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
Utilization Review RN-LGMC Case Management-Full Time (Job ID: 1950) Location: LGMC Employment Status: FT SUMMARY: Responsible for utilization of clinical and financial resources by ensuring appropriate clinical level of care, performing and submitting clinical information to external payers to secure proper authorization, collaborating with the Case Manager in the development and implementation of the plan of care, and ensures prompt notification of any denials to the appropriate Case Manager, Clinical Appeals Coordinator, and Team Leader. Performs all job duties for the age population served, as defined in the department’s scope of service. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Coordinates utilization of clinical and financial resources PERFORMANCE STANDARDS: · Identifies accurate payer information for each assigned patient. · Communicates and collaborates with admission/precertification department to ensure appropriate payer precertification is completed for level of care status. · Using clinical knowledge and nursing experience, complete medical necessity reviews. · Performs admission review on all assigned inpatients and observation patients within one business day of admission for appropriateness of admission and level of care based on medical necessity utilizing InterQual criteria. · Refers appropriate cases to physician advisor or designee, communicating via Connect Messenger and/or telephonically. · Communicates with admitting physician as needed to ensure the correct admit level of care status. · Performs concurrent review on all assigned patients for appropriateness of level of care and continued stay based on medical necessity utilizing InterQual criteria as required by external payers. · Contacts physician and/or Case Manager for additional information regarding cases not meeting medical necessity criteria for admission and continued stay reviews. · Identifies and refers problem cases to appropriate Case Manager and/or supervisor. · Maximizes reimbursement to LGMC by: · Communicating pertinent clinical information to payers. · Helping to ensure that physician documentation supports current clinical level of care. · Communicating and collaborating with Case Manager to assist with appropriate interventions to avoid denial of payment. · Assisting in arranging peer to peer conferences to avoid denial of payment. · Assisting in denials/appeals processes. · Identifies and communicates to the Case Manager opportunities for more efficient resources utilization. · Assisting with cases that have been issued denials and/or rejections. · Collaborates with the Case Manager in the development and implementation of the plan of care. · Documents in Powerchart and/or Care Manager specific patient information received regarding level of care, authorizations and approved/denied days. · Communicates with payers regarding discharges by sending discharge notifications as appropriate. · Closes out each case once date of service authorization is complete. · Communicates with insurances specialist to ensure all authorizations are timely and complete. 2. Participates in quality improvement activities. PERFORMANCE STANDARDS: · Collects and tracks data (denials, avoidable days, etc.) as determined by Manager and/or Director. · Participates in performance improvement activities as needed. 3. Performs all other duties as assigned. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: Required § Current Louisiana RN licensure § Three (3) or more years of clinical experience (Acute Care, Emergency Room, Critical Care) § Excellent interpersonal, communication and administrative skills § [endif] Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) § Strong organizational and time management skills, as evidenced by capacity to prioritize multiple tasks and role components. § Ability to work independently and exercise sound judgment Preferred § Knowledge of regulatory agencies, managed care principles, and contract terminology § Familiar with ICD-10 coding and medical terminology § Knowledge of InterQual or MCG a PLUS § Professional certification as a Case Manager EQUIPMENT OPERATED: · Computer · Various PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: · The work is light. Sits and walks throughout the day. · Handling office supplies and equipment. · Talking and hearing to converse with staff members and other employees or visitors. · Visual acuity to prepare and read reports. · Works inside . · 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. SELECTION GUIDELINES: Formal application; verification of education, and experience; verification of license(s), certification(s), registration(s), accreditation(s) if applicable; oral interview, reference and background checks; job related tests may be required. The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the Hospital/Clinic and the employee. The job description is subject to change as the needs of the Hospital/Clinic and requirements of the job change. Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must comply with all SERVICE Standards of Behavior
Jan 20, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN-SMH-Part Time (Job ID: 1932) Location: SMH MedSurg Employment Status: PT SUMMARY: The registered nurse provides nursing care according to the physician’s orders and in conformance with the ANA Standards of Practice and Care, ANA Code of Ethics, unit specific standards, patient care policies and procedures, unit specific policies and procedures, and the Louisiana Nurse Practice Act. The RN is responsible and accountable for individual, autonomous nursing practice and determines the appropriate delegation of tasks and nursing activities in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: The nurse may be placed in the charge nurse role. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Registered Nurse will perform a comprehensive nursing assessment, develop and implement a patient treatment plan consistent with the objectives of the multi-disciplinary treatment plan  The patient and family members will be included in the patient care planning and setting of discharge objective  Implements nursing care through services such as case management, health instructions, health counseling, and providing care supportive to restorative of life and well being  In executing the health care regimens as prescribed by licensed physicians, dentist, or other authorized prescriber, the RN performs a comprehensive nursing assessment of a individual patient consistent with established standards of care, identifies health care needs, establishes appropriate nursing diagnosis, establishes goal to meet the identified health care need, plans nursing care measures, documents appropriately, interprets data accurately in relation to patient care consideration, sets priorities, communicates with all members of the health care team, delegates nursing interventions to qualified personnel in accordance with State Board of Nursing criteria  The RN collaborates with physicians, dentists, and other health care providers in the management of the patient’s care and evaluates the human responses to all interventions  Provides individualized health education to the patient and family members from admission through discharge using any appropriate methods/resources necessary to meet the education goals, prepares the patient for diagnostic or surgical procedures, implements holistic therapeutic measures to promote healing and wellness  Communicates effectively with all age groups, which pertains to the patient population served  Demonstrates competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, administers treatments as per standards, interprets normal parameters of diagnostic data, reports abnormalities of diagnostic data in a timely manner, administers blood and blood components as per standards, and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to the age-specific needs  Documents accurately and completely in the EMR and other forms as per established standards. