Franklin Foundation Hospital



For more than half a century, Franklin Foundation Hospital has served the health care needs of West St. Mary Parish. Through the years, we have continued to grow and expand our services to meet today's health care challenges.

Construction began on December 2, 2005 on a new 22 - bed Critical Access Hospital. This 65,000 square-foot building is located on the corner of Northwest Boulevard and Chatsworth Road in Franklin. This new state of the art facility and Franklin Foundation Hospital Employees and Physicians are serving the community with the technology and care St. Mary Parish residents have come to expect.


Awards

In 1953, a tradition of health care excellence was born in St. Mary Parish with the establishment of Franklin Foundation Hospital (FFH). In its many years of service, FFH has obtained its goal - to provide a broad spectrum of quality medical services right here in St. Mary Parish.

Franklin Foundation Hospital Received:

2013 Modern Healthcare's Best Places to Work in Healthcare Award

2013 Becker's Hospital Review Best Places to Work Award

2013 Studer Group's Excellence in Patient Care

2013 Avatar Innovation Award

Franklin Foundation Hospital Franklin, LA 70538
Sep 21, 2020
RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES: 1. Maintains the standard of nursing care and carries out the policies and procedures of the hospital and nursing department. 2. Assesses the patient's condition and nursing needs, set goals, prescribes appropriate nursing actions to meet those goals and the physical, psychological, social and rehabilitation needs of the patient, including discharge planning assistance. 3. Reports pertinent observations and reactions regarding patient(s) to the appropriate person and records those observations accurately, concisely, completely and timely. 4. Assigns nursing care and other duties to team members in accordance with patient needs and the personnel's capabilities and qualifications. 5. Initiates team conferences in development of individualized nursing care plans. 6. Administers patient medications and treatment as prescribed by physician orders. 7. Directs, supervises and evaluates nursing care provided to...
Franklin Foundation Hospital Franklin, LA 70538
Sep 18, 2020
Position requires an RN with current license in the State of Louisiana. Successful candidate must have a minimum of 1 year hospital nursing experience; RN Surgery experience required. Experience in computer charting is a necessity. Also requires current BLS and ACLS certifications or must certify within 90 days of employment. The successful candidate must be able to communicate proficiently, both orally and written. ** New PRN Rate $38 an hour with no commitment and $40 an hour with a commitment of one shift per pay period and one holiday a year.** Equal Employment Opportunity Statement It is the policy of Franklin Foundation Hospital to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other regard as required by law. This policy relates to recruitment, employment, placement, layoffs and recall, promotion/demotion, discipline, transfer, termination, rates of pay and/or all other...
Franklin Foundation Hospital Franklin, LA 70538
Sep 16, 2020
Requires RN's currently licensed in the State of Louisiana, with a minimum of 2 years Medical/Surgical Unit experience in an Acute Care Hospital, preferred. Must be BLS certified. ACLS certification preferable or within 6 months of hire. The position reports to the Department Nurse Manager and, in absence of Nurse Manager, to House Supervisor or Charge Nurse. Position is full-time, Nights 6p-6a, and/or Weekends. Pay is commensurate with level of experience. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement It is the policy of Franklin Foundation Hospital to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other regard as required by law. This policy relates to recruitment, employment, placement, layoffs and recall, promotion/demotion, discipline, transfer, termination, rates of pay and/or all other forms of compensation, training and development, use of facilities, and participation in...
Franklin Foundation Hospital Franklin, LA 70538
Sep 16, 2020
Requires RN's currently licensed in the State of Louisiana, with a minimum of 2 years Medical/Surgical Unit experience in an Acute Care Hospital, preferred. Must be BLS certified. ACLS certification preferable or within 6 months of hire. The position reports to the Department Nurse Manager and, in absence of Nurse Manager, to House Supervisor or Charge Nurse. Position is full-time, Nights 6p-6a, and/or Weekends. Pay is commensurate with level of experience. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement It is the policy of Franklin Foundation Hospital to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other regard as required by law. This policy relates to recruitment, employment, placement, layoffs and recall, promotion/demotion, discipline, transfer, termination, rates of pay and/or all other forms of compensation, training and development, use of facilities, and participation in...
