatment plan consistent with the objectives of the multi-disciplinary treatment plan § The patient and family members will be included in the patient care planning and setting of discharge objective § Implements nursing care through services such as case management, health instructions, health counseling, and providing care supportive to restorative of life and well being § In executing the health care regimens as prescribed by licensed physicians, dentist, or other authorized prescriber, the RN performs a comprehensive nursing assessment of a individual patient consistent with established standards of care, identifies health care needs, establishes appropriate nursing diagnosis, establishes goal to meet the identified health care need, plans nursing care measures, documents appropriately, interprets data accurately in relation to patient care consideration, sets priorities, communicates with all members of the health care team, delegates nursing interventions to qualified personnel in accordance with State Board of Nursing criteria § The RN collaborates with physicians, dentists, and other health care providers in the management of the patient’s care and evaluates the human responses to all interventions § Provides individualized health education to the patient and family members from admission through discharge using any appropriate methods/resources necessary to meet the education goals, prepares the patient for diagnostic or surgical procedures, implements holistic therapeutic measures to promote healing and wellness § Communicates effectively with all age groups, which pertains to the patient population served § Demonstrates competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, administers treatments as per standards, interprets normal parameters of diagnostic data, reports abnormalities of diagnostic data in a timely manner, administers blood and blood components as per standards, and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to the age-specific needs § Documents accurately and completely in the EMR and other forms as per established standards. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: · Maintains current licensure as Registered Nurse in the State of Louisiana · Maintains current BLS Certification · ICU: ACLS required within 6 months of hire. · Emergency: ACLS required within 6 months of hire and PALS required within 12 months of hire. · Advanced certification preferred if appropriate for area of clinical practice PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS: · Must comply with all Standards of Behavior · Prompt and regular attendance according to policy · Comply with dress code and appearance standards · Interact with patients, customers, the general public, management, and team members in a professional, courteous, and tactful manner · Work with integrity, uphold LGH’s mission, values, and maintain confidentiality in all situations · Follow safety & security policies & procedures, immediately report suspicious activities and unsafe conditions. Use equipment, tools & materials properly; use and/or wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) · Participate in all mandatory job training and meetings as directed · Adhere to requirements, policies and procedures outlined in the Employee Handbook and/or other Hospital/Clinic practices. · Maintains satisfactory relations with other departments and nursing units. · Maintains acceptable standards of patient care. · Exercises appropriate use of Universal Precautions, personal protective equipment, and other safety guidelines/regulations as required by OSHA and other enforcement agencies EQUIPMENT OPERATED: · General office equipment · Computer · Diagnostic testing equipment · Various types of medical instruments & equipment. Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must comply with all SERVICE Standards of Behavior Other information: • Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis • May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients’ rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas
Mar 30, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN-LGMC 8T Post Op-Full Time (Job ID: 377) 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
Mar 30, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
Clinical Nurse Manager-LGMC 10W Observation-Full Time (Job ID: 3223) Location: LGMC Employment Status: FT SUMMARY: This position provides managerial and clinical support to patients and staff. Uses depth and breadth of clinical management knowledge to ensure the provision of high quality, safe, and cost effective patient care. Demonstrates clinical expertise and oversees the leadership of clinical, financial, and personnel management of assigned areas. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervises all department staff. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: · Oversees the operations of the unit to ensure smooth and efficient patient care management. Assures appropriate patient assignments. Completes daily rounding on patients and staff to ensure quality provision of care as per our Journey 2 Excellence expectations. · Manages the department to ensure patient and employee satisfaction while promoting safety and retention. Serves as a real-time resource and assists with clinical expertise for staff and physicians for problem-solving on patients, processes, and family issues. · Coordinates quality initiatives and process improvements. Aligns and manages to metrics. · Develops leadership skills among staff including communication, decision-making, problem-solving, critical thinking, and employee engagement. Leads the development of staff and supports career advancement opportunities. Functions as a role model and encourages staff to participate in their own development. · Facilitates department meetings and shared governance/leadership efforts. · Responsible for selection, orientation, on-boarding, and retention. Demonstrates leadership through coaching, performance evaluations, corrective actions, and development opportunities to create a culture of learning. · Assists in the development of the operational and capital budget, provides daily operational resource management including staff, supplies, and equipment. Ensures optimal productivity for the department. · Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory, and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of LGH with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day. 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 · Preferred Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing · Documented clinical expertise in area of practice · Advanced certification preferred if appropriate for area of clinical practice. · Completes annual mandatory requirements · Note: for Specialty areas additional certifications maybe required o Cancer Center and Oncology – Chemo/BioTherapy certification is required within 12 months of hire. License(s), Certification(s), Registration(s), Accreditation(s) · Current RN licensure in the State of Louisiana · BLS or ACLS required PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS: · Must comply with all SERVICE Standards of Behavior. · Adhere to requirements, policies and procedures EQUIPMENT OPERATED: · Computer · Various types of medical equipment PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: Medium Work – Medium level work as definied byt 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 of patients. Walking about from patients’ rooms as well as to and from various hospital areas.
