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
Case Manager RN - UHC Case Management - Full Time (Job ID: 4354) SUMMARY: Uses skilled intervention, clinical best practice knowledge and collaboration with the patient, physician and multidisciplinary treatment team to concurrently pace care, achieve quality outcomes and negotiate appropriate reimbursement. Ensures the timely and seamless clinical transition of patients through medically appropriate levels of care. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Represents LGH to all our customers (patients, family members, significant other, physicians, etc.) as caring, concerned, compassionate and efficient healthcare organizations. Supports LGH's goals and objectives. Create a working relationship with medical staff members, employees and management of LGH, which allows for accomplishing the desired goals and objectives of LGH and the Case Management department. Ensures proper and complete...
Oct 19, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
LPN Float - UHC Flex Staff - Part Time (Job ID: 4375) SUMMARY: The Licensed Practical Nurse provides nursing care according to the physicians’ 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 LPN will assist in maintaining a safe, neat and clean physical enviroment in the unit. Under the direction of the Registered Nurse, the LPN is proficient in performing supportive patient care and reports the patient’s signs, symptoms and any unusual occurrences. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: · The Licensed Practical Nurse works under the direction of the Registered Nurse · Obtains information to contribute to an accurate and current patient assessment, patient care and discharge plan · Delivers...
Oct 19, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
Ambulatory Case Manager RN - UHC Specialty Care Clinic - Full Time (Job ID: 4380) SUMMARY: Uses skilled intervention, clinical best practice knowledge and collaboration with the patient, physician and multidisciplinary treatment team to concurrently pace care, achieve quality outcomes. Ensures the timely and seamless clinical transition of patients through medically appropriate levels of care. Under general administrative direction, coordinates referrals from physicians and health care facilities for patients; provides a significant level of patient education related to their illness and planned treatment. Improves overall outcomes by reducing delays between abnormal testing, diagnosis and treatment. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Represents LGH to all our customers (patients, family members, significant other, physicians, etc.) as caring, concerned, compassionate and efficient healthcare organizations. 2....
Oct 19, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
Ambulatory Case Manager RN - UHC Sub Specialty Clinic - Full Time (Job ID: 4383) SUMMARY: Uses skilled intervention, clinical best practice knowledge and collaboration with the patient, physician and multidisciplinary treatment team to concurrently pace care, achieve quality outcomes. Ensures the timely and seamless clinical transition of patients through medically appropriate levels of care. Under general administrative direction, coordinates referrals from physicians and health care facilities for patients; provides a significant level of patient education related to their illness and planned treatment. Improves overall outcomes by reducing delays between abnormal testing, diagnosis and treatment. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Represents LGH to all our customers (patients, family members, significant other, physicians, etc.) as caring, concerned, compassionate and efficient healthcare organizations....
Oct 19, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN Specialty-LGMC ICU-Full Time (Job ID: 4161) 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...
Oct 19, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
Advanced Practitioner - UHC GI - Full Time (Job ID: 4397) SUMMARY: I. The Advanced Practice Practitioner (APP) will be responsible for exhibiting concern for high standards in patient care: A. Assist within the APP 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...
Oct 19, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN Specialty-OAKMH Surgery-Full Time (Job ID: 4401) Location: AKMH 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...
Oct 19, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
LPN - St. Martin Hospital/St. Martin Parish Correctional Facility - Night Shift - Full Time (Job ID: 3993) Location: SMH Correctional Facility (Night Shift) Employment Status: FT SUMMARY: The Licensed Practical Nurse provides nursing care according to the physicians’ 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 LPN will assist in maintaining a safe, neat and clean physical enviroment in the unit. Under the direction of the Registered Nurse, the LPN is proficient in performing supportive patient care and reports the patient’s signs, symptoms and any unusual occurrences. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • The Licensed Practical Nurse works under the direction of the Registered Nurse • Obtains information to contribute to an accurate and current patient assessment, patient...
Oct 19, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN-LGMC PEDS-PRN (Job ID: 4391) Location: LGMC Employment Status: PRN SUMMARY: The registered nurse provides nursing care according to the physician’s orders and in conformance with the ANA Standards of Practice and Care, ANA Code of Ethics, unit specific standards, patient care policies and procedures, unit specific policies and procedures, and the Louisiana Nurse Practice Act. The RN is responsible and accountable for individual, autonomous nursing practice and determines the appropriate delegation of tasks and nursing activities in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: The nurse may be placed in the charge nurse role. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Registered Nurse will perform a comprehensive nursing assessment, develop and implement a patient treatment plan consistent with the objectives of the multi-disciplinary treatment plan  The patient and family members will be included in the patient care planning and...
Oct 19, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN Specialty - UHC Emergency Department - Full Time (Job ID: 3321) 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...
Oct 19, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
Advanced Practitioner - UHC Wound Care - Full Time (Job ID: 4396) SUMMARY: I. The Advanced Practice Practitioner (APP) will be responsible for exhibiting concern for high standards in patient care: A. Assist within the APP 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...
Oct 19, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
Nurse Practitioner - UHC Urgent Care Clinic - Full Time (Job ID: 4353) SUMMARY: I. The Physician Extender/NP will be responsible for exhibiting concern for high standards in patient care: A. Assist within the NP or PA scope of practice with comprehensive patient history and physical examination and hospital rounds for patients with medical conditions. B. Provides hospital rounds for patients followed by Hospitalist Team according to collaborative agreement. a. Documents patient rounds in SOAP format in progress notes according to Protocol b. Issues appropriate patient orders according to Protocol C. Collaborates with Medical Director and physicians to develop protocols to enhance quality patient outcomes....