Franklin Foundation Hospital Franklin, LA 70538
Sep 04, 2020
RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES: Develops treatment plans and carries out treatment for patients. Monitors and documents progress as appropriate. Prepares written documentation as required by the profession and the department, such as evaluation results, individualized treatment plans, progress reports, and other such reports. Prepares work schedule, assigns OT staff as applicable, evaluates peer work performance as requested by manager and makes recommendations for personnel actions relating to OT staff as requested. Upholds established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, environmental and infection control standards. Prepares written documentation as required by the profession and the department. Ensures the delivery of quality therapy services for inpatients and outpatients by identifying patient needs and assisting in the development of quality therapy programs. Consults with medical, nursing and administrative...
Franklin Foundation Hospital Franklin, LA 70538
Sep 04, 2020
Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) is a clinically competent individual who possesses expertise in the theory and application of sterile and aseptic technique and combines the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures and implementation tools and technologies to facilitate a physician's performance of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. This role includes but is not limited to the passing of instruments, suture and supplies, and accountability for surgical counts. This position is Full-Time and requires night and weekend call. Requires certification the NBSTSA(National board of surgical technology and surgical assisting) with a minimum of 2 years experience preferably in Orthopedics, GYN, and General Surgery. Salary is commensurate with experience. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement It is the policy of Franklin Foundation Hospital to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national...
Franklin Foundation Hospital Franklin, LA 70538
Sep 02, 2020
Requires RN's with exceptional L&D experience to provide care for OB patients. A minimum of 3 years of experience in L&D is necessary, with certification in fetal monitoring preferred. In addition, the successful candidate will be crossed-trained in Med/Surg, ICU or ER and may sit with a PEC patient during the course of employment. The successful candidates will be well versed in supporting the needs of the patient and Physician. Salary commensurate with experience. This is a PRN position. **NEW RATE $38 AN HOUR WITH NO COMMITTMENT, $40/HR WITH A COMMITTMENT OF ONE SHIFT PER PAY PERIOD AND ONE HOLIDAY A YEAR** Equal Employment Opportunity Statement It is the policy of Franklin Foundation Hospital to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other regard as required by law. This policy relates to recruitment, employment, placement, layoffs and recall,...
Franklin Foundation Hospital Franklin, LA 70538
Sep 02, 2020
Must have a minimum of 2 years Acute Care experience as a Registered Nurse, Emergency Department experience is preferred. The position reports to the Department Nurse Manager and, in absence of Nurse Manager, to House Supervisor. Must be an RN licensed in the State of Louisiana. Must be BLS and ACLS certified TNCC and PALS preferred. Shift: 6p - 6a Equal Employment Opportunity Statement It is the policy of Franklin Foundation Hospital to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other regard as required by law. This policy relates to recruitment, employment, placement, layoffs and recall, promotion/demotion, discipline, transfer, termination, rates of pay and/or all other forms of compensation, training and development, use of facilities, and participation in hospital sponsored activities. Drug Testing Franklin Foundation Hospital is an alcohol and drug free workplace. As...
Franklin Foundation Hospital Franklin, LA 70538
Sep 02, 2020
Must have a minimum of 2 years Acute Care experience as a Registered Nurse, Emergency Department experience is preferred. The position reports to the Department Nurse Manager and, in absence of Nurse Manager, to House Supervisor. Must be an RN licensed in the State of Louisiana. Must be BLS and ACLS certified TNCC and PALS preferred. Shift: 6p - 6a Equal Employment Opportunity Statement It is the policy of Franklin Foundation Hospital to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other regard as required by law. This policy relates to recruitment, employment, placement, layoffs and recall, promotion/demotion, discipline, transfer, termination, rates of pay and/or all other forms of compensation, training and development, use of facilities, and participation in hospital sponsored activities. Drug Testing Franklin Foundation Hospital is an alcohol and drug free workplace. As...
