Aug 25, 2021

RN-LGMC 3T Telemetry-Part Time

  • Lafayette General Medical Center
  • Lafayette, LA, USA

Job Description

RN-LGMC 3T Telemetry-Part Time (Job ID: 6298)

Location: LGMC
Employment Status: Part Time

SUMMARY: The registered nurse provides nursing care according to the physician’s orders and in conformance with the ANA Standards of Practice and Care, ANA Code of Ethics, unit specific standards, patient care policies and procedures, unit specific policies and procedures, and the Louisiana Nurse Practice Act. The RN is responsible and accountable for individual, autonomous nursing practice and determines the appropriate delegation of tasks and nursing activities in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act.

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