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Nurse Technician - LTAC

Company: LHC Group
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: October 24, 2019

Job Description:

Overview





Exciting oppotunity for current seniors! Start now as a Nurse Tech working PRN while you finish school. Upon graduation, you will transition in to a Full Time RN position. $15,000 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/P

    machine, 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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