Oct 19, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN Specialty - UHC ICU - Full Time (Job ID: 3560) 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,...
Oct 12, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN-LGMC 10W Observation-Full Time (Job ID: 4115) 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...
Oct 12, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
LPN Float - UHC Flex Staff - Full Time (Job ID: 4330) SUMMARY: LPN Floater will be responsible for floating from unit to unit as needed through-out the day and/or work week in an effort to fill needs on the floors and fulfill fulltime hour requirements. This will ensure there is always an LPN available to fill gaps as needed. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The LPN 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 his/her family will be included in patient care planning and setting of discharge objectives. The LPN implements nursing care through such services as case management, health instructions, health counseling, providing care supportive to or restorative of life and well-being, and executing health care regimens as prescribed by licensed physicians, dentists, or other authorized...
Oct 12, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
Logistics Coordinator-LGH Transfer Center-PRN (Job ID: 3468) Location: LGMC Employment Status: PRN SUMMARY: The Logistics Coordinator is responsible for exhibiting concern for personal divisional and system goals and objectives established for his/her areas of responsibility. He/she demonstrates exceptional completion of goals and objectives with collaborative efforts between LGH Hospitals, departments, and community. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • The Logistics Coordinator is responsible for communication with subordinates, peers, physicians, patients, community, and administration. Uses a variety of communication skills and tools to facilitate work flow, follow-through, and feedback. • Exhibits knowledge of federal, local and state regulations as well as LGH Policies and Procedures as demonstrated through proper acceptance and placement of patients; completion of transfer documentation; and determining the need for diversion. • Demonstrates...
Oct 12, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
LPN - UHC Sub Specialty Clinic - Full Time (Job ID: 4030) SUMMARY: The Licensed Practical Nurse provides nursing care according to the physicians’ 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 LPN will assist in maintaining a safe, neat and clean physical enviroment in the unit. Under the direction of the Registered Nurse, the LPN is proficient in performing supportive patient care and reports the patient’s signs, symptoms and any unusual occurrences. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: · The Licensed Practical Nurse works under the direction of the Registered Nurse · Obtains information to contribute to an accurate and current patient assessment, patient care and discharge plan · Delivers...
Oct 12, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
LPN - UHC Med Surg - Full Time (Job ID: 4306) SUMMARY: The Licensed Practical Nurse provides nursing care according to the physicians’ 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 LPN will assist in maintaining a safe, neat and clean physical enviroment in the unit. Under the direction of the Registered Nurse, the LPN is proficient in performing supportive patient care and reports the patient’s signs, symptoms and any unusual occurrences. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: · The Licensed Practical Nurse works under the direction of the Registered Nurse · Obtains information to contribute to an accurate and current patient assessment, patient care and discharge plan · Delivers compassionate...
Oct 12, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
Nurse Tech-LGMC ICU-PRN (Job ID: 4331) Location: LGMC 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...
Oct 12, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
LPN-LGMC 5T Medicine-Full Time (Job ID: 4340) Location: LGMC Employment Status: FT SUMMARY: The Licensed Practical Nurse provides nursing care according to the physicians’ 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 LPN will assist in maintaining a safe, neat and clean physical enviroment in the unit. Under the direction of the Registered Nurse, the LPN is proficient in performing supportive patient care and reports the patient’s signs, symptoms and any unusual occurrences. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The Licensed Practical Nurse works under the direction of the Registered Nurse · Obtains information to contribute to an accurate and current patient assessment, patient care and discharge plan · Delivers...
Oct 12, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN Specialty - St. Martin Hospital ED - Full Time (Job ID: 3916) Location: SMH ED 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...
Oct 12, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
LPN - SMH Community Health Clinic - FT (Job ID: 3721) Location: SMH Employment Status: FT Summary The Licensed Practical Nurse provides nursing care according to the physicians’ 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 LPN will assist in maintaining a safe, neat and clean physical enviroment in the unit. Under the direction of the Registered Nurse, the LPN is proficient in performing supportive patient care and reports the patient’s signs, symptoms and any unusual occurrences. Responsibilities • The Licensed Practical Nurse works under the direction of the Registered Nurse • Obtains information to contribute to an accurate and current patient assessment, patient care and discharge plan • Delivers compassionate care to patients and supports members of the patient’s family •...
Oct 12, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN Wound Care - St. Martin Hospital - FT (Job ID: 3730) Location: SMH - Healthe Clinic Employment Status: FT Summary Wound care nurses treat patients who have both acute and chronic wounds, including burns, pressure ulcers and surgical incisions that have not healed. These registered nurses not only support healing, but they also provide preventative care to ensure infection does not set in and that other complications do not arise. In addition to their hands-on role, they also play a crucial teaching role, educating patients how to care for their wounds after they return home. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Ensure optimum patient care delivery in wound care nursing procedures. 2. Performs a comprehensive nursing assessment, develops and implements a patient treatment plan consistent with the objectives of the multi-disciplinary treatment plan. 3. Includes the patient and family members in the patient care planning and setting of discharge goals....
Oct 12, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN Team Leader-LGMC 10W Observation-Full Time (Job ID: 3865) Location: LGMC Employment Status: FT ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 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: i. Participates, evaluates and reports PI Plan. ii. Accountable for staff guidance through PI plan. b. Promotes high standards in Human Resources: i. Rewards unit staff through awards and recognition. ii. Assists with the evaluation of staff....
Oct 08, 2020