Mar 30, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
Clinical Nurse Manager-LGMC 10T Ortho Neuro-Full Time (Job ID: 3226) Location: LGMC Employment Status: FT SUMMARY: This position provides managerial and clinical support to patients and staff. Uses depth and breadth of clinical management knowledge to ensure the provision of high quality, safe, and cost effective patient care. Demonstrates clinical expertise and oversees the leadership of clinical, financial, and personnel management of assigned areas. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervises all department staff. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: · Oversees the operations of the unit to ensure smooth and efficient patient care management. Assures appropriate patient assignments. Completes daily rounding on patients and staff to ensure quality provision of care as per our Journey 2 Excellence expectations. · Manages the department to ensure patient and employee satisfaction while promoting safety and retention. Serves as a real-time resource and assists with clinical expertise for staff and physicians for problem-solving on patients, processes, and family issues. · Coordinates quality initiatives and process improvements. Aligns and manages to metrics. · Develops leadership skills among staff including communication, decision-making, problem-solving, critical thinking, and employee engagement. Leads the development of staff and supports career advancement opportunities. Functions as a role model and encourages staff to participate in their own development. · Facilitates department meetings and shared governance/leadership efforts. · Responsible for selection, orientation, on-boarding, and retention. Demonstrates leadership through coaching, performance evaluations, corrective actions, and development opportunities to create a culture of learning. · Assists in the development of the operational and capital budget, provides daily operational resource management including staff, supplies, and equipment. Ensures optimal productivity for the department. · Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory, and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of LGH with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day. 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 · Preferred Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing · Documented clinical expertise in area of practice · Advanced certification preferred if appropriate for area of clinical practice. · Completes annual mandatory requirements · Note: for Specialty areas additional certifications maybe required o Cancer Center and Oncology – Chemo/BioTherapy certification is required within 12 months of hire. License(s), Certification(s), Registration(s), Accreditation(s) · Current RN licensure in the State of Louisiana · BLS or ACLS required PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS: · Must comply with all SERVICE Standards of Behavior. · Adhere to requirements, policies and procedures EQUIPMENT OPERATED: · Computer · Various types of medical equipment PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: Medium Work – Medium level work as definied byt 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 of patients. Walking about from patients’ rooms as well as to and from various hospital areas.
Mar 30, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
CNA - St. Martin Hospital - Full Time (Job ID: 3228) Location: SMH Employment Status: FT Summary: Cares for patients in the hospital, or other medical facility, under direction of nursing, by performing the following duties. Provides exceptional service and/or care to all patients, customers and team members. Responsibilities: • Answers call lights to determine patients' needs. • Assists patients with activities of daily living. • Serves and collects food trays and feeds patients requiring help. • Transports patients or assists patients to walk. • Turns and repositions patients, alone or with assistance. • Changes bed linens, runs errands, directs visitors, and answers telephone. • Takes and records temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration rates, and food and fluid intake and output, as directed. • Maintains a neat and clean patient environment. • Perform other duties as required. Credentials: Essential: * Certified Nursing Assistant * 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 – Medium level 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 of patients. • Walking about from patients’ rooms as well as to and from various hospital areas.