Franklin Foundation Hospital Franklin, LA 70538
Aug 21, 2020
The Medical Technologist or Medical Laboratory Technician position is responsible for Phlebotomy, processing specimen samples in Blood Bank, Hematology, Chemistry, Coagulation, Urinalysis and Serology, analyzing various laboratory tests, reporting results, maintaining analyzers in various departments, quality control, and proper logging and documentation. The successful incumbent must have an Associate Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology with at least 4 years’ experience (preferably night shift) or a Bachelor degree in Medical Technology with at least 2 years Lab experience. Must be currently licensed in the State of Louisiana and hold a certification from ASCP for MT/MLT or AAB, MT. **This is a night position 7 on and 7 off 6pm-6:30am** Equal Employment Opportunity Statement It is the policy of Franklin Foundation Hospital to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any...
Franklin Foundation Hospital Franklin, LA 70538
Aug 19, 2020
Requires RN's currently licensed in the State of Louisiana, with a minimum of 2 years Medical/Surgical Unit experience in an Acute Care Hospital, preferred. Must be BLS certified. ACLS certification preferable or within 6 months of hire. The position reports to the Department Nurse Manager and, in absence of Nurse Manager, to House Supervisor or Charge Nurse. Position is full-time, Nights 6p-6a, and/or Weekends. Pay is commensurate with level of experience. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement It is the policy of Franklin Foundation Hospital to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other regard as required by law. This policy relates to recruitment, employment, placement, layoffs and recall, promotion/demotion, discipline, transfer, termination, rates of pay and/or all other forms of compensation, training and development, use of facilities, and participation in...
Franklin Foundation Hospital Franklin, LA 70538
Aug 12, 2020
Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) is a clinically competent individual who possesses expertise in the theory and application of sterile and aseptic technique and combines the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures and implementation tools and technologies to facilitate a physician's performance of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. This role includes but is not limited to the passing of instruments, suture and supplies, and accountability for surgical counts. This position is Full-Time and requires night and weekend call. Requires certification the NBSTSA(National board of surgical technology and surgical assisting) with a minimum of 2 years experience preferably in Orthopedics, GYN, and General Surgery. Salary is commensurate with experience. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement It is the policy of Franklin Foundation Hospital to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national...
Franklin Foundation Hospital Franklin, LA 70538
Jul 31, 2020
Primary Function: Participates in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with pulmonary disorders. Responsible for the initiation and management of life support systems under the direction of a physician. Must perform all tasks included in their license. Practice within their department's guidelines and policies with limited supervision, relying on their education and the guidance of the physician and supervisory staff. Flat Rate: $35.00/hr. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement It is the policy of Franklin Foundation Hospital to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other regard as required by law. This policy relates to recruitment, employment, placement, layoffs and recall, promotion/demotion, discipline, transfer, termination, rates of pay and/or all other forms of compensation, training and development, use of facilities, and participation in hospital...
Franklin Foundation Hospital Franklin, LA 70538
Jul 31, 2020
Primary Function: Participates in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with pulmonary disorders. Responsible for the initiation and management of life support systems under the direction of a physician. Must perform all tasks included in their license. Practice within their department's guidelines and policies with limited supervision, relying on their education and the guidance of the physician and supervisory staff. Days - 7a-7p, 7 on/7 off . Equal Employment Opportunity Statement It is the policy of Franklin Foundation Hospital to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other regard as required by law. This policy relates to recruitment, employment, placement, layoffs and recall, promotion/demotion, discipline, transfer, termination, rates of pay and/or all other forms of compensation, training and development, use of facilities, and participation in...
