Lafayette General Medical Center

       

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

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

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

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

Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN-LGMC CVSS-Full Time (Job ID: 3428) Location: LGMC Employment Status: FT Summary: The registered nurse provides nursing care according to the physician’s orders and in conformance with the ANA Standards of Practice and Care, ANA Code of Ethics, unit specific standards, patient care policies and procedures, unit specific policies and procedures, and the Louisiana Nurse Practice Act. The RN is responsible and accountable for individual, autonomous nursing practice and determines the appropriate delegation of tasks and nursing activities in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. Responsibilities: •The nurse may be placed in the charge nurse role. • The Registered Nurse will perform a comprehensive nursing assessment, develop and implement a patient treatment plan consistent with the objectives of the multi-disciplinary treatment plan • The patient and family...
Jun 01, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
LPN - UHC Sub Specialty Clinic - Full Time (Job ID: 3389) 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...
Jun 01, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
LPN - UHC Med Surg - Full Time (Job ID: 3082) 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...
Jun 01, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
LPN - UHC Med Surg - PRN (Job ID: 3444) 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...
Jun 01, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN Weekend - St. Martin Hospital - Full Time (Job ID: 3446) Location: SMH Employment Status: FT Summary The registered nurse provides nursing care according to the physician’s orders and in conformance with the ANA Standards of Practice and Care, ANA Code of Ethics, unit specific standards, patient care policies and procedures, unit specific policies and procedures, and the Louisiana Nurse Practice Act. The RN is responsible and accountable for individual, autonomous nursing practice and determines the appropriate delegation of tasks and nursing activities in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. Responsibilities  The 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...
Jun 01, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
LPN - St. Martin Hospital Healthe Clinic - Night Shift FT (Job ID: 3447) Location: SMH Employment Status: FT (Night Shift) 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...
Jun 01, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
LPN - St. Martin Hospital Healthe Clinic - Day Shift FT (Job ID: 3448) Location: SMH Employment Status: FT (Day Shift) 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...
Jun 01, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
Advanced Practitioner - CCA Surgical Oncology Clinic - FT (Job ID: 3449) Location: BRACC Employment Status: FT Summary I. The Advanced Practice Practitioner (APP) will be responsible for exhibiting concern for high standards in patient care: A. Assist within the APP scope of practice with comprehensive patient history and physical examination and hospital rounds for patients with medical conditions. B. Provides hospital rounds for patients followed by Hospitalist Team according to collaborative agreement. a. Documents patient rounds in SOAP format in progress notes according to Protocol b. Issues appropriate patient orders according to Protocol C. Collaborates with Medical Director and physicians to develop protocols to enhance quality patient outcomes. D. Follows up to monitor outcomes. E. Assists with clinical problem solving at the unit level. F. Assists in developing guidelines to ensure quality patient care. G. Exhibits knowledge of patient rights for all...
Jun 01, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
Nurse Tech-LGMC Mother Baby-PRN (Job ID: 3452) Location: LGMC Employment Status: PRN ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: I. The Nurse Technician is responsible for a variety of Decision Making/Problem Solving functions. A. Demonstrates the ability to interact therapeutically with patients and family members. B. Practices cost effectiveness in each job-related activity and decision. C. Participates in meetings, in-services, committees, and councils. D. Demonstrates a proactive approach by suggesting changes/ projects to improve patient care and the work environment. E. Is flexible in scheduling to meet the needs of the patient care area. F. Maintains patient and employee confidentiality. II. The Nurse Technician is responsible for Initiative/Commitment in the hospital. A. Must meet clinical competencies specific for assigned unit B. Maintains safe, neat and clean physical environment in patient care area according to OSHA, safety and infection control...
Jun 01, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN-LG Ortho Rehab-Full Time (Job ID: 3453) 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....
Jun 01, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN Specialty-LGMC Surgery-Full Time (Job ID: 2661) 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...
Jun 01, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN Specialty-LGMC Recovery-Full Time (Job ID: 3436) 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...
Jun 01, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
LPN - UHC Med Surg - Part Time (Job ID: 3437) 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...
Jun 01, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN-LGMC 10W Observation-Full Time (Job ID: 1382) Location: LGMC Employment Status: Full Time SUMMARY: The registered nurse provides nursing care according to the physician’s orders and in conformance with the ANA Standards of Practice and Care, ANA Code of Ethics, unit specific standards, patient care policies and procedures, unit specific policies and procedures, and the Louisiana Nurse Practice Act. The RN is responsible and accountable for individual, autonomous nursing practice and determines the appropriate delegation of tasks and nursing activities in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: The nurse may be placed in the charge nurse role. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • The Registered Nurse will perform a comprehensive nursing assessment, develop and implement a patient treatment plan consistent with the objectives of the multi-disciplinary treatment plan • The patient and family members will be included...
