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Environmental Service Technician
The environmental service technician maintains environmental and infection control standards within established policies and procedures of the health care center. The position performs a variety of distinctive cleaning tasks, which are normally performed using a ladder, tools, and other heavy equipment. This position accompanies prolonged periods of walking, standing, sitting, bending, stooping, kneeling, pushing, pulling and climbing. Candidate must be able to lift, climb and walk in all types of weather conditions. Work inside and outside during all seasons, work well with others, work with moving mechanical parts, machinery that produces electrical shock, and work at elevated heights. Potential to come in contact with communicable diseases, unpleasant odors, and/or hazardous materials.
Certified Billing and Coding Clerk
The Amite Rural Health Clinic, A Division of Hood Memorial Hospital, is currently seeking a certified coder. This position will be responsible for assigning all necessary CPT codes as well as ICD-10 codes to each patient encounter to the facility.
A certified coder is a health care professional whose main duties are to analyze clinical statements and assign standard codes using a classification system. The data produced are an integral part of health information management, and are used by local and national governments, private healthcare organizations and international agencies for various purposes, including medical and health services research, epidemiological studies, health resource allocation, case mix management, public health programming, medical billing, and public education.
A clinical coder therefore requires a good knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, a basic knowledge of clinical procedures and diseases and injuries and other conditions, medical illustrations, clinical documentation (such as medical or surgical reports and patient charts), legal and ethical aspects of health information, health data standards, classification conventions, and computer- or paper-based data management, usually as obtained through formal education and/or on-the-job training.
Medicine Unit RN
An RN is responsible and accountable for performing direct and indirect patient care according to the standards set forth by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing (LSBN) and the facility policy and procedures. The RN exhibits a professional appearance and manner while carrying out duties; is responsible for maintaining knowledge of facility policies and procedures to effectively lead the patient care team in providing quality, compassionate care; ensures team follows facility policies and procedures; makes staffing and team assignments; ensures physician orders are accurately carried out by the team in a timely manner; utilizes effective problem-solving and conflict resolution skills with staff, patients, families, and the public; ensures that each discipline provides patient care in a timely, manner; Communicates with physicians and team members about changes in patients’ clinical condition, including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology; is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in patient condition or response to treatment; responsible for reporting any breaches in the hospital policy and procedures, as well as employee conduct as defined in the hospital policy and procedures and employee handbook to nursing administration; assists in the annual performance evaluations for staff; is accountable for supervised staff.
RN's do require ACLS and ability to obtain PALS within 6 months.
Looking for an energetic person to work in a busy, fast paced environment. Preferably nursing students (in clinicals), EMT, Certified Medical Assistant, or Patient Care Tech. The position will be cross trained.
Louisiana Licensed MT or MLT
An MT or MLT is responsible for general day to day operation of the laboratory which includes, but not limited to; test performance, verification, corrective action monitoring, employee training, proficiency test analysis, quality control and quality assurance monitoring, resolving, technical problems, instrument performance, and ordering supplies.
Candy Striper Volunteer Program
We are looking for a few good volunteers that can donate 4 hours of their time a week. If you are interested in assisting in activities with our patients, transporting, and simply want to be in the hospital environment the Candy Striper program may be for you. The schedule is flexible. Male or female welcomed. Please contact the Director of Nurses, Fran St. Pierre.