Franklin Foundation Hospital Franklin, LA 70538
Jul 22, 2020
Requires RN's currently licensed in the State of Louisiana, with a minimum of 2 years Medical/Surgical Unit experience in an Acute Care Hospital, preferred. Must be BLS certified. ACLS certification preferable or within 6 months of hire. The position reports to the Department Nurse Manager and, in absence of Nurse Manager, to House Supervisor or Charge Nurse. Position is full-time, Nights 6p-6a, and/or Weekends. ** New PRN Rate $38 an hour with no commitment and $40 an hour with a commitment of one shift per pay period and one holiday a year.** Equal Employment Opportunity Statement It is the policy of Franklin Foundation Hospital to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other regard as required by law. This policy relates to recruitment, employment, placement, layoffs and recall, promotion/demotion, discipline, transfer, termination, rates of pay and/or all other...
Franklin Foundation Hospital Franklin, LA 70538
Jul 10, 2020
REQUIRES AN RN WITH A MINIMUM OF 2 YEARS OF ICU DEPARTMENT EXPERIENCE. THE POSITION IS PRN NIGHTS, DAYS, AND WEEKENDS Requires current State of Louisiana RN License. Must have BLS and ACLS certification with PALS preferred. ** New PRN Rate $38 an hour with no commitment and $40 an hour with a commitment of one shift per pay period and one holiday a year.** Equal Employment Opportunity Statement It is the policy of Franklin Foundation Hospital to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other regard as required by law. This policy relates to recruitment, employment, placement, layoffs and recall, promotion/demotion, discipline, transfer, termination, rates of pay and/or all other forms of compensation, training and development, use of facilities, and participation in hospital sponsored activities. Drug Testing Franklin Foundation Hospital is an alcohol and drug free...
Franklin Foundation Hospital Franklin, LA 70538
Jul 10, 2020
Position requires an RN with current license in the State of Louisiana. Successful candidate must have a minimum of 1 year hospital nursing experience; RN Circulator experience preferred but not required. Experience in computer charting is a necessity. Also requires current BLS and ACLS certifications or must certify within 90 days of employment. The successful candidate must be able to communicate proficiently, both orally and written. This is a PRN position. ** New Rate $38/hr with no commitment and $40/hr with a commitment of 1shift per pay period and 1 holiday per year** Equal Employment Opportunity Statement It is the policy of Franklin Foundation Hospital to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other regard as required by law. This policy relates to recruitment, employment, placement, layoffs and recall, promotion/demotion, discipline, transfer, termination,...
Franklin Foundation Hospital Franklin, LA 70538
Jul 10, 2020
The Medical Technologist or Medical Laboratory Technician position is responsible for processing specimen samples, performing various laboratory tests and reporting results. T he successful incumbent must have an Associate Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology or a Bachelor degree in Medical Technology. Must be currently licensed in the State of Louisiana with a preference for 1 or more years of related experience in a Hospital setting. Position is PRN days and nights. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement It is the policy of Franklin Foundation Hospital to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other regard as required by law. This policy relates to recruitment, employment, placement, layoffs and recall, promotion/demotion, discipline, transfer, termination, rates of pay and/or all other forms of compensation, training and development, use of facilities, and...
Franklin Foundation Hospital Franklin, LA 70538
Jul 01, 2020
Position requires an RN with current license in the State of Louisiana. Successful candidate must have a minimum of 1 year hospital nursing experience; RN Surgery experience required. Experience in computer charting is a necessity. Also requires current BLS and ACLS certifications or must certify within 90 days of employment. The successful candidate must be able to communicate proficiently, both orally and written. ** New PRN Rate $38 an hour with no commitment and $40 an hour with a commitment of one shift per pay period and one holiday a year.** Equal Employment Opportunity Statement It is the policy of Franklin Foundation Hospital to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other regard as required by law. This policy relates to recruitment, employment, placement, layoffs and recall, promotion/demotion, discipline, transfer, termination, rates of pay and/or all other...