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: • Maintains current licensure as Registered Nurse in the State of Louisiana • CPR Certification • Advanced certification preferred if appropriate for area of clinical practice PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS: • Must comply with all Standards of Behavior • Adhere to all requirements, policies, procedures and mandatory training as identified by LGMC. EQUIPMENT OPERATED: • Computer • Various types of medical instruments & equipment. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: • Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis • May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients’ rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas
Jan 20, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN Specialty-SMH ED-PRN (Job ID: 1174) Location: SMH ED Employment Status: PRN SUMMARY: The registered nurse provides nursing care according to the physician’s orders and in conformance with the ANA Standards of Practice and Care, ANA Code of Ethics, unit specific standards, patient care policies and procedures, unit specific policies and procedures, and the Louisiana Nurse Practice Act. The RN is responsible and accountable for individual, autonomous nursing practice and determines the appropriate delegation of tasks and nursing activities in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: The nurse may be placed in the charge nurse role. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Specialty RN will fulfill all essential duties and responsibilities of the RN job description below as well as the following: 1. Will be a resource to other units within the hospital for specific patient care needs including but not limited to, administering chemotherapy, providing specialized surgical/procedural intervention and/or responding to Codes and RRT’s. 2. These nurses will maintain their skills and knowledge as well as applicable certifications within their specialty.  The Registered Nurse will perform a comprehensive nursing assessment, develop and implement a patient treatment plan consistent with the objectives of the multi-disciplinary treatment plan  The patient and family members will be included in the patient care planning and setting of discharge objective  Implements nursing care through services such as case management, health instructions, health counseling, and providing care supportive to restorative of life and well being  In executing the health care regimens as prescribed by licensed physicians, dentist, or other authorized prescriber, the RN performs a comprehensive nursing assessment of a individual patient consistent with established standards of care, identifies health care needs, establishes appropriate nursing diagnosis, establishes goal to meet the identified health care need, plans nursing care measures, documents appropriately, interprets data accurately in relation to patient care consideration, sets priorities, communicates with all members of the health care team, delegates nursing interventions to qualified personnel in accordance with State Board of Nursing criteria  The RN collaborates with physicians, dentists, and other health care providers in the management of the patient’s care and evaluates the human responses to all interventions  Provides individualized health education to the patient and family members from admission through discharge using any appropriate methods/resources necessary to meet the education goals, prepares the patient for diagnostic or surgical procedures, implements holistic therapeutic measures to promote healing and wellness  Communicates effectively with all age groups, which pertains to the patient population served  Demonstrates competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, administers treatments as per standards, interprets normal parameters of diagnostic data, reports abnormalities of diagnostic data in a timely manner, administers blood and blood components as per standards, and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to the age-specific needs  Documents accurately and completely in the EMR and other forms as per established standards. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: • Maintains current licensure as Registered Nurse in the State of Louisiana • Maintains current BLS Certification • ICU: ACLS required within 6 months of hire. • Emergency: ACLS required within 6 months of hire and PALS required within 12 months of hire. • Advanced certification preferred if appropriate for area of clinical practice PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS: • Must comply with all Standards of Behavior • Prompt and regular attendance according to policy • Comply with dress code and appearance standards • Interact with patients, customers, the general public, management, and team members in a professional, courteous, and tactful manner • Work with integrity, uphold LGH’s mission, values, and maintain confidentiality in all situations • Follow safety & security policies & procedures, immediately report suspicious activities and unsafe conditions. Use equipment, tools & materials properly; use and/or wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) • Participate in all mandatory job training and meetings as directed • Adhere to requirements, policies and procedures outlined in the Employee Handbook and/or other Hospital/Clinic practices. • Maintains satisfactory relations with other departments and nursing units. • Maintains acceptable standards of patient care. • Exercises appropriate use of Universal Precautions, personal protective equipment, and other safety guidelines/regulations as required by OSHA and other enforcement agencies EQUIPMENT OPERATED: • General office equipment • Computer • Diagnostic testing equipment • Various types of medical instruments & equipment. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: • Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis • May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients’ rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas
