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Registered Nurse (Critical Care) - New Iberia, LA #7103260

Company: LHC Group

Date: 12/09/2019

Category: Telecommunications Services

City: New Iberia, LA


Night Shift opportunity with sign on bonus

IMC Rehab Management part of the LHC Group

The RN (Registered Nurse) assumes full nursing responsibility for the delivery of care to all patients in the hospital. Continuously evaluates personal and professional performance and makes necessary changes to increase productivity and quality of care delivered. Adheres to and supports the policies/procedures/goals/objectives of the hospital in an attempt to provide quality patient care. Strives for independence and strong sound decision making in delivery of health care, and does so in a cost-effective manner w ithout compromising quality of care and techniques. Develops the patient plan of care and implements treatment strategies that are based on scientific nursing theory related to self-care and that promote physical, psychosocial, and spiritual health. Maintains patient confidentiality at all times. Possesses good communication skills, both verbally and written.

Additional Details

  • Possesses the specialized know ledge and clinical skills necessary to provide care for people with physical disability and chronic illness.

  • Shares information about the disease processes and underlying disabilities with other nurses and team members

  • Performs hands-on nursing care by utilizing the nursing process to achieve quality outcomes for the patients.

  • Initiatesandcompletesa nursing assessment within the specified time frame, according to hospital policy.

  • Assesses the physical, psychological, socio-cultural, and spiritual dimensions of patients and their families, as w ell as their educational anddischarge needs in order to formulate a plan of care.

  • Implementsa plan of care based upon recognized functional needs/problem lists, and modifies the plan of care as needed, to achievemeasurable goalsandobjectives.

  • Develops goals in collaboration with patients, their families, and the team, that are oriented to wellness behavior and are reality based andencourage socialization with others.

  • Participates in the interdisciplinary team process at team conferences and other team meetings and offers input into team decision making.

  • Intervenes with team members and other healthcare professionals to ensure the optimal recovery is made available to the patient.

  • Collaborates with team members to achieve cost-effective care by utilizing appropriate clinical measures to meet the patient's needs.

  • Documents nursing interventions, changes in the patient's condition, physician visits, etc., on the nurses daily flow sheet, according to the hospital policy and procedures.

  • Administers medications according to hospital policy and procedures within the designated time frames.

  • Demonstrates the ability to assess a situation, consider alternatives and choose appropriate courses of action with a pro-active attitude.

  • Demonstrates an ability to perform duties in a manner consistent with the patient's Bill of Rights.

  • Demonstrates the ability to delegate and supervise nursing tasks to LPNs/LVNs, CNAs and unit secretaries as indicated.

  • Recognizes emergency situations and responds appropriately using current ACLS protocols.

  • Teachesnursingtechniquestohelppatientsandtheirfamiliesdevelopself-careskills necessary to move toward wellness on the illness-wellness continuum.

  • Prepares patients and families for future decision making responsibilities by fostering their independence and goal achievement.

  • Reinforces teaching done by the other team members and provides resource materials for the patient's changing needs.

  • Provides in-services education as needed to patients and their families in regard to disease processes

  • Demonstrates a commitment to the organization through ongoing participation at hospital meetings

  • Participates in hospital based Quality improvement and evidence-based practice activities.

  • Precepts/mentors new staff to the hospital’s professional practice standards and guidelines as needed.Dietary management responsibilities include supervising and/or delegating the supervision of patient tray checks for accuracy of each diet ordered, portion sizes of all three meals each day for each patient; reports discrepancies in the patient's meal and/or meal service to the Registered Dietitian and if necessary, ensures that the correct tray is re-ordered and delivered to the patient in a timely manner.

  • Round on all patients and assess for the following: Evaluation of the quality and appropriateness of care being delivered.Evaluate patient's progress toward stated goals/discharge plan. Ensure patient/family satisfaction with nursing care and hospital services


Education Requirements

  • RegisteredNursefromanaccreditedschoolofnursing.

Experience Desired

*_Inpatient Rehabilitation Experience preferred_**

License Requirements

  • CPRcertification.

  • ACLScertification

  • CurrentRN license in the state of practice

  • certified rehabilitation registered nurse (CRRN) certificaiton, preferred

Skill Requirements

  • Knowledgeofgeneralnursingtheory/practiceandtheabilitytosuperviseanddelegatetoLPNs/LVNs,CNAs,andothersupportstaffasappropriate.

  • Complete FIM ( Functional Independence Measure) training and pass FIM Competency Test within 6 months of employment

Schedule Available: Full Time Nights and Days

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Location : Facility Name IMC Rehab Mgmt 2

Requisition ID 2019-71761

Location : Postal Code 70560

Position Type Full-Time or PRN

Work Schedule Nights or Days


Location : City New Iberia

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.

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