Mar 30, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN-LGMC 3T Telemetry-Full Time (Job ID: 439) 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
Mar 30, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN Specialty-LGMC Surgery-Full Time (Job ID: 2028) Location: LGMC Employment Status: Full Time SUMMARY: The registered nurse provides nursing care according to the physician’s orders and in conformance with the ANA Standards of Practice and Care, ANA Code of Ethics, unit specific standards, patient care policies and procedures, unit specific policies and procedures, and the Louisiana Nurse Practice Act. The RN is responsible and accountable for individual, autonomous nursing practice and determines the appropriate delegation of tasks and nursing activities in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: The nurse may be placed in the charge nurse role. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: § The Specialty RN will fulfill all essential duties and responsibilities of the RN job description below as well as the following: 1. Will be a resource to other units within the hospital for specific patient care needs including but not limited to, administering chemotherapy, providing specialized surgical/procedural intervention and/or responding to Codes and RRT’s. 2. These nurses will maintain their skills and knowledge as well as applicable certifications within their specialty. § The Registered Nurse will perform a comprehensive nursing assessment, develop and implement a patient treatment plan consistent with the objectives of the multi-disciplinary treatment plan § The patient and family members will be included in the patient care planning and setting of discharge objective § Implements nursing care through services such as case management, health instructions, health counseling, and providing care supportive to restorative of life and well being § In executing the health care regimens as prescribed by licensed physicians, dentist, or other authorized prescriber, the RN performs a comprehensive nursing assessment of a individual patient consistent with established standards of care, identifies health care needs, establishes appropriate nursing diagnosis, establishes goal to meet the identified health care need, plans nursing care measures, documents appropriately, interprets data accurately in relation to patient care consideration, sets priorities, communicates with all members of the health care team, delegates nursing interventions to qualified personnel in accordance with State Board of Nursing criteria § The RN collaborates with physicians, dentists, and other health care providers in the management of the patient’s care and evaluates the human responses to all interventions § Provides individualized health education to the patient and family members from admission through discharge using any appropriate methods/resources necessary to meet the education goals, prepares the patient for diagnostic or surgical procedures, implements holistic therapeutic measures to promote healing and wellness § Communicates effectively with all age groups, which pertains to the patient population served § Demonstrates competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, administers treatments as per standards, interprets normal parameters of diagnostic data, reports abnormalities of diagnostic data in a timely manner, administers blood and blood components as per standards, and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to the age-specific needs § Documents accurately and completely in the EMR and other forms as per established standards. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: · Maintains current licensure as Registered Nurse in the State of Louisiana · Maintains current BLS Certification · ICU: ACLS required within 6 months of hire. · Emergency: ACLS required within 6 months of hire and PALS required within 12 months of hire. · Advanced certification preferred if appropriate for area of clinical practice PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS: · Must comply with all Standards of Behavior · Prompt and regular attendance according to policy · Comply with dress code and appearance standards · Interact with patients, customers, the general public, management, and team members in a professional, courteous, and tactful manner · Work with integrity, uphold LGH’s mission, values, and maintain confidentiality in all situations · Follow safety & security policies & procedures, immediately report suspicious activities and unsafe conditions. Use equipment, tools & materials properly; use and/or wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) · Participate in all mandatory job training and meetings as directed · Adhere to requirements, policies and procedures outlined in the Employee Handbook and/or other Hospital/Clinic practices. · Maintains satisfactory relations with other departments and nursing units. · Maintains acceptable standards of patient care. · Exercises appropriate use of Universal Precautions, personal protective equipment, and other safety guidelines/regulations as required by OSHA and other enforcement agencies EQUIPMENT OPERATED: · General office equipment · Computer · Diagnostic testing equipment Various types of medical instruments & equipment Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must comply with all SERVICE Standards of Behavior Other information: • Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis • May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients’ rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas
Mar 30, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN Specialty-AGH Surgery-Full Time (Job ID: 2074) 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