Jan 20, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN-SMH Med Surg-PRN (Job ID: 1020) Location: SMH Med Surg Employment Status: PRN SUMMARY: The registered nurse provides nursing care according to the physician’s orders and in conformance with the ANA Standards of Practice and Care, ANA Code of Ethics, unit specific standards, patient care policies and procedures, unit specific policies and procedures, and the Louisiana Nurse Practice Act. The RN is responsible and accountable for individual, autonomous nursing practice and determines the appropriate delegation of tasks and nursing activities in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: The nurse may be placed in the charge nurse role. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Registered Nurse will perform a comprehensive nursing assessment, develop and implement a patient treatment plan consistent with the objectives of the multi-disciplinary treatment plan  The patient and family members will be included in the patient care planning and setting of discharge objective  Implements nursing care through services such as case management, health instructions, health counseling, and providing care supportive to restorative of life and well being  In executing the health care regimens as prescribed by licensed physicians, dentist, or other authorized prescriber, the RN performs a comprehensive nursing assessment of a individual patient consistent with established standards of care, identifies health care needs, establishes appropriate nursing diagnosis, establishes goal to meet the identified health care need, plans nursing care measures, documents appropriately, interprets data accurately in relation to patient care consideration, sets priorities, communicates with all members of the health care team, delegates nursing interventions to qualified personnel in accordance with State Board of Nursing criteria  The RN collaborates with physicians, dentists, and other health care providers in the management of the patient’s care and evaluates the human responses to all interventions  Provides individualized health education to the patient and family members from admission through discharge using any appropriate methods/resources necessary to meet the education goals, prepares the patient for diagnostic or surgical procedures, implements holistic therapeutic measures to promote healing and wellness  Communicates effectively with all age groups, which pertains to the patient population served  Demonstrates competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, administers treatments as per standards, interprets normal parameters of diagnostic data, reports abnormalities of diagnostic data in a timely manner, administers blood and blood components as per standards, and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to the age-specific needs  Documents accurately and completely in the EMR and other forms as per established standards. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: • Maintains current licensure as Registered Nurse in the State of Louisiana • CPR Certification • Advanced certification preferred if appropriate for area of clinical practice PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS: • Must comply with all Standards of Behavior • Adhere to all requirements, policies, procedures and mandatory training as identified by LGMC. EQUIPMENT OPERATED: • Computer • Various types of medical instruments & equipment. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: • Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis • May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients’ rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas
Jan 20, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
Shift Supervisor-AGH Nursing Services-PRN (Job ID: 578) SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: The Shift Supervisor is responsible for exhibiting concern for personal divisional and organizational goals and objectives established for his/her areas of responsibility. The Shift Supervisor is responsible for communication skills with subordinates, peers, physicians, patients, community and administration. The Shift Supervisor is responsible for utilizing the personnel allocated to their areas of responsibility, while taking into consideration the changes in work loads or service changes. Actively seeks ways to process out unproductive work time by minimizing OT, ECB and use of agency 95% of the time. The Shift Supervisor is responsible for utilizing clinical and managerial expertise as well as resource utilization. The Shift Supervisor is responsible for utilizing his/her ability to advance the department and organization in the promotion and coordination of hospital function by supporting and collaborating with personnel, physicians, and outside facilities. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: A. Current licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Louisiana. B. Current ACLS Certification C. Prior experience in management or documented capability in charge capacity. EQUIPMENT OPERATED: · 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
Jan 20, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
Nurse Residency Program Associate-LGMC Nurse Residency-Full Time (Job ID: 548) Location: LGMC Employment Status: Full Time PURPOSE/DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: The Nurse Associate of the organization’s Nurse Residency Program is responsible for assisting the Nurse Residency Manager with ongoing development and coordination of a program that will bridge the gap between undergraduate education and entry level into the professional practice of nursing at Lafayette General Health. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Functions in a leadership role to include coaching, mentoring, and developing nurse residents • Incorporates principles of adult learning in the planning , implementation, and evaluation of education programs • Evaluate preceptor outcomes and determine effectiveness of resident’s transition • Facilitate program data collection and outcomes tracking as appropriate • Recommends recruitment and retention strategies as it relates to nurse residents • Provides ongoing support for coordinator, nurse residents, nurse residency facilitators, and nurse preceptors • Coordinates post-Nurse Residency activities including follow-up surveys, meetings, and retention activities • Conducts and/or coordinates meetings and follow up with the new nurse as suggested by the evidence based practice to aid in retention and success • Evaluate preceptor outcomes and determine effectiveness of resident’s transition • Mentor and develop preceptors by offering ongoing learning workshops • Facilitate program data collection and outcomes tracking as appropriate • Incorporates principles of adult learning in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of education programs • Functions as a liaison between disciplines and departments in ensuring a smooth coordination of clinical entry programs, including facilitating meetings, identifying and responding to daily problems, and communicating and collaborating with many different members of the care team. 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: • Registered Nurse • Bachelor of Science in Nursing required. Master’s preferred. • Minimum of 5 years post-licensure acute care nursing experience required. • Excellent written/oral communication, interpersonal, problem solving, and networking and skills required. • Experience in data collection, analysis, and outcomes tracking as appropriate • Instructional teaching experience both formal and informal • Experience in group dynamics, presentation, facilitation skills and human behavior • Experience in computer applications such as word, excel, PowerPoint, outlook and learning management systems. 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
