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LHC Group Nurse Technician (Long Term Acute Care) in Alexandria, Louisiana

Overview

Exciting opportunity for current seniors!

Start now as a Nurse Tech working PRN while you finish school. Upon graduation, we will transition you in to a Full Time RN position.

Sign On Bonus available!

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

Under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, the Nurse Technician performs routine tasks in patient care and bedside nursing. This position

requires direct patient care and serves a population from adult to geriatrics.

Acadia Extended Care Hospital a part of 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

  • 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: Knowledge of basic nursing techniques and skills.

  • Skill Requirements: Effective verbal and written communication skills.

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Location : Facility Name CHRISTUS Dubuis Hospital of Alexandria

Requisition ID 2020-78928

Location : Postal Code 71301-3841

Position Type PRN

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

Location : City Alexandria

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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