YOUR JOB IS MORE THAN A JOB
Why a Great Place To Work
Youre more than your job. Everyone is. And thats what makes you great at your joball the little extras you bring to work every day, the things that make you you. At LCMC Health we value those things about you, because we know that all those little extras add up to extraordinary. And weve built a culture that supports and celebrates the extraordinary. Youll see it when you come to work here, in the spirit of our places and the faces of our people. And every patient we heal, every family we comfort, every life we improve is the outcome of countless little extras adding up to an extraordinary result. Join LCMC Health, and youll find that our everyday makes it easy to live your extraordinary.
This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this department. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities, and LCMC Health reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs as necessary.
Facilitates and maintains a safe environment for patients and others. Utilizes the nursing process to develop and deliver a plan of care for assigned patients. Performs the priority technical procedures required by the area, department, and/or assignment safely, effectively, efficiently, and legally. Establishes and/or revises priorities for patient care activities based on the following: acuity of the need, resource availability, customer/patient preference/request, and other departmental needs. Coordinates and delegates activities related to patient care management in an appropriate manner and supervises the activities of other unit personnel providing care to assigned patients.
Communicates using appropriate channels, proper hand-off, and escalation of information, data, and significant events of problems to appropriate persons, including current patient condition, changes in the patients condition, laboratory/diagnostic data, intake & output, nutrition needs, assessment findings and changes, changes of shift report, patient/family/physician team member complaints, defective equipment, etc to ensure continuity of care. Keeps patients informed and gives periodic updates as appropriate and positively contributes to the organizational goal of patient throughput.
Collaborates with interdisciplinary team members to identify actions to improve patient care. Seeks supervision, consultation, and assistance when unable to perform effectively or safely independently. Uses interpersonal-communication strategies with individuals to achieve desirable/acceptable outcomes/responses and the perception of satisfaction by those involved. Uses internal and/or external resources to resolve and/or prevent problems that cannot be managed independently.
Actively promotes and supports LCMC Healths performance improvement initiatives by consistently implementing infection control practices, maintaining the environment of care consistent with Joint Commission requirements, and participating in quality improvement activities and review/audit processes.
Continuously displays a positive attitude that contributes to patient satisfaction and utilizes the service recovery process to address patients concern or complaints. Recognizes customer needs and begins to solve problems as soon as they are apparent. Contributes to the team by providing assistance to others without being asked.
Valid license or temporary permit to practice professional nursing in Louisiana. American Heart Association BLS-HCP.
Does this position formally supervise employees? No
Medium: Medium physical requirements- Medium Work – Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Light Work.
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LCMC Health is a community.
Our people make health happen. While our NOLA roots run deep, our branches are the vessels that carry our mission of bringing the best possible care to every person and parish in Louisiana and beyond and put a little more heart and soul into healthcare along the way. Celebrating authenticity, originality, equity, inclusion and a little come on in attitude is the foundation of LCMC Healths culture of everyday extraordinary
About University Medical Center
University Medical Center, a world class academic medical center in LCMC Healths incredible community of care, is the largest medical training center for healthcare professionals in Louisiana and has long served as the regions safety net hospital for poor and underserved communities for 300+. Learn more about University Medical Centers legacy and our vision of becoming the epicenter of medical care, education, and research.
Your extras (Our Core Values)
- Deliver healthcare with heart.
- Give people a reason to smile.
- Put a little love in your work.
- Be honest and real, but with compassion.
- Bring some lagniappe into everything you do.
- Forget one-size-fits-all, think one-of-a-kind care.
- See opportunities, not problems its all about perspective.
- Cheerlead ideas, differences, and each other.
- Love what makes you, you – because we do
You are welcome here.
LCMC Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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