Jan 20, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
Shift Supervisor-AGH Nursing Admin-Part Time (Job ID: 195) SUMMARY: The Shift Supervisor is responsible for exhibiting concern for personal divisional and organizational goals and objectives established for his/her areas of responsibility. He/she demonstrates exceptional completion of goals and objectives with collaborative efforts between departments and community. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: · The Shift Supervisor is responsible for communication skills with subordinates, peers, physicians, patients, community and administration. Uses a variety of communication skills and tools to incorporate follow-through and feedback. · Exhibits knowledge of federal, local and state regulations as well as LGMC Policies and Procedures as demonstrated through proper acceptance and placement of patients; completion of transfer documentation; determining the need for diversion; and calling out on call personnel for emergency procedures. · Ensures adequate and appropriate staffing for all nursing units by utilizing staffing grid guidelines; calling in additional staff as needed for all nursing units by utilizing staffing grid guidelines; calling in additional staff as needed; and pulling/moving staff between units based on the needs and the competency/skill of the staff. · Serves as the Administrator after hours, on holidays and weekends and utilizes appropriate resources to assist them as needed. · Demonstrates exceptional clinical judgment and skills in patient and administrative issues. · Accepts all calls from outside facilities to evaluate the appropriateness of the requested transfer, assess EMTALA and determine placement (ED, IP, ICU, OR). · Acts as a resource for all LGH hospital Nursing Supervisors for regulatory, policies, procedures and legal issues. Leads all internal and external emergencies/disasters until team is assembled or the situation is resolved. Education /Training/Experience · Current licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Louisiana · Current ACLS Certification · Prior experience in management or documented capability in charge capacity · Current RN licensure in the State of Louisiana · CPR EQUIPMENT OPERATED: · Computer · Various types of medical equipment PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: 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 of patients, walking about from patients’ rooms as well as to and from various hospital areas.
Jan 20, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN Team Leader-LGMC Mother Baby-Full Time (Job ID: 2831) Location: LGMC Employment Status: FT SUMMARY: I. The Team Leader is responsible for the quality of the care provided to patients during their shift. Functions as care coordinator. A. Maintains high standards of patient care: 1. Participates, evaluates and reports PI Plan. 2. Accountable for staff guidance through PI plan. B. Promotes high standards in Human Resources: 1. Rewards unit staff through awards and recognition. 2. Assists with the evaluation of staff. 3. Responsible for staff discipline while on duty. II. The Team leader is responsible for resource management within the department: Meets professional requirements in a timely manner and is attentive to detail: a. Patient Assignments b. Promotes adherence to quality initiatives. B. Risk management C. Plans activities in an organized, accountable manner: D. Plans patient care in an organized, accountable manner. E. Evaluates patient care outcome. F. Acts as a professional role model by actively participating in patient care. G. Leads patient care team on designated shift. H. Completes leadership rounds. I. Attempts to create improved patient and staff conditions through creativity and innovativeness in coordinating patient care. J. Shows concern for effective use of resources and equipment. K. Involves unit staff in planning. L. Responds positively to changing circumstances. M. Coordinates accurate calculation of patient acuity and workload (staffing) data. Makes assignments accordingly. N. Monitors clinical conditions. O. Displays confidence and effectiveness in leadership role. Remains visible in the department to physicians and staff members. Allocates resources to keep continuous flow of patient care. Maintains knowledge of patients within the department and delegates duties to enhance patient flow. Supports and promotes patient satisfaction goals. Rounds on patients to enhance patient satisfaction. Promotes teamwork and monitors staff members (work performance) output, offering solutions to improve performance. Conferences/coaches staff members who require redirection, (collaborates with Director/Clinical Supervisor as needed). Documents actions taken. Makes patient/room assignments when on duty. Monitors that PI checks are performed by assigned team members. Will be a responsible nurse advocate for patients and patients’ families during crisis situation. III. The Team Leader is responsible for upholding Leadership Standard in the department. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: A. One (1) year experience required. B. Current licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Louisiana. C. Experience with role of charge nurse. D. Certification preferred. E. Preferred Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing, Business, Health Care Administration, or equivalent experience. F. Current CPR certification; advanced certification preferred if appropriate for area of clinical practice. EQUIPMENT OPERATED: · Computer · Various types of medical instruments & equipment 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
Jan 20, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN - UHC Med Surg - Full Time (Job ID: 1468) 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
Jan 20, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