Mar 26, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
Nurse Practitioner - CCA Opelousas - FT (Job ID: 2945) Location: CCA OGH Employment Status: FT Responsibilities 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: • Current Registered Nurse licensure to practice nursing in the state of Louisiana. • Satisfactory completion of a program of studies accredited by the American Nursing Association which is recognized by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing. • National certification in Family Nursing Practitioner or other Nurse Practitioner specialty care areas such as Gerontology, Adult (or certification within three years of employment for new graduate). • Two years of clinical nursing experience. • Requires 12 months of on-the-job experience to meet effective expected practice standards. • Professional knowledge of nursing theory and practice. Extensive knowledge of physical assessment, differential diagnosis, pathophysiology, pharmacology, and management of acute and chronic patient/family problems. • Current licensure and certification required by the State of Louisiana of LAC 46:XLVII.3705 and 3707 Advanced Practitioner of Nursing: Primary Nurse Associate. Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must comply with all SERVICE Standards of Behavior
Mar 26, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
Nurse Practitioner - LGMD - FT (Job ID: 2950) Location: LGMD Employment Status: FT Responsibilities 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: • Current Registered Nurse licensure to practice nursing in the state of Louisiana. • Satisfactory completion of a program of studies accredited by the American Nursing Association which is recognized by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing. • National certification in Family Nursing Practitioner or other Nurse Practitioner specialty care areas such as Gerontology, Adult (or certification within three years of employment for new graduate). • Two years of clinical nursing experience. • Requires 12 months of on-the-job experience to meet effective expected practice standards. • Professional knowledge of nursing theory and practice. Extensive knowledge of physical assessment, differential diagnosis, pathophysiology, pharmacology, and management of acute and chronic patient/family problems. • Current licensure and certification required by the State of Louisiana of LAC 46:XLVII.3705 and 3707 Advanced Practitioner of Nursing: Primary Nurse Associate. Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must comply with all SERVICE Standards of Behavior
Mar 26, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN-LGMC 10W Observation-Full Time (Job ID: 1382) 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
Mar 26, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
Nurse Tech-SMH MedSurg-PRN (Job ID: 1158) Location: SMH MedSurg Employment Status: PRN SUMMARY: Cares for patients in the hospital under direction of nursing, by performing the following duties. Provides exceptional service and/or care to all patients, customers, and team members. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This job has no supervisory responsibilities. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Answers Ascom phone and responds to patient delegated tasks in a timely manner. • Assists patients with activities of daily living. • Serves and collects food trays and feeds patients requiring help. • Transports patients or assists patients to walk. • Turns and repositions patients, alone or with assistance. • Runs errands (Blood Bank, lab, etc), directs visitors, and answers telephones as needed. • Takes and records temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration rates. Records the intake and or output of food, fluid or surgical drains as directed. • Assists with Pre-Procedure preparation. • Preps and assists nursing with patient discharge including IV and foley catheter removal. • Changes Linens and maintains a neat and clean patient environment. • Is flexible in scheduling to meet the needs of the unit. • Provides unit specific patient care under guidance of licensed professionals. • Seeks out learning opportunities by observing more complex tasks performed by the licensed caregiver. • Documents appropriately in the medical record including completion of tasks and hourly rounding. • POC Glucose monitoring as trained and directed • Assists in wound care and dressing changes • Perform 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: • Completion of high school education or equivalent required. • CPR- Basic Life Support (BLS) certification to be obtained within 30 days of hire. • Falls, Prevention, OSHA, and Restraints must be completed within 30 days of hire and renewable annually. • Pursuing a degree/licensure as a RN or LPN and must have completed clinical competencies in Fundamentals of Nursing or CNA certification from school attended. 1) Letter of recommendation from the Instructor is required. 2) Copy of completed competencies or skills checklist is required (if applicable). 3) Copy of CNA certification required (if applicable). PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS: • Adhere to all requirements, policies, procedures and mandatory training as identified by LGMC. • Must comply with all SERVICE Standards of Behavior EQUIPMENT OPERATED: • Computer • Various types of medical instruments & equipment. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: Medium Work – Medium level 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 of patients. Walking about from patients’ rooms as well as to and from various hospital areas.