Jun 01, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN Wound Care - St. Martin Hospital - Full Time (Job ID: 3346) Location: SMH - Med/Surg Employment Status: FT Summary: Wound care nurses treat patients who have both acute and chronic wounds, including burns, pressure ulcers and surgical incisions that have not healed. These registered nurses not only support healing, but they also provide preventative care to ensure infection does not set in and that other complications do not arise. In addition to their hands-on role, they also play a crucial teaching role, educating patients how to care for their wounds after they return home. Responsibilities: 1. Ensure optimum patient care delivery in wound care nursing procedures. 2. Performs a comprehensive nursing assessment, develops and implements a patient treatment plan consistent with the objectives of the multi-disciplinary treatment plan. 3. Includes the patient and family members in the patient care planning and setting of discharge goals. 4. Be responsible...
Jun 01, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN-LGMC Outpatient Surgery-Full Time (Job ID: 3201) 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 •...
May 25, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
Clinical Nurse Educator/LGMC ED/Full Time (Job ID: 2365) Location: LGMC Employment Status: FT SUMMARY: The Clinical Nurse Educator (CNE) is a Registered Nurse with current licensure in the State of Louisiana, with a required BSN degree and certification in assigned area. T he functions of the (CNE) are to provide nursing professional development and education services by assisting nurses in preparing for contemporary practice and supporting them in acquiring the knowledge and skills so that they can competently; collect patient health data, analyze the data to determine diagnoses, identify expected outcomes individualized to the patient, develop a plan of care that prescribes interventions to attain the expected outcomes, implement the interventions identified in the plan of care, and evaluate the patient’s progress toward attainment of the outcomes in the assigned care settings. The Clinical Nurse Educator collaborates with LGMC employees and...
May 25, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN Specialty-LGMC ICU-Full Time (Job ID: 3221) 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...
May 25, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN Specialty-AGH Emergency Dept-Full Time (Job ID: 3310) Location: AGH Employment Status: FT Summary SUMMARY: The registered nurse provides nursing care according to the physician’s orders and in conformance with the ANA Standards of Practice and Care, ANA Code of Ethics, unit specific standards, patient care policies and procedures, unit specific policies and procedures, and the Louisiana Nurse Practice Act. The RN is responsible and accountable for individual, autonomous nursing practice and determines the appropriate delegation of tasks and nursing activities in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: The nurse may be placed in the charge nurse role. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: § The Specialty RN will fulfill all essential duties and responsibilities of the RN job description below as well as the following: 1. Will be a resource to other units within the...
May 25, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN-LGMC 8W Oncology-Full Time (Job ID: 2850) Location: LGMC Employment Status: Full Time SUMMARY: The registered nurse provides nursing care according to the physician’s orders and in conformance with the ANA Standards of Practice and Care, ANA Code of Ethics, unit specific standards, patient care policies and procedures, unit specific policies and procedures, and the Louisiana Nurse Practice Act. The RN is responsible and accountable for individual, autonomous nursing practice and determines the appropriate delegation of tasks and nursing activities in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: The nurse may be placed in the charge nurse role. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: § The Registered Nurse will perform a comprehensive nursing assessment, develop and implement a patient treatment plan consistent with the objectives of the multi-disciplinary treatment plan § The patient and...
May 25, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
Nurse Tech-LGMC 9W Med Tele-PRN (Job ID: 3315) Location: LGMC Employment Status: PRN ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: I. The Nurse Technician is responsible for a variety of Decision Making/Problem Solving functions. A. Demonstrates the ability to interact therapeutically with patients and family members. B. Practices cost effectiveness in each job-related activity and decision. C. Participates in meetings, in-services, committees, and councils. D. Demonstrates a proactive approach by suggesting changes/ projects to improve patient care and the work environment. E. Is flexible in scheduling to meet the needs of the patient care area. F. Maintains patient and employee confidentiality. II. The Nurse Technician is responsible for Initiative/Commitment in the hospital. A. Must meet clinical competencies specific for assigned unit B. Maintains safe, neat and clean physical environment in patient care area according to OSHA, safety and infection control...
May 25, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
Nurse Practitioner NICU/LGMC NICU/Full Time (Job ID: 2649) Location: LGMC Employment Status: FT SUMMARY: I. The Physician Extender/NP will be responsible for exhibiting concern for high standards in patient care: A. Assist within the NP or PA scope of practice with comprehensive patient history and physical examination and hospital rounds for patients with medical conditions. B. Provides hospital rounds for patients followed by Hospitalist Team according to collaborative agreement. a. Documents patient rounds in SOAP format in progress notes according to Protocol b. Issues appropriate patient orders according to Protocol C. Collaborates with Medical Director and physicians to develop protocols to enhance quality patient outcomes....
May 25, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN-AGH Med Surg-PRN (Job ID: 1054) Location: Employment Status: Summary Summary: The registered nurse provides nursing care according to the physician’s orders and in conformance with the ANA Standards of Practice and Care, ANA Code of Ethics, unit specific standards, patient care policies and procedures, unit specific policies and procedures, and the Louisiana Nurse Practice Act. The RN is responsible and accountable for individual, autonomous nursing practice and determines the appropriate delegation of tasks and nursing activities in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. Responsibilities Responsibilities: •The nurse may be placed in the charge nurse role. • The Registered Nurse will perform a comprehensive nursing assessment, develop and implement a patient treatment plan consistent with the objectives of the multi-disciplinary treatment plan • The patient...
May 19, 2020
Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, LA, USA
RN Specialty - UHC Flex Staff - PRN (Job ID: 210) 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...
May 19, 2020