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Director of Nursing
HMH is currently restructuring the Nursing Administration Team and looking for a FT Director of Nursing (DON). Motivated, progressive, and experienced individuals needed to assist with leadership and direction in a culture-changing environment.
- Louisiana licensed RN, BSN preferred
- 10 years’ RN nursing experience
- 5 years’ experience in nursing leadership position preferred
The DON is responsible for supervising the Nursing Service Department. Directly manages, supervises, and is held accountable for the Acute Nursing Unit, Emergency Department, Swing Bed Unit,Discharge/Outpatient/Wound Care Clinic and Hospice program of Hood Memorial Hospital to maintain standards of quality patient care. Professionally and courteously assists medical staff, other departmental managers, and administration in matters related to patient care services. Maintains adequate equipment, supplies and staffing for nursing-related services. Assumes fiscal responsibilities and strategically plans for future needs. Responsible for and ensures that all shifts of the hospital have adequate,qualified nursing staff. The DON must be able to effectively carry out tasks and responsibilities in a highly stressful environment. Also, must serve in promoting the mission, vision and values of Hood Memorial Hospital.
Hood Memorial Hospital is currently seeking a part-time dietary technicians to perform a variety of semi-skilled kitchen/cafeteria related duties as assigned according to level of proficiency and departmental need. Applicant must be able to stand and walk continuously throughout the day, reach, stoop, bend, lift, carry and manipulate various food products, dietary supplies and equipment. Applicant must also be able to work with chemicals and cleaning agents and will be exposed to temperature and humidity changes as in entering refrigerated storage areas, working at ovens, ranges, dishwashing machines, and steam tables.
Louisiana Licensed MT or MLT
HMH has an immediate opening for MLT or MT PRN (as needed) shifts in the laboratory. Applicant must possess basic lab skills and be able to perform routine lab test. Other responsibilities include: proper sample collection and handling, performing daily instrument maintenance and quality control,interpret and reporting of valid results, and good communication skills. A current/valid Louisiana certification license is required.
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.
Medicine Unit LPN
An LPN is a valuable member of the patient care team. An LPN provides direct and indirect patient care which meets the psychosocial, physical and general needs of the patient. Meets the communication needs of patient and family; provides care that reflects initiative and responsibility indicative of professional expectations, under the supervision of a registered nurse. Knowledgeable of regulatory agency requirements, nursing and hospital policies, procedures and standards. 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 condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision. Provides care with ethical integrity in a compassionate, empathetic manner.
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.