Mar 26, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
Critical Care Nurse Manager/LGMC ED/Full Time (Job ID: 1253) Location: LGMC Employment Status: FT SUMMARY: This position provides managerial and clinical support to patients and staff. Uses depth and breadth of clinical management knowledge to ensure the provision of high quality, safe, and cost effective patient care. Demonstrates clinical expertise and oversees the leadership of clinical, financial, and personnel management of assigned areas. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervises all department staff. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: · Oversees the operations of the unit to ensure smooth and efficient patient care management. Assures appropriate patient assignments. Completes daily rounding on patients and staff to ensure quality provision of care as per our Journey 2 Excellence expectations. · Manages the department to ensure patient and employee satisfaction while promoting safety and retention. Serves as a real-time resource and assists with clinical expertise for staff and physicians for problem-solving on patients, processes, and family issues. · Coordinates quality initiatives and process improvements. Aligns and manages to metrics. · Develops leadership skills among staff including communication, decision-making, problem-solving, critical thinking, and employee engagement. Leads the development of staff and supports career advancement opportunities. Functions as a role model and encourages staff to participate in their own development. · Facilitates department meetings and shared governance/leadership efforts. · Responsible for selection, orientation, on-boarding, and retention. Demonstrates leadership through coaching, performance evaluations, corrective actions, and development opportunities to create a culture of learning. · Assists in the development of the operational and capital budget, provides daily operational resource management including staff, supplies, and equipment. Ensures optimal productivity for the department. · Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory, and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of LGH with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day. 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 · Preferred Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing · Documented clinical expertise in area of practice · Advanced certification preferred if appropriate for area of clinical practice. · Completes annual mandatory requirements · Note: for Specialty areas additional certifications maybe required o Cancer Center and Oncology – Chemo/BioTherapy certification is required within 12 months of hire. License(s), Certification(s), Registration(s), Accreditation(s) · Current RN licensure in the State of Louisiana · BLS or ACLS 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. Must comply with all SERVICE Standards of Behavior
Mar 26, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN/LGMC Outpatient Surgery/Part Time (Job ID: 973) Location: LGMC Outpatient Surgery Employment Status: Part Time Summary: The registered nurse provides nursing care according to the physician’s orders and in conformance with the ANA Standards of Practice and Care, ANA Code of Ethics, unit specific standards, patient care policies and procedures, unit specific policies and procedures, and the Louisiana Nurse Practice Act. The RN is responsible and accountable for individual, autonomous nursing practice and determines the appropriate delegation of tasks and nursing activities in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. Responsibilities: •The nurse may be placed in the charge nurse role. • The Registered Nurse will perform a comprehensive nursing assessment, develop and implement a patient treatment plan consistent with the objectives of the multi-disciplinary treatment plan • The patient and family members will be included in the patient care planning and setting of discharge objective • Implements nursing care through services such as case management, health instructions, health counseling, and providing care supportive to restorative of life and well being • In executing the health care regimens as prescribed by licensed physicians, dentist, or other authorized prescriber, the RN performs a comprehensive nursing assessment of a individual patient consistent with established standards of care, identifies health care needs, establishes appropriate nursing diagnosis, establishes goal to meet the identified health care need, plans nursing care measures, documents appropriately, interprets data accurately in relation to patient care consideration, sets priorities, communicates with all members of the health care team, delegates nursing interventions to qualified personnel in accordance with State Board of Nursing criteria • The RN collaborates with physicians, dentists, and other health care providers in the management of the patient’s care and evaluates the human responses to all interventions • Provides individualized health education to the patient and family members from admission through discharge using any appropriate methods/resources necessary to meet the education goals, prepares the patient for diagnostic or surgical procedures, implements holistic therapeutic measures to promote healing and wellness • Communicates effectively with all age groups, which pertains to the patient population served • Demonstrates competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, administers treatments as per standards, interprets normal parameters of diagnostic data, reports abnormalities of diagnostic data in a timely manner, administers blood and blood components as per standards, and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to the age-specific needs • Documents accurately and completely in the EMR and other forms as per established standards. 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
Mar 26, 2020
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