LPN - UHC Outpatient Surgery - Full Time (Job ID: 2818) 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 care to patients and supports members of the patient’s family · Includes the patient and caregivers in this process to obtain accurate information/history and contributes to the RN’s assessment · Evaluates the patient’s needs, reports findings in a timely manner, evaluates the patient frequently to determine changes in condition/needs and performs basic nursing monitoring skills, as well as contributes to a current patient assessment-I&O, IV, VS · Gathers information appropriately using sound nursing assessment skills, proper interviewing techniques and collaborates with the multi-disciplinary team in discharge planning · Demonstrates competency and knowledge of current standards of practice · Accurately performs current practice standards and performs basic nursing skills in a competent manner · Administers medication correctly and carries out orders promptly · Is responsible for accurately documenting patient care in a timely manner being attentive to detail when documenting procedures, medication, IV maintenance and abnormal findings · Should demonstrate knowledge of disease process, recognize abnormal conditions and reports valid patient care conditions and changes · Provides patient care in an organized manner, utilizing knowledge of nursing process-assessments, planning, interventions and evaluations · Under the direction of the direction of the RN, the LPN will interpret the information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to the age-specific needs · Provides individualized health education to the patient and caregivers to specifically meet the patient’s needs related to the current diagnosis · The education process is from admission through discharge and includes all age groups pertaining to the patient population served · Provides care in a safe and therapeutic environment · LPNs assigned to Hyperbarics Department: Properly operates the T Com machine, the laser Doppler and CBG machine. Under the supervision of the RN, the LPN also participates in wound care management, assists the physician with debridements, biopsies and suture set up as well as performing wound photography and documenting QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully and 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 function. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: · Maintains current licensure as Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Louisiana · CPT Certification · IV Therapy PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS: · Must comply with all Standard of Behavior · Adhere to all requirements, policies, procedures and mandatory training as identified by LGMC EQUIPMENT OPERATED: · Computer · Various types of medical instruments and equipment PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: · Medium work as defined by the US 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 as well as walking about from patient’s rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas
Jan 20, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN - UHC Outpatient Surgery - Full Time (Job ID: 2822) 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
Jan 20, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN-LGMC 3T Telemetry-Full Time (Job ID: 314) Location: LGMC Employment Status: Full Time Summary: The registered nurse provides nursing care according to the physician’s orders and in conformance with the ANA Standards of Practice and Care, ANA Code of Ethics, unit specific standards, patient care policies and procedures, unit specific policies and procedures, and the Louisiana Nurse Practice Act. The RN is responsible and accountable for individual, autonomous nursing practice and determines the appropriate delegation of tasks and nursing activities in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. Responsibilities: •The nurse may be placed in the charge nurse role. • The Registered Nurse will perform a comprehensive nursing assessment, develop and implement a patient treatment plan consistent with the objectives of the multi-disciplinary treatment plan • The patient and family members will be included in the patient care planning and setting of discharge objective • Implements nursing care through services such as case management, health instructions, health counseling, and providing care supportive to restorative of life and well being • In executing the health care regimens as prescribed by licensed physicians, dentist, or other authorized prescriber, the RN performs a comprehensive nursing assessment of a individual patient consistent with established standards of care, identifies health care needs, establishes appropriate nursing diagnosis, establishes goal to meet the identified health care need, plans nursing care measures, documents appropriately, interprets data accurately in relation to patient care consideration, sets priorities, communicates with all members of the health care team, delegates nursing interventions to qualified personnel in accordance with State Board of Nursing criteria • The RN collaborates with physicians, dentists, and other health care providers in the management of the patient’s care and evaluates the human responses to all interventions • Provides individualized health education to the patient and family members from admission through discharge using any appropriate methods/resources necessary to meet the education goals, prepares the patient for diagnostic or surgical procedures, implements holistic therapeutic measures to promote healing and wellness • Communicates effectively with all age groups, which pertains to the patient population served • Demonstrates competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, administers treatments as per standards, interprets normal parameters of diagnostic data, reports abnormalities of diagnostic data in a timely manner, administers blood and blood components as per standards, and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to the age-specific needs • Documents accurately and completely in the EMR and other forms as per established standards. Education: · Maintains current licensure as Registered Nurse in the State of Louisiana · CPR Certification · Advanced certification preferred if appropriate for area of clinical practice Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must comply with all SERVICE Standards of Behavior Other information: • Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis • May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients’ rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas
Jan 20, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
Nurse Practitioner - UHC Pediatrics Clinic - Full Time (Job ID: 2814) SUMMARY: I. The Physician Extender/NP will be responsible for exhibiting concern for high standards in patient care: A. Assist within the NP or PA scope of practice with comprehensive patient history and physical examination and hospital rounds for patients with medical conditions. B. Provides hospital rounds for patients followed by Hospitalist Team according to collaborative agreement. a. Documents patient rounds in SOAP format in progress notes according to Protocol b. Issues appropriate patient orders according to Protocol C. Collaborates with Medical Director and physicians to develop protocols to enhance quality patient outcomes. D. Follows up to monitor outcomes. E. Assists with clinical problem solving at the unit level. F. Assists in developing guidelines to ensure quality patient care. G. Exhibits knowledge of patient rights for all age groups served in specialty area. H. Facilitates discharge planning and coordination of post-discharge follow-up II. The Physician Extender/NP will be responsible for exhibiting concern for high clinical standards: A. Actively assists with development and setting of clinical standards. B. Serves as a respected resource in clinical matters. C. Accountable for excellence in clinical practice. D. Sustains clinical environment that supports excellence in nursing practice. E. Validates that patient care is consistent with identified standard of care. F. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patient served on his/her specialty area. III. The Physician Extender/NP will be responsible for Resource Management within the department A. Facilitates interdisciplinary networking, i.e., physician/nurse rounds B. Participates in the teaching role under the Hospitalist Medical Director’s direction IV. The Physician Extender/NP will participate and maintain high standards in research and quality improvement A. Facilitates and supports healthcare research B. Ensures that current NP/PA data is incorporated into clinical practice and care and delivery C. Supports and assists with unit-based QA improvement programs D. Participates in interdisciplinary rounds that focus on patient care issues and discharge planning. V. The Physician Extender/NP will be responsible for upholding influence/leadership in the department: A. Responsive to patient/family expectations and needs. B. Uses group dynamics to affect positive change. C. Demonstrates creativity in the clinical consultant role. D. Demonstrates political sensitivity. E. Participates/contributes to the strategic planning activities for Patient Care and nursing units. F. Coordinates efforts of collaborative Hospitalist Team to ensure quality patient care delivery. E. Provides a strong image as a leader/role model. F. Acts as change agent. G. Follows Guidelines and Standards of practice approved by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners (LSBME) or the Louisiana State Board of Nursing H. Maintains up to date knowledge of current trends in specialty area. I. Obtains required continuing education hours annually. J. Maintains documentation within two weeks of attendance. K. Maintains certification in specialty area according to credentials. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: · Current Registered Nurse licensure to practice nursing in the state of Louisiana. Satisfactory completion of a program of studies accredited by the American Nursing Association which is recognized by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing. National certification in Family Nursing Practitioner or other Nurse Practitioner specialty care areas such as Gerontology, Adult (or certification within three years of employment for new graduate). Two years of clinical nursing experience. Requires 12 months of on-the-job experience to meet effective expected practice standards. Professional knowledge of nursing theory and practice. Extensive knowledge of physical assessment, differential diagnosis, pathophysiology, pharmacology, and management of acute and chronic patient/family problems. Current licensure and certification required by the State of Louisiana of LAC 46:XLVII.3705 and 3707 Advanced Practitioner of Nursing: Primary Nurse Associate. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: · Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis · May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients’ rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas
Jan 20, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN-SMH-Full Time (Job ID: 1966) Location: SMH MedSurg Employment Status: Full Time SUMMARY: I. The Team Leader is responsible for the quality of the care provided to patients during their shift. Functions as care coordinator. A. Maintains high standards of patient care: 1. Participates, evaluates and reports PI Plan. 2. Accountable for staff guidance through PI plan. B. Promotes high standards in Human Resources: 1. Rewards unit staff through awards and recognition. 2. Assists with the evaluation of staff. 3. Responsible for staff discipline while on duty. II. The Team leader is responsible for resource management within the department: A. Meets professional requirements in a timely manner and is attentive to detail: a. Patient Assignments b. Promotes adherence to quality initiatives. B. Risk management C. Plans activities in an organized, accountable manner: D. Plans patient care in an organized, accountable manner. E. Evaluates patient care outcome. F. Acts as a professional role model by actively participating in patient care. G. Leads patient care team on designated shift. H. Completes leadership rounds. I. Attempts to create improved patient and staff conditions through creativity and innovativeness in coordinating patient care. J. Shows concern for effective use of resources and equipment. K. Involves unit staff in planning. L. Responds positively to changing circumstances. M. Coordinates accurate calculation of patient acuity and workload (staffing) data. Makes assignments accordingly. N. Monitors clinical conditions. O. Displays confidence and effectiveness in leadership role. P. Remains visible in the department to physicians and staff members. Q. Allocates resources to keep continuous flow of patient care. R. Maintains knowledge of patients within the department and delegates duties to enhance patient flow. S. Supports and promotes patient satisfaction goals. T. Rounds on patients to enhance patient satisfaction. U. Promotes teamwork and monitors staff members (work performance) output, offering solutions to improve performance. V. Conferences/coaches staff members who require redirection, (collaborates with Director/Clinical Supervisor as needed). Documents actions taken. W. Makes patient/room assignments when on duty. X. Monitors that PI checks are performed by assigned team members. Y. Will be a responsible nurse advocate for patients and patients’ families during crisis situation. III. The Team Leader is responsible for upholding Leadership Standard in the department. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: A. One (1) year experience required. B. Current licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Louisiana. C. Experience with role of charge nurse. D. Certification preferred. E. Preferred Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing, Business, Health Care Administration, or equivalent experience. F. Current CPR certification; advanced certification preferred if appropriate for area of clinical practice. EQUIPMENT OPERATED: • Computer • Various types of medical instruments & equipment PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: • Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis • May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients’ rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas
Jan 20, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
