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Nurse Technician - LTAC - Crowley, LA #7103136

Company: LHC Group

Date: 12/09/2019

Category: Telecommunications Services

City: Crowley, LA

Overview


Exciting oppotunity for current seniors! Start now as a Nurse Tech working PRN while you finish school. Upon graduation, we will transition in to a Full Time RN position. Sign On Bonus available!


This position is only available to Senior RN students graduating in December 2019 and May 2020


LHC Group is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and


hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers


patients to manage their health at home. More than 60 leading hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered


with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group,


because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people.


Additional Details


  • Able to obtain vital signs to include: temperature, pulse, blood pressure, respirations, and SaO2 accurately.


  • Measures fluid intake and output accurately.


  • Measures meal intake daily and submits to the nurse at the end of the shift.


  • Collect specimens according to hospital policy and procedure.


  • Able to give enemas, douches and/or sitz baths as directed according to hospital policy and procedure.


  • Follow s standard precautions according to hospital policy and procedure.


  • Applies compresses, hot/cold packs as directed according to hospital policy and procedure, under the direct supervision of the RN


  • Able to recognize potential for or actual skin problems and reports to the nurse.


  • Assists in the delivery of treatments to patients as directed by the RN.


  • Able to bathe patients according to hospital policy and procedure


  • Able to perform ADL's as directed.


  • Makes patient beds according to hospital policy and procedure.


  • Able to apply splints and adaptive equipment as directed by the therapists or RN.


  • Understands the Fall/Risk protocol by careful observation of those patients that are at risk for falls.


  • Transports patients, equipment, and supplies in accordance w ith hospital policies and procedures.


  • Demonstrates safe and proper transfer techniques and body mechanics w hen w orking w ith patients.


  • Understands and able to follow through w ith dysphagia techniques during meal time w ith patients that have sw allow ing problems.


  • Able to position patients properly in the bed and w heelchair as directed by the therapists or nurse.


  • Able to demonstrate the proper use of equipment as directed by the nurse or therapist according to hospital policy and procedure (IVAC, B/Pmachine, Jobst Pump, CPM, etc.).


  • Cleans and stores equipment properly.


  • Cleans and keeps w ork areas and patient rooms neat and tidy.


  • Updates the patients' bulletin boards in their rooms as needed on a daily basis.


  • Checks the patient food trays and distributes as directed by the nurse.


  • Performs other duties under the direct supervision of the RN


  • Performs CBGs under the direct supervision of the RN.

Qualifications


  • Formal Education: High School Diploma or equivalent


  • Experience: Less than 6 months


  • License, Registration, and / or Certification Requirement: Yes


  • Education Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent.


  • Education Requirements: Currently enrolled in an accredited school of nursing and completion of a fundamental clinical nursing course.


  • Education Requirements: Completion of one semester of nursing clinicals.


  • License Requirements: CPR certification.


  • Skill Requirements: Know ledge of basic nursing techniques and skills.


  • Skill Requirements: Effective verbal and w ritten communication skills.

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Location : Facility Name Acadia Extended Care Hospital


Requisition ID 2019-71768


Location : Postal Code 70526


Position Type PRN


Work Schedule Normal (Based on FT, PT, PRN)


Location : City Crowley


Location : State/Province LA


An equal opportunity employer


LHC Group is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status or any other legally protected status. To learn more about the opportunities for you with LHC Group and our affiliates, contact one of our Human Resources team members at 1.866.LHC.Group.


Found here: http://lhcgroup.com/careers


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