Mar 26, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN-AGH Med Surg-PRN (Job ID: 1054) Location: Employment Status: Summary Summary: The registered nurse provides nursing care according to the physician’s orders and in conformance with the ANA Standards of Practice and Care, ANA Code of Ethics, unit specific standards, patient care policies and procedures, unit specific policies and procedures, and the Louisiana Nurse Practice Act. The RN is responsible and accountable for individual, autonomous nursing practice and determines the appropriate delegation of tasks and nursing activities in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. Responsibilities Responsibilities: •The nurse may be placed in the charge nurse role. • The Registered Nurse will perform a comprehensive nursing assessment, develop and implement a patient treatment plan consistent with the objectives of the multi-disciplinary treatment plan • The patient and family members will be included in the patient care planning and setting of discharge objective • Implements nursing care through services such as case management, health instructions, health counseling, and providing care supportive to restorative of life and well being • In executing the health care regimens as prescribed by licensed physicians, dentist, or other authorized prescriber, the RN performs a comprehensive nursing assessment of a individual patient consistent with established standards of care, identifies health care needs, establishes appropriate nursing diagnosis, establishes goal to meet the identified health care need, plans nursing care measures, documents appropriately, interprets data accurately in relation to patient care consideration, sets priorities, communicates with all members of the health care team, delegates nursing interventions to qualified personnel in accordance with State Board of Nursing criteria • The RN collaborates with physicians, dentists, and other health care providers in the management of the patient’s care and evaluates the human responses to all interventions • Provides individualized health education to the patient and family members from admission through discharge using any appropriate methods/resources necessary to meet the education goals, prepares the patient for diagnostic or surgical procedures, implements holistic therapeutic measures to promote healing and wellness • Communicates effectively with all age groups, which pertains to the patient population served • Demonstrates competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, administers treatments as per standards, interprets normal parameters of diagnostic data, reports abnormalities of diagnostic data in a timely manner, administers blood and blood components as per standards, and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to the age-specific needs • Documents accurately and completely in the EMR and other forms as per established standards. Education Education: Credentials: Essential: * RN License * CPR Basic Life Support Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must comply with all SERVICE Standards of Behavior Other information: • Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis • May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients’ rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas
Mar 26, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN Staff Weekend-LG Ortho Rehab-Full Time (Job ID: 1995) Location: LGMC Employment Status: FT RN Weekend Positions: Must work a minimum of 36 hours Friday-Monday or Saturday- Tuesday All current shift differentials still apply 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
Mar 26, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
International Board Certified Lactation Consultant-LGMC-Part Time (Job ID: 485) The International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) shall meet the Standards of Practice set forth by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners, with the required renewal of her certification every 5 years. The IBCLC shall adhere to the International Lactation Consultant Examiners Code of Ethics. The IBCLC is obligated to practice within the laws of the geopolitical region and setting in which she works, and must practice with consideration for rights of privacy and with respect for matters of a confidential nature. The lactation consultant is a health care professional whose scope of practice is focused upon promoting, supporting and protecting breastfeeding through education and management of the breastfeeding mother/infant dyad. The lactation consultant must be knowledgeable in maternal and infant health and behavior, and possess good interpersonal and communication counseling skills as she works with the parents and multidisciplinary health care team. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Educate parents and families to encourage informed decision making by participating in the Childbirth and Parenting Education Classes. 2. Assist the staff and newly hired nurses to improve lactation knowledge and skills based on current evidence-based breastfeeding practices. 3. Assist LGMC to maintain the GIFT certification as set forth by the Louisiana Maternal and Child Health Coalition and the Louisiana Office of Public Health-Maternal and Child health Program. 4. Maintain the Hospital Breastfeeding Policy and support the communication and enforcement of the policy by all staff 5. The role will include assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation of care in a variety of situations for the breastfeeding dyad including in-patients, outpatients and the NICU babies. 6. Conduct bedside lactation rounds 7. Identify issues and /or problems and develop a plan for intervention and referral as needed. 8. Document and communicate to health care providers as appropriate. 9. Over sees breast pump management for the in-patients and NICU mothers 10. Serves as a resource for breastfeeding information to patients, staff, physicians and the community with supportive activities to the extent possible EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: 1. Current licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Louisiana 2. Current NRP and BLS certification 3. Current certification as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant 4. Working knowledge of Standards of Care related to breastfeeding 5. Working knowledge of equipment and supplies related to breastfeeding 6. Minimum one-year experience in direct patient care related to lactation EQUIPMENT OPERATED: • Computer • Various PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: • Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis • May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients’ rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas.