LPN-LGMD Urgent Care-PRN (Job ID: 2239) Location: LGMD Employment Status: PRN SUMMARY: The licensed practical nurse provides nursing care according to the physician’s orders and in conformance with the ANA Standards of Practice and Care, ANA Code of Ethics, unit specific standards, patient care policies and procedures, unit specific policies and procedures, and the Louisiana Nurse Practice Act. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: § The Licensed Practical Nurse works under the direction of the Registered Nurse § Obtains information to contribute to an accurate and current patient assessment, patient care plan, and discharge plan § Delivers compassionate care to patients and supports members of the patient’s family § Includes the patient and caregivers in this process to obtain accurate information/history and contributes to the RN’s assessment § Evaluates the patient’s needs, reports findings in a timely manner, evaluates the patient frequently to determine changes in conditions/needs, and performs basic nursing monitoring skills, as well as contributes to a current patient assessment – I&O, IV, VS § Gathers information appropriately using sound nursing assessment skills, proper interviewing techniques, and collaborates with the multi-disciplinary team in discharge planning § Demonstrates competency and knowledge of current standards of practice § Accurately performs current practice standards and performs basic nursing skills in a competent manner § Administers medication correctly and carries out orders promptly § Is responsible for accurately documenting patient care in a timely manner being attentive to detail when documenting procedures, medications, IV maintenance, and abnormal findings § Should demonstrate knowledge of disease process, recognizes abnormal conditions, and reports valid patient care conditions and changes § Provides patient care in an organized manner, utilizing knowledge of nursing process – assessments, planning, interventions, and evaluations § Under the direction of the RN, the LPN will interpret the information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to the age-specific needs § Provides individualized health education to the patient and caregivers to specifically meet the patient’s needs related to the current diagnoses § The education process is from admission through discharge and includes all age groups pertaining to the patient population served § Provides care in a safe and therapeutic environment § Performs other duties as required QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: · Maintains current licensure as Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Louisiana · CPR Certification · IV therapy PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS: · Must comply with all Standards of Behavior · Adhere to all requirements, policies, procedures and mandatory training as identified by LGMC. EQUIPMENT OPERATED: · Computer · Various types of medical instruments & equipment PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: · Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis · May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients’ rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas 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
Jan 20, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN Team Leader-SMH MedSurg-Full Time (Job ID: 1091) Location: SMH MedSurg Employment Status: Full Time SUMMARY: I. The Team Leader is responsible for the quality of the care provided to patients during their shift. Functions as care coordinator. A. Maintains high standards of patient care: 1. Participates, evaluates and reports PI Plan. 2. Accountable for staff guidance through PI plan. B. Promotes high standards in Human Resources: 1. Rewards unit staff through awards and recognition. 2. Assists with the evaluation of staff. 3. Responsible for staff discipline while on duty. II. The Team leader is responsible for resource management within the department: A. Meets professional requirements in a timely manner and is attentive to detail: a. Patient Assignments b. Promotes adherence to quality initiatives. B. Risk management C. Plans activities in an organized, accountable manner: D. Plans patient care in an organized, accountable manner. E. Evaluates patient care outcome. F. Acts as a professional role model by actively participating in patient care. G. Leads patient care team on designated shift. H. Completes leadership rounds. I. Attempts to create improved patient and staff conditions through creativity and innovativeness in coordinating patient care. J. Shows concern for effective use of resources and equipment. K. Involves unit staff in planning. L. Responds positively to changing circumstances. M. Coordinates accurate calculation of patient acuity and workload (staffing) data. Makes assignments accordingly. N. Monitors clinical conditions. O. Displays confidence and effectiveness in leadership role. P. Remains visible in the department to physicians and staff members. Q. Allocates resources to keep continuous flow of patient care. R. Maintains knowledge of patients within the department and delegates duties to enhance patient flow. S. Supports and promotes patient satisfaction goals. T. Rounds on patients to enhance patient satisfaction. U. Promotes teamwork and monitors staff members (work performance) output, offering solutions to improve performance. V. Conferences/coaches staff members who require redirection, (collaborates with Director/Clinical Supervisor as needed). Documents actions taken. W. Makes patient/room assignments when on duty. X. Monitors that PI checks are performed by assigned team members. Y. Will be a responsible nurse advocate for patients and patients’ families during crisis situation. III. The Team Leader is responsible for upholding Leadership Standard in the department. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: A. One (1) year experience required. B. Current licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Louisiana. C. Experience with role of charge nurse. D. Certification preferred. E. Preferred Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing, Business, Health Care Administration, or equivalent experience. F. Current CPR certification; advanced certification preferred if appropriate for area of clinical practice. EQUIPMENT OPERATED: • Computer • Various types of medical instruments & equipment PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: • Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis • May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients’ rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas
Jan 20, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN Team Leader-LGMC 5T Medicine-Full Time (Job ID: 573) 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
Jan 20, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN/LGMC GI Lab/Part Time (Job ID: 2838) Location: LGMC Employment Status: PT Summary: The registered nurse provides nursing care according to the physician’s orders and in conformance with the ANA Standards of Practice and Care, ANA Code of Ethics, unit specific standards, patient care policies and procedures, unit specific policies and procedures, and the Louisiana Nurse Practice Act. The RN is responsible and accountable for individual, autonomous nursing practice and determines the appropriate delegation of tasks and nursing activities in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. 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
Jan 20, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
Advanced Practitioner - LGMD Urgent Care Clinics - PRN (Job ID: 2844) Location: LGMD - Urgent Care Clinics Employment Status: PRN Responsibilities 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 area. H. Facilitates discharge planning and coordination of post-discharge follow-up II. The APP 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 APP 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 APP will participate and maintain high standards in research and quality improvement A. Facilitates and supports healthcare research B. Ensures that current APP/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 APP 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 licensure to practice in the state of Louisiana as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant  NP requires: 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). Valid diploma certifying completion of a nurse practitioner training program accredited by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA) which is recognized by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners.  PA requires: National certification for Physician Assistant NCCPA National Certification Commission by Physician (or certification within three years of employment for new graduate). Valid diploma certifying completion of a physician assistant training program accredited by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA) which is recognized by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners.  Two years of clinical 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. 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
Jan 20, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN-LGMC 9T Med Surg-Full Time (Job ID: 275) Location: LGMC Employment Status: Full Time Summary: The registered nurse provides nursing care according to the physician’s orders and in conformance with the ANA Standards of Practice and Care, ANA Code of Ethics, unit specific standards, patient care policies and procedures, unit specific policies and procedures, and the Louisiana Nurse Practice Act. The RN is responsible and accountable for individual, autonomous nursing practice and determines the appropriate delegation of tasks and nursing activities in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. Responsibilities: •The nurse may be placed in the charge nurse role. • The Registered Nurse will perform a comprehensive nursing assessment, develop and implement a patient treatment plan consistent with the objectives of the multi-disciplinary treatment plan • The patient and family members will be included in the patient care planning and setting of discharge objective • Implements nursing care through services such as case management, health instructions, health counseling, and providing care supportive to restorative of life and well being • In executing the health care regimens as prescribed by licensed physicians, dentist, or other authorized prescriber, the RN performs a comprehensive nursing assessment of a individual patient consistent with established standards of care, identifies health care needs, establishes appropriate nursing diagnosis, establishes goal to meet the identified health care need, plans nursing care measures, documents appropriately, interprets data accurately in relation to patient care consideration, sets priorities, communicates with all members of the health care team, delegates nursing interventions to qualified personnel in accordance with State Board of Nursing criteria • The RN collaborates with physicians, dentists, and other health care providers in the management of the patient’s care and evaluates the human responses to all interventions • Provides individualized health education to the patient and family members from admission through discharge using any appropriate methods/resources necessary to meet the education goals, prepares the patient for diagnostic or surgical procedures, implements holistic therapeutic measures to promote healing and wellness • Communicates effectively with all age groups, which pertains to the patient population served • Demonstrates competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, administers treatments as per standards, interprets normal parameters of diagnostic data, reports abnormalities of diagnostic data in a timely manner, administers blood and blood components as per standards, and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to the age-specific needs • Documents accurately and completely in the EMR and other forms as per established standards. Education: · Maintains current licensure as Registered Nurse in the State of Louisiana · CPR Certification · Advanced certification preferred if appropriate for area of clinical practice Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must comply with all SERVICE Standards of Behavior Other information: • Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis • May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients’ rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas
Jan 13, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
Shift Supervisor-LGMC Nursing Administration-Full Time (Job ID: 2799) Location: LGMC Employment Status:Full Time SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: The Shift Supervisor is responsible for exhibiting concern for personal divisional and organizational goals and objectives established for his/her areas of responsibility. The Shift Supervisor is responsible for communication skills with subordinates, peers, physicians, patients, community and administration. The Shift Supervisor is responsible for utilizing the personnel allocated to their areas of responsibility, while taking into consideration the changes in work loads or service changes. Actively seeks ways to process out unproductive work time by minimizing OT, ECB and use of agency 95% of the time. The Shift Supervisor is responsible for utilizing clinical and managerial expertise as well as resource utilization. The Shift Supervisor is responsible for utilizing his/her ability to advance the department and organization in the promotion and coordination of hospital function by supporting and collaborating with personnel, physicians, and outside facilities. EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: A. Current licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Louisiana. B. Current ACLS Certification C. Prior experience in management or documented capability in charge capacity. EQUIPMENT OPERATED: · Various PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: · Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis · May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients’ rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must comply with all SERVICE Standards of Behavior
Jan 13, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN - UHC GI Lab - Part Time (Job ID: 2789) 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
Jan 13, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN Weekend - UHC Telemetry - Full Time (Job ID: 2775) 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
Jan 13, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN Specialty-LGMC NICU-Full Time (Job ID: 2784) 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. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: • Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis • May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients’ rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas SELECTION GUIDELINES: Formal application; verification of education, and experience; verification of license(s), certification(s), registration(s), accreditation(s) if applicable; oral interview, reference and background checks; job related tests may be required.
Jan 13, 2020