Mar 26, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN Specialty/LGMC Cath Lab/Full Time (Job ID: 2045) 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 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
Mar 26, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
CNA - St. Martin Hospital - FT (Job ID: 2938) Location: SMH Employment Status: FT Summary: Cares for patients in the hospital, or other medical facility, under direction of nursing, by performing the following duties. Provides exceptional service and/or care to all patients, customers and team members. Responsibilities: • Answers call lights to determine patients' needs. • Assists patients with activities of daily living. • Serves and collects food trays and feeds patients requiring help. • Transports patients or assists patients to walk. • Turns and repositions patients, alone or with assistance. • Changes bed linens, runs errands, directs visitors, and answers telephone. • Takes and records temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration rates, and food and fluid intake and output, as directed. • Maintains a neat and clean patient environment. • Perform other duties as required. Essential: * Certified Nursing Assistant * 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 – Medium level 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 of patients. • Walking about from patients’ rooms as well as to and from various hospital areas.
Mar 26, 2020
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
Mar 26, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN-LGMC 6T Telemetry-Part Time (Job ID: 1673) Location: LGMC Employment Status: Part Time Summary: The registered nurse provides nursing care according to the physician’s orders and in conformance with the ANA Standards of Practice and Care, ANA Code of Ethics, unit specific standards, patient care policies and procedures, unit specific policies and procedures, and the Louisiana Nurse Practice Act. The RN is responsible and accountable for individual, autonomous nursing practice and determines the appropriate delegation of tasks and nursing activities in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. Responsibilities: •The nurse may be placed in the charge nurse role. • The Registered Nurse will perform a comprehensive nursing assessment, develop and implement a patient treatment plan consistent with the objectives of the multi-disciplinary treatment plan • The patient and family members will be included in the patient care planning and setting of discharge objective • Implements nursing care through services such as case management, health instructions, health counseling, and providing care supportive to restorative of life and well being • In executing the health care regimens as prescribed by licensed physicians, dentist, or other authorized prescriber, the RN performs a comprehensive nursing assessment of a individual patient consistent with established standards of care, identifies health care needs, establishes appropriate nursing diagnosis, establishes goal to meet the identified health care need, plans nursing care measures, documents appropriately, interprets data accurately in relation to patient care consideration, sets priorities, communicates with all members of the health care team, delegates nursing interventions to qualified personnel in accordance with State Board of Nursing criteria • The RN collaborates with physicians, dentists, and other health care providers in the management of the patient’s care and evaluates the human responses to all interventions • Provides individualized health education to the patient and family members from admission through discharge using any appropriate methods/resources necessary to meet the education goals, prepares the patient for diagnostic or surgical procedures, implements holistic therapeutic measures to promote healing and wellness • Communicates effectively with all age groups, which pertains to the patient population served • Demonstrates competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, administers treatments as per standards, interprets normal parameters of diagnostic data, reports abnormalities of diagnostic data in a timely manner, administers blood and blood components as per standards, and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to the age-specific needs • Documents accurately and completely in the EMR and other forms as per established standards. Education: · Maintains current licensure as Registered Nurse in the State of Louisiana · CPR Certification · Advanced certification preferred if appropriate for area of clinical practice Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must comply with all SERVICE Standards of Behavior Other information: • Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis • May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients’ rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas
Mar 26, 2020